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.

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Head-To-Head

Best Cordless Barrel Grip Jigsaw – Head-To-Head

Best Cordless Barrel Grip Jigsaw – Comparison Testing As we recently pointed out, we love jigsaws for their ability to quickly and seamlessly customize shapes and sizes of lumber or trim. We recently had the chance to finish round 1 of our Best D-Handle Jigsaw Head-to-Head featuring a variety of battery-powered D-handled jigsaws.  But D-handle […]

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Power Tools

Festool Planex Drywall Sander Review

Festool 575994 Planex LHS 2 225 EQI-PLUS Festool has redesigned their Planex drywall sander.  The improved features include random orbit sanding for that perfect finish, LED ring for spot on illumination, adjustable suction power at the head to reduce user fatigue and maximum all day use with the ergonomic T – Handle.  Festool listened to […]

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Cordless Tools

Milwaukee M18 FUEL Sawzall – Longevity Review

Milwaukee M18 FUEL Sawzall Gen 1 and Gen 2.  One Year Look Back Specifications M18 FUEL™ SAWZALL Reciprocating Saw (2821-22) – replacing 2720 3000 SPM 1-1/4” stroke length Adjustable Shoe Anti-Corrosion Blade Clamp Rafter Hook LED light Weight: 8.4 lbs (6.8 lbs bare tool) 5-year warranty Pricing 2821-20 ($199) 2821-21 ($319) 2821-22 ($419) Looking Back […]

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Lawn & Garden

Milwaukee 2828-21 String Trimmer Kit Review

Milwaukee 2828-21 String Trimmer: I was in search of a string trimmer for my small suburban landscape of 6,000 sf +/-. The Milwaukee 2828-21 String Trimmer immediately caught my attention. Why? For the size of the area, I did not need a commercial trimmer such as a Tanaka, Red Max or Stihl gas-powered unit. I […]

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Measuring & Layout

Milwaukee Green Laser

Milwaukee Rechargeable Green Lasers Lasers have been one of the most requested new products for Milwaukee for a long time. Being late to the game they knew they had to up the ante and needed a way to differentiate and innovate in the space. They focused on improving efficiency for layout and install applications and […]

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    Festool Planex Drywall Sander Review

    Festool 575994 Planex LHS 2 225 EQI-PLUS Festool has redesigned their Planex drywall sander.  The improved features include random orbit sanding for that perfect finish, LED ring for spot on illumination, adjustable suction power at the head to reduce user fatigue and maximum all day use with the ergonomic T – Handle.  Festool listened to […]

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    Paslode 1-1/2″ Positive Placement Metal Connector Nailer Review

    Paslode F150S-PP Positive Placement Metal Connector Nailer Paslode has introduced a new more compact positive placement metal connector nailer with the release of model F150S-PP. This new design features a more compact size along with a re-designed driver blade to prevent jams. Weighing in at just over 6 lbs this new positive placement nailer is […]

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    Kershaw Random Leek 1660RBW Knife

    Kershaw Random Leek 1660RBW Knife Review As a remodeling contractor, backpacker, outdoor enthusiast, and daily carrier of a pocket knife I’m a fan of pocket knives and always appreciate a useful, well-made, and functional knife when I see one. When looking at the Kershaw Leek 1660RBW I was particularly interested in looking at several points: […]

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    Milwaukee Green Laser

    Milwaukee Rechargeable Green Lasers Lasers have been one of the most requested new products for Milwaukee for a long time. Being late to the game they knew they had to up the ante and needed a way to differentiate and innovate in the space. They focused on improving efficiency for layout and install applications and […]

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    Cordless Tools

    Milwaukee M18 FUEL Sawzall – Longevity Review

    Milwaukee M18 FUEL Sawzall Gen 1 and Gen 2.  One Year Look Back Specifications M18 FUEL™ SAWZALL Reciprocating Saw (2821-22) – replacing 2720 3000 SPM 1-1/4” stroke length Adjustable Shoe Anti-Corrosion Blade Clamp Rafter Hook LED light Weight: 8.4 lbs (6.8 lbs bare tool) 5-year warranty Pricing 2821-20 ($199) 2821-21 ($319) 2821-22 ($419) Looking Back […]

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    Automotive

    Magnum Headache Rack Review

    Magnum Headache Rack The TBB Crew recently teamed up with the Shyft Group to do a review on the Magnum Headache Rack. The Shyft Group is comprised of several brands that engineer, assemble, and service vehicles. They manufacturer high-quality and long-lasting products that meet the needs of several types of consumers. As remodeling contractors, the […]

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    Lawn & Garden

    Milwaukee 2828-21 String Trimmer Kit Review

    Milwaukee 2828-21 String Trimmer: I was in search of a string trimmer for my small suburban landscape of 6,000 sf +/-. The Milwaukee 2828-21 String Trimmer immediately caught my attention. Why? For the size of the area, I did not need a commercial trimmer such as a Tanaka, Red Max or Stihl gas-powered unit. I […]

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