To my loyal readers, those who have stuck around, I understand content has been far and few between, but there are changes on the horizon. A few things are unknown but you will start to see some changes around here for the better, more content, other writers but the same honest and forward reviews. Stick around and check back soon! Thank you for your patience!
Back at NPS 18 earlier in the year we saw Milwaukee go all out with its next generation of brushless technology, saws, drills, impacts… the list goes on. One thing that really caught my attention was the new flagship drill from Milwaukee, the 2803/4. Both available in drill/driver and hammer drill variants. Personally I opted for the non-hammer model.
So whats so important and new that we need an updated drill just a few years after the infamous generation two release? First you’ll notice the size, shorter and slimmer and more powerful. Milwaukee while slimming its drills down was able to preserve its rating of 1200 in lbs, same as its predecessor but somehow feels more powerful. Running this drill with large diameter bits is a breeze, specifically a 1 1/2″ spur auger as you can see here. Even in its higher speed settings of 2,000 rpms very little slows it down.
So does size matter? There are a lot of ways I can answer this question, for one a smaller drill can access tighter spaces, which this sure does the trick, but Milwaukee made one flaw in the shrinking of their drill, exhaust. This little monster as any other high load tool can throw a lot of heat out, but if we pay attention to the location of the air ports, they are easily covered by your hand in to handed operation. Now there is a safety handle that can be used for larger, torquier tasks but many times that handle will sit in the bag or the truck. My hands aren’t overly large or underly small but when I use my free hand to stabilize the drill, it easily covers its air holes. After a little bit of work the tool throws out 140° F plus heat out.
So what else is new? First glance will tell you that they’ve updated the chuck which has been in large demand since the first generation of Fuel drills. The updated chuck appears to be a Milwaukee manufactured chuck but shares many features of German producer Rohm. The chuck does a much better job of hanging onto bits than in prior year models. Also under operation you’ll notice the LED is no longer under the chuck but on the base of the battery connector, but why remove the under chuck? More LEDs the better… You’ll also notice an improved side handle, it secures more around the drill than just on top, creates a tighter and stronger connection but still can only be used in two orientations.
So overall Milwaukee brought us a really awesome and compact drill, but was it really needed? In my opinion no, several things have been improved but it hasn’t really been reinvented as was hyped at NPS 18. So what would I have liked to see? For one a drill of this size goes great with a compact battery, they have the tech with the new HD 12.0s, so give me a slim 4.0 to put on this little drill. Safety features, yes I know a One Key is lurking behind this drill with kick back protection but why put it in a One Key? This little monster needs it as much torque as it throws out there, should have shipped with on board protection. Milwaukee also stuck with the two speed gear box? Give us 4! Its easily attainable, I would rather have a larger drill with more gearbox choices for all this power than it ninja size. So listen up Milwaukee, Dewalt did something right with the 995/996 chases drill as well as the Germans with Fein, Metabo, Festool… get the hint? Size doesn’t always matter, we don’t need the smallest of drills to get the job done, is it nice? Absolutely but its that what last years M12 Fuel Gen 2 was for? If I grab an 18V tool, I want the size, otherwise thats what Makita subcompact line is for as well as 12V tools.
So do I recommend this drill? Yes and no, if your like me and want the latest tech by all means run and get one yesterday.
The 2803-20 drill driver will cost you $129, if you want the Hammer 2804 thats a $20 premium. Now thats baretool we’re talking. If you want a kit with the latest 2854-20 impact? That will set you back $400. Click on over to Acme Tools to pick one up today.
But if you still have a 2703/4 and are pondering an upgrade, Id spend your hard earned pennies else where.
Its been a little while since we’ve seen the much wanted release of the Made in the USA line of tools from Southwire. As a tool user, it makes me proud to see a company take the wants and desires of their customers and translate it into a product line. For a long time Southwire users and critics have demanded USA made tools, and they delivered.
