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May 18, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


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Milwaukee Mechanics Tools — Ratchets, Wrenches, Sockets, and Breaker Bars

A few years back, Milwaukee launched a line of sockets and ratchets covering 1/4″ and 3/8″ drives. Then, Milwaukee expanded the lineup to include 1/2″ drives, including a couple of breaker bars. Now, the Milwaukee mechanics tools lineup has been fleshed out even further with Extended Handle Ratchets and Stubby Ratchet models. Milwaukee Extended Handle […]

Wurth Zebra 1-2-inch socket set

Wurth Zebra 1/2-inch Socket Set Review

As we’ve said before, not every socket set has to fall in the master mechanics set category. Sometimes you just need the basics. Having run into my fair share of impromptu projects and breakdowns over the years, the Wurth Zebra 1/2-inch Socket Assortment Set looked like a handy set to keep in my truck. It […]

Hart Socket Sets For Mechanics

Hart Socket Sets for Mechanics

Hart Socket Sets That are a “Must Have” in Your Shop We know that a good socket set is indispensable in the workshop or home garage. So, we took a look at the various socket sets and mechanic’s tools that Hart has available for your wrench-swinging needs. The lineup is actually a lot more robust […]

Wurth Zebra 3/8-Inch Socket Set Review 096512022

Wurth Zebra 3/8-Inch Socket Set Goes Wherever the Job Takes You We all love our master mechanics sets, but there’s still room in our lives for smaller sets. Nearly finished with by 1982 Porsche 924 restoration, I’ve been carrying the 22-piece Wurth Zebra 3/8-inch socket set around to make occasional adjustments and for general use […]

Milwaukee Packout Ratchet and Socket Sets Now Available in Organizers

Organize Your Portable Ratchet Sets The Packout Modular Storage System continues to grow with some additional solutions for transporting and organizing ratchet and socket sets. Available this June, three Milwaukee Packout Ratchet and Socket Sets can come in their low-profile organizers. Or, for those that already have the Packout system and ratchet sets, Milwaukee will […]

Gearwrench Master Set Includes 613 Pieces

Gearwrench Master Set Includes 613 Pieces

Gearwrench Master Set Sets Up Mechanics for a Career When you’re looking for the ultimate in mechanic’s hand tools, check out the Gearwrench Master Set. It has 613 tools to cover a wide range of tasks that mechanics come across. And unlike some tool sets out there, it’s not 30% hex wrenches and driver bits. […]

Gearwrench Hex Bit Sockets – Mid and Long Length

Gearwrench hex bit sockets look pretty simple at first glance and there’s some truth to that. However, there are some good talking points to go along with these incredibly handy accessories. We got our hands on both the mid and long length versions. They’re available in metric and SAE. 3 of the sets consist of […]

Milwaukee Shockwave Lineman's Sockets

Milwaukee Shockwave Lineman’s 2-in-1 Sockets and Hex Bit Sockets

Milwaukee Shockwave Expansion Focuses Squarely on Linemen Coming to select stores and online retailers in October 2019, Milwaukee has 8 new Shockwave products specifically for linemen. The Milwaukee Shockwave Lineman’s 2-in-1 Sockets and Milwaukee Shockwave Lineman’s Hex Bit Sockets have been engineered to address the jobs utility workers face every day. What Milwaukee Has in […]

Gearwrench mid-length hex bit sockets

Gearwrench Long Length Hex Bit Sockets and Mid-Length Hex Sockets

New Gearwrench long length hex bit sockets and mid-length sockets add new options to the company’s line of automotive tools. These new Gearwrench hex bit sockets make it easier to reach tucked away header bolts and other hex-cap fasteners. The longer bits are made from S2 steel, so they should provide a reasonable amount of […]

Snap-on socket trays

Snap-on KA123 1/2-inch Drive Post-Style Socket Trays

Snap-on has released new 3-row post-style 1/2-inch socket trays in metric and SAE. The multi-sized rows of the KA123 Series socket trays let technicians easily store and organize sockets. The Snap-on socket trays support three sizes (shallow, semi-deep and deep) while providing easy-to-read black printed labels on each post. Snap-on Socket Trays in 1/2-inch Drive […]