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

Best Hydraulic Oil Impulse Impact Driver – Head-to-Head

Best Oil-Impulse 1/4″ Impact Driver – Head-2-Head Hydraulic or oil impulse impact drivers are similar in purpose to traditional impact drivers. They are intended to drive small to medium sized fasteners, like small sheet metal screws and up to 3″ decking screws. The big advantage to these tools is that they are significantly quieter than […]

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Saws

Metabo 5″ Masonry Cutting and Scoring Tool

Metabo W 12-125 HD CED PLUS 5″ Masonry Cutting and Scoring Tool is a Real Problem Solver The old adage that “Stuff Happens” is alive and well in the construction industry. Well, I cured my most recent construction site “stuff” with the Metabo 5″ Masonry Cutting and Scoring Tool. Fixing Bad Concrete I had to fix […]

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Cordless Tools

Metabo HPT 36V MultiVolt 1/2-in Hammer Drill Review

Metabo HPT DV36DAQ4  36V MultiVolt 1/2-in Hammer Drill ~ Reviewed by Frazer brooks Following its name change from Hitachi Power Tools to MetaboHPT, a new line of 36V cordless tools  has been released to separate itself from the Hitachi portfolio. One of the tools is a new MultiVolt drill. The 36v MultiVolt platform allows for […]

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Tool Accessories

Bosch Announces X-Lock Interface for Fast, Simple Grinder Wheel Exchange

Bosch X-Lock Interface Makes Fast, Simple Grinder Wheel Exchange a Snap Advanced interface makes accessory change up to 3x faster than conventional interface Mt. Prospect, Ill., Jan. 14, 2019 – Bosch is the acknowledged leader in development of professional interface systems for power tools – interfaces so technically advanced that they’ve become industry standards. Today, the […]

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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

    Metabo 5″ Masonry Cutting and Scoring Tool

    Metabo W 12-125 HD CED PLUS 5″ Masonry Cutting and Scoring Tool is a Real Problem Solver The old adage that “Stuff Happens” is alive and well in the construction industry. Well, I cured my most recent construction site “stuff” with the Metabo 5″ Masonry Cutting and Scoring Tool. Fixing Bad Concrete I had to fix […]

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    Air Tools

    Hitachi EC28M Ultra Quiet Compressor Review

    Hitachi EC28M Ultra Quiet Compressor Review Back in February of 2018, we attended a media event for Hitachi Power Tools. It was during this event that we first got a chance to try out the MultiVolt tools as well as learn about the name change to Metabo HPT. At this event we also got to […]

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    Hand Tools

    Zero Tolerance Sinkevich ZT0470 Knife Review

    Zero Tolerance: ZT0470 Sinkevich Flipper – Titanium & Marbled Carbon Fiber – CPM-20CV Review The Zero Tolerance Sinkevich ZT0470 Knife is probably the classiest knife I have. Its steel is quality, the KVT ball-bearing opening and a flipper makes the knife fast and easy to open, and it is a home run in the ergonomics department. I […]

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    Measuring & Layout

    Milwaukee Introduces REDSTICK™ Digital Levels

    Milwaukee® Introduces New Measurement Technology with REDSTICK™ Digital Levels MILWAUKEE, WI- Milwaukee Tool continues to develop new technology for enhanced jobsite productivity with the introduction of REDSTICK™ Digital Levels w/ PINPOINT™ Measurement Technology. With a dynamic, 360° full-color display, a proprietary calibration process, and powered by Milwaukee’s USB REDLITHIUM™ battery, REDSTICK™ Digital Levels provide the […]

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    Cordless Tools

    Metabo HPT 36V MultiVolt 1/2-in Hammer Drill Review

    Metabo HPT DV36DAQ4  36V MultiVolt 1/2-in Hammer Drill ~ Reviewed by Frazer brooks Following its name change from Hitachi Power Tools to MetaboHPT, a new line of 36V cordless tools  has been released to separate itself from the Hitachi portfolio. One of the tools is a new MultiVolt drill. The 36v MultiVolt platform allows for […]

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    Automotive

    Milwaukee Stubby Impacts -10

    Milwaukee Stubby Impact Wrenches

    Milwaukee Stubby Impact Wrenches At NPS18 we saw a few surprises but one of the biggest was the new Milwaukee stubby impact wrenches. While some brand’s 12V lines fade into obscurity, Milwaukee still has their foot on the gas adding more tools to the already venerable M12 line. Read on for all the details. Features […]

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    Lawn & Garden

    Milwaukee OPE

    Milwaukee Expands OPE Lineup With Attachment System

    Milwaukee Expands OPE Lineup With Attachment System It was back in June of 2016 at NPS 16 when Milwuakee first introduced outdoor power equipment (OPE) to the M18 lineup. They started with just 3 tools, a hedge trimmer, blower, and string trimmer. A modest introduction that hasn’t seen any additions to the line until NPS […]

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