First off let me tell you the quality of the tool its right inline with the expectation of a USA made tool. The pliers feel heavy in the hand but not bulky. The cutting edges are sharp and hold and edge. I did have one problem with one of the grips but when I break down each tool I’ll discuss that further. Overall bearing the red white and blue colors I am proud to have these in my tool box.
Here is a closer look:
CCP9D-US 9′ Cable Cutting Pliers
The cable cutters a good size and relatively easy to cut up to 4/0 AWG aluminum and 2/0 AWG copper. They have a dipped handle but unfortunately are not spring loaded, requiring two hands to fully open them. The blades are induction hardened and easily slice through common items like romex. Larger diameter cable will require two hands to cut through it.
S1020SOL-US Compact Wire Strippers
These wire strippers are the compact version fitting great in the hand. It will strip 10-20 AWG Solid and 12-22 AWG Stranded wire. The onboard cutters are sharp and durable hardened steel. The tip of the strippers have a nice tooth pattern for gripping and pulling applications. On these pliers though mine have a small issue with he double dipped handle, the factory glue did not cure properly causing the grip to slide off from time to time. Also I found that the spring does not open the pliers wide enough to reach the smaller gauges. Overall they are a nice compact stripper to have on hand.
DCPA8D – 8″ Angled Diagonal Cutters
The diagonal cutters are one of my favorite tools in the new line up. The angled head allows you to reach in some harder to access areas without getting your hand jammed up. The cutters are rated to cut ACSR, bolts, screws, and nails. The cutting edges are durable and show minimal signs of wear even after snipping hard screws and nails. The handles are designed to provide a higher leverage cut.
SCP9TPCD-US 9″ Linesman Pliers
Undoubtedly the flagship of the USA tool lines, the linesman pliers fail to disappoint. The cutting edges are induction hardened for a multitude of cutting applications. The pliers have multiple features including a fish tape puller, outside reaming edge and crimpers. The best feature of the pliers is the cross tooth pattern allowing the best grip for twisting wires.
Currently the USA made tool line includes two other tools I do not have to test, a larger ergonomic gripped wire stripper and a 9″ terminal crimper. I think this is a great start to their line up of tool but of course we all would like to see this expand, preferably a set of screw drivers baring the USA Made logo. These pliers are available at Lowes for around $30-$40 depending on the model.
These pliers were provided by Southwire for review.
Its been over a year since NPS 17 and we caught our first sight of the much awaited compact brushless M12 impact driver. Milwaukee hit a home run with their first generation Fuel 12v tools, they were powerful and only on a 12v battery but what they missed on was a compact design. The 2453 impact driver was a great tool when released. It was the only 12v impact driver equipped with multiple speed settings but the size was of its larger voltage counter parts. The whole idea of 12v tools in the modern lithium age is power but in a compact form and the second generation of M12 FUEL has delivered.
The 2553-20 is the newest and tiniest Milwaukee 12v Impact. Still bearing the FUEL labeling with its brushless motor, it is shorter at just over 5″ in length and boasts a four mode electronic speed setting. Modes 1-3 are sequential in speed and power (S1 – 1300 RPM, S2 – 2400 RPM, S3 3300 RPM) but the fourth mode is Milwaukee’s infamous self tapping mode which is designed for self tapping sheet metal screws. The electronic control starts the impact off on high speed to initiate “tapping” into the sheet metal, but will back of on RPMs to prevent stripping and snapping of fasteners. It is a brilliant setting especially in a compact 12v setting. All of these modes are available at your finger tip on the top of the tool with a simple press of a button.
One thing the 2553 lacks that many other new impacts have on the market are light settings such as Makita and Bosch with the ability to turn the tool lights off. Milwaukee decided to stick with its single LED on the underside of the main body. With the new shape of the impact housing, it would have been great to see some variety of either an LED ring or a a triple-ring LED similar to what Dewalt uses. As much as I love Milwaukee tools, the competition has an advantage in tool lighting, namely Dewalt.
