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Milwaukee Hammervac

Milwaukee Hammervac M12 Universal Dust Extractor

Because of increased crackdowns on silica dust regulations and added awareness as to the dangers of dust inhalation in the workplace, dust extraction has become a “need to have” feature. Milwaukee released its first universal M12 Hammervac dust extractor almost a decade ago. Now, the company updated and upgraded the system for better performance. Not […]

How Does a Rotary Hammer Work

How Does a Rotary Hammer Work?

Since we cover so many concrete tools, we get a lot of questions about these from readers. We figured it might be a good time to answer the question of exactly how does a rotary hammer work. Hopefully, this article appeals to both tradesmen who use these tools daily as well as those who just […]

DeWalt FlexVolt 2-inch SDS Max Combination Hammer

DeWalt FlexVolt 2-inch SDS Max Combination Hammer Hands-on Review

With 19.4 joules of impact energy, the DeWalt FlexVolt 2-inch SDS Max Combination Hammer is currently the king of its cordless category. While it proves to bring quick demolition to concrete whether chipping or drilling, its safety and anti-vibration features make it easy on the user. We used it to remove a rebar-reinforced concrete-filled cinderblock […]

DeWalt DCH614 SDS-Max Combination Hammer

DeWalt Cordless 1-3/4″ Combination Hammer DCH614 | Hands-on Testing

DeWalt’s New Cordless Combination Hammer Handles the Toughest Concrete We got our hands on the DeWalt Cordless 1-3/4″ Combination Hammer at the 2020 World of Concrete. This tool marks the latest addition to the growing lineup of DeWalt cordless SDS Max rotary hammers. The DeWalt DCH614 SDS-Max combination hammer runs off the company’s 60V FlexVolt […]

Makita Cordless Power Cutter - Best Makita Tools at World of Concrete 2020

Best Makita Tools at World of Concrete 2020

Makita showed off their latest innovation in Las Vegas in one of the biggest shows of the year. Figuring out which tools make the top of the list is tough, but we’re up for the task. Here are our picks for the best Makita tools at World of Concrete 2020! Best Makita Tools at World […]

Best Hilti Tools at World of Concrete 2020

Best Hilti Tools from World of Concrete 2020

If you’re ever in Las Vegas this time of year, it’s nearly impossible to miss Hilti – even if you don’t have a pass to enter the lot. They have one of the largest booths at World of Concrete every year. It’s always a highlight for us to come and visit considering how deep their […]

Best Tools at World of Concrete 2020

Top 10 Best Tools at World of Concrete 2020

From the time the calendar rolls from December to January, we have World of Concrete on the brain. As the largest show we attend each year, it gives us the chance to use many tools that we’ll put through a full review later in the year. Narrowing down our list to the top 10 best […]

Makita LXT Rotary Hammers Now OSHA Table 1 Compliant

Makita Cordless Rotary Hammers Are OSHA Table 1 Compliant

Makita Cordless Rotary Hammer Kits Make Changes to Be Table 1 Compliant Out of the Box Several of Makita’s brushless rotary hammers will now come OSHA Table 1 compliant out of the box. They make it happen by including a dust case that has an integrated filter cleaning mechanism and a HEPA filter. Now you […]

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Bosch Bulldog Rotary Hammer GBH18V-26DN

Bosch Bulldog Rotary Hammer Review with Dust Extractor GBH18V-26DN

The Bosch Bulldog 1-Inch SDS-Plus Rotary Hammer with Dust Extractor can make the company’s stalwart concrete tool OSHA compliant through objective data while keeping it cordless. That’s great news. Silica dust is deadly and dragging out a corded dust extractor is a pain in the neck. The Bosch GDE18V-26DN SDS-plus Bulldog Dust Extractor turns any […]