Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


Review9.2(out of 10)
Ryobi 40V HP Brushless Ground Auger Review

Ryobi 40V HP Brushless Earth Auger Review

Our friend Eli Mosely’s favorite response every time I hand him a cordless OPE product is, “cute.” We made him a believer with battery chainsaws and so I met him out at the ranch to repair some fence lines with the Ryobi 40V HP brushless earth auger. Pros Familiar gas-style design with Quick Connect pin […]

Review9.0(out of 10)
Stihl BT 131 Earth Auger Review

Stihl BT 131 Earth Auger Review

The Stihl BT 131 Earth Auger is the company’s biggest and most powerful hole-drilling tool for applications from construction to ice fishing. Let’s in-auger-ate some holes in the Earth and see how it does! PROS Large fuel tank gives you more time between refuels Hip pad offers some comfort and puts a barrier between you […]

Milwaukee M18 Switch Pack Review

Milwaukee M18 Fuel Switch Pack Sectional Drum System

I wasn’t sure what to expect when those upstanding Pro Tools gents texted me from the 2017 Milwaukee New Product Symposium. They told me that I’d soon have some interesting new plumbing tools to review. Now I’ve thought of tools as useful or helpful but…interesting? I had to see what that was all about. But even if […]

Milwaukee M18 Fuel Drain Snake with Cable Drive

Milwaukee M18 Fuel Drain Snake with Cable Drive

Isn’t it satisfying when you haven’t seen someone in a while and their first question is, “Have you been working out?” Way back in April 2016, I reviewed Milwaukee’s M12 Drain Snake and found it clears small stoppages like waste arms really well. It easily maneuvers into small cabinet spaces, it’s cordless, and the enclosed drum keeps […]

Review9.0(out of 10)
Milwaukee M12 TrapSnake 6-Foot Toilet Auger

Milwaukee M12 TrapSnake 6-Foot Toilet Auger Review

Milwaukee Tool recently introduced a new solution for unclogging toilets, urinals, and floor traps for service plumbers and facility maintenance professionals with the Milwaukee M12 TrapSnake Porcelain Auger System. The TrapSnake allows multiple auger attachments to be unified on a single power source. The heart of the system is the M12 TrapSnake Driver which produces low […]