At a glance other than size not much has changed with the new model, the grip is still the same, comfortable but on the fatter side due to the stick style batteries. Having a stick pack battery design the tool can be even more compact with a smaller battery installed for ultimate fitting in tight places. My favorite feature on this impact, and those who know me understand how much of a stickler I am in this subject, the one-handed chuck. So many manufacturers skimp out on this but Milwaukee has a great one handed chuck, that allows the user to slip a bit in one handed. So many times I find myself with multiple things in my hands while I am using an impact driver, the ease of this chuck makes projects so much easier.
One other minor change from the 2553’s predecessor is the updated belt clip. The location has been changed as well as the size. The new style clip allows the tool to be slid on belts and pockets much easier than the 2453. The clip has a smaller foot print but still holds the tool well.
All things set aside this is a great and welcomed edition to the already impressive M12 line of tools. The compactness and power are an attractive combination that over powers many 18v tools on the market. Milwaukee has dominated the 12v tool market and with the updates too it will continue for the foreseeable future. The 2553 delivered an awesome compact chassis that as we saw at NPS 18, a new line of compact FUEL impact wrenches. The only change from this 1/4″ hex model is the head of the impact housing. The 2553 baretool is $119 but can be purchased in a two battery kit for $169 or a two tool combo kit with the new FUEL drill for $199. These are all available from ACME TOOLS.
Tool manufacturers have come along way with cordless lighting options. The age of lithium ion batteries powering LED lights has transformed cordless lights. In years past work lights that accompanied cordless drill kits seemed like it was just a way to drive the kit price up with a lackluster light bulb that would barely illuminate for a short amount of time. As we walk down the tool aisle what once used to be a very limited selection has become full of options with cordless lighting led no other by Milwaukee and their TRUEview lighting.
What exactly is TRUEview? It is the color pallet of the LED light that shows the proper color of the object that is being illuminated. Many LEDs have a bluer hue which can distort the true color of, for example, a red and orange wire. Others can have a softer hue which pronounces more yellows. Milwaukee has come up with the perfect balance of light wave length that I have to say is a great balance between a blinding blue and an incandescent yellow. Backed by their Red Lithium battery platforms they have produced an extremely impressive ranging of work lights.
One imparticular that is such a versatile and impressive light is the M18 Search light, but don’t lets its name fool you because you can do much more than just search with it. Coming in at 3.1 lbs, the 2354-20 is a multi-mode light that has both flood and spot light modes as well as the ability to combine both into an extremely bright light.
Looking at the spotlight, the 2354 uses the center diode to project 600 lumens over 700 yards. On a 5.0 battery this mode will run for 6 hours. The beam has a tight cone of intense light that is great for use in utility work for spotting electrical poles. The unit is a 198 degree rotating head that allows your light to be either held or even set on the ground in a vertical orientation. While in my crawl space, I found the light to be easier to handle as I, well, crawled around. The wide base in horizontal mode is durable to be pushed into rocks and other aggregate.
Moving into flood mode, the user will get 1200 lumens of wide spread light over 4 diodes in the corner of the head. This mode on a 5.0 will give you 4 hours of runtime. As mentioned above while in my crawl space this is the mode that was great to use. There is a wide spread of non-blinding light. Because of the rotating head and the flood mode it allows this light to be a great small and portable area light from changing tires in the dark to locating objects across 7 football fields.
So as we would expect Milwaukee gives us a 5 year warranty on the tool but that accompanies its IP54 rating, which allows the light to be operated safely in all weather conditions. The light is also accompanied with a strobe mode for emergencies that outputs 1250 lumens at up to 5 hours on a 5.0 pack. But for those extreme low light situations the user can put the light in flood and spot mode projects 1250 lumens in both wide and focused light rays. I can not stress to you the versatility of this light for only $99. There are some great spot lights on the market, particularly the Dewalt version with its red LED mode, but the Milwaukee takes the roll of the spot light to the next level. A kit is available for this light which comes with a shoulder strap. To all Milwaukee users if you don’t have this light I highly recommend adding this to your arsenal.
