Category Archives: Milwaukee

Milwaukee Tools Q3 Promotions and New Tools!

Oh, boy! As we move closer to fall, Milwaukee is pushing out the promotions and new tools! Speaking of fall, Ohio Power Tool just added the new line of Milwaukee Heated Gear. You’ll find a wide selection of Jackets, Hoodies, Shirts and Gloves which was covered in an early post, Milwaukee 2018 Update for Heated Jackets & Gloves. Now let’s dive in and see what else we have here. (more…)

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Milwaukee M18 Gen 3 1/4″ Impact & Hammer Drill | Available now!

I walked into the office this morning and noticed a big pallet of the new Milwaukee Gen 3 Hammer and 1/4″ Impacts 2853-22CT. We wanted to take a quick look at all the GEN 3 drills and impacts as well as the handful of new M18 Combo Kits which now include these 3, 5, 7 piece kits!  (more…)

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GOT COLD BEER? Milwaukee VS Klein Jobsite Cooler Head 2 Head Shootout

Scott cracks a few (or more) open to see which cooler is the coolest! So, we throw a six pack in the Milwaukee Jobsite Soft-Side Cooler 48-22-8250 and the Klein Jobsite Soft-Sided Cooler 55601, wait 12 hours and let the testing commence.  (more…)

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Who Has The Best Inflator? DeWALT, Milwaukee or Ryobi | Inflator Shootout

This month Dewalt released their new DCC020IB, and we want to know how it stacks up against some of the competition already on the market, namely the Milwaukee M12 Compact Inflator, as well as the Ryobi 18V inflator. We are going to take a look at the following characteristics:

  • Features
  • Inflation speed
  • Overall value.

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Milwaukee Torch vs Diablo Carbide Blade – M18 Super Sawzall

While at the Milwaukee Tool NPS 2018, Milwaukee presented their new Milwaukee Torch Carbide Sawzall Blades and went head-to-head with the Freud Diablo Carbide Blade. Up until now the Diablos have been way out in front with carbide recip blade technology when it comes to cutting metal. Clearly, this Milwaukee demo provided by Milwaukee themselves, so it may certainly have some bias in the demonstration.  (more…)

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Milwaukee M18 Battery Upgrade 9.0Ah vs 12.0Ah

M18 Batteries 12Ah vs 9Ah

At Milwaukee’s New Product Symposium 2018 there were a lot of exciting announcements, one of which was the new 12.0Ah High Output M18 Batteries 48-11-1812. Most of the new NPS M18 FUEL Tools launching in July come with this new larger battery including the Table Saw, Super Sawzall, Chainsaw, Grinder and Gen 2 Circular Saw. These new 12.0Ah High Outputs use the 21700 cells for more runtime, less overheating and more peak power draw capability. We had 2 big questions; FIRST how will my existing 5.0Ah & 9.0Ah batteries perform in the new tools. SECOND will the 12.0Ah increase performance on any of my existing tools such as the M18 10” Miter Saw, Gen 1 Circular Saw or Sawzall?

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At 11:41 AM | Posted in Cordless Tools, Milwaukee | 4 Comments

Milwaukee 2018 Update for Heated Jackets & Gloves

Milwaukee 2018 Heated Gear

Milwaukee has been leading the Heated Jacket Game since 2010 and we have seen a lot of advances over the years for more options and better equipped for the jobsite. Having had many conversations with their product managers in this category they really understand fabrics, design and what it takes to make great clothing at this point, no longer just throwing batteries and a couple of heating wires in a jacket. For the 2018/2019 Heated Gear Season we will see some incremental changes to what has worked, along with several new innovative items like Heated Gloves! (more…)

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Milwaukee Introduces Slim Profile Ratchets & Wrench-Compatible Sockets | Available July 2018

Attention Mechanics! Milwaukee is expanding their line of Mechanic hand tools. Already in the lineup are Combination Wrenches, Ratcheting Combination Wrenches, Pry Bars, and Hook & Pick Sets! The new Slim Profile Ratchet and Sockets were introduced at the Milwaukee NPS18 event and they’ll make a nice addition to your tool box. Even though Ratchets and sockets are a core hand tool for automotive technicians, all the electricians, mechanical contractors, and other core users could use a set as well!  (more…)

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The M18 FUEL 7-1/4″ Circular Saw (2732-21HD) 12.0Ah | Cut The Cord (figuratively, please)

I’ll say it up front, and I’m sorry if you don’t agree. A circular saw is meant to be cordless. Milwaukee Tool is pushing to “cut the cord” with the new 12.0 Ah batteries. Available this July for only $399, the M18 7-1/4″ Circ Saw Kit with the POWERSTATE brushless motor provides 5,800RPM and offers up to 750 cuts per charge.  (more…)

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Can Milwaukee M18 Chain Saw 2727-21HD Replace Gas?

Launching very soon, July 2018, the Milwaukee M18 FUEL 16” Chain Saw 2727-21HD ($399) will be hitting the streets with the new 12.0Ah High Output batteries. The big question on everyone’s mind seems to be can this 18V cordless chain saw beat 36V, 40V, 54V, 60V, 80V but most importantly gas saws? Sure everyone would love to stop messing with gas engines and use a simple battery but a few important things have hindered them taking over the market. Most importantly Power, Price & Runtime! Milwaukee is not first to market here with a cordless chain saw that uses a tool battery but believe they can now address all 3 of these concerns. (more…)

At 11:17 AM | Posted in Cordless Tools, Milwaukee, Outdoor Power Equipment | 2 Comments