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September 26, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


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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 […]

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 […]

Makita ImpactX Bits and Accessories

Makita ImpactX Bits and Accessories

Makita recently introduced Makita ImpactX insert bits and fastening accessories engineered for use with high-torque impact drivers. The new line-up consists of 80 heat-treated and impact-rated items for a total of 180 configurations of fastening accessories including magnetic bit holders, insert bits and power bits, magnetic nut drivers, socket adapters, driver bit sets, and Makita’s […]

Bosch Impact Tough Bits

Bosch Impact Tough Bits Upgraded and Expanded

Bosch recently upgraded the design of its Bosch Impact Tough Bits to keep pace with ever more powerful impact drivers. The upgrade includes impact-rated screw driving bits, double-ended bits, nut setters, and sockets and bit holders. The bits feature Bosch’s Xtended Torsion Zone, designed to absorb torque peaks and reduce breakage by transferring torque stress at […]

Milwaukee Ultimate Fathers Day Tool Giveaways

Ultimate Milwaukee Father’s Day Giveaway!

One of the cool things about what we do for a living is that we get to give really awesome gifts to family and friends throughout the course of the year. As we look forward to this year’s Father’s Day Gift Guide, we wondered what our friends at Milwaukee would give their Dads. That started […]

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, […]

Second generation Milwaukee Shockwave bits

Second Gen Milwaukee Shockwave Bits and Accessories

Milwaukee announced 300 new accessory products in three different categories (concrete, metal, and wood). First up was the second generation of Milwaukee Shockwave bits which use a custom alloy 76 steel that can resist high shock. The heat treatment used is 4x longer than the original Shockwave bits. For a great overview of what to expect with […]

Review9.4(out of 10)
hammerhead impact bits case

Hammerhead Bits – Impact and Screw Driving Kits Review

Understanding how impact rated bits work is the key to knowing whether you should buy them or not. Then, understanding what makes a good bit kit is the next step in making an informed purchase. The Hammerhead brand has been out for a few years, but the company is seeing some new life recently with […]

Hammerhead Impact Bit Kits

Hammerhead Impact Bit Kits Have Arrived

Hammerhead came back on the market by updating the the Compact Impact Driver/Auto Hammer and offering a new Compact Laser Measuring Tool. To complement the Compact Impact Driver, we now also have Hammerhead Impact Bit Kits. These three kits offer impact rated bits for most situations that you’ll run into as a homeowner or DIY […]