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September 28, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


Torque Wrench

Review9.7(out of 10)
Proto Smart Drive Torque Wrench Review

Proto Drive Smart Torque Wrench Review J6112BT

Proto Drive Smart Torque Wrench Successfully Merges Precision Torque and Technology Technology is making its way into nearly every facet of how we work, and the mechanic’s shop is no different. For those of us embracing it, the Proto Drive Smart Torque Wrench has the potential to change the way we set torque. Pros Excellent […]

Gearwrench Torque Tools – We Round Up Every Model

Gearwrench Torque Tools Turn It Up Another Notch Many industries require the precise application of torque. The wide line of Gearwrench Torque Tools offers mechanics, contractors, MRO technicians, and even electricians the right tools for that end. All of these tools meet or exceed ASME requirements for a wide range of fastening applications, from structural […]

hard torque vs soft torque

What is the Difference Between Hard Torque vs Soft Torque?

Apparently, there exists a fair amount of confusion about manufacturer claims surrounding what they call soft torque vs hard torque. A quick Google search, at least at this point, doesn’t reveal a whole ton of useful information. Manufacturers don’t seem to be terribly forthright with good working definitions of what these terms actually mean. So, […]

SATA Torque Wrench

SATA Torque Wrench Line Fills Need For Affordable Quality

SATA Torque Wrench Line Coming to Amazon If you’re looking for an affordable torque wrench that still has the quality of a professional-level tool, consider the SATA torque wrench lineup. These 1/2″ torque wrenches come in three traditional styles along with an electronic version. Each SATA torque wrench is made with all-steel construction and comes […]

Snap-on 3-8-in digital torque wrench 2

Snap-on 3/8-in Flex-Head Digital Torque Wrench ATECH2FR125B

The Snap-on ATECH2FR125B is a new 3/8-inch drive flex-head digital torque wrench. The new torque wrench is part of the ATECH series but adds a wider torque range and better accuracy when using the flex-head. Snap-on ATECH2FR125B Upgrades The new Snap-on ATECH2FR125B digital torque wrench tackles 5-125 ft-lbs of torque. Automotive technicians should find this […]

Review10.0(out of 10)

GearWrench Torque Multiplier Review 64-832G

When You Need More Torque Than Your Wrench Can Provide, Look to the GearWrench Torque Multiplier For those working on large diesel engines, trucks, rigs, or other oversized mechanical equipment, torque requirements soar. A tool like the GearWrench Torque Multiplier which generates up to 1,200 ft-lbs of torque can come in handy. Under normal circumstances, […]

Gearwrench Flex Head Electronic Torque Wrench 85079 Review

Gearwrench Flex Head Electronic Torque Wrench Makes Precision Fastening More Convenient Torque wrenches have become a fundamental piece of general mechanics as well as maintenance and repair industries. They sometimes even see heavy use in automotive tool reviews when it comes to measuring torque. Such was the case for our last shootout, where we used […]

Review8.2(out of 10)
Sonic Tools Two-Way Torque Wrench

Sonic Tools Two-Way Torque Wrench Review

The well-built Sonic Tools Two-Way torque wrench makes a satisfyingly loud click when it overcomes the torque setting. It also has some great features that help it sail past the “average” click torque wrench. At $210, it falls well below Snap-on pricing but runs higher than comparable budget models. Several factors make the case for […]