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[Home Depot] Milwaukee M12 Fuel Drill Kit or Impact Kit $139ea

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[Home Depot] Milwaukee M12 Fuel Drill Kit or Impact Kit $139ea

I'm thinking either set is a smoking deal considering these are both gen 2
https://www.homedepot.ca/en/home/p.m12- ... 60184.html
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For 12 volts, whats better dewalt or milwaukee?
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reggyDeal wrote:
Nov 5th, 2018 11:21 pm
For 12 volts, whats better dewalt or milwaukee?
Definitely milwaukee, their m12 line up is hugeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee. Dewalt doesn't seem to care about their 12v and focus on their 60v instead.
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Wish the impact came with a 4.0Ah battery as well.
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I believe they will be clearing out this impact for the stubby M12 but the drill driver not sure on a replacement. In any case, it's a good deal for right now although I think they were providing a "free" 6ah away last month with the $199 price. I would still take this deal and source batteries elsewhere.
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NOTE> These are from the M12 Fuel line which should not be confused with the standard M12 line. The Fuel line has more power from the brushless motor design than the standard line - ie the Fuel impact driver of the same size has 200 in-lbs of more torque than the standard one.
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I have both m12 fuel hammer drill and impact driver. And I will not reach for my 18v tools anymore. (Except my 18v impact wrench for lug nuts)

Love the 4ah battery as well.

You will not be disappointed. I bought my impact driver kit @ $99 + tax free when HD tried to clear out old stocks. And match lowes tax free event promotions years ago
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ToolHound wrote:
Nov 6th, 2018 1:15 am
I believe they will be clearing out this impact for the stubby M12 but the drill driver not sure on a replacement. In any case, it's a good deal for right now although I think they were providing a "free" 6ah away last month with the $199 price. I would still take this deal and source batteries elsewhere.
The Stubby is impact wrench. This is impact driver.
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M12 is "Unavailable in Your Area"

St. John's

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Ordered for local ISPU in Anjou Quebec. Time to retire the 25yr old Dewalt.

Thanks OP!
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Do you guys use an impact or drill when screwing in screws into pre-threaded metal screw holes?

Just seems so much easier to replace bits with the impact-chuck, is there such an add on for the drill, i.e. quick release bit replacement?
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I use the drill for drilling and impact for screwing/unscrewing. Could also use impact for drilling if only looking to have one tool.
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reggyDeal wrote:
Nov 6th, 2018 10:13 am
Do you guys use an impact or drill when screwing in screws into pre-threaded metal screw holes?

Just seems so much easier to replace bits with the impact-chuck, is there such an add on for the drill, i.e. quick release bit replacement?
I don't use either. I just drive the screws by hand, metal threads are too fragile for an impact or drill.

You probably could but if you do that a lot, you'd probably be better getting a power screwdriver.

Like this one:
https://www.dewalt.com/products/power-t ... t/dcf680n1
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wroom wrote:
Nov 6th, 2018 10:17 am
I use the drill for drilling and impact for screwing/unscrewing. Could also use impact for drilling if only looking to have one tool.
Can't you over-tighten the screws with impact? As there is no tension on control on the impact vs the drill?

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