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    Dcs727

    Where the F.... is the dcs727? Hello Dewalt. Sub 50lb 10” 60v max scms. We all want it. Hurry the f.... up.
  3. UPDATE: I received my tool back from the Metabo-HPT service center and the nail gun is working properly again, sinking nails perfectly. Apparently it was a "X-Ring seal/gasket" repair that fixed the issue. Also, they did not charge me for shipping or for the repair.
  4. Big Adam

    Mr

    I have a mix and match setup of UK and US sourced Dewalt 18/20 and 54/60 volt tools. I mostly now buy bare tools on my regular trips to the US, most recently the new 60V in-line blower, not yet available in UK. As Jronman says, you’re all good to go, bar the warranty, so if you’re not particularly hard on your tools, you should have no major issues.
  5. Jronman

    Mr

    You shouldn't have any problems except warranty. 20v max and 18v are basically one in the same. 18v is actual voltage under load and 20v is basically a nominal voltage essentially the equivalent of a 2x4 board and a 1-1/2 in x 3-1/2 in board.
  6. Got the top assembled. I just have to work on the base now.
  7. Worked on routing out the holes with the lr-32. seemed to work alright.
  8. It is a limited warranty yes and I've had tools that were 2 years old get turned down by my local authorized service center as wear and tear. But I've never so much as been questioned when I send something into milwaukees e-service. I've also found that if I take something to my local service center, if it's not something simple they send it off to a different place and they only ship tools once a week. So sometimes it would be over a month before getting the tool back. With e-service shippings free and they usually only have the tool for a day or two. Shipping times vary depending on how far you are from the e-service location but for me I usually get the tool back in under 2 weeks total from when I shipped it.
  9. Looney

