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June 14, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


SDS-Max

Hilti SDS-Max Chisels

Hilti TE-YPX SDS-Max Pointed Chisels

Hilti SDS-Max Chisels Work 3X Longer Than Standard SDS Max Chisels If you’ve never put any thought into your pointed chisels, that might change. If you can get more life out of your accessories, well, that could save some time and money. The Hilti TE-YPX SDS-Max Pointed Chisels use a state-of-the-art wave design and some […]

Milwaukee Sledge Chisels

Milwaukee SLEDGE Chisels

Sledge Chisels Stay Sharper Longer Milwaukee Tool has a line of chisels headed our way that they say can stand up to the rigors of the job with sharper tips that stay that way. The Milwaukee Sledge Chisels include bull points, flat tips, scaling chisels, tile chisels, and scraping chisels. Milwaukee Breaks Rocks All the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bosch HDC250 Core Bit Dust Collection Attachment

Bosch HDC250 Core Bit Dust Collection Attachment

One of our favorite concrete accessories is Bosch’s HDC200. It’s an adapter for your dust extractor to collect concrete dust as it exits the hole when you’re using a rotary hammer. The fact that it works with anyone’s rotary hammers and bits means we don’t have to carry a bunch of tool-specific collection devices. The […]

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 […]

DeWalt FlexVolt SDS-Max Rotary Hammer 1-7/8": New Tool Tip-Off

DeWalt FlexVolt SDS-Max Rotary Hammer 1-7/8″: New Tool Tip-Off

The latest DeWalt FlexVolt SDS-Max Rotary Hammer is all about pushing the envelope of cordless rotary hammer power. With a 1-7/8″ maximum drilling capacity, it produces 13.3 joules of impact energy. If you’re like most of us that aren’t using joules, that’s 9.8 foot-pounds. That figure puts DeWalt at the top of the power curve […]