To purchase yours head over to ACME TOOLS.
That’s right every year we get a bounty of fresh and new cordless tools and lets be honest, 2017 has brought us some great stuff, especially us saw dust sniffers. Not only do we have cordless track saws, sanders, planers… now something we have been dreaming of, routers. One cordless router imparticular stands above the competition baring the color teal.
Makita has released a cordless router, the XTR01. It is a cordless laminate trim router that runs off of Makita’s infamous 18V LXT platform. The battery sits on top of the machine but despite the bulk of the battery it fits well in the hand and is balanced beautifully. The best option to purchase this tool its to get the kit with the T7 suffix which will provide you with two 5.0 ah batteries and both plunge base and fixed base. This is where the magic happens with this tool its the ability to fit in the older corded models accessories.
The XTR01 is a joy to use in the shop in either facet, plunge or fixed. The soft start motor will run up to 30,000 rpms with a variable speed dial giving you 6 speed settings, 10,000 rpms on the low end. The router has ample power for typical tasks a router of this category will be subjected to. The electronics in the brushless motor will adjust rpms to the torque being applied to it. Throughout testing the power of the XTR01, I did run into a few situations where the tool shut itself down from a lack of power. Generally trying to run full depth on a 1/2″ x 3/4″ straight will bog down most routers of this size. Overall any modest task will easily be accomplished with this tool, it takes a considerable amount of work to heat the unit up. Which brings me to my next point of runtime. Now I did not do an official runtime test because use of routers is not constant like other tools, and every bit will yield different exertion on the motor but the large battery packs will give you a good amount of time to accomplish the job. The tool is rather efficient with its use of the battery packs until you really start to push the tool beyond its capabilities.
Makita gave us “backward combatabity” with accepting the bases their corded model uses. For those that have the corded model their is no need to purchase the T7 kit as your plunge base will fit this router, something rather genius from Makita. The plunge base is a very simplified version with only a single depth adjustment. While it is nice to only have a single spot to adjust your depth plunge, the battery tends to hang over the adjustment knob making it somewhat awkward to use. The plunge lock lever is located on the rear side of the lever which allows you to lock under operation.
You will notice two buttons on the router which both are required to turn the tool on. Pressing the lock/unlock button will activate the dual LED lights. From there the power button must be depressed to turn the motor on. I do have to advise caution with this tool as most routers have a more accessible power switch in case of emergency.
The T7 kit comes with a Makita systainer, rapid charger, edge guide, fixed and plunge bases, two 5.0 batteries and an organizer insert for $389 from Acme Tools. Unfortunately Makita did not include the dust extraction nozzle in this kit which is a must for any shop use. Those who already have some accessories can pick the baretool including the fixed base for a modest $129.
Better late than never right? We are a few days late but still here with a nice selection of Southwire Tools for our monthly edition.
First up we have an entry level Non-Contact Voltage Tester. Sometimes we don’t need all the bells and whistles on a NCVT but this $10 tool comes in pretty handy. The 40116N will test 100V-600V. It does not have a low voltage option nor can you silence the alarm but it does pack a small flashlight on the rear side of the tester. The light is rather blue on the scale and requires holding the button down as opposed to a toggle button however the meter does not need to be on. The tip will stay illuminated green when on and switches over to red when voltage is sensed. Currently on Amazon you can find this for $15 plus a twenty percent off Coupon. Or run over to your local Lowes Home Improvement and grab one off the shelf for $10.
