Archives: Combo Kit

Makita 18V LXT Sub-Compact Drill and Impact Driver

Makita 18V Sub-Compact Brushless Drill XFD11ZB and Impact Driver XDT15ZB Tool Review As a carpenter I’ve had to install truss loks on LVLs one day and hardware on custom cabinets the next day. I ran an 18V system for framing and general tasks, but used a compact 12V drill and driver for punch list work and cabinet […]

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Dewalt 20V Compact Combo Kit Review

Dewalt DCK283D2 Cordless Compact Drill & Impact Driver Combo Kit   Being able to review this cordless kit had me thinking about the first professional cordless drill I purchased in 1992.  My first cordless drill was the Dewalt DW945K 12v in a black metal case. I used that drill for everything and until the batteries […]

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2015 Holiday Tool Guide DIY Edition

2015 Holiday Tool Guide – DIY Edition Another year has come and gone and the holidays are rapidly approaching. Instead of hastily grabbing something out of the special buy bins up by the register at the big box store, let us help. Take a peak through the holiday tool guide and find something for the loved […]

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RIDGID Gen5X Combo Kit Review

RIDGID Gen5X Combo Kit Review About 3 months ago, the RIDGID Gen5x kit showed up at the shop. The box was shaped roughly the size of a metal tool box and the heft to match. Just picking up the package you could tell there were a lot of tools inside. 5 to be exact. 4 […]

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RIDGID Gen5X Tools Announced

RIDGID Gen5X Tools Announced Today RIDGID Power Tools announced the next iteration in their 18V lineup dubbed RIDGID Gen5X. The always capable X4 system has been out for a few years but today a teaser video and specifications were posted to the web for the soon to be released new line. The dimly lit video […]

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RIDGID 18v Drill and Impact Driver Combo Kit with Radio Review

RIDGID 18v Drill and Impact Driver Combo Kit with Radio RIDGID just recently updated their outstanding Drill/Impact Combo Kit to now include a free radio for the same price as the two tool kit. It’s the same kit we reviewed back in September with the addition of the radio. This post serves as a quick […]

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Ryobi ONE+ Li-ion Drill and Impact Driver Giveaway

Ryobi ONE+ Li-ion Drill and Impact Driver Giveawa For New Years did you resolve to complete some things on the Honey-Do list? Are you running out of steam to get them done? Ryobi wants to give one lucky reader a little motivation to knock out that project list. It’s the new Ryobi ONE+ Li-ion Drill and […]

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Ryobi ONE+ Li-ion Drill and Impact Driver Kit

Ryobi ONE+ Li-ion Drill and Impact Driver Kit #P882 The first part of January the Ryobi ONE+ Li-ion Drill and Impact Driver Kit showed up at my door step. At the time it was listed for $150 and the similar RIDGID kit was only $29 more. My initial impression was that the cost difference wasn’t enough […]

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Ryobi One+ Super Combo Kit Review

Ryobi One+ 4-tool Super Combo Kit Review Where you hoping for a big box of power tools under the tree and Santa didn’t deliver? Have a lot of post holiday projects but not a lot of cash to spend on all the tools you need? The Ryobi One+ 4-tool Super Combo Kit may be just […]

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RIDGID 18V Compact Drill/Driver with Impact Review

RIDGID 18v Compact Drill/Driver with Free Impact Driver The wife and I are expecting our first born in a few months so I’ve been working full throttle on all sorts of projects around the house. Shelving to organize the garage, an air station for my compressor and tools, and tearing up a subfloor to insulate […]

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