Rockwell Father’s Day Giveaway – Win a Sonicrafter X2

By Todd Fratzel on Giveaways

Happy Father’s Day from Rockwell

Three of our lucky readers are going to win a Rockwell Sonicrafter X2 for Father’s Day this year. The folks at Rockwell are sponsoring another giveaway here at HCI to highlight their all new Sonicrafter X2. Every dad should own an oscillating multi-tool so this is a perfect chance for dad to get on into his tool collection. Below is a brief summary of the X2 with details on how you can enter for a chance to win.

Rockwell RK5140KRockwell Sonicrafter X2

Rockwell®, a pioneer of affordable oscillating multi-tools, has raised the bar with the industry’s first Universal FitTM system that accepts other brand’s accessories without adapters.  .

The Rockwell Sonicrafter X2 not only includes Universal Fit, but features HyperlockTM , a tool-free (quick-release) feature that provides one ton of clamping force to prevent slippage of blades and other accessories.

Sonicrafter X2 (RK5140, $149)

  • The most powerful and fastest cutting Sonicrafter
  • 3.0 Amp motor (compared to previous model’s 2.3 Amp motor)
  • Hyperlock tool-free (quick-release) system
  • Constant speed control, which electronically maintains speed-of-cut under load.
  • Variable-speed dial for precise control
  • Oscillations per minute (OPM): 11,000-20,000
  • Oscillating angle (degrees): 3.2”
  • Weight: 3.30 lbs.
  • Cord length: 10 ft.
  • Nine (9) Universal Fit accessories include (1) 1-3/8” bi-metal end-cut blade,  (1) 3-1/8” HSS semicircle saw blade, (1) rigid scraper blade, (1) sanding pad, (3) sanding sheets, (1) carbide semicircle (grout) blade and (1) Sonishear.  Plus hard case.
  • Warranty: 2 yrs.

The new Rockwell Sonicrafter X2 and Universal fit accessories are available at and other websites, including Menards and Lowe’s, as well as regional hardware and home centers nationwide.

How To Enter for a Chance To Win

You may enter each one of the following 4 options once per household. PLEASE ONLY LEAVE ONE COMMENT, You can list all your entries and we’ll total them up. PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE Multiple comments.

  1. Leave a comment below telling us what features you like about the new Rockwell Sonicrafter X2.
  2. Facebook – Visit our Facebook Fan Page and LIKE us. Leave a comment on the wall telling us what you think of new Rockwell Sonicrafter X2.
  3. Facebook – Visit Rockwell’s Facebook Page and LIKE us. Leave a comment on the wall telling us what you think of new Rockwell Sonicrafter X2.
  4. Newsletter Sign-Up – One of the best ways to keep up to date with our great giveaways, home improvement advice and tool reviews is signing up for our FREE weekly newsletter. In order to qualify for this entry you MUST sign-up and finish the opt-in process after you receive the welcome email. To sign up follow this LINK.

Fine Print

Entries must be received by 11:59 PM EST on June 16, 2013. The winner will be announced on June 17, 2013.

Only residents of the U.S. are eligible. One entry per household per each method above for a maximum total of four. Spam entries will not be counted. Spam entries are determined at the sole discretion of Front Steps Media.



About the author

Todd Fratzel

I'm full time builder for a large construction company in New Hampshire. I run their design-build division that specializes in custom homes, commercial design-build projects and sub-divisions. I'm also a licensed civil and structural engineer with extensive experience in civil and structural design and home construction. My hope is that I can share my experience in the home construction, home improvement and home renovation profession with other builders and home owners. I'm also the Editor-in-Chief and Founder of Tool Box Buzz. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions, suggestions or you'd like to inquire about advertising on this site.

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  1. Chuck Earhart says:

    Wow! That Hyperlock sounds amazing.

    I liked HCI on facebook
    I liked Rockwell tools on facebook
    I subscribed to your news letter

    Thank You!
    Chuck Earhart

  2. John jones says:

    This is one of the best tools ever made

  3. Jim Hedrick says:

    I think this model is a great improvement, with a larger motor, universal fit and tool free blade replacement.

    The Sonicrafter has saved me many hours and much work, but these features would be such a great plus.

  4. Cliff Fox says:

    I like the idea of the Hyperlock tool-free (quick-release) system, I just hate having too look for the tool to change the blades on my tools.

  5. Jaime says:

    The Universalfit system sounds like a winner to me. With the ability to use other brand’s accessories is a big big big plus!

  6. Darell says:

    This is an amazing tool, I need one of these really bad. When I install tile I always have to cut the door jams with a hand saw. This tool would save me much time and make the cut much butter looking.

  7. Ross says:

    Looks like a great all around tool. Would definitely put it to use on an attic project I’m working on

  8. andrew Gordon says:

    I like how lightweight it is

  9. Dan Eberhardt jJr says:

    Looks like a great tool that that will help with my home projects

  10. Charlie says:

    The quick release looks really nice.

