Category Archives: Milwaukee

Milwaukee and Empire are Leveling the Playing Field

Empire celebrated their 100-year anniversary at the 2019 Milwaukee NPS. Empire is continuing their tradition of creating, innovating, and revolutionizing practical tool solutions focused on leveling and layout applications with two new products being revealed at the event. And Milwaukee has followed suit with two new levels of their own.

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Milwaukee: The Future of Auto Mechanic Tools

Milwaukee is truly doing some amazing things in the world of auto mechanic tools. Most of you have been around long enough to have been forced to work with pneumatic tools in your shops, and probably still are. Milwaukee Tool is ditching the cumbersome air hoses and replacing them with their innovative cordless M12 & M18 technology. And in strict Milwaukee fashion they have not overlooked even the smallest details with groundbreaking advancements. Check out what they’ve got going on in the automotive department from the NPS 2019 event.

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Milwaukee Jobsite LED Lighting from NPS19

M18 Search Light LED

For the past 8 years Milwaukee Tool has been the industry leader in jobsite lighting with over 40+ job lighting solutions. Milwaukee doesn’t take this lightly, so they have expanded upon, and further developed their entire work light line from hazard awareness and remote-controlled spotlights to wearable lighting. Ditch the extension cords because this entire line is synced up with their cordless battery technology.

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M18 FUEL Circular Saws: Blade Left or Blade Right?

M18 FUEL Circular Saw 2830-21

Does the circular saw blade belong on the Left or Right side of the saw? Its a question that has plagued mankind since the beginning. Shockingly the answer has little to nothing to do with what hand people use most and much more to do with what region of the country you’re from. Milwaukee Tools has solved the problem now with options for nearly every M18 FUEL cordless circular saw configuration, with the addition of the much anticipated M18 FUEL Rear-Handle 7-1/4″ Circular Saw 2830-21HD ($449) which has the blade on the left and mimics the design, power & feel of popular worm-drive corded saws.

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Milwaukee Packout Radio & Storage Expansion NPS19

When Milwaukee announced they were launching a storage system a few years ago most people, even Red Fans were somewhat skeptical. Once launched however PACKOUT has been nothing short of a runaway freight train in terms of popularity, the biggest issue is they just can’t get the products made fast enough or expand the line quickly enough to satisfy it growing fan base! There are a lot of dedicated micro-sites popping up, Packout design hacks and lots of 3D Print files shared on Thingiverse if you’ve got access to a 3D printer. No surprise the Packout rotation was a big hit at this year’s New Product Symposium NPS19 although of course not as many new products in Packout as everyone was hoping for. Pre-Sale for NPS19 tools & accessories are up at Ohio Power Tool with more being added as they come in. (more…)

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Modernizing Safety & PPE with Milwaukee NPS19

Continuing our coverage of Milwaukee’s 2019 NPS let’s look at the expanded line of PPE safety gear including new hard hats, safety glasses, high visibility safety vests, respirators, hearing protection, more tool lanyards, and cut resistant glove expansion. Check out our videos from the NPS and information below.

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Next Generation of Milwaukee M18 FUEL Nailers

Milwaukee has completely outdone themselves at NPS 2019. There is just a laundry list of teasers with items coming out from now into 2020.  We are going to kick off our coverage with some long-awaited nail gun announcements, Pre-sale going on NOW at Ohio Power Tool.

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Every Impact Driver Needs A Right-Angle Attachment

Shockwave Right Angle

A decade or so ago there were no such thing as a cordless impact driver, today they are the most popular power tools on the jobsite. We’d argue nearly every single one of them should have a Right Angle Adapter within reach, getting into tight spaces, there simply is no better option. These have been around for some time from Milwaukee, Dewalt and others, however none of the right angle adapters designed 5+ years ago were built to handle the higher torque of today’s impact drivers. That is until now with the launch of the new Milwaukee Shockwave Adapter 48-32-2390 ($19) which is designed to handle the 2000 in-lbs torque or more from impacts like the M18 FUEL 2853-20 ($129)! Shipping in the next few weeks these should be a big hit for summer. (more…)

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Hands on with the new Milwaukee Pipe Threader (2874)

Today Ohio Power Tool called us because they had a special Milwaukee M18 demo tool on hand for one day, and thought we might want to see it. So we headed down to OPT, tried the tool out, and then stole it. This… is Coptool Special Coverage.

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Spring Savings Are Heating Up with Milwaukee at Ohio Power Tool

Today marks quarter number two for Milwaukee promotions and we look to our friends at Ohio Power Tool to see what awesome deals they have to offer. Check out all of Ohio Power Tool’s Milwaukee promos below. We’ll start this list with one of the most popular promotions; the new Quik-lok String Trimmer.  (more…)

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