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Screw Bit Types and Types of Screwdriver Bits | Pros and Cons

Manufacturers make screwdrivers to fit a wide variety of screw bit types. They come in various lengths, grips, and styles—all so that they can do a great job fastening screws. But which types of screwdriver bits do you use for what application—and which work the best? We’ll attempt to go through each—even the specialty bits—and […]

Top 5 Cordless Drill Accessories

Top 5 Cordless Drill Accessories Every Pro Must Own

So you’re about to show up on the jobsite for your very first day of work. Maybe you’re young and the construction industry is completely new to you or maybe you’re coming in from a different trade. Suddenly it hits you—I don’t want to look like a total newbie on my first day! So what […]

Makita Impact XPS Driver Bits

Makita Impact XPS Driver Bits Last Up to 90x Longer

Makita Impact XPS Driver Bits Take Over as Top-Level Accessories Makita Impact XPS driver bits are coming in as Makita’s new top-of-line accessories and promise up to 90x the life of standard bits. They’re a step up from Makita Gold that has been, well, the gold standard for many Pros. What Makes Makita Impact XPS […]

Milwaukee Matrix Carbide Vs Shockwave 3.0 Driver Bits

Milwaukee Matrix Carbide Vs Shockwave 3.0 Driver Bits

Milwaukee Matrix Carbide bits hit the market hard with their carbide design and lifetime tip guarantee. But that doesn’t mean it’s the One Bit to Rule Them All. In fact, Milwaukee Shockwave driver bits are still incredibly relevant beyond their lower price. In this Milwaukee Matrix Carbide vs Shockwave 3.0 comparison, we’re going to look […]

Apex Bits

Apex Bits: Impact Bits, Nut Driver, and Bit Holders

It seems like everyone makes impact bits these days, but is there really a difference from one brand to the next? We got our hands on several varieties of impact-rated Apex bits to see how they stand up against others we use like Makita’s Gold series and Milwaukee’s latest generation of Shockwave bits. Apex bits […]

Milwaukee Shockwave Matrix Carbide Bits Offer Lifetime Tip Guarantee

Milwaukee Shockwave Matrix Carbide Bits Offer Lifetime Tip Guarantee

Drill and driver bits are consumable items and we know that some perform better than others. Every head in the office turned when I read out loud that new Milwaukee Shockwave Matrix Carbide bits come with a lifetime tip guarantee. It’s part of an accessories expansion that also includes the next generation of Shockwave bits. Milwaukee Shockwave […]

Bosch Impact Tough 40-Piece Drill Bit Set

Bosch Impact Tough 40-Piece Drill Bit Set

It never fails – I’m walking down the tool aisle of a store and have to stop and stare at the accessories. After all, who knows when something new might show up? While I always need #2 Phillips bits and a couple sizes of Torx, I typically pick up sets that cover some of the other […]

Ryobi DOCKit bit set mounted

Ryobi DOCKit Drilling and Driving Kit with Storage Tray Review

No matter how many reviews we do, one of the things we can never seem to get enough of are driver bits. While nearly all manufacturers have branded bits which they sell, most don’t do anything profound with bit storage. The Ryobi DOCKit drilling and driving kit offers a familiar assortment of bits, but stores them in a case […]

Festool Centrotec Installer Set 201312 angled

Festool Centrotec 89-piece Installer Set

We first got our hands on the Centrotec system when we reviewed the Festool TI 15 impact drill driver back in 2013. For those who use the Centrotec system, the idea of a comprehensive Festool Centrotec 89-piece Installer Set might seem pretty good. Centrotec kits have been out for some time, but the new 89-piece version features Robertson-style square-drive, […]

Ryobi P411 application

New Ryobi Tools – Fall 2015

Ryobi has announced several new tools that should all be in Home Depot stores in time for Christmas. A new bit set with DOCKit Storage System makes its debut along with a 5″ random orbit sander for the DIYer in your home. A rechargeable vacuum can be used by almost everyone. A new stereo boasts […]