DEWALT 8V Max DCL023 Worklight Review

DEWALT 8V Max Worklight Makes 3 A Flashlight is a logical choice to the 8V Max Lineup DEWALT introduced the 8V Max Gyroscopic Screwdriver over a year ago. And then they added another version of the tool with a conduit reamer shortly after that.   We all assumed that that would launch a full line of […]

August Newsletter Giveaway: Hitachi 18V Compact Drill Driver

Giveaway: Hitachi 18V Lithium Ion Compact Drill Driver (1.3ah) DS18DGL With a Lifetime Warranty At just 3.7 lbs in weight, Hitachi’s DS18DGL drill / driver may be compact but it packs a punch.  With 400 in/lbs of torque it has plenty of power to complete even the toughest of jobs.  The tool is covered by […]

DEWALT-New 20V MAX High-Cap Batteries

With Extreme Runtime TOWSON, Md. (April 24, 2013) – DEWALT announces the launch of its new 20V MAX* Premium XR Lithium Ion Battery Packs, available in 2.0 Ah (DCB203) and 4.0 ah (DCB204).  These new battery packs provide 33% longer runtime than standard DEWALT 20V MAX* battery packs.   The DCB203 and DCB204 are compatible with […]

Milwaukee Giveaway – Do You Need an Upgrade?

Congratulations to Bill Ryan, winner of the Milwaukee Upgrade Contest on Tool Skool. Be sure to Enter our Milwaukee M12 Combo Kit Giveaway:  CLICK HERE Milwaukee Giveaway:  What job do you have that requires an UPGRADE? So what’s the upgrade?  Batteries of course! With up to 2X more run-time, up to 20% more power, and […]

Porter Cable 18V Battery Status Indicator (PCC580B) – Review

It’s a simple idea, but sometimes the best ones are very simple.  Now, in a perfect world, all batteries on all tools would have a built in fuel gauge on them.  So that you could push a button anytime and tell how much charge is left in the battery.  In reality, some batteries do have […]

Stanley 95-112 Tripod Flashlight Review

Of all of the flashlights I’ve ever owned, this is my favorite, and I use it the most often.  When this first came out from Stanley, it looked really cool, but the real question was did it do what it said it would, and the answer is undoubtedly “Yes”. Here are some of the features […]

Craftsman C3 19.2V Cordless String Trimmer

Make Yardwork Easier with a Cordless String Trimmer I have a confession.  I love a neat and tidy yard, but I’m not a big fan of the work it takes to make it happen.  So any tool that makes the  it easier or faster is just fine by me.  Oh, and did I mention, I […]

Quick Pick – 2011 National Hardware Show: Craftsman NEXTEC QuickBoost Charger

Craftsman has developed a charging system for their NEXTEC line of tools called the QuickBoost Charging System.  It was designed to give dead batteries a quick charge allowing you to finish the job without having to stop for 30 minutes or an hour while the battery charges.  We will get one to try out, but […]

Bosch Power Box 360 Jobsite Radio – Preview

Back in June, when the weather was warm and the days were longer and a not filled with snow, I took a trip to the outskirts of Chicago to visit the Bosch Power Tools facility. We saw a lot of tools that were new and some that were improved.  One of the improved tools that […]

Bosch 12V Litheon Impactor Fastening Driver PS41 2A – Review

A cordless impact driver. It seemed like a dream back in the late 70s when cordless technology was just making it into the professional world (and on every homeowner’s wish list!). “Wouldn’t that be cool if they could build a battery tool with that kind of torque and performance?” And then in the late 90s […]