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Old 08-10-2009, 12:56 PM   #1
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Has anyone else seen these:

http://www.grainger.com/Grainger/items/4NYX5

http://www.grainger.com/Grainger/items/4NYW9

Why would anyone pay $237 for a Milwaukee DMM, when you can get a Fluke for way less?? Are these guys nuts to enter this business at this price, or is there something I'm missing?? I need a new DMM, and was going to get the Fluke 117, but then I ran across these. Milwaukee makes a damn good saw, but does that mean they make good testers?

Would anyone really consider getting these?

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I like the look of the dispays but I have never touched one. you can find them about $100 cheaper than Granger on the web.
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I saw the DMM as low as $179 on line, but that was still more than I saw the Fluke on line for. But, with this being a totally new line, I really would not want to buy without being able to hold one first.

Maybe they are still too new. I have not been able to find one review where someone has actually held one in their hand. I would like to read some sort of review, or hear from someone who has one before I would consider this.

Maybe I should stop being interested in the latest new toy out, and just get the Fluke.
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I'm don't know how good any of the Milwaukee stuff is, but who would want to even consider carrying this beast around?



Somebody at Milwaukee was smoking some good stuff when they put this in the line.
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I saw the DMM as low as $179 on line, but that was still more than I saw the Fluke on line for. But, with this being a totally new line, I really would not want to buy without being able to hold one first.

Maybe they are still too new. I have not been able to find one review where someone has actually held one in their hand. I would like to read some sort of review, or hear from someone who has one before I would consider this.

Maybe I should stop being interested in the latest new toy out, and just get the Fluke.
I found it for $125. http://www.acetoolonline.com/New-Products-s/8186.htm I don't know if I want to be the first kid on the block with this new toy either.
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I'm don't know how good any of the Milwaukee stuff is, but who would want to even consider carrying this beast around?



Somebody at Milwaukee was smoking some good stuff when they put this in the line.
Looks like they had some cases left over from 10.8V drills that they threw a Clamp meter in to.

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It looks like someone in Milwaukee's R&D department got drunk and decided to waste some company resources.

I say they will fail to sell.
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pop corn machines and coffee pots will be next. kinda like BLACK & DECKER.
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I say they will fail to sell.
Well, aren't you a soaking wet wool blanket!
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I wouldnt pay that much for a meter made by milwaukee. Just as much as I probably wouldnt buy a cordless drill made by fluke.

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Im still waiting for someone to come out with a multimeter that looks like a "tricorder". Or better yet a cell phone that looks like a comunicator...
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Or better yet a cell phone that looks like a comunicator...
Wouldn't that be a Flip Phone??????
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Im still waiting for someone to come out with a multimeter that looks like a "tricorder". Or better yet a cell phone that looks like a comunicator...

How about a volt pen that looks like a medical scanner?

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How about a volt pen that looks like a medical scanner?

Ive already got all of the toys, I need ones that really work now....
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