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April 22, 2021

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Best Hydraulic Impact Driver Reviews 2021 Oil Pulse Drivers

A Surprising Exit and a New Voltage Class Change the Best Hydraulic Impact Driver Results Since we first published our review in search of the best hydraulic impact driver, two major changes occurred. First, we had the surprising exit of the Ridgid Stealth Force. Larger in size and weight than what Makita and Milwaukee offer, […]

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Best Battery Powered String Trimmer 2021

We Reviewed the Best Battery Powered String Trimmers Last Spring, we brought in the best electric battery-powered lawn mowers at the time and had a field day testing them. Like then, we’ve let our yard grow up a bit to give our participants plenty of opportunities to show us their strengths. There’s a big difference […]

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Best Cordless Impact Driver Reviews 2021

We’ve tested dozens of the impact drivers currently available to find out who makes the best impact driver in multiple classes. There are some impressive new players entering the scene that look to challenge the traditional powerhouses. When it was all said and done, the biggest names still stepped up to the plate. Our impact driver reviews […]

Best Corded Reciprocating Saw

Best Corded Reciprocating Saw Reviews 2021

Our search for the best corded reciprocating saw led us to two very distinct categories and one that sits between them. Often called by Milwaukee’s proprietary name, Sawzalls, these demolition tools represent a sector that still has a very strong corded presence. What’s the Best Corded Reciprocating Saw Power Level? There’s a big difference between […]

Best Oscillating Multi-Tool Reviews 2021

Best Oscillating Multi-Tool Reviews 2021

Choosing the best oscillating multi-tool used to boil down to just a couple of brands. Not anymore. Advancement in battery, motor, and vibration control technologies offers more viable options than ever. As we considered the landscape, our team was unanimous in our selection of cordless oscillating multi-tools. Corded models are absolutely relevant and there are […]

Best Cordless Circular Saw Reviews 2020

Best Cordless Circular Saw Reviews for 2021

Cordless has come a long way since the early days of lithium-ion power. Where circular saws were initially struggling for adequate performance (and even a 7-1/4-inch blade), they now exceed the performance of 15-amp corded models. We decided to test the waters and pulled our expert team together to discover who makes the best cordless […]

Best Battery Chainsaw Reviews 2020 | Best Cordless Chainsaws

Best Battery Chainsaw Reviews 2021 | Best Cordless Chainsaws

Boy, did we open a can of worms when we started searching and testing to determine the best battery-powered chainsaw models across a range of applications. 5 years ago, there weren’t that many cordless chainsaws, and even fewer had good enough performance to warrant replacing gas saws. Fast forward to today and cordless chainsaws meet […]

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Best Cordless Drill Reviews 2021

Best 18V Cordless Drill DeWalt DCD997 20V XR Brushless Hammer Drill After hours of extensive testing, we feel the best 20V cordless drill is the DeWalt DCD997 20V XR brushless hammer drill driver. Of course, it’s also the best 18V cordless drill. Since 18V is simply the nominal voltage for 20V Max, the reality is […]

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Best Tool Belt Reviews 2021

This review started off as a sort of bait and switch. You see, I was asked if I would like to review “a tool belt or two” for Pro Tool Reviews. What should have occurred was the sound of a robotic voice, saying “Danger, Will Robinson!” Alas, I’m a bit naïve. “Sure, send them over,” I […]

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Best Circuit Breaker Finders and Tracers Tested

As an electrician, I have some opportunities to work on some great commercial job sites. When I say “great” I mean intensely complex and challenging. In comparison to some of those larger projects, residential remodels feel like a refreshing change of pace. It also lets me dust off and use some tools that have been […]