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May 14, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


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Milwaukee Mechanics Tools — Ratchets, Wrenches, Sockets, and Breaker Bars

A few years back, Milwaukee launched a line of sockets and ratchets covering 1/4″ and 3/8″ drives. Then, Milwaukee expanded the lineup to include 1/2″ drives, including a couple of breaker bars. Now, the Milwaukee mechanics tools lineup has been fleshed out even further with Extended Handle Ratchets and Stubby Ratchet models. Milwaukee Extended Handle […]

Wurth Zebra 1-2-inch socket set

Wurth Zebra 1/2-inch Socket Set Review

As we’ve said before, not every socket set has to fall in the master mechanics set category. Sometimes you just need the basics. Having run into my fair share of impromptu projects and breakdowns over the years, the Wurth Zebra 1/2-inch Socket Assortment Set looked like a handy set to keep in my truck. It […]

Wurth Zebra Pass-Through Reversible Ratchet Set 07131300

Wurth Zebra Pass-Through Reversible Ratchet Set Review

The Wurth Zebra Pass-Through Reversible Ratchet Set (07131300) is a small metric set that makes for a nicely portable set for mobile mechanics. In the shop, it can get you out of a bind on long bolts and threaded rod where a normal socket would bottom out. Depending on the vehicle, that might show up […]

Gearwrench Master Set Includes 613 Pieces

Gearwrench Master Set Includes 613 Pieces

Gearwrench Master Set Sets Up Mechanics for a Career When you’re looking for the ultimate in mechanic’s hand tools, check out the Gearwrench Master Set. It has 613 tools to cover a wide range of tasks that mechanics come across. And unlike some tool sets out there, it’s not 30% hex wrenches and driver bits. […]

Review9.0(out of 10)
GearWrench ratcheting wrench solo

GearWrench 120XP Universal Spline XL Ratcheting Wrenches

If you’ve ever had to get underneath a truck to change out some shocks or even replace brakes, having a nice set of ratcheting wrenches is a godsend. For mechanics who use wrenches, the new generation of ratcheting models is adding some convenience features that simply weren’t found in past generations of tools. The GearWrench 120XP […]

2016 Rolex 24 race at Daytona Speedway

2016 Rolex 24 Race with Sonic Tools

Every once in a while we get to go to fun events close to home to hang with a cool tool company. Recently, we checked out the 2016 Rolex 24 race at the Daytona International Speedway and spent time with Sonic Tools USA. Sonic Tools is an Internet direct tool company that’s been around internationally for […]

Kobalt universal socket set

Kobalt Pass-through Socket Set and Universal Socket Set

The Kobalt Pass-through Socket Set and Universal Socket Set are getting ready to hit stores in time for Christmas, and we got a sneak peek at these two new tool kits. Kobalt has been really big on improving its line of automotive tools ever since their debut of a brand new line of Kobalt mechanics tools back […]

Craftsman MACH Series

Craftsman MACH Series Shows off Innovation

The Craftsman MACH series of hand tools are designed for speed and efficiency. While Craftsman is already well known for their durability and strength, they have added some innovative features to so that your time on the job is well used. Craftsman MACH Series 10 piece Wrench Set It’s tough to think that you could […]

GearWrench Gimbal Ratchet and PivotForce Pliers

GearWrench, long known for its innovative hand tool design and application in the auto industry, has a pair of new product lines that are sure to gain some attention. First up is the GearWrench Gimbal Ratchet system. Offered with either a 1/4″ or 3/8″ connection, the Gimbal’s main feature is a unique design that allows pivoting […]

DeWalt 204-piece mechanics tools

DeWalt Mechanics Tools – Sockets, Ratchets and Wrenches

DeWalt showed off its new line of professional mechanics tools, a set of several different kits, each containing ratchets, sockets, and wrenches. Here’s the kicker—they are only available at Sears. This is new for DeWalt and at the company’s press event this year, the company said these tools aren’t competing directly with Sears’ Craftsman mechanics […]