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Cordless 9” Grinders: M18 FUEL 2785 vs Makita 18Vx2 XAG13

We’d had a few opportunities to run the Makita 9” cordless grinder 18Vx2 LXT XAG13PT1 ($419), both in metal cutting applications as well as in concrete cutting and concrete grinding applications. It has done fairly well for cordless grinder, very close to a large corded grinder. Milwaukee has now launched its own 9” cordless grinder in the 2785-21HD ($399) but …

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Milwaukee M18 FUEL vs Makita 18Vx2 Cordless Circular Saw Showdown

The number one question we’ve gotten about the new Makita 36V (18Vx2) 7-1/4” XSH01X ($429) cordless circular saw is, how does it compare to the Milwaukee M18 FUEL 6-1/2” 2730-22 ($399) circular saw. Both of these saws aim to address the issue that 18V cordless circular saws have just never had the power or runtime to truly replace their corded …

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12V Recip Saw Showdown, Milwaukee v Bosch v DeWalt v Makita

  As we had mentioned in this previous post, both DeWalt and Makita have just launched new 12 Volt reciprocating saws so we thought it was time for a little showdown to answer some questions we had. We matched them against the Bosch and Milwaukee units, which have some similarities to say the least, see this previous post. We took …

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Milwaukee M18 Fuel vs M18 Red Lithium Technology

Earlier this week we attended the STAFDA tool trade show but before we ever stepped foot on the show floor we saw many signs announcing Milwaukee M18 Fuel. Our curiosity was immediate sparked and eager to learn more about what it was. Could M18 Fuel be replacing Red Lithium which was the big buzz just one year before? When we …

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Video Test Milwaukee Grinder vs DeWalt vs Makita vs Metabo

 We mentioned the overhaul of the Milwaukee Grinders in a recent post and how several of our contacts have been testing them in heavy abuse environments with very positive results. Check out the YouTube video below to see the Milwaukee vs DeWalt vs Makita vs Metabo small angle grinders in action for yourself. These are the 4.5” models cutting into …

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