    Mr

    Has anyone tried the uk 18v xr battery in a 20v max tool
  10. Looney

    Mr

    Has anyone tried the uk 18v xr battery in a 20v max tool
  11. I'm on the fence about Milwaukees warranty. 5 years is more than most, but the catch is it is only a limited warranty.
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  13. Acme Tools is showing a shipping date of March 30, 2020
  14. "Spam the trigger?" not familiar with that term? I own the Gen 3 hammer drill, have used it extensively as well as my Gen 2 and have never had any issue with the triggers on either of them.
  15. Milwaukee has a solid set of Circular saws that will cut and perform well all day. Best to find out his preference for the sidewinder (2732) or the worm drive style (2830). I use and love the sidewinder but I'm a lefty so blade right suits me perfectly. I would be uncomfortable with the blade left worm style myself, no matter how well it performs.
  16. I own no less than 5 Milwaukee drills and none exhibit any wobble, sounds like you got a bad one. Call Milwaukee and work an exchange or repair, they're good for it.
  17. Milwaukee no doubt started in the plumbing and demo trades but they now have nearly everything you could want or need for woodworking in their cordless lines. The new M18 Router, 7-1/4, 10 and 12" miter saws, table saw, 18, 16, 15 gauge and framing nailers, Their new installation tool for cabinet installs and tight areas is excellent. Their new line of framing squares, speed squares and solid tape measure line up are no slouch either. They also have cordless planer, jig saws, orbital sander, staple guns, oscillating tools and not to mention their awesome circular saw line. Of course their Super Sawzall is bad to the bone. Seems to me they pretty much got woodworkers covered as well as any other cordless brand and blow away the others in plumbing, linemen support, lighting solutions by a long way. Their one shortfall, which I believe they're quickly remedying, are their OPE, they need a lawn mower but already have a great chainsaw, trimmer, edger, blower and their latest quick connect line ups the game again. Funny how Milwaukee beats all the main cordless companies warranty of 5 years, doesn't seem like they're making anything not intended to last. They do have a fast generational timeline which most think is a positive. Who wants to wait 5-10 years for a update to a particular tool? I don't. Just sayin'!
  18. Milwaukee no doubt started in the plumbing and demo trades but they now have nearly everything you could want or need for woodworking in their cordless lines. The new M18 Router, 7-1/4, 10 and 12" miter saws, table saw, 18, 16, 15 gauge and framing nailers, Their new installation tool for cabinet installs and tight areas is excellent. Their new line of framing squares, speed squares and solid tape measure line up are no slouch either. They also have cordless planer, jig saws, orbital sander, staple guns, oscillating tools and not to mention their awesome circular saw line. Of course their Super Sawzall is bad to the bone. Seems to me they pretty much got woodworkers covered as well as any other cordless brand and blow away the others in plumbing, linemen support, lighting solutions by a long way. Their one shortfall, which I believe they're quickly remedying, are their OPE, they need a lawn mower but already have a great chainsaw, trimmer, edger, blower and their latest quick connect line ups the game again. Funny how Milwaukee beats all the main cordless companies warranty of 5 years, doesn't seem like they're making anything not intended to last. They do have a fast generational timeline which most think is a positive. Who wants to wait 5-10 years for a update to a particular tool? I don't. Just sayin'!
  19. I have both the 2nd and 3rd generation Milwaukee Hammer drills and have used them both extensively drilling aged 60 year old concrete foundations/floors and they have both performed fantastically. No doubt the Gen 3 runs hotter in the motor area when doing the same work as my Gen 2 but absolutely zero issues with battery overheat on either unit and there is no impact on performance just a hotter environment. The obvious thing to anyone that has actually used both Gen hammer drills is that the drastic reduction in size from Gen 2 to Gen 3 is the biggest reason for the increased heat discharge of the newer smaller Gen 3 drills. Simply no heat sink area left so it gets discharged hotter. It is a compromise to getting a smaller, lighter, more agile, HD Hammer Drill that has all the power of the older Gen in a smaller lighter package. So in summary it's simple thermal dynamics, same motor doing the same work in a smaller package is going to release more heat.
  20. As a regular customer of Lowes store, Iam feeling sad for it. Lowes should follow the strategies what homedepot is following. As of Now, Lowes is taking the feedback at lowes.com/survey to collect the opinion of customer. Hope they follow the suggestions as soon as possible.
  21. Thanks for the advice. I really appreciate your time. I will check this Gen 2 Milwaukee drill/driver
  22. Power and cordless screw driver are never associated. Klein 5 in 1. Can’t go wrong there. More power than any cordless toy screw driver. Pretty much any major name brand drill/driver has more power and options. A good high torque Dewalt or Milwaukee or Makita is going to set you back about $150. Scratch that. You buy a battery and a charger kit and it comes with a free drill/driver! Budget minded drill/drivers (Craftsman, Rigid, Ryobi, etc.) are around $100 with a battery and charger. Those cordless screwdrivers are so vastly underpowered I can put more torque on the above manual screwdriver. They are intended to separate a Christmas shopper from their money but that’s it. Also the ergonomics are horrendous. You’ve got this huge fat barrel to contain the batteries that only fit properly in the hands of a gorilla. Then your grip is in the traditional screwdriver position so if it was “powerful” you couldn’t hold onto it. Drill/drivers have a pistol style grip off to the side that fit just as well in my twelve year old girls hands in her robotics club as my pro weight lifter team mate at work and greatly increase your ability to hold it. With a drill/driver I can vary the torque for soft materials, increase it and drive wood screws into shed and dried hard wood (if it doesn’t split), drive drill bits for the screws, run but drivers, Allen, and Torx bits, and turn on hammer mode and do all of the above into concrete and masonry. On one charge often all day long. The cordless screwdrivers don’t do pretty much any of that except run screws in drywall and picture frames on soft wood and screw the tiny screw in the battery door of the other kids toys. One possible advantage is this. My Gen 2 Milwaukee drill/driver has enough torque in drill mode to easily bruise or break your wrist if it grabs hard in low speed high torque mode. A cordless screw driver stands a good chance of being broken when I get frustrated with it. Make sure to buy a pink colored one. The light reflects better off them to help see the screw.
  23. I am big fan of the ruler foods which is operated by Kroger in the United States. Kroger introduced the kroger feedback program for collecting the customers impression towards their shopping experience and we can win $5k with this survey.
  24. Hey everyone. Can you please advise new powerful screwdriver? I am currently looking at BLACK+DECKER Cordless Screwdriver at https://jonsguide.org/best-power-screwdriver-reviews/.
  25. @paulengr I was talking specifically the gen 3 drill and impact. Their thermal issues are more than just a wrong battery in my opinion.
  26. Mordekyle

    Roof nailer

    The classic roofing guns are Max super Roofer and Bostitch. (Ridge Runner?) I would hesitate getting anything else, regardless of the tool color you prefer. Price wise, they are all comparable. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  27. This is the new brushless XR jiggy. Of the reviews I have seen, it smokes the new Milwaukee. Equipped with LED too. I will hold my opinion in the Red vs Yellow war but my red tools are growing in numbers but only in the specialty tool area. I have had a lot more luck with yellow over red in build quality and got rid of everything red about five years ago But....to each their own. It’s like Ford vs. Chevy. Everyone knows Toyota is better. Anyways, these tools were a smart purchase with a surprise 4.0 I didn’t even know came in the package for $174. A total steal. Chris is getting some Ryobi stuff too.....hmmmmm....
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