Cordless Tools reviews

Metabo HPT 36V MultiVolt 7-1/4″ Miter Saw Review

The Metabo HPT 36V MultiVolt 7 1/4″ Dual Bevel Sliding Miter Saw Review This tool review takes an in depth look at the new Metabo HPT 36V MultiVolt 7 1/4″ miter saw model #C3607DRAQ4. For years Hitachi produced high quality dual rail sliding miter saws that were manufactured in Japan. Metabo HPT took over that […]

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Milwaukee M18 Fuel 9 Inch Cut-Off Saw

Milwaukee M18 Fuel 9 Inch Cut-Off Saw 2786-20 We recently tested the Milwaukee M18 Fuel 9 Inch Cut-Off Saw as part of our Best 9 inch Cut off saw Head to Head.     Milwaukee’s 2786-20 performed well, taking second place in the Head-To-Head competition. The Milwaukee is a high performing tool and is perfect for […]

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DEWALT 12V Xtreme Sub-Compact Tools

DEWALT 12V Xtreme Sub-Compact Tools Review The DEWALT 12V XTREME sub-compact tools is a new line that we had to try out on our job sites. The new 12V Max Xtreme sub-compact series offers an impact driver, screwdriver, impact wrench, drill driver, and hammer drill. The Max Xtreme series is lighter, more compact, shorter in […]

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Milwaukee One-Key™ – Evolution of Tool Technology

Milwaukee One-Key™ Tracking and Security Network With the New Year just around the corner and the World’s largest consumer electronic show, CES, the first week of January it seems like a great time to reflect on how electronics have impacted the construction industry. Electronics are becoming a bigger and bigger part of the construction industry […]

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Milwaukee M18 FUEL™ 1″ High Torque Impact Wrench Review

Milwaukee M18 1″ High Torque Impact Wrench Model 2867-22 The new Milwaukee M18 FUEL 1″ High Torque Impact Wrench has finally hit the market and we just finished reviewing it. Pneumatic impact wrenches have been around very long time in heavy equipment garages where large diameter bolts are the norm. Until recently there were not […]

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Milwaukee FUEL M18 Router

Milwaukee FUEL M18 Router 2723-20 Review There are many advantages of a Milwaukee FUEL M18 Router. Carpenters, use compact routers 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 […]

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Makita XLS01Z Cordless Drywall Sander

Makita XLS01T 18V LXT  Cordless 9″ Drywall Sander Kit, AWS Capable (5.0Ah) Review Installing and finishing drywall is one of the tasks I least like to do in construction. In the whole drywall process, the final steps to mud, tape and sand joints are the worst part for me. I know that some tradespeople breeze […]

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Metabo HPT 36V MultiVolt Vacuum Review

Metabo HPT 36V MultiVolt Brushless Wet/Dry Pod Style Vacuum Metabo HPT Model Number RP3608DAQ4M This tool review takes an in-depth look at the new 36V MultiVolt cordless wet/dry vacuum from Metabo HPT model number RP3608DAQ4M. A clean shop or work area is a telltale sign of skilled professional. This is extremely difficult as the  construction […]

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Hart Tools Launches New Line of Tools at Walmart

HART Tools Exclusive to Walmart HART Tools has announced an exclusive deal with Walmart to offer an extensive new line of tools for the DIY and Home Improvement market. The new line of HART Tools will include hand tools, cordless power tools, outdoor power equipment, storage and safety, and accessories. This new line will allow […]

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10 Years of Cordless Tools – What’s Next?

Reflection On The Evolution Of Cordless Tools – What Does 10-years Do? I’ve been working in the trades about 24 years. When I think about starting out in the trades I had little money, and very few tools. Damn, I framed my first house by hand and I did EVERYTHING with: Circular saw Reciprocating Saw […]

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