If you are familiar with the HyperVolt Massage Gun and like the size, weight, power & operation (but not the price), then this massage gun is the device for you. Man’s Toolbox recommends fit/finish is great, and the storage case is very high quality too. The motor operation is pleasantly quiet, even under load. I was expecting a HyperVolt knock-off, but the Man’s Toolbox Fascia Gun is actually just as good in my opinion. Great device – I highly recommend it!
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Regarding my comparison – I can say this because my brother has the HyperVolt and is very happy with it. We did a side-by-side comparison. First off, anyone suggesting the HyperVolt is more powerful than the Man’s Toolbox Fascia Gun is incorrect. There’s no real noticeable difference in the percussion feel. I do agree that under load the Man’s Toolbox makes a bit more noise than the HyperVolt, but only slight.
The stroke length is nearly identical (0.40″ vs 0.47″). We both agreed after using both devices there isn’t much difference between them. In fact, the battery capacity and rating on both devices are nearly identical (2400mAh/51.84Wh for Hypervolt and 2600mAh/60Wh for Man’s Toolbox Fascia Gun. The battery lasts about 180 mins on either unit (depending on how you use it), so power output is about the same. We did notice in comparing the 3 spread settings that the highest speed settings on the this massage gun seem slightly lower frequency than the HyperVolt’s high speed, but the low and medium speed settings are comparable.
One other feedback- the battery is removable but is a snug fit. The battery must be properly aligned when you reinstall it, so make sure to align the keyway!
So, I feel like I keep seeing these massage guns pop up everywhere. But… it makes complete sense after you try one out! I actually have tried 2 different ones and this is my favorite of the 2! As an athlete, I constantly have muscle pain, back pain, just… pain.. lol. This thing is a godsend. I sit on the couch with it while I watch TV and it’s not too loud to still hear the TV. I recommend having someone else help you reach your lower back, but you can totally do your neck/shoulders on your own. You can also use this on some other muscles occasionally, but I honestly find the most relief in my neck/shoulders for sure. The carrying case is nice for storage, but think thing isn’t going anywhere far lol. I seriously have been using this daily since it arrived last week and I’m obsessed.