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October 18, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


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Deal Alert 10kW Generator

Deal Alert: 10kW Generator for $527

If you live in Florida as we do, being prepared for power outages takes on more importance than you might think. With that in mind, today’s deal on a 10kW generator (8000W continuous) looks too good to not pass along to our readers. We can’t speak to the build quality or functionality of the All […]

Review8.4(out of 10)

DeWalt Portable Power Station Battery Inverter Review

DeWalt Portable Power Station Produces Big Surge Power The DeWalt Portable Power Station battery inverter and charger tosses its watts right in with several others we’re reviewed recently. It’s a very different animal than other battery-powered inverters with very real benefits on the jobsite. PROS Offers more surge watts than its competitors Can run a […]

Makinex Portable Power Box – Power With Mobility

The Makinex Portable Power Box (PPB) that we saw at the 2019 World of Concrete show is a battery-powered AC generator capable of storing a staggering 17.6kW of potential energy. The Basics The PPB’s value proposition is clear: a boat-load of portable, emission-free, and silent AC power for your jobsites. With sizes from 4.4kW to […]

Honda EB2800i Inverter Generator

The Honda EB2800i is an open frame inverter generator that brings 2800 starting watts to the jobsite or tailgate in a relatively lightweight and quiet package. It’s built around Honda’s GC190LA CARB compliant engine but take a good look at the overall package before you decide if it belongs on your next camping trip. Honda […]

How To Use A Generator

How To Use A Generator After a Storm or on the Job

Because of our run-ins with hurricanes here in Florida, we have some practical knowledge of how to use a generator for emergency storm power in addition to how we use them on a job site. Of course, generators have many uses aside from powering the home after a nasty storm. These tips for how to use […]

Review7.8(out of 10)
Energizer 3200-Watt Portable Inverter Generator

Energizer 3200-Watt Portable Inverter Generator

It was a dark and stormy night only a week after my wife and I moved into our home. Our excitement quickly turned into concern as Hurricane Irma bore down. As soon as we’d finished unpacking, I was ripping plywood and battening the hatches. Then, the worst came: Netflix was knocked out, along with the power, […]

Review9.0(out of 10)
Goal Zero Yeti 3000: Are Lithium-Ion Inverters Job Site Ready?

Goal Zero Yeti 3000: Are Lithium-Ion Inverters Job Site Ready?

As gas tools make way for battery-powered options, outdoor power equipment is seeing a significant shift. Gas generators represent one of the high-value sectors in that market. Technology continues to move forward and while the Kohler enCube left us wanting in some areas, the Goal Zero Yeti 3000 promises a better experience. Out of the Gate Size and […]

Review8.9(out of 10)
Ryobi 2300 watt generator Bluetooth

Ryobi 2300-Watt Bluetooth Generator Review

Which portable generator best suits your particular needs? You have a ton of available options at your disposal, and it can prove challenging to settle on one with appropriate wattage, runtime, and price. As a matter of fact, if you need some help choosing the best model for your needs, we’re here for you. If your […]

Review8.7(out of 10)
Honda EB4000

Honda EB4000 Portable Generator Review

Portable generators come in a variety of flavors, from camping-sized 1800-watt models to 10,000-watt monsters that power an entire job site. In this article, we’re looking at the Honda EB4000, which is in the 4000-watt generator class. Honda is well-known for the reliability of their GX line of gasoline engines and they’re reputation borders on […]

Review8.5(out of 10)
Generac XD5000E

Generac XD5000E Diesel Generator Review

Portable generators come in a variety of flavors, from camping-sized 1800-watt models to 10,000-watt monsters that power an entire job site. The 5000-watt power class works well for powering just about anything on the job site, and it can power most of your larger household appliances if a storm knocks out your power. While there […]