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Old 02-21-2019, 08:22 PM   #61
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I have used them all, presently have Milwaukee and Ryobi on the truck.

Milwaukee has so many tools and one battery goes between most of the ones I have.
Batteries is the main reason I've been switching over to Milwaukee, M12 & M18.
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Old 02-21-2019, 10:06 PM   #62
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Is your friend a gorilla?
No he is actually a little guy. I personally have sprained my wrist in the past when that happened even with a battery drill. Using left hand, not holding it very well and it gets caught on something, twisting my wrist.

And @telsa, first thing, for someone who has never been to Canada, your sure do pretend to know a lot about it
Second, it was while working indoors on a residential reno.
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Batteries is the main reason I've been switching over to Milwaukee, M12 & M18.
I like the versatility. Every time I look, it seems like they have a new tool available.
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No he is actually a little guy. I personally have sprained my wrist in the past when that happened even with a battery drill. Using left hand, not holding it very well and it gets caught on something, twisting my wrist.

And @telsa, first thing, for someone who has never been to Canada, your sure do pretend to know a lot about it
Second, it was while working indoors on a residential reno.
Bosch anti-kickback kills the drill if it catches. Nice feature.
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Old 02-22-2019, 12:15 AM   #65
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No he is actually a little guy. I personally have sprained my wrist in the past when that happened even with a battery drill. Using left hand, not holding it very well and it gets caught on something, twisting my wrist.

And @telsa, first thing, for someone who has never been to Canada, your sure do pretend to know a lot about it
Second, it was while working indoors on a residential reno.
That's no trick.

The real challenge is to figure out American politics while never leaving the Great White North.

I'm still waiting.
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Old 02-22-2019, 12:29 AM   #66
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That's no trick.

The real challenge is to figure out American politics while never leaving the Great White North.

I'm still waiting.
All you know is what youve been told, no personal experience, its obvious.

Ive been to the US a lot in my life and spend more time there than I want to. Ill be in Washington again this April actually.
I currently live less than an hour from the border. I even used to work at customs on a bridge, crossed every day and worked every day with US electricians.

Yet youve never been to Canada, not once I bet, but sure do pretend to know a lot about the country and its citizens.
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Milwaukee makes a durable tool line with plenty to choose from . I like Milwaukee's site lighting line up . Having to do lots of work in the dark with no power on site it has become pivotal selling point for us . The nice thing about Milwaukee when you need a tool they make a cordless version of it .

Many moons ago Dewalt was the go to but for power , products selection , warranty nothing comes close to Milwaukee . Yeah the Euros make good tools but little selection and pricey .

But in say 10 or so years we will be using some other brand and trash talking Milwaukee . Us older dudes started with Makita then jumped to Dewalt and now Milwaukee is king . So I guess we should ask who will be next ?
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All you know is what youve been told, no personal experience, its obvious.

Ive been to the US a lot in my life and spend more time there than I want to. Ill be in Washington again this April actually.
I currently live less than an hour from the border. I even used to work at customs on a bridge, crossed every day and worked every day with US electricians.

Yet youve never been to Canada, not once I bet, but sure do pretend to know a lot about the country and its citizens.
It's a very good thing you didn't put money on your bet.

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I'm a glutton for punishment. I bought the gen 3 milwaukee m12 fuel drill/impact kit last week. I got sick of my impact falling off my belt since the belt hook screw had long since broken off, and I used a piece of #12 to make a new hook. So, I bought the kit, put the new impact in my veto, and the new drill and old impact will go in my personal truck as a service call kit. I seem to have to take my personal truck out whenever it snows as the towns around here don't clear snow for crap, and the gmc van even with snow tires is sketchy at best. Plus mud season is coming. I'll probably throw the m12 hackzall in the bag as well, since I never use that thing anymore, and will at least have the basics for power tools in my truck.
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I'm a glutton for punishment. I bought the gen 3 milwaukee m12 fuel drill/impact kit last week. I got sick of my impact falling off my belt since the belt hook screw had long since broken off, and I used a piece of #12 to make a new hook. So, I bought the kit, put the new impact in my veto, and the new drill and old impact will go in my personal truck as a service call kit. I seem to have to take my personal truck out whenever it snows as the towns around here don't clear snow for crap, and the gmc van even with snow tires is sketchy at best. Plus mud season is coming. I'll probably throw the m12 hackzall in the bag as well, since I never use that thing anymore, and will at least have the basics for power tools in my truck.
You could've just bought the hook and screw...

