Tool industry news & reviews by professionals

Tool industry news & reviews by professionals

Welcome to Tool Box Buzz! A website dedicated to in depth coverage of tool industry news from the perspective of real PROFESSIONALS. Two seasoned construction Pros; Todd Fratzel and Robert Robillard head up a team of Pros and Serious DIY editors offering: editorials, product reviews, and high quality videos. Our team of Pros have daily access to all types of residential and commercial construction projects including: renovations, remodeling, demolition and new construction.

Head-To-Head

Cordless Right-Angle “Plumber’s” Drills

Milwaukee Super Hawg and DeWalt Stud and Joist Drill – Head to Head As cordless tool motors get stronger and more efficient and the battery packs that power them get bigger, a wider variety of heavy duty power tools are able to go cordless. When lithium-ion (Li) batteries hit the power tool market over a […]

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Saws

Delta 26-2250 12 in. Dual Bevel Sliding Cruzer Miter Saw

Delta 26-2250 12 in. Dual Bevel Sliding Cruzer Miter Saw Review The folks at Delta are working hard to get back into the game. They recently introduced the brand new CRUZER miter saws. The CRUZER has a unique, robot-like arm that allows the saw to perform similar to a sliding miter saw. Similar to the […]

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Cordless Tools

Cordless Right-Angle “Plumber’s” Drills

Milwaukee Super Hawg and DeWalt Stud and Joist Drill – Head to Head As cordless tool motors get stronger and more efficient and the battery packs that power them get bigger, a wider variety of heavy duty power tools are able to go cordless. When lithium-ion (Li) batteries hit the power tool market over a […]

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Tool Accessories

Milwaukee Carbide Torch Metal Reciprocating Saw Blade

Milwaukee Reciprocating Saw Blades Job sites are probably the most demanding, “tool testing sites,” that exist, when demolition is part of the project, things get even more rigorous and demanding. Reciprocating saws are used at all levels of construction, they are probably seen the most in the remodeling and demolition stages of a project. While […]

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Nailer/Stapler

Ryobi Cordless Airstrike 23-Gauge Pin Nailer (Model P318) Review

Ryobi Cordless 23 Gauge Pin Nailer Model P318 Review The Ryobi pin nailer is just another example of Ryobi’s design team’s commitment to developing tools that are not yet widespread in the tool industry. Ryobi’s cordless air nailer line,AirStrike, was expanded in the last few months when they released their P-318 Cordless 23 Gauge Pinner. […]

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    Power Tools

    Festool Bluetooth Remote Control for CT Dust Extractors

    Festool 202097 Bluetooth Remote Control Set for CT 26/36/48 Dust Extractors The ability to use a Festool cordless tool and automatically turn on a connected Festool CT vacuum has now become a reality. Festool now has few bluetooth options for their users. Festool Bluetooth Remote Control is now available with an equipped vacuum or a retrofitted […]

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    Air Tools

    Hitachi 15-Gauge Angled Finish Nailer, NT65MA4 Review

    Hitachi NT65MA4 1-1/4 Inch to 2-1/2 Inch 15-Gauge Angled Finish Nailer with Air Duster Recently we took the Hitachi 15-gauge angled finish nailer,NT65MA4  to our jobsite to review. Historically we have used 16-gauge finish nails on our trim work. 16-gauge finish nailers have a smaller diameter and generally smaller and lighter nailers. 15 gauge nailers […]

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    Hand Tools

    BESSEY K Body REVO Clamps

    BESSEY K Body REVO Clamps Review The NEW BESSEY K Body REVO Clamps feature some subtle but functional improvements to an already great product. These improvements are: New mechanism with in the head Improved operating jaw design means once you put it in place, it stays in place and is ready for clamping. This makes […]

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    Measuring & Layout

    Best Tape Measure Head-2-Head

    Best Tape Measure

    Best Tape Measure Comparison Testing   Who Makes the Best Tape Measure? Tape measure and hammer brands often cause more debates on the job site than anything else, and I can see why. When you use a tool daily, hourly, or more, you become attached to it. One of the most critical tools required by all construction […]

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    Cordless Tools

    Cordless Right-Angle “Plumber’s” Drills

    Milwaukee Super Hawg and DeWalt Stud and Joist Drill – Head to Head As cordless tool motors get stronger and more efficient and the battery packs that power them get bigger, a wider variety of heavy duty power tools are able to go cordless. When lithium-ion (Li) batteries hit the power tool market over a […]

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    Automotive

    Milwaukee M12 Ratchet -1

    Milwaukee M12 Ratchet – Which One to Buy?

    Milwaukee M12 Ratchets – Which One to Buy? About 4 or 5 years ago, Milwaukee came out with their first cordless ratchet. It was on the growing M12 platform and came in 3/8″ and 1/4″ varieties. The M12 ratchet was a decent tool but couldn’t quite match the specs of the pneumatic units that were […]

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    Lawn & Garden

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    Makita Split Shaft Power Heads Announced

    Makita Split Shaft Power Heads Announced The last few years the major power tool manufacturers have been making a major push into the handheld Outdoor Power Equipment (OPE) world. This makes sense as batteries improve to power tools only previously powered by 2-stroke motors. While most manufacturers have only explored battery technology, one sees the […]

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