All posts by Kenny Koehler

DeWalt Tool Connect Update: Upcoming Products

A teaser recently went out regarding new DeWalt Tool Connect products that are on the horizon and likely launching in the next few months. If you’re not already familiar with it, tool connect is DeWalt’s Bluetooth connectivity system that works by connecting the battery to their app as opposed to being integrated into the tool like […]

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Bosch Core18V Battery Pack Video Overview

We had the opportunity to get a close look at the new Bosch Core18V battery pack at World of Concrete in Las Vegas back in January. Bosch moved into the upgraded lithium-ion category in three key ways with the Core18V (it goes by Eneracer in Europe). First, Bosch made the move from the 18650 lithium-ion […]

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Bosch 18V Bluetooth LED Floodlight

The latest Bosch 18V Bluetooth LED Floodlight (model Bosch GLI18V-1900 C) has some pretty impressive features and performance. It also has a brother in the Bosch 18V LED Floodlight (model Bosch GLI18V-1900. The only difference between the two is Bluetooth connectivity that comes with a $20 premium. The new lights boast 1900 lumens broadcast in […]

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Hilti 22V Battery Pack Video Overview

If you followed us through World of Concrete, you know there are new Hilti 22V battery packs running around. While that’s exciting, it may also be concerning for current 18V users. Should you expect to buy into a brand new battery platform to stay with future Hilti cordless tools? The good news is you won’t. […]

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Ridgid Gen5X Brushless Belt Sander Review

Brushless motors and increased battery capacity are unlocking tools that we could have only dreamed of being cordless a few years ago. The new Ridgid Gen5X Brushless Belt Sander is a great example of where this technology is allowing us to go. Belt sanders are typically used when you need to remove a lot of […]

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Makita Rear-Handle Circular Saw Video Preview

We had the opportunity to be one of the first to try the new Makita Rear-Handle Circular Saw (model number Makita XSR01) at World of Concrete back in January. The power is definitely impressive and while there some unknowns still running around (like price and exact specs), we can tell you it’s easily one of […]

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Hilti 22V Cordless Bandsaw (Hilti SB 4-A22) Spotted!

It all started with a Facebook post and an email – but doesn’t the best stuff always start that way? We (well, everyone who happened to notice on Facebook anyway) got a sneak peak at the upcoming Hilti 22V Cordless Bandsaw. This will be showing up as model Hilti SB 4-A22 and will be available… […]

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LEDLenser XEO19R Headlamp Review

Before I even begin my review of the LEDLenser XEO19R Headlamp, let me start with an apology – we try to find a balance between being thorough and concise in our reviews, but there’s so much to go over with this headlamp that being brief just ain’t gonna cut it. So, let me encourage you […]

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SawStop Vs Bosch Reaxx Lawsuit: It’s Not Over Yet – UPDATED

Here we go again. The latest SawStop Vs Bosch Reaxx lawsuit has found in favor of SawStop with the ruling coming from Administrative Law Judge Thomas B. Pender. As it has been since the Reaxx was first announced, the lawsuit is based on patent infringement. Editor’s Note: This story contains all the information we’ve received as it […]

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Makita World of Concrete 2017 Highlights

When Makita told us they had something the world had never seen to show us before the official start of World of Concrete, we started tossing all kinds of theories around. While we all missed the mark, we did know it had to be cordless. However, the new Makita LXT 18V X2 Cordless Rear-Handle Circular […]

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