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Kind of went on a little buying surge since most of my tools are gone (its a long story) any way Milwaukee has some cool stuff and honestly going to battery power over air tools is pretty nice,
Well one of the things i got just for the heck of it was a 90 degree die grinder and holy shit is that sucker cool, its way handier than a regular grinder, way more controllable than a dremel,
Wish i had one years ago, its just bad ass,

Now i wonder what else is out there that i NEED. :)
 

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this one?
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Kind of went on a little buying surge since most of my tools are gone (its a long story) any way Milwaukee has some cool stuff and honestly going to battery power over air tools is pretty nice,
Well one of the things i got just for the heck of it was a 90 degree die grinder and holy shit is that sucker cool, its way handier than a regular grinder, way more controllable than a dremel,
Wish i had one years ago, its just bad ass,

Now i wonder what else is out there that i NEED. :)
Wait until you learn about the die grinders and cut off tools with articulating heads….
Astro Pneumatic Onyx Flex Head Reversible HD Cut Off Tool (408)
 

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Be great when trying to overtake an asshat on a jet-ski that hasn't looked back for the last 5 minutes.
 

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Barely fits the tool category and I thought it was pretty stupid at first but I got it free. I'm sure theres a milwaukee version. This thing fills everything on the go from pool toys, floaties on the boat, air mattresses, works as a simple dust blower, etc. No cords, uses a battery you already keep charged, lasts forever, and even has a deflate mode. Can't tell you how much this gets used lol

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If you've never used a multi tool, do yourself a favor and buy one immediately! It is the handiest tool I own.

 

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If you've never used a multi tool, do yourself a favor and buy one immediately! It is the handiest tool I own.

Buy the blades from Amazon in a 50 pack. HD and lowes are stupid money for 3.

I have 7 of the Dewalt ones. They were and might still be on special for $99 with battery and charger. I bought 3 more for my guys. As they didn't have 1.
 

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Dam now I gotta get more m12 batteries. I have a bunch of the 18s.
 

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That m12 die grinder is the shit for sure!
Now, to research that articulating head.
 

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Don’t forget the leaf blower if you like to get blown

m 18

and I use the m18 weed wacker for lawn edging no gas always runs seems like I need more line most if the time
 

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Almost bought the caulking gun…

for when you want to play with your…. Caulking??


mid torque impact for road trips - potential flat tire truck or trailer
 

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LOF bought the m 12 yard sprayer for bugs and round up - weeds

Says it works great !

it’s on my to get list
 

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If you've never used a multi tool, do yourself a favor and buy one immediately! It is the handiest tool I own.

I got it last week
Haven’t found a use for it yet
But just like the die grinder I’m sure it will become a favorite soon
 

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I am thinking you may have bought this die grinder . I have nearly 3/4 of what Milwaukee makes in one of our 3 buildings and hands down this die grinder is the best thing ever ! No torque issues and I could probably do surgery with it , it is a very precise tool that you could not steal from me. LOL
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I have the lawn mower , weed eater and the chainsaw for around the house. They are the shiz-nit
 

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I am thinking you may have bought this die grinder . I have nearly 3/4 of what Milwaukee makes in one of our 3 buildings and hands down this die grinder is the best thing ever ! No torque issues and I could probably do surgery with it , it is a very precise tool that you could not steal from me. LOL View attachment 1391298 View attachment 1391299 View attachment 1391300 View attachment 1391301 View attachment 1391302 View attachment 1391303 View attachment 1391304
My least favorite. Really needed it once, after that not so much. The one in post 2 is what I take out any time I'm cutting anything. Great for clean up a and adjustments.
 

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This just popped up in my feed. If you need a kit nice set. I have 5 of each already in Dewalt. But this is a good price for a starter set.
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I am thinking you may have bought this die grinder . I have nearly 3/4 of what Milwaukee makes in one of our 3 buildings and hands down this die grinder is the best thing ever ! No torque issues and I could probably do surgery with it , it is a very precise tool that you could not steal from me. LOL View attachment 1391298 View attachment 1391299 View attachment 1391300 View attachment 1391301 View attachment 1391302 View attachment 1391303 View attachment 1391304
That was actually the first thing I bought
Awesome for cutting
Used it a few times
But die grinder just keeps getting used and used
 

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This just popped up in my feed. If you need a kit nice set. I have 5 of each already in Dewalt. But this is a good price for a starter set. View attachment 1391329
Nice setup except that none of them are the brushless motors
From all the reviews and warranty I would pick brushless
Pay once cry once

But not all of the ones I bought are brushless
And on some things the m12 seem to be better than the m18
Just the money in batteries is crazy
 

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My guys use the shit out of the tools. Never had 1 brushless or not break or fail. Sure brushless is better. But at that price point for 99% of the users it's a great set.

They currently have a brushless drill and 1/4" impact at lowes for $160 Dewalt 20v or buy 2 batteries and charger for 300 get 2 free tools. I bought the drill and impact few weeks ago. Couldn't find one in a vehicle and was easier to buy another. Dewalt also had some killer deals at the Flo Expo. Buy 3 tools get 6 free batteries. And the tools were 40% off. I got that 3" grinder and another hand held snake. I just ordered 2 Sewer cameras today and they honored my flo Expo quote. As the owners wife forgot to put price valid for a week. No more buying tools for a while!
 

