Ridgid reviews

RIDGID 18V Sub-Compact Brushless 2 Piece Combo Kit Review

RIDGID 18v Sub-Compact Brushless 2 Piece Combo Kit – Model R9780 RIDGID recently introduced their new 18V sub-compact brushless 2 piece combo kit and sent a kit our way to test and evaluated on the job site. The sub-compact tools are 30% lighter, helping to reduce fatigue.  The compact design decreases the tool size by […]

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New RIDGID 18V Cordless Tools for 2020

RIDGID Announces New 18V Cordless Tools for 2020 RIDGID just announced a bunch of new 18V Cordless Tools to add to their huge lineup of 18V tools. Available exclusively at The Home Depot the RIDGID line is a hidden gem especially for PROs looking to stretch their dollar and they come with a great warranty […]

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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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Holiday Tool Gift Guide

2019 Holiday Tool Gift Guide Every year we publish a holiday tool gift guide.  This year were doing the 12 days of Tool-mas! That means we’re doing 1 video each day for 12 days.  In this gift guide we highlight a different tool each day that would make a great gift of a guy and […]

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RIDGID Tool Gift Guide

2019 RIDGID Tool Holiday Gift Guide The Holiday Season is here and I’ll bet you are looking for the perfect gift for your favorite contractor, handyman, or DIY’ers this Holiday season? Do not waste time wandering around the aisles of the big box stores or searching the endless pages of confusing stock lists of the […]

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Best Cordless Router – Head-To-Head

Best Cordless 18-Volt Router Advantages of a Cordless Router As a carpenter, I use a compact router to make my own window sills when trimming windows, easing edges on decking and trim, creating chamfers, installing built-ins, mortising hinges, and sometimes to make on-the-spot moldings.  More and more contractors are cutting the cord on their job […]

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Best Full-Size Framing Nailer – Head-To-Head

Full-Size Pneumatic Framing Nailers Head-to-Head Testing Pneumatic nailers first started gaining ground in the construction world in the 1950’s. While the underlying technology hasn’t changed much; features, size, weight, and function have all been improved drastically. Even though pneumatic nailers can’t replace hammers on the job-site, they have become just as common. Newer building materials […]

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Best 12-Volt Cordless Impact Driver

12-Colt Cordless Impact Driver – Head-To-Head Review It’s a good time to be a tool user! The tool market is flooded with different brands of power tools competing to outdo each other to create that perfect tool for the right application. While this is a good thing, sometimes the end result is having so many […]

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Best Cordless Angle Grinder Head-to-Head

Best 4-1/4″ to 6″ Cordless Angle Grinder Evaluation Angle grinders are an integral tool for many trades including the steel, automotive, masonry, and landscaping trades. Used for cutting and grinding steel, concrete, stone and masonry, angle grinders require significant power to get the job done. Until recently angle grinders were not considered to be a […]

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Best Benchtop Thickness Planer – Head-to-Head

Best Benchtop Thickness Planer Benchtop thickness planers are an essential piece of equipment for any woodshop. These planers are an excellent option for small home woodshops and contractors that need a portable option. While not big and powerful as full size shop thickness planers, benchtop thickness planers are still very capable of effectively planing a […]

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