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2017 Vacuum Comparison Test, OSHA Silica Table 1 Bosch bosch vacuums Buying Guides Construction Tools CS Unitec Demolition Tools dust extraction hepa vacs hepa vacuum makita makita dustless vacuums Makita Tools Metabo Tools Milwaukee Pulse-Bac Safety Equipment silica Silica Dust Vacuums vacuums wet/dry vacuum 

2017 Vacuum Comparison Test, OSHA Silica Table 1

*** Important to note we are not testing if these vacs meet the OSHA Standards, we are only testing usability & performance. We are relying on the manufacturer testing to be accurate in that all 6 competitors do meet the standards! The new OSHA Silica Standard is officially now a finable offense, having been in effect for over a year... Read More
Metabo Factory Tour & New Tools in Germany! cordless Cordless Tools german grinder metabo Metabo Tools 

Metabo Factory Tour & New Tools in Germany!

Coptool and oztooltalk bumped into each other recently whilst visting Metabo headquarters in Nürtingen, Germany. The two day tour included the production line, showroom and tool testing facility. After a presentation from the CEO, who’s technical knowledge of their battery technology surprised me, we headed straight for the production line. The first surprise for me was that Metabo produce almost every... Read More
Brushless 18V Hammer Drill Fight – Milwaukee, Makita, Dewalt, Bosch, Hilti, Hitachi & Metabo 18v comparison brushless brushless hammer drill Comparison Tests cordless drill cordless hammer drill Cordless Tools DeWalt Tools hammer drill comparison Hitli Tools Makita Tools Metabo Tools Milwaukee 

Brushless 18V Hammer Drill Fight – Milwaukee, Makita, Dewalt, Bosch, Hilti, Hitachi & Metabo

We recently had the opportunity to spend a few days from the guys from OZ TOOL TALK and were extremely impressed with their tool geek knowledge. They do great Youtube videos almost every week and some of the best in-depth cordless tool comparisons we’ve seen. Of course they are in Australia so models and brands don’t always line up but... Read More
Metabo Rat Tail Grinders – Best Power to Weight Buying Guides cut-off wheels grinders metabo metabo grinders Metabo Tools metal fabrication metal grinder metal grinders Metalworking Tools Power Tools slicer wheels 

Metabo Rat Tail Grinders – Best Power to Weight

We recently had the opportunity to visit Metabo’s headquarters in Nürtingen, Germany for a full tour of how they whined the copper, assemble armature, electronics, housing, etc. It was very impressive and clearly they are continue to advance in corded technology which it seems other manufacturers have forgotten. Of course in USA Metabo’s bread & butter is their Grinders and... Read More
Flash Sale Gold Metabo Grinders with Slip Clutch angle grinder best grinder braking grinders metabo metabo grinders Metabo Tools Metalworking Tools Power Tools Safety Equipment 

Flash Sale Gold Metabo Grinders with Slip Clutch

Last year was Metabo’s 50th anniversary so they came out with special edition 4-1/2” & 6” grinders with gold trim and some extra wheels in packaging. Well it’s no longer their 50th anniversary year while the 6” gold grinders are all gone you can pick up the few remaining Metabo Gold 4-1/2” Grinders for a steal at $99!!! That’s a... Read More
Metabo 7.0Ah & 3.5Ah LiHD Cordless Coming Soon!! Cordless Tools metabo Metabo 18v Metabo brushless metabo LiHD Metabo Tools 

Metabo 7.0Ah & 3.5Ah LiHD Cordless Coming Soon!!

While Metabo does not yet have a very large market share for cordless tools in the US they have been extremely aggressive on cordless product development. They were first to launch 5.0Ah several years back, then first to use new 20700 cells with LiHD batteries and now first to launch a 7.0Ah (sneek peak from Metabo Germany info)! Next month... Read More