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 One-Handed Reciprocating Saw Head-to-Head

Cordless One-Handed Reciprocating Saws Cordless one-handed reciprocating saws are a fairly new category compared to the long-standing king of demolition in full-size reciprocating saws. Born out of the desire for smaller, more compact tools, the one-handed reciprocating saw has become extremely popular with plumbing and mechanical contractors. For this head-to-head comparison six one-handed reciprocating saws […]

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Power Tools

BOSCH HEPA VAC DUST EXTRACTOR GAS20-17AH Review

Bosch Dust Extractor GAS20-17AH Review Full disclosure, I am a big fan of my Bosch dust extractor. Bosch wanted to provide users with a bigger more commercially viable option for bigger tools and heavy-duty needs, enter the Bosch 17 gallon dust extractor GAS20-17AH. This dust extractor/vac is a BEAST! Rated at 300 CFM (double the CFM […]

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Cordless Tools

Best Cordless One-Handed Reciprocating Saw Head-to-Head

Cordless One-Handed Reciprocating Saws Cordless one-handed reciprocating saws are a fairly new category compared to the long-standing king of demolition in full-size reciprocating saws. Born out of the desire for smaller, more compact tools, the one-handed reciprocating saw has become extremely popular with plumbing and mechanical contractors. For this head-to-head comparison six one-handed reciprocating saws […]

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Tool Accessories

Milwaukee Nitrus vs Diablo Amped Reciprocating Blades

Milwaukee Nitrus vs Diablo Amped Reciprocating Blade Head-To-Head Test As a remodeling contractor I can tell you my life would be miserable without my reciprocating saw. Reciprocating saws are used at all levels of construction, they are probably seen the most in the remodeling and demolition stages of a project. While the reciprocating saw is […]

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Measuring & Layout

New Crescent Lufkin Control Series Tapes

Crescent Lufkin Upgrades Tape Measures Control Series Tapes Sparks, Md.—Crescent Lufkin® has launched the Control Series of tape measures, the next generation of tapes that combine a professional feel and finish with the innovations that tradespeople need. The new features are designed to help tackle issues that other tape measures can’t, helping users get the […]

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    Power Tools

    BOSCH HEPA VAC DUST EXTRACTOR GAS20-17AH Review

    Bosch Dust Extractor GAS20-17AH Review Full disclosure, I am a big fan of my Bosch dust extractor. Bosch wanted to provide users with a bigger more commercially viable option for bigger tools and heavy-duty needs, enter the Bosch 17 gallon dust extractor GAS20-17AH. This dust extractor/vac is a BEAST! Rated at 300 CFM (double the CFM […]

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    Air Tools

    SENCO FramePro Framing Nailer

    SENCO FramePro 752XP 3 1/2″ Framing Nailer Review Recently the crew at Tool Box Buzz put this SENCO FramePro 752XP 3 1/2″ Framing Nailer up against 8 of it’s top competitors in our Best Framing Nailer Head-to- Head.  While the SENCO did not come out on top it was very competitive in all categories.  Let’s […]

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    Hand Tools

    Zero Tolerance 0450CF Knife Review

    Zero Tolerance 0450CF Every Day Carry Over the years I’ve tried lots of different “every day carry” knives and I’ve not found many that check every box. However, about six months ago I started carrying the Zero Tolerance 0450CF Knife and it’s easy to say my favorite EDC knife to date. It’s a lightweight, compact […]

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    Measuring & Layout

    New Crescent Lufkin Control Series Tapes

    Crescent Lufkin Upgrades Tape Measures Control Series Tapes Sparks, Md.—Crescent Lufkin® has launched the Control Series of tape measures, the next generation of tapes that combine a professional feel and finish with the innovations that tradespeople need. The new features are designed to help tackle issues that other tape measures can’t, helping users get the […]

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    Cordless Tools

    Best Cordless One-Handed Reciprocating Saw Head-to-Head

    Cordless One-Handed Reciprocating Saws Cordless one-handed reciprocating saws are a fairly new category compared to the long-standing king of demolition in full-size reciprocating saws. Born out of the desire for smaller, more compact tools, the one-handed reciprocating saw has become extremely popular with plumbing and mechanical contractors. For this head-to-head comparison six one-handed reciprocating saws […]

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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

    Makita X2 LXT Top Handle Chainsaw

    Makita X2 LXT 14″ Top Handle Cordless Chainsaw Review

    Makita X2 LXT 14″ Top Handle Chainsaw Model XCU08 Review Makita has expanded their battery powered outdoor power equipment line with their new X2 LXT 14″ Top Handle cordless chainsaw. Any arborist, tree cutter, or landscaper will tell you the benefits of a compact top handle chainsaw. They are second to none when it comes […]

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