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

SkilSaw Super Sawsquatch 16-5/16” Worm Drive Saw Review

SkilSaw SPT70V-11 16-5/16″ Magnesium Super Sawsquatch Worm Drive Saw There are two types of carpenters in this world. Those who prefer their circular saw blade oriented on the right, and those who prefer it on the left. I most certainly fall into the latter group. I exclusively used worm drive saws for years while I […]

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Cordless Tools

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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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

    DEWALT Announces Fully-Automatic Powder-Actuated Tool

    DEWALT Announces DFD270 Powder-Actuated Tool TOWSON, MD (January 16, 2019) – DEWALT announces the new Fully-Automatic .27 Caliber Powder-Actuated Tool (DFD270). The launch of the new Powder-Actuated Tool is supported with a compatible line of newly-designed and independently-tested CSI (Concrete, Steel, & I-Beam) fasteners. This combination of tool and fasteners is the DEWALT premium, low-velocity […]

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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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    Measuring & Layout

    Empire Level Upgrades Rafter, Framing and Combination Squares

    New Squares from Empire Level MUKWONAGO, WI – Committed to developing layout and measurement solutions that provide trusted accuracy from project planning through project finish, Empire Level is proud to introduce the next generation of its industry-leading TRUE BLUE® Rafter, Framing, and Combination squares. The new squares are designed with an array of best-in-class enhancements, […]

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    Cordless Tools

    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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    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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