Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


Review7.5(out of 10)

Ridgid Brushless Impact Driver Review

Ridgid Brushless Impact Driver Offers a Killer Value We recently ran 30+ impact drivers through a battery of tests for our Best Impact Driver Shootout. Our 18V division had 16 entries. Of those 16, the Ridgid Brushless Impact Driver finished in a mid-pack 11th place, but this dependable tool has a lot going for it as […]

Review9.3(out of 10)
Ridgid Gen5X Impact Wrench Review

Ridgid Gen5X Impact Wrench Review

So you want to screw some stuff, eh? No! Not like that guys! Get your minds out of the gutter, we’re talking about the new Ridgid Gen5X Impact Wrench! Anyway, brushless tools have been making their way into the retail world from most of the major power tool manufacturers for a few years now. They […]

Review8.5(out of 10)
Ridgid 18V Air Compressor Video Review

Ridgid 18V Air Compressor Video Review

When we visited TTI’s facility up in Anderson, South Carolina, one of the products we were most excited about was the new Ridgid 18V Air Compressor. As part of the Ridgid Gen5X line, this compressor runs on one or two 18V batteries powering a brushless motor. With two batteries, it runs at full capacity. But […]

Review8.7(out of 10)
Ridgid Gen5X Brushless Handheld Vac Review

Ridgid Gen5x Brushless Handheld Vac Review

I’ve resisted going to a cordless handheld vacuum for quite a while now. I just didn’t think a glorified dust buster was the way to go for cleanup. However, better batteries combined with brushless motors have really stepped up the suction power in this class of vacuums. So I now have the Ridgid Gen5x Brushless […]

Review8.8(out of 10)
Ridgid Gen5X 18V Dual-Power Light Cannon 11

Ridgid Gen5X 18V Dual-Power Light Cannon

Lighting has been a major push for nearly all the big players in the professional tool industry and Ridgid is making a move with several new offerings. For a complete line, you have to have room-filling flood lights, bright spot lights, smaller handheld lights for tight space, and everything in between. When we saw the […]