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Milwaukee makes a durable tool line with plenty to choose from . I like Milwaukee's site lighting line up . Having to do lots of work in the dark with no power on site it has become pivotal selling point for us . The nice thing about Milwaukee when you need a tool they make a cordless version of it .

Many moons ago Dewalt was the go to but for power , products selection , warranty nothing comes close to Milwaukee . Yeah the Euros make good tools but little selection and pricey .

But in say 10 or so years we will be using some other brand and trash talking Milwaukee . Us older dudes started with Makita then jumped to Dewalt and now Milwaukee is king . So I guess we should ask who will be next ?

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True story . I had a hatred for anything that had Milwaukee on it . I still hate sawzalls and holehawgs . All of my tools got stolen and all of our tools were yellow and black . Well I went to the supply house to replace all of my Dewalt tools and the Milwaukee guy was there . He ask why Dewalt . Gave him my Dewalt is king speech and he made me a deal .

He gave me 200 bucks off a 5 tool set of brushless tools and if I didn't like them he would give me my money back up to 30 days . I told him put it in writing . He did . Great sales ploy cause it worked . He will still give me free stuff when I buy new tools . He must have 9 or 10 pics of me with my tool purchases . 2 years ago I had 2 shopping carts full of new fuel tools . He gave me free batteries and bits and some other stuff .
bought a SDS and got a set of bits and scraper for free .

My radio stopped working with the battery . Gave him a call and an hour later he was at the shop with a new radio in hand for me . Nice . Good salesman also goes along way . He still can't get me to buy a corded holehawg . I let him try my Mikita DA-6300 . He understands why I hate holehawgs now . That Makita and a Bosch bulldog are the ONLY corded tools I have .

Every once in a while a framer will ask to use my impact or drill because that Dewalt just aint cutting it .
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Hello from finland, my first post 😄. I have milwaukee tools, i previously had bosch,hilti and makita, but i like milwaukee the most. Fits better to my hands, they have every possiple tool you can ever have and more. I have drill, impact driver, bandsaw, couple ligths, sds+vacuum system to it, teapot, angle grinder, circular saw. I saw milwaukee prices on homedepot and holy **** they are cheap in usa! I wanted to buy milwaukee cordless table saw (because every electrician needs one 😂) but its over 1000eur in here! And i really like packout system, but my boss said that its too expensive.
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Hello from finland, my first post 😄. I have milwaukee tools, i previously had bosch,hilti and makita, but i like milwaukee the most. Fits better to my hands, they have every possiple tool you can ever have and more. I have drill, impact driver, bandsaw, couple ligths, sds+vacuum system to it, teapot, angle grinder, circular saw. I saw milwaukee prices on homedepot and holy **** they are cheap in usa! I wanted to buy milwaukee cordless table saw (because every electrician needs one 😂) but its over 1000eur in here! And i really like packout system, but my boss said that its too expensive.
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What would you think of Snap-On tools? They make great wrenches and had drills. What if they made crimpers or cutters?
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What would you think of Snap-On tools? They make great wrenches and had drills. What if they made crimpers or cutters?
What if Milwaukee bought Snap-On and bulldozed it to the ground and sunk the trucks in a volcano?
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What if Milwaukee bought Snap-On and bulldozed it to the ground and sunk the trucks in a volcano?
You beat me to it. I was going to ask the same question.
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I miss the Milwaukee hard cases. Bosch gives you a cheesy bag.
All my Bosch stuff has the hard plastic cases that click together. All nested in there protected and pretty.
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