We recently wrote about two of the most significant battery upgrades the tool industry has seen in recent years: Milwaukee’s realization of the 9.0 amp hour High Demand battery pack and DeWalt’s FlexVolt system. What fans of Teal already know, but many may still be in the dark about, is that there has been a […]
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Since this year’s World of Concrete, Makita’s done a nice job of building the mystique of the forthcoming Makita 18V X2 Brushless Rear-Handle Circular Saw, which the company claims is the world’s first cordless rear-handle circular saw. It’s a 36V tool that runs on Makita’s 18V LXT platform, meaning it uses two Makita 18V batteries […]
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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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The Makita XRJ06M 18V X2 LXT Brushless Recipro Saw won our recent cordless reciprocating saw shootout, but it wasn’t without competition – even from within the Makita brand itself. We took a look at the 18 volt model of their brushless Recipro Saw recently to compare some of the differences and what you should expect in […]
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The Next Generation of Bosch Bulldog 36V Rotary Hammer is Here! I imagine at some point in the past, someone in tool manufacturing must have said, “It’ll be a cold day in hell before a cordless rotary hammer can do the same thing a corded model can.” It was certainly a cold day in Las […]
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