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Review9.2(out of 10)
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 […]

Review9.6(out of 10)

Bosch 11264EVS 1-5/8″ SDS-Max Combination Hammer Review

Bosch 11264EVS SDS-Max Combination Hammer Smooths out Tough Jobs There’s no denying the power of SDS-Max rotary hammers over SDS-Plus. But the thought of manhandling the weight of a 2″ rotary hammer all day just isn’t that appealing. To see what kind of performance you can expect on the lighter side of SDS-Max, we put […]

Review10.0(out of 10)
Makita HRH10 rotary hammer

Makita Rotary Hammer with Dust Extractor (Model XRH10PTW)

The new Makita Rotary Hammer with Dust Extractor (model XRH10) is a remarkably efficient concrete drilling tool that’s Table 1 compliant. I’ve been drilling dust-free holes for weeks now. In time savings alone, this tool is…wait for it…a game-changer. Pros Dust collector’s 3-second extended suction and HEPA filter effectively captures all dust No need to […]

Review9.0(out of 10)
Bosch SpeedXtreme SDS-Max Rotary Hammer Drill Bit Closeup

Bosch SpeedXtreme SDS-Max Rotary Hammer Drill Bit

Bosch SpeedXtreme SDS-Max Rotary Hammer Bits Crush it in Performance When a product has descriptors like “Xtreme”, you expect a lot from it. So the Bosch SpeedXtreme SDS-Max Rotary Hammer Drill Bit, with its 100% Bosch-made carbide head, has a lot of swagger and the specs to back it up. The company describes the bits’ […]

Review8.8(out of 10)

Milwaukee 2718-22HD M18 Fuel SDS Max Rotary Hammer with One Key

Milwaukee 2718-22HD Moves the M18 Fuel SDS Max Rotary Hammer to 1-3/4″ Power Cordless rotary hammers continue to get more powerful as better batteries offer more efficient energy transfer. The M18 RedLithium High Output battery series does that for the Milwaukee 2718-22HD M18 Fuel SDS Max Rotary Hammer with One Key. Is 8.1 ft-lbs enough […]

Makita 11/16" AVT Rotary Hammer

Makita 11/16″ AVT Rotary Hammer AWS Ready XRH12TW

If you’re involved in those smaller concrete drilling jobs, the Makita 11/16″ AVT Rotary Hammer is among the most comprehensive light concrete drilling tools. It’s small, light, cordless, and OSHA Table 1 compliant. Makita 11/16″ AVT Rotary Hammer Feature Set Table 1 Compliant The Makita XRH12TW rotary hammer includes a dust extractor with HEPA filtration. That’ll keep […]

Milwaukee M18 Fuel SDS-Max Rotary Hammer 2718-21HD 01

Milwaukee M18 Fuel SDS-Max Rotary Hammer 1-3/4″ 2718-21HD

The new Milwaukee M18 Fuel SDS-Max rotary hammer is the brand’s most powerful cordless model to date. They’re moving up the food chain thanks to their Next Breakthrough in the M18 Fuel line. The High Output series of RedLithium batteries, highlighted by the 12.0 Ah pack, gives Milwaukee the ability to go after large-frame brushless […]

Hitachi MultiVolt Tools

Hitachi MultiVolt Tools Are Here – And They’re Metabo HPT

Hitachi MultiVolt tools are coming this September with a focus on improving cordless tool power on their new 36V system. To understand the direction Hitachi is taking, it’s helpful to understand their philosophy on the cordless tool side. It’s all about portability first and being able to cut the cord second. 18V gets you the […]