Category Archives: Milwaukee

Milwaukee ANSI Level Cut 1, Cut 3 & Cut 5 Gloves

Cut resistance is important, in any trade. Our hands are the money makers, don’t risk hurting them. Milwaukee is releasing new dipped & cut resistant gloves. We’re going to review key features of these 3 new gloves, touch base on ANSI levels and figure out which set of gloves work best for you.  (more…)

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Safe Cracking with Milwaukee Carbide Torch & Carbide HoleDozer

Carbide Sawzall Blades

We just received this Milwaukee PACKOUT sample case and challenge to use the accessories to do the #CarbideGaunet. While drilling through some nail embedded wood or rebar a few hundred time sounds like fun we really wanted to see if these could handle something a little more challenging, like getting into a safe! Certainly those have to be tough right, are these new accessories tough enough to drill thought the locking mechanism or cut through the entire safe?

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Milwaukee M12 Cordless Ratchet 2557-21

The Milwaukee M12 Cordless Ratchet replaces it’s previous brushed motor Ratchet. Providing more power and better run time, this brushless M12 feels all kind of right in our hands. The bare tool at only $149 or the 2557-21 with 1 battery kit at $199 has 55lbs of max torque and 200RPM to keep cranking out the work.  (more…)

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Milwaukee 2nd Generation M12 Hammer Drill (2504) and Impact Driver (2553)

Milwaukee released a new generation M12 Hammer Drill and Impact Driver a couple months back. We’ve played with them a bit and man they were impressive. All the same power as it’s previous model, now in a smaller package. Cutting off over an inch of length and dropping a few ounces, these new tools are feeling great.

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SDS MAX Cordless Hammer Drill Shootout! Dewalt vs. Makita vs. Milwaukee

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, and children of all ages. Leeet’s get ready to HAMMER!!!

Dewalt FlexVolt (DCH481X2)
vs.
Makita AVT AWS (XRH07PTU)
vs.
Milwaukee M18 Fuel (2717-21HD)

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Milwaukee 5 core Video/Data/Voice Hand Tools

Punch it out with the Milwaukee Video/Data/Voice Hand Tools. As you know, that internet thing really took off. Data cables are being pulled everywhere, it’s the fastest growing segment of the electrical industry. Introducing 5 core hand tools that will allow you to cut, strip, and terminate CAT3-CAT6 Ethernet cabling more efficiently and effectively. There is a lot of Data Comm tool options out there. However, if you’re pulling/punching cable and love that Milwaukee red, this is perfect for you!

48-22-2165 Punchdown Tool with Extended Blade $79.99
48-22-2145 4-in-1 Multi Pick $14.99
48-22-4045 Electrician Snips $24.99
48-22-3075 Ratcheting Modular Crimper $69.99
48-22-3065 Universal Twisted Pair (UTP) Stripper $14.99
48-22-2166 Extended Punchdown Blade $24.99
48-22-2167 110/66 Punchdown Blade $15.99

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Dust Extractor Testing – Tool Box Buzz, Pro Tool Reviews, Coptool

2017 hepa vacuums

Towards the end of last year when the OSHA silica rules were going into effect we were getting lots of questions about dust extractors specific to Silica, how they are each viewed under OSHA’s Table 1 standards and of course how each performed head to head. At the time there were no head-to-heads out there on these vacs so the Coptool Team got on the case to put together a basic Vacuum Head-to-Head to help users gain more information.

Since our video first aired several manufacturers have made updates to their products with lower prices and/or included HEPA filters which is awesome news for everyone! Also two of our tool reviewing hero’s Pro Tool Reviews and Tool Box Buzz jumped on the case to do their own vacuum comparisons, with some great testing rigs and pointed out some additional information that we might have glossed over. We really think both of these groups do top notch tool test, Clint’s team at Pro Tool Review is always very detailed and Rob’s Crew are mostly professional contractors with some great insights.  (more…)

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Milwaukee 24″ MLCON24, 48″ MLCON48 and 72″ MLCON72 REDSTICK Concrete Levels

Add more red in the shop/garage. Milwaukee is launching a new line of REDSTICK Box Levels this April. This isn’t just any ordinary level, it’s the world’s first, all-in-one concrete level. Now you can screed, level and finish with one, multi-functional solution.

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Milwaukee 18V Random Orbit Sander, Corded Power, More Control

No matter your trade, sanding is the worst. That doesn’t mean we can’t have some awesome tools to keep it interesting. Introducing the newest member of the M18 line-up, the Milwaukee M18 Random Orbit Sander. This 5″ Hook and Loop sander is capable of reaching 12,000 OPM. Really shouldn’t have a problem smoothing out those rougher surfaces. Experience all the power of a corded palm sander without the cords! Available April 2018, pre order your kit today!

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Milwaukee M12 Could be the Fastest Cordless Tire Inflator!

A great new Milwaukee Tool was announced recently. The M12 Compact Inflator packed with over 120 PSI can get your tire inflated and on the move in no time! Instead of checking a gauge over and over, Milwaukee’s new Compact Inflator has an easy to read back-lit LCD screen so you can easily check the target and current pressure. If you’re a day dreamer, REDLINK intelligence with TrueFill provides Auto Shut-Off Technology which protects from overfill and overtemp. (more…)

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