Archives: Drill/Driver

DEWALT Power Detect Hammer Drill/Drill Driver Review

DEWALT DCD998W1 20V  XR 1/2 IN. Brushless Hammer Drill Drill / Driver With Power Detect     The first drill I bought was a combo kit of a cordless DeWalt impact driver and drill driver. Both are brushed and I still use them today, they’re workhorses. The impact driver is my day to day impact driver. […]

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Best 12V Cordless Multi-Head Drill Driver

Best 12V Cordless Multi-Head Drill Driver Head-to-Head This category has been around a long time, or at least there has been one multi-head compact cordless drill around for a long time and that’s the Festool CXS. As best we can tell the first version of it was released in Europe over 8 years ago (that’s […]

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HART 20V Cordless Tools Review

HART 20V Cordless Tool Offerings Review HART Tools has a whole new look and Tool Box Buzz was given the opportunity to review some of their 20V cordless tool offerings. HART’s new mission is to provide homeowners, DIYers, and first time project tacklers with affordable cordless tool offerings. Lets be clear, these are not professional […]

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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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Metabo HPT 36V MultiVolt 1/2-in Hammer Drill Review

Metabo HPT DV36DAQ4  36V MultiVolt 1/2-in Hammer Drill ~ Reviewed by Frazer brooks Following its name change from Hitachi Power Tools to MetaboHPT, a new line of 36V cordless tools  has been released to separate itself from the Hitachi portfolio. One of the tools is a new MultiVolt drill. The 36v MultiVolt platform allows for […]

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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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Bosch Brute Tough 36V Hammer Drill / Driver HDH361

Bosch Brute Tough 36V 1/2” Hammer Drill / Driver HDH361-01 Review Bosch has recently released the Bosch Brute Tough 36V Hammer Drill / Driver HDH361 to their 36v lineup. I have been using it for several months on site and have been able to take a very close look. Bosch Brute Tough 36V Hammer Drill / […]

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Cordless Right-Angle “Plumber’s” Drills

Milwaukee Super Hawg and DeWalt Stud and Joist Drill – Head to Head As cordless tool motors get stronger and more efficient and the battery packs that power them get bigger, a wider variety of heavy duty power tools are able to go cordless. When lithium-ion (Li) batteries hit the power tool market over a […]

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Milwaukee M12 FUEL Generation 2

Milwaukee M12 FUEL Generation 2  – An Editorial Bigger, Faster, Better – right? Maybe . . . but I prefer Compact, Powerful and Better, that’s where the moneys at. 12-volt tools seem to have developed a “toy-like” stigma associated with them. People inherently think that 12V tools are NOT powerful enough for the work they […]

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Bosch 18V Brushless 1/2″ Hammer Drill Driver

Bosch HDH183B Brute Tough 18V Brushless 1/2″ Hammer Drill/ Driver Let’s say you need to drill a few quick holes in some masonry. A small project that doesn’t necessarily need that big bulky corded hammer drill that’s collecting dust on your shelf. Problem is, you don’t have any other options. Well Bosch has your solution. […]

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