Next tool we have been working with is the MPSCP, which is a 8″ Multi-function linesman plier. I have to say, if your looking for a new set of linesmen pliers this is the way to go. The best feature is the tooth pattern on the jaw, instead of the traditional tooth style Southwire gives us a cross check pattern. This pattern allows the user to hold onto your material very well compared to a traditional tooth pattern. Additionally these pliers allow you to strip 8-14 gauge solid and 10-16 gauge stranded wire. You can also shear 6-32 and 8-32 screws very efficiently. Similar to other multipliers the exterior of the pliers will allow you to ream. If you are looking for pliers that will replace a set, I would have to recommend the S5N1 that I reviewed last month but if your looking for a set of linesmans that have a few bells and whistles, these are the ones for you. You can purchase these on Amazon for $25.
Southwire also offers some pretty innovative screw drivers, one of my favorite being the SDSHP6 #2 Philips Screw Holding Screwdriver. Instead of growing a third hand this driver with its spring loaded grabber offers you a mechanical hold on screws and fasteners. This is also available in a 1/4″ flat head driver as well. Not only are the tips durable but the holding mechanism is of sound construction. We don’t always find ourself in a position to use a driver like this but in times of need when we are on a later trying to reach and fasten at the same time, this third hand will make a job much easier. You can pick one up for for around $7 on Amazon.
In today’s market nearly every hand tool manufacturer offers some variety of an automatic wire stripper. The SA822 fit that bill and make stripping wires rather easy. In just rear seconds you have cleanly stripped wires from 8-20 gauge solid and 10-20 gauge stranded. This strippers allow a one handed motion to remove the insulation on your wires, even for stripping in the middle of a wire. The only problem that I have ran into with these is the motion tends to be rushed and move quicker than it needs to be. On the return of the stripper sometimes if you don’t remove the wire or slowly release the handle to its open position, the wire your working on can snag on the clamp. The easy fix is not to rapidly release the pliers. Other than that these are a breeze to use and for those days where all you seem to be doing is stripping wire, you’ll want to have these in the bag. You can purchase these around $20 bucks on Amazon plus a limited 15% off coupon.
These scissors that your looking at are much more than meets the eye for a standard pair of scissor or rather known as a Data Comm Snips model number ESP-1. These are great for cutting data cables such as phone and ethernet lines. The bottom blade as shown on the righthand picture have a very mild sedation that grips the material as it cuts it. The snips are sharp and will easily cut small gauge wire, specifically 19 and 23 gauge. You’ll notice two small notches which are strippers for the two wire gauges mentioned. The ESP-1 are a spring loaded shear and are very egonomic. They fit very well in both hands as well as either orientation. Now I don’t deal with a lot of LAN line work but these are great in the ship for thicker materials require precise cuts. These are on the shelf of your local blue home improvement store (Lowes) for $20.
Make sure to check out the video that will be posted tomorrow on these tools for a little more hands on reviews and a special test on the auger bit I posted last month as it is tested against nail embedded wood. No spoilers here you’ll have to watch the video!
Does size really matter? Lately it doesn’t with impact drivers because the push is smaller is better, no matter the color no matter the brand, but leave it to Makita to deliver us another outstanding impact driver, but this one isn’t there to “out do” the other colors, but to appeal to the needs of those that don’t need the fastest baddest impact driver on the market.
Leading the pack for Makita Sub-Compact line of tools in their 18V LXT line up, this little driver not only packs a punch but can fit where many drivers can’t necessarily go. Its small and mighty. The XTD15 is only around two and a half pounds bare tool weight and around five and a quarter inches long, smaller than many 12v impacts.
On paper the numbers aren’t going to necessarily blow you away with 1240 in pounds of torque with 1300 RPM/1600 IPM in “soft” and 1600 RPM/3900 IPM in “hard,” making this a great medium to light duty impact driver. It isn’t overly loud and bulky which is great for use in tight areas where impact sounds can deafen you and arm fatigue will burn you out with over head work. What really shouts out for this tool, cabinetry! This tool pairs great with its cousin, the XFD11Z for use with pocket holes and other assembly work.
