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Makita HM1213C Demolition Hammer

Makita Brings All of the Power Without the Vibration The Makita HM1213C 23 lb. demolition hammer delivers 18.8 ft-lbs of impact energy from its 14 amp motor. And, while this hammer is chock full o’ power, perhaps the more impressive bit of the release is the inclusion of the Makita AVT handle, which drastically reduces […]

Hilti TE 500-A36 cordless breaker

Hilti Cordless Breaker with AVR | TE 500-A36 Hands-on

Hilti Shows Off New Cordless Concrete Breaker We had a chance to test out the new Hilti TE 500-A36 cordless concrete breaker at the 2020 World of Concrete. The new Hilti breaker does all of the “heavy lifting” you need from a concrete breaker, but it does it with a 36V battery to give you […]

Best Hilti Tools at World of Concrete 2020

Best Hilti Tools from World of Concrete 2020

If you’re ever in Las Vegas this time of year, it’s nearly impossible to miss Hilti – even if you don’t have a pass to enter the lot. They have one of the largest booths at World of Concrete every year. It’s always a highlight for us to come and visit considering how deep their […]

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Best Makita Tools at World of Concrete 2018

The biggest trade show of the year in terms of scale is already in the books. With hundreds of vendors and plenty of brands Pros are already familiar with, it was a no-brainer to see was going on at the Makita booth. Last year, they announced the 18V X2 LXT Brushless Rear-Handle Saw. While they don’t […]

Hilti TE 800-AVR Breaker application

Hilti Breaker TE 800-AVR Demolition Hammer

Recently, Hilti introduced a new member of their demolition hammer family – the Hilti Breaker TE 800-AVR. We got to check it out first hand at the 2016 World of Concrete trade show in Las Vegas, and it hits hard and is very comfortable to use. The new corded demo hammer features Hi Drive technology that delivers 15 […]

Hilti TE 1000-AVR Breaker

Hilti TE 1000-AVR Breaker Preview

Hilti showed us their newest breaker at World of Concrete earlier this month. The Hilti TE 1000-AVR Breaker is now in it’s second generation. It’s now boasting some advantages over the first model that should translate into a better user experience. If you’ve had the pleasure of using concrete breakers in the past, you already know […]

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New Makita Tools and Innovation for 2015 Announced

100 Year Anniversary To Be Marked By New Makita Tools and Innvoation in 2015 This year at STAFDA in Charlotte, we were privileged to see may of the new Makita tools that are coming out at the end of the this year and for 2015. The company will be celebrating 100 years of Makita tools […]

Check out New Bosch Products and Win a RAM 1500 Truck!

Bosch has a pair of new products due out this month plus an ongoing contest that runs through June. Power has been upgraded in the new DH7 12VC SDS-Max Demolition Hammer and 1-3/4″ RH745 SDS-Max Rotary Hammer to better handle the challenge of concrete applications. We saw some of these new demo hammers at the […]

Bosch DH507 demo hammer

Bosch DH507 12 lb SDS-max Demo Hammer

The new Bosch DH507 12 lb SDS-max Demo Hammer is a new powerful, but portable, hammer solution designed to have improved ergonomics and variable bit positioning for flexible use. The new design is great for jobs like tile removal and joint repairs, but it’s strong enough to be used as a mini breaker when needed. […]

Hitachi H41MB SDS-Max demo hammer

Hitachi H41MB SDS-max Demolition Hammer Review

It’s always fun to get a new tool and put it into the hands of somebody who really knows how to use it. Last month we got to toss a Bosch SDS-Max demo hammer to our friend Tata, who works at Tiger Concrete and Screed (TCS), a concrete company based in Lakeland, Florida. Tata works […]