Hitachi reviews

Best Cordless 1/2″ Hammer Drill

Best Cordless 1/2″ Hammer Drill – Head -to-Head Arguably the most used tool of any trade and probably the most common power tool among homeowners and DIYer’s the ½” cordless drill is as common as it is useful, and versatile. The pistol grip cordless drill was developed by Black and Decker in 1961, but didn’t […]

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Hitachi 50cc Chainsaw Review

Hitachi CS51EAP 50.1CC 20-Inch Rear Handle Chainsaw with PureFire Engine During the colder months, I almost entirely heat my house with wood fire. This past winter, my everyday chainsaw was stolen out of my garage. While I initially went on a tirade about how much I hate thieves (that hasn’t changed), I still had the […]

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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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Best Portable Jobsite Table Saw – Head-To-Head

Best Portable Jobsite Table Saw One of the most widely used power tools for carpenters is the table saw. For carpenters that don’t work exclusively in the shop a portable jobsite table saw is essential. For this Head-to-Head we’re focusing on corded portable 10″ jobsite table saws. We are not including cordless table saws in […]

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Hitachi NP18DSAL 23-Gauge Cordless Pin Nailer

  Hitachi NP18DSAL 23-Gauge Cordless Pin Nailer Review Pin nailers, like the Hitachi NP18DSAL 23-Gauge Cordless Pin Nailer are an exciting new addition to the market. Pin nailers are the smallest of finish nailers available, utilizing ultra-thin 23-gauge pins. The fasteners range in sizes from 3/8” to 2,” are headless, and result in the least […]

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Metabo HPT – Hitachi Power Tools Announces Name Change

Metabo HPT Last month when we traveled to visit the folks at Hitachi Power Tools they made a big announcement that we couldn’t share until today. Hitachi Power Tools is breaking away from the Hitachi Group and renaming themselves to Metabo HPT. Last year Hitachi bought the German tool company Metabo which left many of […]

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Hitachi 18v Brushless Framing Nailer

Hitachi 3-1/2” NR1890DC and NR1890DR Brushless Framing Nailer Review As a builder and remodeling contractor, there have been countless times when I go to a small job or to finish up punch-list items where it takes longer to get all the tools out of the trailer, than it does to do the work itself. These […]

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Hitachi MultiVolt Tools Being Released

Hitachi MultiVolt Cordless Tools We recently visited the Hitachi Power Tools in Atlanta, GA and got our hands on some exciting new cordless MultiVolt tools that are rolling out later this year in September. MultiVolt will be somewhat similar to what DEWALT is doing with FlexVolt in the sense that Hitachi’s MultiVolt can be either […]

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Hitachi 15-Gauge Angled Finish Nailer, NT65MA4 Review

Hitachi NT65MA4 1-1/4 Inch to 2-1/2 Inch 15-Gauge Angled Finish Nailer with Air Duster Recently we took the Hitachi 15-gauge angled finish nailer,NT65MA4  to our jobsite to review. Historically we have used 16-gauge finish nails on our trim work. 16-gauge finish nailers have a smaller diameter and generally smaller and lighter nailers. 15 gauge nailers […]

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Hitachi NR83AA5 Paper Collated Framing Nailer

Hitachi Framing Nailer NR83AA5 Review When you hear the term “Framing nailer” one company comes to mind, Hitachi. The name Hitachi has been at the front of the pack for more than a decade, with their innovation and solidly built framing nailers. In this review, we’ll be taking a look at the Hitachi NR83AA5 Paper […]

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