The brilliance of this tool as well as other tools entering the subcompact arena for Makita are the size, being the footprint of a 12v tool with the power and battery support of an 18v line up. The great thing that is makes this line so successful is that the Makita guys do not need to go buy into another platform, your existing batteries will work, keeping your clutter down.
This impact really is a joy to use, it is a great balance of power and compactness. Typically most of my use was in “hard” mode which is their higher setting taking full advantage of the brushless tech in this tool. But one thing unique to Makita which is shared on its high end TD170 is the “assist mode.” Now this isn’t always practical and take a small learning curve to adjust your style of driving, but depressing the trigger will start the driver at low rpm and ipm. Once the fastener starts to set and torque increased, the motor will rev up and increase both rpms and ipms to sink your fastener. It’s really a brilliant setting that makes this impact come alive.
A few other notable mentions on this tool is the very comfortable grip which Makita has seemed to master. The grip is a perfect blend of contouring to your hand but not being too slim or too fat to grab. The dual LED light is also very bright leaving no issue to illuminate your work, but if the need arrises you can turn it off by holding the “assist mode” button for a few seconds.
Honestly my only gripe is one minor detail this I really do wish Makita would address on their future impact drivers and that is the chuck. The collar must be pulled out in order to insert your bit. This boils down to my personal preference in impacts but isn’t a large enough issues to keep my from picking this tool up.
So heres the part where I’ve told you how much I love this tool, well now its your turn to follow some links and get into how your going to explain to your wife or husband that you just splurged on some new tools. Your best route is to pick up the kit with the impact, drill, two 2.0 batteries (with the fuel gauge,) a bag and the rapid charge for $229 from our favorite online retailer, ACME Tools. You can get a baretool though for only $119 or splurge and get the kit with a bluetooth radio for $299. Any route you take this is a great one to have in the shop!
Every month I get a small batch of tools to review and demonstrate from Southwire tools. I post sporadically but its hard to centralize my overall thoughts and information on these tools in one place, so why not here? So this is the first edition of Southwire monthly, where I will posts some tools, my thoughts and if you don’t feel like reading a video. So lets dive right in and get started, I am assuming everyone has heard of Southwire right??
18″ Ship Augers – SAB1x18
Southwire offers a good amount of hole boring options, one being 18″ ship augers. Ive been using the 1″ ship auger for a few months now and I am pretty happy with it. It has a quality self feed tip that cleans as it bores through the wood. Going through denser wood the chips clear out very well over some other brands that I have used. Price wise it tends to fall on the higher side of some competition coming in just under $30 on amazon. The flutes like many others are a coated flute to keep the bit clean. Sharpness is fair, the bit does require a shot of WD-40 Dry Lube on occasion to keep it from squeaking its way though timber. There are worthy to have in your drill bit arsenal coming in at a moderate value in a good variety of sizes and lengths.
Heavy Duty Cable Clamps – CLPT
Cable organization is an absolute must, with a wide variety of options for cable organization it makes it hard to justify spending a larger amount to keep your extension cords neat. Now personally I do not like the daisy chain or the other various knotting of cords for organization but I like to have them neat. Southwire’s clamps are a great option for hanging on the wall or your shop or trailer. They start around 8 bucks for the 2″ and the 4″ is around $15, but the 3″ which will suit your needs will only set you back an Abe Lincoln and a George Washington at our favorite smiling online retailer. But are they worth it? That depends on your intended use, if you plan is for a cord on a power tool in the box there are more cost effective solutions. But the CLPT shines for hanging and carrying options as it bares a 360 degree rotation D handle as well as a form fitting rubber strap for whatever you plan on carrying. I keep my cords hanging on the wall about two thirds of the way up which is perfect for this cable clamp. They have a tight grip on the cords and keep them from being messy, which they should its their job. These can be purchased in either tan or green in all three sizes each.
