March 2, 2021

Hand Tool Reviews

We review outdoor power equipment (OPE) and landscaping hand tools of all kinds to determine which products are innovative and well-made, and which represent the best value. Landscaping hand tools make up a big percentage of the equipment used by professional landscapers every day. It’s not all lawn mowers and string trimmers. Outdoor Power Equipment Reviews keeps its eye on new product innovations. Our landscaping hand tool reviews covering everything including wheelbarrows, shovels, garden hoses, pumps, ladders, and more. These hand tools are used by everyone who works in teh outdoor power equipment and landscaping industries. Comparing all landscaping hand tools would be impossible, but we do our best to cover as many of these important tool as possible. Landscaping Hand Tool Reviews for the Outdoor Power Equipment Professional Reviewing as many landscaping tools and outdoor power equipment hand tools as possible allows us to give solid recommendations. It also helps us maintain our leadership in reporting outdoor power equipment industry trends. This plays an important role when OPE manufacturers bring new features to market. It also helps distibguish if any appreciable changes have been made from one product to “the newest model”. Sometimes manufacturers revamp a whole line of hand tools. Sometimes they only improve a hand tool slightly over an earlier version.

Kershaw Reverb XL Folding Knife Review

Kershaw Reverb XL Increases Size, Shows Off Attractive Curves The Kershaw Reverb XL folding knife is a followup to the original Reverb with some extra size. This update is more than just a simple upsized clone, though. Pros Excellent value (~$30 online) Attractively subdued color combination Excellent slicing and piercing blade design Carabiner clip makes […]

Zero Tolerance 0223 Review: Military Inspiration for Every Day Carry

Zero Tolerance 0223 Blends Classic Military Style with Premium Modern Materials The Zero Tolerance 0223 is a military-inspired design from Tim Galyean. It’s a large EDC made from premium materials right here in the USA over in Tualatin, Oregon. Pros CPM 20CV blade steel with DLC coating Titanium handle with DLC coating and G10 overlay […]

Leatherman Free Collection Adds K Series

“Leatherman” has become synonymous with multitools over its 35-year history. But recently, the company has launched into some new territory. The Leatherman Free Collection is a new series of multitools designed for easier accessibility and a sleeker feel. The Leatherman Free Collection features a first-of-its-kind magnetic architecture that makes it easier to open, use, and […]

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Gerber Fastball S30V Folding Knife

Gerber Fastball Features Made in the USA Quality I’ve been carrying the Gerber Fastball folder for a while now and I’m impressed with this Made in the USA folder’s function and quality. There’s plenty to talk about, including a nod to one of our favorites from the past and some key design features. Pros Made […]

Kershaw Seguin Folding Knife Review

Kershaw Seguin Traces its Roots Back to the 1800s The Kershaw Seguin is a Les George design tracing its roots back to the Texas Revolution in late 1835 to early 1836. Among many military achievements before and after, Juan Seguin accepted the formal surrender of Mexican forces at the Alamo as a representative of the […]

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Zero Tolerance 0393GLCF

Zero Tolerance 0393GLCF Review

ZT Adds Some Flair To Their Already Succesful 0393 Model When ZT introduced the 0393 last year, it was an instant success. This time around, the Made in the USA Zero Tolerance 0393GLCF brings the same Rick Hinderer design, premium steel, and build quality as the last model, with a couple of new features as well. […]

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Zero Tolerance 0470 Pocket Knife Review

Zero Tolerance 0470 Breaks Trends with a Mesmerizing Design The Zero Tolerance 0470 pcoket knife is a stunning Dmitry Sinkevich design boasting premium materials. CPM 20CV steel and a titanium handle form the foundation of a folder with a new take on carbon fiber overlays. PROS Beautifully designed with mesmerizing carbon fiber pattern on the handle […]

Knife Blade Grinds

Much thought and discussion has gone into types of blade shapes that various knives possess—and many have their favorites (the tactical Tanto blade is mine) but the way a blade is sharpened has possibly even more to do with how well a blade will cut. It will also, more importantly, determine how likely it is […]