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SDS vs. SDS-Plus vs. SDS-Max | Rotary Hammer Drill Bits

SDS vs. SDS-Plus vs. SDS-Max | Rotary Hammer Drill Bits

SDS-Plus vs. SDS-Max The SDS system has been used in Europe for a long time and has made it way over to the USA.  People still question the differences between the different style slotted bit connection system.  The name SDS comes from the German “Stecken – Drehen – Sichern” (Insert – Twist – Secure).  In […]

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Makita LXT 18-Volt Drill & Impact Driver Extreme Torture Testing | Combo Kit XT269M

Makita LXT 18-Volt Drill & Impact Driver Extreme Torture Testing | Combo Kit XT269M

Extreme Testing Your hard earned money should not be spent on tools that will not last.  We know your tools will never see this type of torture, but many of the tests we put the Makita XT269M Combo Kit through mimic long-term ownership in very harsh conditions.  Not many people will mix their drill or impact […]

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Hitachi Combo Kit | Tool Torture Testing With Sand, Water, Impacts, Run Over & Abuse KC18DBFL2

Hitachi Combo Kit | Tool Torture Testing With Sand, Water, Impacts, Run Over & Abuse KC18DBFL2

Job Site Tested Is the area or job site where you use your tools full of sand or water?  Have you ever drove over your power tool before?  Accidents happen, in fact, last week our concrete contractor left his tools in the sand overnight through a very serious thunderstorm.  The tools were soaked in water […]

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Bosch Core 18V Battery

Why We Are Excited About New Battery Technology in Tools Right Now

Cool Pack Battery Technology Battery technology is changing rapidly right now with small battery packs allowing for large amp draws.  The discharge rate in some of the new battery packs causes some of the cells to heat up rapidly and does not allow the block of batteries to dissipate the heat quick enough to stop […]

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Dewalt DWE43244N Brushless 6" Angle Grinder with Brake Review

Dewalt DWE43244N Brushless 6″ Angle Grinder with Brake Review

6″ Brushless Angle Grinder If you do a lot of grinding or cutting with an angle grinder for long periods of time, you will have found that battery operated angle grinders are not going to provide the runtime you need.  That left your options limited to brushed models, until now.  Dewalt’s DWE43244N Brushless 6″ Angle Grinder […]

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RYOBI ONE+ 18-Volt Brushless 12" Chainsaw Review P548

RYOBI ONE+ 18-Volt Brushless 12″ Chainsaw Review P548

It’s a Limber! RYOBI has been rapidly expanding the ONE+ 18V platform of cordless tools and including more outdoor power equipment, like the new 18V Brushless 12″ Chain Saw.  This saw is made for a homeowner who wants to trim branches and limbs.  Many would probably use this to clean up small storm debris.  As […]

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New Hitachi/Metabo DS18DBFL2 18-Volt Brushless 1/2" Drill Driver Vs Milwaukee Vs Dewalt

New Hitachi/Metabo DS18DBFL2 18-Volt Brushless 1/2″ Drill Driver Vs Milwaukee Vs Dewalt

Hitachi Compact Drill Hitachi, or soon to be called Metabo HPT, is out to prove that bigger is not always better.  The new Hitachi DS18DBFL2 18-Volt Brushless 1/2″ Drill Driver comes in a kit with two compact 3.0Ah 18-volt batteries that really helped to keep this drill on the top of the pack in our […]

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Ryobi One+ 18-Volt Devour Debris Sweeper Review | Model # P3260

Ryobi One+ 18-Volt Devour Debris Sweeper Review | Model # P3260

Ryobi Debris Sweeper Tired of sweeping up oddly shaped debris?  Check out the Ryobi ONE+ DEVOUR 18-Volt Cordless Sweeper.  This tool is not a vacuum and has no suction and works by spinning two brushes to sweep debris into the 4.5-gallon bin.  The Ryobi Devour sweeps up large and small debris including nails and screws, wood […]

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DEWALT 20V XR Tool Connect Compact Hammer Drill Vs Milwaukee 2702-20

DEWALT 20V XR Tool Connect Compact Hammer Drill Vs Milwaukee 2702-20

Compact Brushless Drills The DEWALT DCD797 20-volt XR Compact Hammer Drill with Tool Connect is the latest DEWALT XR Brushless drill that is basically the DCD796 with additional integrated Bluetooth technology and Tool Connect settings.  To use the Tool Connect features you must have a mobile device and download a free mobile app.  The DEWALT Tool […]

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Milwaukee M12 FUEL Hammer Drill & Impact Driver Combo 2598-22 Vs Bosch 12-volt

Milwaukee M12 FUEL Hammer Drill & Impact Driver Combo 2598-22 Vs Bosch 12-volt

Get The Right Tool We are always preaching for users to get the right tool for the job.  Service MEP, MRO, and HVAC professionals will find the M12 FUEL drilling and driving solutions easily satisfy as their primary tools because the work they do requires portable, compact, and lightweight and powerful tools. Tradesmen such as […]

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Bosch HDH361 36V Brute Tough 1/2" Drill vs Dewalt 20V vs Milwaukee 18V

Bosch HDH361 36V Brute Tough 1/2″ Drill vs Dewalt 20V vs Milwaukee 18V

Bosch 36V vs Dewalt 20V vs Milwaukee 18V Most of the tool industry has concentrated their efforts on a 20-volt or 18-volt line and some feel that it is better to use multiple 18-volt batteries to get the higher voltages for use in larger tools.  Bosch is going against the grain and working to better tools […]

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DEWALT 20-volt 1/2" Mid-Range Impact Wrench Review | DCF894H

DEWALT 20-volt 1/2″ Mid-Range Impact Wrench Review | DCF894H

Right Size & Power Power to weight ratio is a big deal when it comes to a tool that many mechanics will be using all day.  Comfort, being able to fit in small areas and the ability to remove 90 percent of the fasteners on an automobile is needed.  In construction, having a 4-pound tool […]

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