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METABO HPT 36-Volt MultiVolt Cordless Brushless Reciprocating Saw Review CR36DAQ4M

METABO HPT 36-Volt MultiVolt Cordless Brushless Reciprocating Saw Review CR36DAQ4M

METABO HPT CR36DAQ4M Metabo HPT (formerly Hitachi Power Tools) now has the first cordless and corded solution for anyone looking for versatility in power sources.  MultiVolt batteries work on all the Metabo HPT 36-volt tools, but also works on all 18-volt Hitachi tools.  Metabo HPT batteries use 21700 cells and are 2P so they are not […]

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Battery Operated String Trimmer Expectations? | New ECHO CDST-58V with 58-Volt 2.0 Ah Battery

Battery Operated String Trimmer Expectations? | New ECHO CDST-58V with 58-Volt 2.0 Ah Battery

ECHO Battery Power The ECHO 58-Volt line uses some awesome parts from the normal ECHO gas line and incorporates them into the ECHO Battery powered line.  You will notice that if you are on the normal ECHO website that there are only gas powered tool and not a single battery operated tool to be found.  […]

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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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Hitachi DV18DBL2 1/2" Drill vs Dewalt DCD996 vs Milwaukee 2704-20 | Brushless Drill Battle

Hitachi DV18DBL2 1/2″ Drill vs Dewalt DCD996 vs Milwaukee 2704-20 | Brushless Drill Battle

Most Powerfull Drills When looking for a new battery operated 1/2″ drill, is power all that one should be concerned with?  The obvious answer is No, right?  Power is a key component of a good drill, but that also includes safety features, like a side handle, comfort, battery life and thermal protection.  Our testing in our […]

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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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Makita XRH06RB 18V LXT Sub‑Compact Brushless 11/16" Rotary Hammer Kit Review

Makita XRH06RB 18V LXT Sub‑Compact Brushless 11/16″ Rotary Hammer Kit Review

Sub-Compact SDS-Plus Makita forged a new path in 18-volt tools with the new LXT Sub-Compact tools. Makita set out to create small tools that can out power 12-volt tools while building the world’s largest 18V cordless tool system. The 18V LXT Sub-Compact Brushless 11/16” Rotary Hammer (XRH06RB) uses SDS-PLUS bits is ideal for working in […]

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Ryobi vs EGO | Battery Operated Mowers

Ryobi vs EGO | Battery Operated Mowers | What one fits you?

Ryobi vs EGO Mowers We have recently reviewed the Ryobi 40 volt 20″ Brushless Push mower ($299.00) and the Ryobi 40 volt 20″ Brushless Self-Propelled mower ($399) and in all the comments on YouTube, there were multiple people who asked for the mower to be compared the EGO 56 volt Self-Propelled 21″ mower ($549).  We […]

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Milwaukee Tool 52 in. 11-Drawer Mobile Workcenter Review 48-22-8522

Better Configuration Milwaukee Tool added to their mobile workstation line with a new 52 inch, 11 drawer mobile workbench, 48-22-8522, that has been designed to hold more tools and be more ergonomic that prior models. One item that sets this apart from other workbenches is the reversible 1.2 in. thick wood top being elevated to […]

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Makita 18 volt LXT Sub-Compact 2-Piece Combo Kit Review

Less battery platforms the better! It doesn’t matter if you are in a stationary shop, mobile workshop, or on the jobsite, having as few battery platforms with your cordless tools the better. Managing batteries and chargers between brands is hard enough, when you bring tools within the same brand that have different voltages and now […]

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Ridgid 10″ Sliding Dual Bevel Miter Saw with Dual Laser Guide Review – MS255SR

Accurate & Consistent Accuracy and consistency are traits of high end miter saws that are normally very expensive.  Finish carpenters, cabinet makers and fine woodworkers need this accuracy, with repeat-ability to make the amazing creations that many of us walk by every day.  The Ridgid 10″ Sliding Dual Bevel Miter Saw brings these qualities with a […]

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Best Bosch Cordless Drills 2015

Bosch Tough Drills Bosch makes very nice drills made for a variety of drilling applications such as wood, brick, and concrete.  While the top performers in Bosch’s lineup are currently brushed tools, they have a good solid reputation for being long lasting tough drills.  The two drills we picked out to be the best two […]

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