Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


Stihl FS 91 R Weed Eater: Entry-Level Pro String Trimmer

Stihl FS 91 R Weed Eater Review

While the work doesn’t really slow down at this time of the year in Florida, those of us who review tools for a living had a great opportunity to put 10 of the OPE industry’s best string trimmer models up against each other. We wanted to see which brand offered the best performance, ergonomics, features, […]

Echo High-Torque String Trimmer SRM-2620T

Echo High-Torque String Trimmer SRM-2620T

Sorting through the wide array of professional level string trimmers can be overwhelming. A lot of Pros are pretty brand loyal, so that helps when it’s time for a replacement. However, if you’re looking to switch brands, or perhaps you’re a property owner that prefers Pro-grade lawn care equipment, consider an Echo High-Torque String Trimmer like […]

Review9.0(out of 10)
WORX 56V Cordless Mower String Trimmer Hedge Trimmer Review

Worx 56V Cordless Mower Review

I remember the first time I saw an electric lawn mower. I scoffed (in my mind) watching the individual struggle with the corded lawn mower. “That wouldn’t be powerful to cut through my thick grass,” I said to myself. I figured that if they did ever make a battery-powered mower with enough strength to cut thick grass, surely […]

DeWalt 20V Max Outdoor Power Equipment: DeWalt 20V Handheld Blower DCBL720P1 application

DeWalt 20V Max Outdoor Power Equipment Preview

Dewalt is launching two new outdoor power equipment products, the DeWalt 20V Max XR String Trimmer (DCST920P1) and DeWalt 20V Max XR Handheld Blower (DCBL720P1). Starting with our review of the DeWalt 40V Max Blower, the company’s OPE debut was solid. Not to be outdone, DeWalt’s 40V Max String Trimmer was also an excellent design. Stepping […]

Review9.2(out of 10)
EGO 56V lawn mower mowing front

EGO LM2001 56V Lawnmower Review

Companies like EGO are pushing the boundaries and limits in ways never before seen in this category, and it won’t be very long before the thought of a homeowner using a gas tool to mow or trim the lawn is an antiquated idea. The EGO LM2001 56V lawnmower represents the company’s first battery-powered mower to […]

Review8.9(out of 10)
Oregon ST275 String Trimmer

Oregon ST275 40V Cordless Trimmer Review

Having recently reviewed Oregon’s PS250 Pole Saw, which resulted in high marks; I was excited to seize the opportunity to review the Oregon ST275 Trimmer/Edger .  Since Oregon products can only be found in smaller, professional equipment dealer locations, I assume that most, if not all, homeowners and a large number of pros may not be […]

DeWalt Outdoor Power Tools

DeWalt Outdoor Power Equipment Is Coming!

DeWalt Outdoor Power Equipment Announced for Spring 2015 DeWalt has announced the new line of DeWalt Outdoor Power Equipment for the Spring of 2015. The new OPE offerings will be based on a 40V platform to compete with the rest of the 40V OPE world. They are being promoted with the tag line “Premium outdoor power equipment with […]

Review8.0(out of 10)
greenworks trimmer

Greenworks Trimmer G-Max 14″ 40V Digipro Review

We’re starting to get into a lot of 40V tools this year. It may be the fact that, being based out of central Florida, we get a jump on the rest of the editorial world, since we don’t get snow and can start these Spring products much sooner than our “chillier” northern compadres. In either […]

Reemco Sidewinder II

Reemco Sidewinder II Review

The Reemco Sidewinder II is the “updated” version of the infamous Sidewinder I, a product mainstay for the original Reemco company back in the early 80’s. This “new and improved” version increases the functionality over the original. Frankly, I’m not exactly sure what that means since the Sidewinder, in any version, seems like a tool […]

ECHO PB-770T backpack blower

ECHO PB-770T Backpack Blower Review

I’ve used several blowers in the past, each with its strengths and weaknesses. You start to really form opinions and get predisposed to liking one format over another. In my job, its important to put my personal preferences aside and look to what the product manager and designers intended. With the ECHO PB-770T Backpack Blower, this is a tool that the company intended to perform well as a portable blower with extended run-time and the ability to power a small aircraft or sailboat… near as we can tell, mind you. ECHO’s PC-770T Backpack Blower is so powerful you will never have to worry about bending down to dislodge something that’s sticking a bit, or getting enough air power to handle damp or wet grass. If it’s in the way, it’s going to move. If you tend to use small, compact hand held blowers – stop reading now… you will be forever ruined into spending more money for the real deal.