  11. Sue D says:

    I like that it only weighs 3.3 pounds.

  12. Kelly D says:

    I like the Variable-speed dial for precise control. I signed up for the newsletter under kellywcuATyahooDOTcom

  13. sharlene caisse says:

    I like the quick release.

  14. Margaret Smith says:

    Love the Variable-speed dial for precise control and that it comes with a great selection of attachments.
    I’m a FB friend (Margaret E. Smith) and commented on your wall.
    I’m a FB friend of Rockwell (Margaret E. Smith) and comment on their wall.
    I’m a subscriber.
    Thanks so much.

  15. PAIGE CHANDLER says:

    I like that it weighs only 3.30 pounds.

  16. Tamar says:

    I love its compatibility with other brands.

  17. Robert Fantom says:

    I like the Hyperlock tool-free quick release system

  18. Robert Fantom says:

    I liked you on FB

  19. Robert Fantom says:

    I liked Rockwell Tools on FB

  20. Robert Fantom says:

    I’m a newsletter subscriber

  21. byron casper says:

    It is hard to pic just one thing good about it. I love it all the multi speed settings the different attachments, the power so I cant pic just one part I like best

  22. Serena Powell says:

    I like that it only weighs 3.3 lbs

  23. Derek says:

    Number one would be the name, besides that I like the quick release for quickly changing blades.

  24. Karen Gonyea says:

    LOVE the hyperlock feature :)

  25. Mary Beth Elderton says:

    I love that this comes with 9 accessories–so versatile!
    I liked ya’ll both on FB as Mary Beth Elderton
    I tried to sign up for your newsletter but got a “page not found” after clicking. I have already found your website valuable while redoing the kitchen in our new (older) home, and that was just the first thing. I’ll be doing something to almost every room :)

    • Mary Beth Elderton says:

      I just discovered that my subscription to your newsletter did come through. Confirmed.

  26. nickie says:

    The quick release looks great

  27. michael m says:

    better what i have

  28. Katie R says:

    I like that it only weighs a little over 3 lbs.

  29. JIM LYNAM says:

    VARIABLE SPEED DIAL gives me precise control.

  30. beth shepherd says:

    Hyperlock tool-free (quick-release) system

  31. Theresa Jenkins says:

    system that accepts other brand’s accessories without adapters…like your Facebook Fan Page& commented … newsletter

  32. chelsea reboulet says:

    I like the quick release feature, and how lite weight it is.
    I like both facebook pages and left comments and am an email subscriber.

  33. Scott says:

    I like the more powerful motor. I subscribe to your newsletter. Thanks!

  34. Von Taylor says:

    I think my favorite thing is the sonishear and the tool-free quick release.

    I like HCI and left a comment about it.
    I like Rockwell and left a comment.
    I am a subscriber to the news letter.

    Great job.

  35. Bruce Ray says:

    I like the Hyperlock and universal accessory capability!

  36. BW says:

    This tool would be awesome to use on my shed project.

  37. Steve Cecil says:

    Gonna buy a multi tool like this very soon. Needed for a bathroom remodeling project. I’m a fan of both FB pages and subscribe to the newletters.

  38. Jeff Hirsch says:

    i like the bigger amp motor and quick release. already like both FB pages and left comments. Already a subscriber to you awesome newsletter

  39. John S says:

    I love that this is tool-less for changing blades – so much nicer than having to use a hex key!

  40. meme says:

    I like that it only weighs 3.30 lbs.

  41. meme says:

    newsletter subscriber

  42. Aaron says:

    I like the quick-release. I subscribe to the newsletter.

  43. Kyl Neusch says:

    Variable-speed dial

  44. Tim Mauriello says:

    Would love to use this to get into tight places as I finish the basement. Already liked on Facebook and subscribe to the newsletter. Thanks!

  45. Jeffery Porter says:

    Would love to have this tool.

  46. Justin says:

    I love the Rockwell blades and the tool less blades change on the Sonicrafter X2

  47. butch holloway says:

    Rockwell rocks!! I need one of these to finish my remodel project!

  48. jeremy ritchie says:

    This would be awesome in electrical work would make my job a lot easier.

  49. manuel alberto delgado says:

    Universal, lightweight, and the hyper lock are great features. Plus the name Rockwell is a great plus too

  50. Steve says:

    The tool less blade change and universal fit are big pluses

  51. steve says:

    Could be very helpful undercutting door trim when putting in floors

  52. Richard Kephart says:

    Oh wow. I’ve been wanting a multi tool for a long time. I’m getting ready to redo some floors in my house and this would definitely help the process.

  53. Stewart says:

    if its free, its for me

  54. Steve Stone says:

    seems to be very fast speed for cutting

  55. Jacob LaFountaine says:

    3 amp motor should power through most things

  56. Dorothy Campbell says:

    It’s Rockwell first and the Universal FIT and variable speed control features are great!

