Hand Tools reviews

Fiskars Pro IsoCore Splitting Mauls Review

Fiskars Pro IsoCore Splitting Mauls Review Fiskars Pro recently added some new splitting mauls to their IsoCore line of tools. For this review I took a swing at the new 36″ 6.0 Lbs. maul and also the mini 14″ 2.5 Lbs. maul. I chose to test these models as opposed to one of their renowned […]

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Crescent Wiss Shears

Crescent Wiss Tradesman and Utility Shears As a Pro contractor, my biggest complaint with shears has always been that they aren’t powerful, durable, or comfortable for repetitive cuts. As a result, I’ll use my utility knife but that’s NOT always the best tool for the job. Crescent Wiss Shears is about to change all that! Wiss […]

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Stiletto TiBone 3 Hammer

Stiletto TiBone 3 Titanium Hammer Review There are two versions of the Stiletto TiBone 3 hammer; one with a milled steel face (TB3MC), and one with a smooth steel face (TB3SC). They’re both 17-1/2” long and feature curved rubber over-molded handles. The TiBone 3 hammers use titanium construction which translates to low recoil and less […]

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Milwaukee FASTBACK 5-in-1 Folding Knife

Milwaukee FASTBACK 5-in-1 Folding Knife Review I like all of the Milwaukee FastBack knives so when I first saw the Milwaukee FASTBACK 5-in-1 Folding Knife I felt it looked gimmicky. I’ll admit when you add a bottle opener to a tool you get me thinking you’re appealing to a DIYer on a weekend and not a PRO. Plus […]

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HART Tools 215 Piece Mechanics Tool Set Review

HART Tools 215 Piece Mechanics Hand Tool Set Review HART Tools continues to expand their lines of cordless battery powered tools as well as hand tools available exclusively through Walmart. This review will take a look at the new HART Tools 215 Piece Mechanics Hand Tool Set (Model #HHMTS404). HART’s mission is to provide homeowners […]

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Zero Tolerance Coyote Knife Review

Zero Tolerance Knife 0308 I’m a HUGE fan of ZT Knives, because of their quality. My preference for pocket knives is small, so I hesitated when I saw the size of the Zero Tolerance Coyote Knife. The ZT 0308 knife measures 8.9 in. (24.1 cm) and weighs 6.9 ounces. It has a beefy frame lock flipper […]

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Sigma 26 Inch Tile Cutter

Sigma 26” Tile Cutter with Pull Handle Review 9745 About 4 years ago now, I purchased this Sigma 26 Inch Tile Cutter, also known as a tile board, or a dry snap cutter. This snap cutter is designed to score and snap tiles, either ceramic, porcelain, or even glass, and due to its convenient size, it […]

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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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Zero Tolerance 0223 Knife

Zero Tolerance 0223 Knife Review I’ve been carrying the Zero Tolerance 0223 knife for a month or two and my first impression still sticks. When I first opened this knife I said that it screamed quality – it appeared extremely well-built and was smooth to open. This knife, when open, feels like a  fixed blade […]

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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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