Tool Tests

  • Paslode Impulse Framemaster-Li Powervent

    On worksites around Australia and the world, only the toughest and top-shelf products truly stand the test of time. If a tool or product doesn’t cut the mustard, then tradies simply...

  • Bosch Blue 12V Range

    Bosch Blue has extended its 12V range with the release of the GFK 12V-8 Professional cordless palm router and the GHO 12V-20 Professional Cordless planer – and I think you’re going...

  • TOPCON’s RL-H5A Self-Leveling Motors

    TOPCON’s RL-H5A is the latest release of high quality, trade tough, self-levelling construction lasers that are not only tough, but also straightforward to use and within seconds you’ll be ready for...

  • Top Tools 2019

    AEG 18V Brushless Jigsaw Skin The brushless motor delivers maximum performance and longer run times. Variable speed and lock on trigger enable ultimate control. Standout features include tool-free blade change, bevel...

  • AEG Dual 18v Brushless 230mm Angle Grinder

    AEG is on full charge ahead at the moment and their latest offering is an absolute beast delivering an extended and powerful performance. The Dual 18V Brushless 230mm angle grinder is...

  • SENCO Joistpro™150

    SENCO has released a great new tool for the Australian job site: the JoistPro 150 – a dedicated 38mm metal connector nailer, which will save time and money on site. On...

  • aLINE AL-HVG Green Beam Laser

    The aLine AL-HVG Green Beam is a heavy duty horizontal and vertical rotating, self-levelling laser that is perfect for both general and interior construction applications.   Packed with features, you’ll have...

  • Bosch Blue GDX 18V-200 C With Procore18v 8.0AH

    The new Bosch Blue GDX 18V-200 C is one powerful Impact drill that will surpass any expectations you have from a drill in this class. The Powerful EC brushless motors produce...

  • Lenox Cutting Blades

    I knew LENOX had been providing quality blades for the building industry for a long time, but I had no idea their story went back as far as 1915 when they...

  • Simpson Strong-Tie Strong-Drive Sdwc & Sdws

    Simpson Strong-Tie has been providing a vast range of framing anchors and hangers for connecting top and bottom plates, rafters and trusses for a while now. As much as there has...

  • Paslode IM 250S-LI Impulse Trimmaster Bradder

    By now you would have to be a first-year apprentice or hiding under a rock for the past two decades to not be familiar with the Paslode Impulse range. The first...

  • Kango MXM Fasteners

    When you’re onsite and pushing hard to get the job done, nothing is more annoying than snapping or burring bits and fasteners. This problem can slow things down to a painful...

  • Bosch Blue Gws 18v-125 Psc

    It’s no secret the traditional power switch on angle grinders has been far from perfect. My experiences over the years have been that they can be harder to turn on than...

  • Leica DISTO S910

    Words / Matt Page. Images / Jamie Gray The Leica DISTO S910 is a very impressive little machine that will make you wonder how you ever worked without one… it’s seriously...

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