mechanic tools

Milwaukee M18 FUEL Drill & Impact Driver Combo ~ Review

Published on September 26, 2018 under Humble Mechanic

Today we review Milwaukee M18 Drill and Impact Driver Combo. This drill and impact kit comes with the tools, 2 5ah batteries, a charger for m18 and m12, and a carrying case. The impact tool was my most used tool as an automotive mechanic. Both tools have great power and brushless motors. It also doesn't…
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Should Auto Mechanics be Required to be Licensed?

Published on August 18, 2018 under Humble Mechanic

In may places auto mechanics or auto technicians are not required to have a license to fix cars. Should we require mechanics to have a license before they can work on cars or trucks? Would forcing mechanics to have a license make things better for mechanics? How is a license different from ASE certification? Today…
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Tool Giveaway with The Home Depot

Published on July 23, 2018 under Humble Mechanic
Tool Giveaway with The Home Depot
Free Tools? Who doesn't love free tools? Earlier this year I started a deal with The Home Depot (Home Depot MotorSports). They send me a few tools once a quarter, and I check them out and review them what makes sense for Humble Mechanic. One of the main reasons I did this deal was to…
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5 MORE Odd Things Mechanics Use To Fix Cars

Published on January 28, 2017 under Video
5 MORE Odd Things Mechanics Use To Fix Cars
It may come as a surprise, but not all the tools mechanics use to fix cars come from the tool truck. Often both professional mechanics and DIYer have to be resourceful to fix cars. Today we look at 5 MORE odd things that mechanics use to fix cars. This video is a follow up I…
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Making And Modifying Custom Tools

Published on February 17, 2016 under Video
Making And Modifying Custom Tools
At some point every mechanic, will need a custom tool. Whether you are a master technician or an automotive DIYer the perfect tool does not always exist. So we have to either make a tool, or modify an existing tool to fix our car repair needs. Maybe the tool we need is just too expensive.…
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Air Tools VS Electric Tools ~ Podcast Episode 106

Published on October 21, 2015 under Podcast
Air Tools VS Electric Tools ~ Podcast Episode 106
As many of you know, I LOVE tools. Thankfully I have a job that allows me to buy the tools I need, and the tools I want. Today we are going to look at whether air tools are better than electric tools. We are specifically talking about battery powered tools on today's show. Of course when…
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