All posts by Kenny Koehler

South Miami Mandates Solar Panels for New Homes

In what some will consider being a bold move, South Miami, Florida is mandating that all new homes have solar panels. But what some call bold others will surely see as a reduction in their right to choose.  So when South Miami mandates solar panels on new residential construction, what exactly do they mean? And more […]

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Worx Ai Drill – 20V Max Intelligence?

At Pro Tool Reviews, we’re obviously focusing on the Pro user market. As such, we don’t do a whole lot on the DIY side of things. But we do keep an eye on the overall market and sometimes there are innovations on the DIY side that raise our eyebrows. A good example is the new […]

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Worx HydroShot 20V Max Portable Power Cleaner Review

Several very excited people told me about the Worx HydroShot 20V Max Portable Power Cleaner before I got in my hands for review. To be perfectly honest, I wasn’t sure that a 320 PSI power washer really had any place in our shop or my home. But as it is with any tool we review, […]

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Klein Heavy-Duty Wire Stripper Gets a Boost in Strength

The Klein Heavy-Duty Wire Stripper is now quadruple the strength of Klein’s traditional wire strippers. We can thank a focus on heat treatment and steel blend along with a design closer to their classic Linesman pliers for the upgrade. “We are confident that the tried-and-true process used to make Klein Tools pliers will be just […]

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Klein Tools Electrician of the Year 2017

Registration for the annual Klein Tools Electrician of the Year award is open July 10th and runs through August 6th. The grand prize winner will receive $1500 worth of Klein products and a trip to experience the iconic city of their choice – Charlotte, NC; New York, NY; Las Vegas, NV; or Sturgis SD. Fan voting is […]

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Milwaukee Tick Tool & Equipment Tracker Video Review

The Milwaukee Tick Tool & Equipment Tracker does a nice job within its limitations. But there’s been a lot of confusion since it first came out and we’re here to clear that up for you. So what exactly does the Milwaukee Tick do and where can you use it? First of all, it’s not a […]

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Makita Cordless Rear-Handle Circular Saw Video Review

The Makita Cordless Rear-Handle Circular Saw was introduced back in February with great fanfare at World of Concrete. It hit the market in April and we’ve had plenty of time to use – and put it up against 15 other cordless circular saws in a shootout. See how Makita did in our cordless circular saw shootout! What’s […]

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Echo 58V Cordless Blower Review – Model CPLB-58V2AH (Gen 2)

Echo’s first foray into the cordless OPE world wasn’t bad, but it’s blower was kind of like the weird kid in the group with a strange design and okay performance. The Echo 58V Cordless Blower Version 2 gets a much sleeker jet fan design and a performance boost. It’s maturing and is beginning to look […]

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Diablo Demo Demon Amped Video Review

Testing accessories may sound like a breeze, but to do it effectively – and objectively – it’s a lot of work. Still, to put the new Diablo Demo Demon Amped to the test, we not only put it through some tough testing, we also brought along a couple of other demo blades to share in […]

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Milwaukee M18 Fuel Circular Saw 2731-21 Review

The new Milwaukee M18 Fuel Circular Saw features a single 18V battery system that runs a 7-1/4″ blade. This entry into the full size cordless circular saw arena made waves because of the fact that it only uses that one M18 RedLithium battery. Questions were certainly raised as to whether it would be able to […]

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