Tool Tests

  • Cement Australia Trade Mortar and Oxide Additives

    When a handful of bags of Cement Australia Trade Mortar and White Cement, along with a range of oxides turned up on my desk to test I picked up the phone...

  • Bahco Ergo™ Range

    The hand tool range with the little fish and hook, otherwise known as Bahco, has been widely accepted and embraced across Australia, and for good reason. With over 24,000 products globally...

  • PFERD Polifan Curve Flap Discs

    Removing material from fillet welds is often a slow process that requires the use of several discs to gain access deep into the optimum grinding geometry of the fillet weld. The...

  • Paslode Versus Battery Gun

    There’s no denying we are in the age of the battery tool, but in the world of framing nail guns, there hasn’t been a lot of competition out there for industry...

  • Paslode Reliability, Comfort & Performance

    Every tradie knows that your tools are your best friend. You need things to be done right first time, every time. When a product has stood the test of time on...

  • AEG 18V 450 Gram 2-Speed Grease Gun

    Tradies and operators of heavy machinery who need to regularly grease their machinery are going to love AEG’s new 18V 450 Gram 2-Speed Grease Gun. With heaps of power and a...

  • Tradeflame Ultima Blow Torch and Interchangeable Tips

    Whether it’s a sparky connecting LED strips and cables or a plumber needing to do a couple of copper-pipe connections but not wanting to pull out the heavy equipment, a blowtorch...

  • AEG 18V Brushless 82mm Planer

    I’ve owned a couple of planers in my time and have always had a real love of this particular tool. For some reason whenever it’s time to pull out the planer...

  • PFERD/VSM Actirox Abrasive Discs

    There are lots of good reasons to choose the PFERD/VSM Actirox Ceramic grain fibre discs, and pretty much all of them end up with you saving time and money. With an...

  • Paslode Coilmaster™

    All you have to do is ask any tradie what they think of using coil guns and you will pretty much get the same answer over and over again. Tradies love...

  • RIDGID® RP 240 And RP 241 Compact Press Tool

    A reliable, ergonomic and durable press tool is essential for plumbers and other trades requiring fast, high quality joining of copper and PEX tubing. Ridgid’s new RP 240 and RP 241...

  • Paslode Cordless Coilmaster

    We welcome to the ring Australia’s first Cordless Coil Nailer from Paslode,which is sure to be a game-changer onsite. Designed for the needs of the Australian market, it delivers cordless convenience,...

  • Simpson Strong-Tie® Quik Stik™ Installation Tool

    A few issues back we looked at the Simpson Strong-Tie Strong-Drive® WSV Subfloor Screw, collated for the Quik Drive system, which if you missed it was a huge time and back...

  • Kango BIG SHOT Carbide Teeth Hole Saws

    “BIG SHOT” – even the name sounds tough. Kango has released the new Big Shot Carbide Teeth Hole Saws and they are punching out holes! The extreme carbide teeth size is...

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