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I am thinking you may have bought this die grinder . I have nearly 3/4 of what Milwaukee makes in one of our 3 buildings and hands down this die grinder is the best thing ever ! No torque issues and I could probably do surgery with it , it is a very precise tool that you could not steal from me. LOL View attachment 1391298 View attachment 1391299 View attachment 1391300 View attachment 1391301 View attachment 1391302 View attachment 1391303 View attachment 1391304
I just bought the DeWalt 20V version of that (in Parker to cut the stupid lock of my storage that rusted up over winter)…it has more power than any of my air cutoff wheels…lol.

Amazing how good the battery stuff has become.

When I started, the Long handle “stick” battery makita drill was pretty much it…bit of a progression since then
 

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I just bought the DeWalt 20V version of that (in Parker to cut the stupid lock of my storage that rusted up over winter)…it has more power than any of my air cutoff wheels…lol.

Amazing how good the battery stuff has become.

When I started, the Long handle “stick” battery makita drill was pretty much it…bit of a progression since then
I just gave away one of those makitas that was nearly 25 years old hardly ever used and still in the og box....
 

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I am thinking you may have bought this die grinder . I have nearly 3/4 of what Milwaukee makes in one of our 3 buildings and hands down this die grinder is the best thing ever ! No torque issues and I could probably do surgery with it , it is a very precise tool that you could not steal from me. LOL View attachment 1391298 View attachment 1391299 View attachment 1391300 View attachment 1391301 View attachment 1391302 View attachment 1391303 View attachment 1391304
I was a sales rep for Klingspor in Phoenix area until the housing crunch hit and then moved to Albuquerque to open up that area. They make some badass cutting and grinding wheels. All it took to get new customers would be to leave a few samples whether it was sandpaper for wood shops or cutting wheels for metal shops. Instant customer.
 

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I think they all have different uses, but like the original post the die grinder is awesome
Everyone I talked to loves the multi tool I just haven’t had use for it yet
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I was a sales rep for Klingspor in Phoenix area until the housing crunch hit and then moved to Albuquerque to open up that area. They make some badass cutting and grinding wheels. All it took to get new customers would be to leave a few samples whether it was sandpaper for wood shops or cutting wheels for metal shops. Instant customer.
Fact. Nice stuff we buy quite the assortment
 

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I use this on everything motorhome, boat trailer, RZR and family vehicles. Stores nicely in my RzR and have already used it trailside for a friend. It puts air in tires no need to spend more than $20.
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LOF bought the m 12 yard sprayer for bugs and round up - weeds

Says it works great !

it’s on my to get list
A battery powered sprayer is on my short list of Things I Need. Hauling around four gallons of stuff and pumping manually doesn't work well with my old man rotator cuff issues.
 

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Like others the oscillating tool; Doing rough carpentry work, cutting-in recepticals in dry wall and hanging doors, trim it's very useful. My problem is I have to remember to use it but when I do it's great.
 

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This just popped up in my feed. If you need a kit nice set. I have 5 of each already in Dewalt. But this is a good price for a starter set. View attachment 1391329

Man i think the flashlight thing is the most useless piece in all these tool sets regardless of brands...with all the nice compact lights nowadays, does anyone use these lights?
 

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Man i think the flashlight thing is the most useless piece in all these tool sets regardless of brands...with all the nice compact lights nowadays, does anyone use these lights?
All the time I have 3 of those. 4 of the portable milwuakee lights. And 2 similar flashlights Dewalt and 3 portable Dewalt lights. The nice small flashlights tend to disappear. But are much better. I have several in each vehicle and it seems that is one of the tools I always looking for.
 

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My buddy just loaned me his Milwaukee M18 orbital palm sander for some painting I'm doing.
Damn it . . . . such a nice tool . . . now I want one.
 

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LOF bought the m 12 yard sprayer for bugs and round up - weeds

Says it works great !

it’s on my to get list
I bought one about 2 months ago, wish I did sooner. Thing is awesome for what it is, much better than a Hudson sprayer.
 
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I am thinking you may have bought this die grinder . I have nearly 3/4 of what Milwaukee makes in one of our 3 buildings and hands down this die grinder is the best thing ever ! No torque issues and I could probably do surgery with it , it is a very precise tool that you could not steal from me. LOL View attachment 1391298 View attachment 1391299 View attachment 1391300 View attachment 1391301 View attachment 1391302 View attachment 1391303 View attachment 1391304
Same here. I absolutely LOVE that thing!

I used it to cut down some scrap quartz when I made a work table for my wife's crafting stuff. The masonry bit cut through it like butter!! Hindsight, I should have used the vacuum port. Lol!
 

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Man i think the flashlight thing is the most useless piece in all these tool sets regardless of brands...with all the nice compact lights nowadays, does anyone use these lights?
I'm a Makita man but couldn't agree with you more. I have 2 or 3 of them and have only used one a couple of times. Now a headlamp is the game changer. I use this thing all the time.

Coast XPH30R 1200 Lumen USB-C Rechargeable Dual Power Headlamp with Twist Focus Beam and Magnetic Base https://a.co/d/08rNtOKi
 
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