5 in 1 Multi-Pliers – S5N1
Now these pliers have to be one of my favorite Southwire tools, so much that I made a video and wrote an article to these all for themselves. (Check it out here.) But to keep it brief and to the point these pliers can cut, strip, crimp, grip and ream all in one unit. They have a comfortable grip and a very sharp wire shear. These share the cutting features that higher end cutters have, an arced shaped blade that provides easy and clean cuts to wire. The mild serration to the blade helps hold the wires in place. The teeth are pretty sharp and durable but the overall size of the “gripping” portion of the tool is on the smaller size. Southwire does offer another option of a “multi-plier” that takes the linesman form factor. Overall these pliers are a lot of tool for the sub $30 price tag with a premium feel and performance.
4-Way AC/DC Voltage Tester
This is a quick diagnostic tool that is great for a quick checks for pre determined voltage. A highly valued tool only setting you back $5 on Amazonit will read out AC voltage (120, 240, 277, 480) and DC voltage (160, 330, 380, 600) using two attached leads that can be positioned on the unit for quick outlet testing. The unit also has a belt clip for easy access. It is a simple meter that requires no batteries (works off of the voltage that it tests.) It is a UL listed tool rated at CAT III 600V.
BLUE-TOOTH MULTI_METER 16040T
This quickly became one of my most favorite multi-meters not only due to its convenient size but its ease of use and features that it packs. For only $60 this True RMS meter does AC/DC Voltage, current, continuity, resistance, diode test, capacitance, frequency and duty cycle. This is a lot of meter for a small package and a small price tag including being able to record and remotely operate on a BT device using the MApp. The unit has a kick stand for bench top work and even a work light for lower lighting situations. The screen is a blue back lit 4000 count screen. Unfortunately like comparable units in its class it has no IP rating like the similar Klein Toughmeters, but its size and features over come that. You can check out my full review on this meter here.
Stay tuned for next months edition featuring a nail cutting test with auger bits and some pretty cool screw drivers!
Today August 18 Dewalt held in even in Nashville, now this is a rolling list so as the tool releases come in I will ad to this list. Over time I will get links to social media posts with these tools!
- 60V and 20V 7 1/4″ Circular Saws – Added rafter hook
- 60V Blade Left Rear Handle Saw DCS577 featuring direct drive and 1 7/16″ cutting capactiy
- 60V Mud Mixer
- 60V Air Compressor – 20lb weight with battery
- 20V Fan
- 20V Tripod Light – DCL069, 3000 lumens, 7′ max height, 3 modes will retail $199 baretool
- 20V Brushless Die Grinder
- 20V Flat head Grinder
- 20V Lawn Mower (Uses two batteries)
- 20V Mid-Torque Impact Wrench – 350 ft lbs
- 20V Cable cutter – 750 MCM Copper, 1000 MCM Aluminum
- 20V Drain Snake
- 20V Cordless Pex Expander
- 20V 18g Flooring Nailer
- 20V DCN 890 Concrete Nailer
- 1 7/8″ and 2″ SDS Hammer
- Perform and Protect Cordless SDS Hammer Vaccumm
- Perform and Protect Corded Grinders – Brushless Motor, Variable Speed Unit 2200 – 10500 rpms, green light for power, fall protection
- Tool Connect System
- Titan Metal Rack – 4′ and 6′
- 3 Drawer Toughsystem Unit
- Battery Powered Inflators and Jumper Units
- Folding Worktable with 1000 lb capactiy
- 60″ Workstation
- Toughboxes with Underlid Storage
- 35′ XP Tape Measure
- Carbon Fiber Stapler
- Carbon Fiber 8 lb Sledge Hammer
- Carbon Fiber 4 lb Sledge
- Carbon Fiber Axe
- Hand Ratchets with Rubber Grip
- 3/8″ Stubby Ratchet
- Rechargeable Pocket Sized LDM – up to 30′
- DW099s Bluetooth LDM
- Tool Boxes
- Anchoring System
- Ergonomic Metal Snips
- Rumored Gen 3 Framing Nailer?