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Tools In Action 2015 Tool Awards – The Best of the Best

Once a year we like to give credit to the best products that we have tested.  There is no entry fee for our awards. They are judged by the editors of Tools In Action and professional contractors that we closely work with. We take into account value, performance, quality, ergonomics and innovation.  In full disclosure some of the companies that have won a TIA award have or do advertise with us.  However that is not a factor for being chosen.   Best 18/20V Line – Milwaukee M18 The ever-expanding M18 line has been growing like wildfire.  This year Milwaukee...

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Tool Awards – The Best of 2014

The Tools In Action Tool Awards are given to products that really stood out this year.  Products that are innovative and the overall the best in its class.  Our awards are not bought, manufacturers have no say on who gets an award.  There is no fee whatsoever for these awards.  They are picked by the editors of Tools In Action.  Be sure to watch our YouTube channel all week because we are giving tons of tools away. Best Power Tool Brand – DeWALT This was a tough one to decide.  DeWALT may not produce at a the speed of...

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2014 Viewers Choice for Best Hand Tool Brand – Cast your Vote

Awards week starts December 22nd.  Everyday we will be giving tools away and someone wins the Ultimate Toolbar Giveaway on December 25th.  Take the time to vote for your favorite hand tool brand. Use the boxes below to pick your favorite brand.  Apart from the readers choice the other winners are selected by Dan, Eric and the Pros that we work with.  Our tool awards are not bought and the tool manufactures have no say.  The awards are based on innovation, quality and the ability for the tool to get the job done.  We stand behind each product that...

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2013 Tools in Action Awards

We take our awards pretty serious at Tools in Action.  It is probably the only thing we take serious here.  So when we give an award, it says a lot.  We don’t get paid by companies or have any other incentive to give out an award.  Our awards are picked by Dan, Eric and a select few contractors we work with.  For each category, we might start with five or ten tools and then we have to narrow the selection down. Some were clear winners, while others were very tough to decide and were close.  In fact, we ended...

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2013 TIA Viewers Choice Award – What is your favorite Hand Tool Brand

Yesterday we had you vote for your favorite power tool brand and today we want to know what hand tool brand you like.  In the past few years, the hand tool market has heated up.  The innovation and quality is better than ever. Use the boxes below to pick your favorite brand.  Apart from the readers choice the other winners are selected by Dan, Eric and the Pros that we work with.  Our tool awards are not bought and the tool manufactures have no say.  The awards are based on innovation, quality and the ability for the tool to...

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2013 Tools In Action Tool Awards – Readers Choice Power Tool

Well it is that time of year again where we start choosing the best tools for 2013 and give them an award in our third annual Tools In Action Tool Awards.  Last year we gave you, the reader a chance to vote for your favorite tool brand.  The winner was Milwaukee tool which really didn’t surprise us much as they have been cranking out a ton of highly innovative tools lately.  Will they triumph this year?  Well that is up to you.  Use the boxes below to pick your favorite brand.  Apart from the readers choice the other winners are...

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2012 – Tools in Action Tool Awards

Each year Tools in Action brings the best tools of the year to you.  This year we saw a lot of innovation in the tool world.  Things like battery fuel status gauges and tool-less accessory changes were pretty much standard for 2012.  The buzz word was brushless, although it has been around for years.  4.0 battery technology made a debut in 2012 and for 2013 we should really see things take off with these two technologies.  So sit back, relax and check out the best of 2012.   ——————————————————————————————————-   Viewers Choice Award – Milwaukee Electric Tool It was...

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TOOLS IN ACTION TOOL AWARDS – The Best Tools of 2011

As 2011 comes to a close, we highlight some of the best tools we reviewed this year. Best 12V line   Winner – DeWALT 12V Max:  It was a close decision, but DeWALT really showed off some of its design skills with the innovative 12V MAX line.  The ergonomics are second to none, it really makes the tool feel like its a part of your hand.  The slide on pack design was a rogue move that paid off and the 3 LED setup on the head of the DCF 610 is the best we have seen. To hold the top spot,  next...

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