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October 21, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


tool storage

large universal tool hanger

Tool Hangerz for Pegboard and Direct Fasten

We hang a lot of tools in our shop. Typically, we grab the traditional tool hangers available at Home Depot or Lowe’s. Recently, however, we got a chance to look at some products from Tool Hangerz. That’s not a typo, so be sure to spell it right when you look it up. Pros Lots of […]

Klein Tools rolling storage cooler

Klein Tradesman Pro Rolling Tool Bag and 48-Quart Tough Box Cooler

A recent alert about the Klein Tradesman Pro Rolling Tool Bag (55473RTB) and Klein 48-Quart Tough Box Cooler (55650) quickly got our attention. The Klein 55473RTB rolling tool bag lets Pros easily transport tools in a reinforced bag atop 8-inch wheels. The matched Klein 55650 48-quart cooler claims to keep items cool for up to […]

Review8.8(out of 10)

Milwaukee Low-Profile Backpack 48-22-8202 Review

Milwaukee Low-Profile Backpack Fits a Minimalist Work Life There are plenty of tool backpacks to choose from and I’m more of a minimalist kinda guy. I like multi-bit drivers, multi-purpose pliers, and anything else that helps me reduce the number of tools I have to carry. Since I’m constantly on the go, it makes for […]

Review9.0(out of 10)
Sunex service cart best mechanics tool chest

Sunex Full Drawer Service Cart Review

Sunex 8057 Premium Full Drawer Service Cart Has Personality and Looks Not long ago, a freight truck showed up with a delivery we weren’t expecting. That’s like Christmas around here and 3 of us got to work unboxing the mystery package (OLFA aluminum utility knives are great for this, by the way). As the cardboard […]

Review8.4(out of 10)

Greenlee Professional Tool Backpack 0158-26 Review

Greenlee Professional Tool Backpack Dials in Comfort There are a ton of options for toting tools to and from the job site. If you’re thinking a backpack sounds like a good solution, you’re right! With the right balance of weight and capacity, a backpack is a great way to move your electrical tools around, especially […]

Milwaukee Steel Work Cart 48-22-8590

Milwaukee Steel Work Cart 48-22-8590

Milwaukee Steel Work Cart Generates Anticipation in Tool Storage Line We get excited about new product launches around here. Occasionally, the unmistakable “ding” of a new press release hits all our computers at once and there’s a scramble to see who gets to head the project up. That’s the case with the new Milwaukee Steel […]

Review9.2(out of 10)

Husky 56-Inch Tool Cabinet

We’re not short on tools around the shop and we’re not short on tool storage, either. We’ve got a literal ton of tool chests, tool cabinets, workbenches, and various other storage options in the shop. It’s pretty great that we’re so spoiled for choice around here. With that said, it probably ought to mean something […]

Review8.8(out of 10)

Klein Tool Master Backpack Review 55485

In the last Klein Tools Backpack review, Johnny Sanders explained the nuances of electricians’ tool bag needs. He does rough-in and trim-out electrical work exclusively, so he requires a large tool bag for all the tools he needs at his disposal. With respect to the tool bag Johnny was reviewing, another co-worker asked, “what would I […]

Sunex Tool Cart with Sliding Top Model 8035XT

Sunex Tool Cart with Sliding Top Model 8035XT

Mechanics can be pretty picky about their tool carts. It has to be durable and functional, but if you’re going to pull Pros away from their go-to units, you’ll need to do something to get their attention. A new Sunex tool cart promises to that. It has a set of features worth noting along with several […]

Review8.3(out of 10)
Ideal Dual Compartment Backpack

Ideal Tool Backpack Review: HUGE Storage Capacity

Tool storage and transportation can sometimes be a bit of a bear. Selecting the right tool to carry your tools can be challenging; with so many tool bags, tool chests, tool boxes, and backpacks on the market, we’ve got a lot of options to consider. Different trades will have different demands, and a “one-size-fits-all” approach […]