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Craftsman V20 Brushless RP Rotary Hammer

Craftsman V20 Brushless RP Rotary Hammer Is Another Entry Into The Brushless RP Tool Line While Craftsman’s cordless rotary hammer has been around for quite some time, it’s getting a new visual update to help it be more recognizable as part of the Brushless RP line. Very similar to the CMCD732 hammer drill, Craftsman elected […]

Hilti Nuron TE 4-22 Compact SDS-Plus Rotary Hammer

Hilti Nuron TE 4-22 Compact SDS-Plus Rotary Hammer

Hilti Nuron TE 4-22 Raises The Bar For SDS-Plus Rotary Hammer Power The Hilti Nuron TE 4-22 compact rotary hammer caught our eye for a couple of reasons. First, this is the first compact rotary hammer we’ve seen from Hiltiu with both Active Torque Control (ATC) and Active Vibration Reduction (AVR). Both features play a […]

Ryobi 18V One+ HP Brushless Compact 5/8-Inch Rotary Hammer

Ryobi 18V One+ HP Brushless Compact Lineup Welcomes A 5/8-Inch Rotary Hammer Drilling into concrete can be an arduous task if you don’t have the right tool. Hammer drills are great but sometimes you need more impact energy to work efficiently. Ryobi aims to make the process less daunting with the launch of its 18V […]

DeWalt 20V Max Atomic Rotary Hammer DCH172

DeWalt 20V Max Atomic 5/8-Inch SDS-Plus Rotary Hammer DCH172

DeWalt DCH172 Rotary Hammer Delivers a Compact, Lightweight Design We recently tested DeWalt’s compact 12V Xtreme cordless rotary hammer here in our shop and it’s a great option for hammer drilling smaller holes when weight or size is a concern. For those of you thinking, “that’s great, but I’m not using DeWalt 12V tools,” we […]

Hilti Nuron TE 30-22 Cordless SDS-Plus Rotary Hammer

Hilti Nuron TE 30-22 Cordless SDS-Plus Rotary Hammer

Hilti Nuron TE 30-22 Raises The Bar For SDS-Plus Rotary Hammer Power There’s no question Hilti knows concrete, so when the product teams set out to revamp its entire cordless system with Nuron technology, we were naturally curious what that means for rotary hammers. Looking at the high end of the SDS-Plus range, one of […]

Bosch GBH18V-28DC Rotary Hammer with Dust Collector

Bosch GBH18V-28DC 1 1/8-inch Rotary Hammer with Dust Collector

Bosch Cordless 1-Inch Rotary Hammer Cuts the Cord on Popular Corded Model Bosch’s introduction of their Core18V battery line opens up more power availability. Bosch has now hit the point where their cordless battery-powered rotary hammers exceed the power of their corded models. The Bosch GBH18V-28DC 1 1/8-inch rotary hammer with GDE28D dust collector provides […]

DeWalt DCH416 60V Max FlexVolt 1 1/4-Inch SDS-Plus Rotary Hammer

DeWalt DCH416 60V Max FlexVolt 1 1/4-Inch SDS-Plus Rotary Hammer

DeWalt DCH416 60V Max FlexVolt Rotary Hammer Opens Up 1 1/4-Inch Class DeWalt is expanding its FlexVolt rotary hammer portfolio with the DeWalt DCH416, a 1 1/4-inch SDS-Plus model. As the least powerful of the 60V Max line, why is it worth your consideration? We got our hands on one to find out. For your […]

DeWalt Xtreme 12V Max Brushless Rotary Hammer DCH072G2

DeWalt 12V Rotary Hammer Makes A Strong Case For Compact Tools Many Pros tend to make a beeline right to the 18V/20V Max models when looking for new power tools. However, 12V tools can do a lot of the same work and they’re getting even more capable with today’s technology. The DeWalt 12V Max Xtreme […]

What is Tungsten Carbide and Why is it So Popular on Tool Accessories?

Tungsten carbide is all over the power tool industry. Often shortened to just carbide, there are actually more blends than just with tungsten. Quite often, we get asked the question: “What is tungsten carbide?” To give you the best possible answer, we interview manufacturers. We wanted to dig a little deeper into this material to […]

FLEX 24V Cordless 1-Inch SDS-Plus Rotary Hammer FX1551A-Z

FLEX 24V Cordless 1-Inch SDS-Plus Rotary Hammer FX1551A-Z

Flex Continues to Add Heavy Hitters to Their 24V Cordless Lineup Shifting our coverage over to masonry, the Flex 24V Cordless 1-Inch SDS-Plus Rotary Hammer is making a variety of tasks more convenient with the addition of an interchangeable 1/2-inch keyless chuck standard in the box. More is possible with fewer tools in the bag, […]