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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 Top-Handle Jigsaw Head-To-Head

Best Cordless Jigsaw – Comparison Testing A jigsaw is worth it’s weight in gold due to the ability to quickly customize shapes and sizes of lumber for seamless fit-ups and emergency fixes. When our team of PROs got together recently to plan out our newest Head-2-Head, cordless jigsaw competition, we knew our PRO followers and […]

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Power Tools

Oneida Air Systems Bench Top Dust Collector

Oneida Air Systems Bench Top Dust Collector Review In this review we will look closet at the Oneida Air Systems Bench Top Dust Collector. Dust collection is essential to keeping your shop and lungs clean, but not every shop has space or the budget for a full-size, hard piped dust collecting system. When space or […]

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Cordless Tools

DEWALT XR Reciprocating Saw DCS368 Review

DEWALT XR Reciprocating Saw Recently, we had a chance to put the DEWALT DCS368 XR With Power Detect™ to the test. DEWALT has certainly given this tool and the other four tools with Power Detect™ a lot of press to educate users as to the power increase that this technology produces. I usually run a Milwaukee […]

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Lawn & Garden

DEWALT 60V String Trimmer Review

DEWALT 60V MAX Flexvolt String Trimmer DCST972X1 I recently got a chance to test out one of DEWALT’s newest outdoor tools, the DEWALT 60V String Trimmer (DCST972X1). The kit includes a 60V trimmer with a single 3.0 Ah battery (9Ah for 20V Flexvolt) and charger. Having always relied on 2 and 4-cycle gas-powered trimmer, 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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    Oneida Air Systems Bench Top Dust Collector

    Oneida Air Systems Bench Top Dust Collector Review In this review we will look closet at the Oneida Air Systems Bench Top Dust Collector. Dust collection is essential to keeping your shop and lungs clean, but not every shop has space or the budget for a full-size, hard piped dust collecting system. When space or […]

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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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    Rack-A-Tiers 52300 Studball Magnetic Stud Finder

    Rack-A-Tiers 52300 Studball magnetic stud finder Tool Review This is a review of the Rack-A-Tiers 52300 Studball magnetic stud finder, but first let’s take a little trip back in time. In 1977 the first electronic stud finder was designed and the Zircon Corporation put one into production shortly thereafter. Zircon was the sole producer of […]

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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

    DEWALT XR Reciprocating Saw DCS368 Review

    DEWALT XR Reciprocating Saw Recently, we had a chance to put the DEWALT DCS368 XR With Power Detect™ to the test. DEWALT has certainly given this tool and the other four tools with Power Detect™ a lot of press to educate users as to the power increase that this technology produces. I usually run a Milwaukee […]

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    Automotive

    Milwaukee M18 FUEL 3/8″ Compact Impact Wrench Review

    M18 FUEL™ 3/8″ Compact Impact Wrench w/ Friction Ring 2854-20 The expansion of compact cordless tools continues to explode due to the advances in brushless motors and batteries. Over the last several years we’ve seen a lot of cordless power tools trim down and lose inches where it counts most. Milwaukee has introduced quite a […]

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    Lawn & Garden

    DEWALT 60V String Trimmer Review

    DEWALT 60V MAX Flexvolt String Trimmer DCST972X1 I recently got a chance to test out one of DEWALT’s newest outdoor tools, the DEWALT 60V String Trimmer (DCST972X1). The kit includes a 60V trimmer with a single 3.0 Ah battery (9Ah for 20V Flexvolt) and charger. Having always relied on 2 and 4-cycle gas-powered trimmer, I […]

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