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June 18, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


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Review9.2(out of 10)

Greenworks Pro 60V Hybrid Shop Vacuum Review

Greenworks Hybrid Shop Vacuum Tackles Portable Cleanup Whether There’s an Outlet or Not Whether your priority is keeping up your shop, cleaning your car, or tidying up a CAT front end loader, nearly everyone needs a wet/dry vac at some point. Our friend Eli Mosley invited us out to the ranch once he discovered we […]

Best OSHA-Compliant Dust Extractor Shootout

CFM vs Water Lift on Dust Extractors

In our recent best dust extractor head-to-head among OSHA-compliant models, two numbers were of great importance to us: CFM and water lift. But when it comes to CFM vs water lift on dust extractors, what’s more important? The answer is both. Understanding CFM on Dust Extractors CFM seems to be the sexy number to toss […]

Get More Out of Your Festool Vacuum Setup

Best Festool Vacuum Accessories and Setup

In this day and age of OSHA silica dust rules, jobsites get all the dust extractor attention. What about the professional and amateur woodworker? What do they need in a dust extractor? While larger dust collectors take care of large table saws and thickness planers, dust extractors rule the domain of sanders. When we wanted […]

Best Wet-Dry Shop Vacuum Buying Guide

Best Shop Vac Reviews 2021

The best shop vacs come in all sorts of shapes, sizes, and price points. Nearly every store that sells tools also sells shop vacuums. These handy tools range from larger-capacity units to smaller, portable models. We separate shop vacs from dust extractors based on hose size and intended use. Our picks for best shop vac […]

Makita XCV17 Cordless HEPA Backpack Vacuum

Makita XCV17 Cordless HEPA Backpack Vacuum

Makita Cordless HEPA Backpack Vacuum Makes Quick Cleaning More Convenient We’ve spent a lot of time testing shop vacuums and dust extractors. Primarily for dust control with your tools, they’re great. But what about actual custodial cleaning? That’s where more of Makita’s cordless cleaning system comes into play. Today, we’re taking a closer look at […]

Bagotte BG800 Robotic Vacuum Cleaner

Bagotte BG800 Robotic Vacuum Cleaner

Bagotte BG800 Robotic Vacuum Cleaner Offers Advanced Functions at a Budget Price Robotic vacuums are becoming more and more popular (even my mom asked for one this year!) and there are a ton of names to choose from. Bagotte is one of the more budget-friendly brands you can find on Amazon that both Clint and […]

Makita LC09A1 12V vacuum

Makita 12V CXT Vacuum LC09

Having just come off a review of the Makita 18V cordless wet/dry vacuum, we received news of their compact 12V vac. The Makita 12V CXT Cordless Vacuum Kit (LC09A1) isn’t made to lift bowling balls—but its lightweight form factor makes it ultra-portable. If the Makita LC09 vacuum can run long enough with enough suction, it […]

Review9.2(out of 10)

Makita Cordless Wet/Dry Vacuum XCV11

There’s a new Makita cordless wet/dry vacuum that’s coming on the scene as part of their 18V LXT lineup. Here’s the skinny: Table 1 Ready One of the big questions we get with every new vacuum is whether or not it’s Table 1 compliant. The short answer is that this Makita cordless wet/dry vac is. […]

Review9.5(out of 10)

Bosch 300 CFM Dust Extractor GAS20-17AH

The new Bosch 300 CFM dust extractor is coming and the major talking point is, well, it’s a 300 CFM dust extractor with automatic filter cleaning! Suction power at this level opens the door to a couple of possibilities you won’t approach with a standard vacuum. Pros 300 CFM lets you run two 6″ grinders […]

best portable shop vac Makita backpack

Makita AWS-Ready HEPA Backpack Vacuum XCV10ZX

The Makita AWS-Ready HEPA Backpack Vacuum is the brand’s newest portable vac offering for the cordless jobsite. Makita intends for this vac to bridge the gap between smaller onboard dust extraction and larger, less-mobile, wheeled, canister-style job site vacuums. What’s The Big Deal? By running off of two 5.0Ah LXT lithium-ion batteries, the Makita backpack […]