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September 26, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


caulking gun

Ridgid 18V Caulk and Adhesive Gun

Ridgid 18V Caulk and Adhesive Gun | R84044B

Ridgid Takes the Effort Out of Sealant Applications Notable amongst the Ridgid tool releases for 2020 is the R84044B 18V caulk and adhesive gun. Some caulks can be a real bear to apply with your standard caulking gun. Certain adhesives simply flow much more slowly than your typical Alex 230 caulk. Other times. temperature plays […]

Metabo 12V Tools with Slide Pack Batteries

Metabo 12V Tools with Slide Pack Batteries

In a surprising move, we saw the release of Metabo 12V tools this week, beginning with several key categories. Like every other brand who makes 12V tools, these offer users less power but at substantial weight and size savings. Metabo opted for a 12v slide pack, allowing them to keep the handle slimmer and more […]

DAP DynaFlex Ultra

DAP DynaFlex Ultra Window and Door Sealant

Nearly every building professional and DIYer is familiar with DAP products. Their Alex Caulk is one of the most popular brands of sealant sold at big box stores nationwide. We’ve also reviewed DAP DynaGrip construction adhesive which is an advanced product for flooring and similar uses. That product actually won a Pro Tool Innovation Award in […]

DeWalt 20V MAX Adhesive Gun

DeWalt 20V Max Adhesive Gun

The new DeWalt 20V Max adhesive gun models will make sealing and gluing in automotive and construction applications much easier. These guns can be used with various adhesives such as latex, silicone, polyurethane, flexible epoxy, and more. DeWalt Adhesive Gun Key Features The most useful feature might be Anti-Drip. If you’ve used a manual caulk gun, you […]

Milwaukee Cordless Caulk Gun window

Milwaukee Cordless Caulk Gun Review 2641-21CT

The Milwaukee Cordless caulk gun runs on the M18 RedLithium battery platform and is designed to apply both caulk and other tube or cartridge-based adhesives. With 950 lbs. of force at tip of your forefinger, you’re ready for the highest viscosity materials. This is not just a one or two speed trigger; you get the feel of  the […]

Makita 18V Caulking Gun

When I first heard about cordless caulk guns, my first thought was that they’d be about as useful as a cordless squirt gun. Then again, on a 95 degree Florida summer afternoon, a cordless squirt gun is about the best thing a Dad and his 7 year old twins could have! Likewise, the Makita 18V caulking […]

Dra-gun Cordless 3D Meter Mix Gun Preview

Dra-gun Cordless 3D Meter Mix Gun Preview

Kickstarter has been a favorite for some, allowing entrepreneurs to delve into advanced concepts and projects that would otherwise remain on the drawing board. This week we caught one by William Mace (no not the actor, that’s William H. Macy), who is aiming to simplify the way you might mix epoxys, resins and/or other liquids. Now, if your imagination isn’t already moving, this could be useful for a number of applications, including spraying insulation, Polyurethane foam, Poly Urea, mold making and casting materials. The idea came to Mace while living aboard a small boat. He went through his share of frustrations attempting to cast and mold custom parts.