April 23, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


best DeWalt DCD998 Power Detect 20V Hammer Drill

Best DeWalt Drill for 2021

Best DeWalt Cordless Drill DCD998 20V Max Power Detect Having tested dozens of DeWalt drills, the absolute best DeWalt drill has to be the DeWalt DCD998 20V Power Detect hammer drill. Measuring almost equally well is the DeWalt DCD999 60V FlexVolt Advantage Hammer Drill. Our preference for the DCD998 comes from the fact that you […]

Southwire Electrician’s Hammer Nails a Trade-Specific Design

Southwire Electrician’s Hammer Hits the Romex Staple on the Head Electricians have cause to swing a hammer from time to time. And, while you can get the job done with just about any hammer, the Southwire Electrician’s Hammer could make your job a whole lot easier with its design. Hammer Time How many different ways […]

DeWalt XP Hammer Highlights 14 New DeWalt Hammer Models

DeWalt XP Hammer Highlights 14 New DeWalt Hammer Models

The new DeWalt XP Hammer series focuses on “More Swing, Less Sting” vibration dampening designs. According to DeWalt, the XP series gets its advantage from the grip, reducing vibration by 35% while improving the durability of the material by 25%. The shaft design helps out as well with a geometry that dissipates vibration better than […]

Milwaukee Hickory Hammer Blends Classic Style with Modern Design

Milwaukee Hickory Hammer Blends Classic Style with Modern Design

The new Milwaukee Hickory Hammer is a welcome addition for many Pros who just want that classic style. Hickory handles are popular thanks to their vibration dampening abilities. That comfort level often trumps the extreme durability that you get with a steel framing hammer. Other options like composite handles and titanium heads are fantastic, but […]

Proferred Adjustable Mining Wrench with Hammer

Multi-tools can be a lot of different things. They can be cheap pieces of stamped metal in the form of a shark that are functionally useless. They can be moderately effective secondary tools to help keep you from having to climb back down the ladder to get a tool for a couple of screws. Then […]

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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 […]

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New Crescent Fiberglass Rip Claw Hammers Headed to Stores

Crescent recently announced its new Crescent Fiberglass Rip Claw Hammers available in 16- and 20-ounce sizes. The hammers feature a non-slip flared foot handle, nylon-jacketed solid fiberglass core, Permabond construction between the handle and lacquered head, magnetic nail starter for one-handed nailing overhead and in tight spaces, and a forged finish with contrasting polished strike face, poll, cheek […]

Armstrong MaxxLock Hammers and Sledges

Armstrong MaxxLock Hammers and Sledges

Armstrong Industrial Hand Tools recently announced its new Armstrong MaxxLock Hammers and Sledges. These impact tools feature newly re-designed composite-wrapped fiberglass core handles that outperform steel rod handles while being significantly lighter. This will be particularly helpful to those who often work overhead or at height. The fiberglass tests beyond 5,000 overstrikes without bending. It also outperforms […]

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Stiletto Titanium Poly Fiberglass Hammer - Featured Image

Stiletto Titanium Poly Fiberglass Hammer Review

We got our hands on a new Stiletto Titanium Poly Fiberglass Hammer. Actually, we got our hands on a couple of them. We want to know what all the buzz is about when it comes to these premium framing hammers. But a hammer is a hammer, right? Sure, and a car is just a car… […]

Kincrome Club Hammer framing hammers

Kincrome Club Hammer and Claw Hammers

Kincrome is a privately-owned Australian company that began back in 1987 and which now serves the Automotive, Industrial, and Hardware markets. They carry over 3500 line items, have over 215,000 square feet of warehouse space, and ship over 1,300 containers of tools per year. While Kincrome tools aren’t yet available in the USA, the company is growing fast enough to warrant looking into the US market—and we’ve […]