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Best Cordless Impact Driver Reviews 2022

We’ve tested dozens of the impact drivers currently available to find out who makes the best impact driver in multiple classes. There are some impressive new players entering the scene that look to challenge the traditional powerhouses. When it was all said and done, the biggest names still stepped up to the plate. Our impact driver reviews […]

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Hack Your Christmas Tree Stand to Use a Power Tool

So this year I finally decided to hack our Christmas tree stand so I could use a power tool to secure it. I have no idea why I didn’t do it sooner. In any case, I finally had my fill of painstakingly twisting the L-style bolts into the base of the stand. I was dead-set […]

Best Impact Driver 2021 | Video Review

An impact driver is the perfect complement to your cordless drill, and a lot of people like to use them as both a drilling and driving tool in one. We’ve been testing the grease out of our top professional brands, and now we’re ready to crown a king of the cordless impact driver world.  Full […]

Masterforce Ultra Compact Drill and Impact Driver

Masterforce 20V Ultra Compact Drill and Impact Driver Combo

Masterforce Packs a Ton of Bang for Your Buck in 20V Ultra Compact Combo We’ve been talking a lot about Masterforce Boost tools and now it’s time to turn our attention to a smaller subject. We’re teaming up with Menard’s to tell you more about the Masterforce 20V Ultra Compact drill and impact driver combo. […]

Using DeWalt Tool Connect: The Definitive Guide

Using DeWalt Tool Connect: The Definitive Guide

Connected tools are no longer just the domain of Milwaukee ONE-KEY. DeWalt is the second (and surely not the last) to push into the field of smart tools with user control and customization. But is using DeWalt Tool Connect as easy as they make it sound? And what can you actually do with it? Those […]

DeWalt DCF850 Atomic 20V impact driver

DeWalt Atomic Compact 20V Max Impact Driver | DCF850

DeWalt Announces Their Shortest High-Torque Impact Driver Ever DeWalt adds to the Atomic Series of 20V Max tools with an updated edition of the compact impact driver. The DeWalt DCF850 boasts an almost unbelievably short length. That should make it even easier to work in tight spaces. That’s not the big deal, though—what surprised us […]

Ridgid Brushless vs Octane Drill and Impact Driver Video Review

Ridgid revamped their cordless tool lineup to streamline things, and we have their new 18V brushless drill and impact driver to run on our Test Track. Can these new, more compact tools match up to the performance of Octane and others? We decided to pit Ridgid Brushless vs Octane in a head-to-head showdown. Even better, […]

Hammer Drill Vs Impact Driver Thursday Throwdown!

Hammer Drill vs Impact Driver Speed Testing

Your Hammer Drill and Impact Driver may be Capable of More than you Realize We’ve written about the differences between an impact driver vs hammer drill. This time we put them to the test. Using a Metabo HPT MultiVolt hammer drill and a MultiVolt Triple Hammer impact driver, we go head-to-head to see how effectively […]

Impact Driver vs Drill Whats the Difference

Impact Driver vs Drill: What’s the Difference?

It used to be so easy—drills took care of holes and that was that. Now that we have impact drivers, however, it gives us more options than we often know what to do with. many people have asked us recently about an impact driver vs drill and what’s the difference? In reality, how and when […]