  57. Louis Taschler says:

    I have an older Rockwell and it is awesome. Great construction. Not a cheap plastic pile of junk

  58. Alecia says:

    The thing I like the most about the Rockwell Sonicrafter X2 is that there are a lot of different accessories. This one tool can do it all!

  59. Gianna says:

    I’m an email subscriber.

  60. Mark fitzgerald says:

    When you need this tool, nothing else will do the job as well. The specs give fein a run for the money!

  61. Nestor Cardoza says:

    Great fit for my work shop

  62. Dan D says:

    I like the fact that the system can accept other brand’s accessories without special adapters.

  63. diane Baum says:

    I like it’s light weight, easy for me to lift

  64. Jannet Kwan says:

    It only weight 3.30 lbs. and Constant speed control, which electronically maintains speed-of-cut under load.

  65. Ashley Morrissey says:

    Love the warranty and that there are 9 pieces!

  66. Ashley Morrissey says:

    Signed up for the newsletter using my email address provided

  67. joseph gersch jr says:

    i like the quick release

  68. brenda robinson says:


  69. charlie a. says:


  70. Karen says:

    I like that it accepts accessories from other brands.

  71. Lisa V. says:

    My boyfriend is a tool addict and has a room full of old tools. I’m not sure what uses he would get from this, but I can guarantee he would.

  72. Valerie Taylor Mabrey says:

    variable speed
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  73. jules m. says:

    HyperlockTM sounds awesome

  74. David Pinkham says:

    I like the multiple attachments and quick release.

  75. clynsg says:

    Newsletter subscriber. I suspect that the men in the family would like the speed controls.

  76. Daniel M says:

    sounds like a great tool for tricky projects

  77. Dawn Monroe says:

    I like the quick release system. I subscribe to the newsletter.

  78. Jason says:

    The quick release sounds great.

  79. Kate Strycker says:

    I like how lightweight it is!

  80. Julia says:

    Variable speed dial

  81. Jim McKibben says:

    I have an original sonicrafter. would love a new one.

  82. Grumpy S. says:

    Best features
    – quick-release system
    – electronic speed control
    – 3 amp motor

  83. natalia ryjova says:

    I love that its lightweight. I a need one of these to finish my remodel project!

  84. Deb C says:

    I like the quick release system. No struggling to change accessories.

  85. Kelly H. says:

    I like the constant speed control.

  86. Derek Timm says:

    I like that it has a 3 amp motor

  87. s riches says:

    I like the quick release system.

  88. John Millheim says:

    I love the Oscillating angle

  89. Anthony says:

    I like the variable speed dial

  90. K. Cleaver says:

    I like that it has a Variable speed dial for precision control.

  91. krystal wethington says:

    I like the quick release.

  92. Cindy Brooks says:

    1. Love the universal fit feature of the Rockwell Sonicrafter X2!

    2. Like you on facebook and left comment.

    3. Like Rockwell on facebook and left comment.

    4. e-mail subscriber

  93. Brenda Elsner says:

    I like that it is lightweight.

  94. Liz Neal says:

    The best feature to me about the Rockwell Sonicrafter X2 is that it includes universal fit.

  95. Liz Neal says:

    I left a comment on your Facebook page regarding the Rockwell Sonicrafter X2.

  96. Liz Neal says:

    I commented on your Facebook page.

  97. Liz Neal says:

    I receive your newsletter via the above email address.

  98. I like that it comes with •Nine (9) Universal Fit accessories

  99. Melanie Montgomery says:

    The warranty. My hubby can be rough with tools

  100. Rodney says:

    You can never have too many tools!

  101. Randolph Gryebet says:

    Rockwell tools rock!

  102. kathy pease says:

    my favorite feature is the Constant speed control, which electronically maintains speed-of-cut under load

  103. Jennifer C says:

    I like that it has a universal fit system to accept other accessories.

  104. Erica C. says:

    The universal fit is great.

  105. Michelle Tucker says:

    Entry 1 : I like the Hyperlock tool-free (quick-release) system.

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    Entry 3 : Follow via email (confirmed)

    Thanks for the opportunity!
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  106. Buddy Garrett says:

    I like the more powerful 3.0 amp motor. I want tools that are powerful and fast.

  107. mary gardner says:

    I like it’s compatibility with other brands!

    liked your fb page and commented as mj gardner

    liked Rockwell’s fb page and commented as mj gardner

    subscribed to your newsletter

  108. I love the variety of blades! :)

  109. susan smoaks says:

    i would love to give this to my dad, he would love it

  110. liz l says:

    The variable speed dials!

  111. colleen says:

    My husband could really use this for work. Would love to win this for him.

  112. Julie Myles says:

    I like the HyperlockTM that prevents slipping.

  113. Christian Alejandro says:

    I like the constant speed control!

    -liked your page on facebook and commented

    -liked Rockwell’s facebook and commented

    Subscribed to your e-mail newsletter

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