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Hart 20V Brushless 4-Tool Combo Kit

Hart 20V 4-Tool Brushless Combo Kit Review

Hart 20V Brushless Combo Kit Blends Versatility And Value The Hart 20V brushless 4-tool combo kit includes some heavy hitters from Hart’s ever-expanding lineup. The combo set includes a drill driver, impact driver, 7 1/4-inch circular saw, and a 200-lumen flashlight along with a couple of batteries and a charger. If you’re new to Hart, […]

Makita XDT12M 18V LXT Impact Driver Profile

How Does an Impact Driver Work?

Even now we continue to run across Pros who don’t quite understand how an impact driver works. Impact drivers are an essential tool for any Pro. They let you apply more force (or torque) than a drill. Used in tandem, a cordless drill handles hole-making while an impact driver sets or sinks the fasteners. For basic […]

Buy This Instead of a Harbor Freight Impact Driver

Sure, there are some legitimate reasons to shop Harbor Freight and we were impressed with the performance of the Hercules impact driver considering their low pricing. But there are also some legitimate quality concerns to go along with its 90-day warranty. So if that $99 price tag is almost too tempting, we have an alternative […]

Review9.6(out of 10)
Makita 40V Max XGT Impact Driver Review GDT01

Makita 40V Max XGT Impact Driver Review GDT01

Makita 40V XGT Impact Driver Stays True to Its Roots Makita spent a lot of time and effort in developing compact, high-performing impact drivers on their 18V LXT line. We set out to discover if that DNA translated over to the Makita 40V Max XGT Impact Driver. Pros Improved performance and strength Compact design Four […]

Makita XDT16 brushless impact driver

How Much Torque Do You Need on an Impact Driver?

How Much Torque Do You Need on an Impact Driver? More Is Always Better, Right? In today’s world of power tools, pushing the envelope of more power is more than just a 1990’s Tim Allen sitcom. When you look at two impact drivers with the same price tag, and one has more power than the […]

Review9.5(out of 10)
Ridgid 18V Brushless Impact Driver Review 02

Ridgid 18V Brushless Impact Driver Review R862311

Ridgid 18V Brushless Impact Driver Takes Over For Octane The Ridgid 18V Brushless Impact Driver is part of the new generation of brushless tools showing up at The Home Depot. The updated Ridgid brushless hammer drill had a big weight and size reduction, but also a power drop compared to Octane. This time, the trade-off […]

Review9.7(out of 10)

Flex 24V Brushless Impact Driver with Quick Eject Review

Compact Design and Extreme Power Highlight the Flex 24V Brushless Impact Driver With the launch of Flex 24V cordless tools at Lowe’s, there are two impact drivers. The one we’re reviewing today is the Flex 24V Brushless Impact Driver with Quick Eject. It’s the higher-performing and more feature-rich of the two, though the standard brushless […]

best power tool combo kits

Best Power Tool Combo Kit 2021

One of the best ways to jump into a new battery platform is by buying a cordless tool combo kit. The best power tool combo kit gives you the tools you need. It should also include a couple of higher-capacity batteries and more than just entry-level products. Some manufacturers offer really comprehensive kits that can […]

Best Hydraulic Impact Driver Reviews 2021 Oil Pulse Drivers

A Surprising Exit and a New Voltage Class Change the Best Hydraulic Impact Driver Results Since we first published our review in search of the best hydraulic impact driver, two major changes occurred. First, we had the surprising exit of the Ridgid Stealth Force. Larger in size and weight than what Makita and Milwaukee offer, […]