Battery powered impact wrench

Old 10-31-2019, 09:31 AM
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Any recommendations? Why?

Old 10-31-2019, 09:41 AM
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I have a dewalt 20v brushless that i love use it for just about everything, also have a larger Milwaukee for lugs and applications needing more torque that is a beast have yet to find anythng the milwaukee cant handle but its big and not ideal for daily tasking
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dewalt has a couple of different models of impacts. keep one in truck for trailer breakdowns
Old 10-31-2019, 10:10 AM
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i have the Milwaukee impact and it has gotten me out of a bind a few times, also carry in the truck when I go on long trips, just in case I have to change a tire
Old 10-31-2019, 10:20 AM
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I have 3. Makita (old one and won't die) but only will tighten to 40 ft lbs and that what it was rated for. Ryobi reconditioned 1833 I bought from tools direct ($99 with battery I think). I use that mostly on wheel lugs/tires/trailer/travel trailer stabilizer jacks. I use this one a lot and I'm impressed.

I bought an earthquake from harbor Freight... over kill for me, I hardly use it. Probably good for working on rusty shit, front ends on trucks. When I get my shop done maybe I'll use it more. need a second battery.
Old 10-31-2019, 11:00 AM
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Ryobi! Why? Because I have a ton of batteries for it and I received a free hammer drill with the purchase. I have used both and no complaints. Did the job.
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i have a ridgid 18v because I have lots of other ridgid tools and I also like the warranty, even though I haven't had to ever use it.
Old 10-31-2019, 11:11 AM
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Makita XWT11Z and it's awesome.

Old 10-31-2019, 11:13 AM
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I have a Ryobi, simply because all my 18v is Ryobi. Bought it off the shelf in Home Depot. Used it yesterday, and many times before. IMHO, it does fantastic. Would buy another.
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Milwaukee 2767. i wasnt sure about all the hype, but it is a beast and glad I purchased it.
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First, look at whatever brand you currently have and see their options. Second, check the usual black friday offerings from HD/Lowes and you'll get some choices for under $200. There's bound to be some good deals for Ryobi kits as well as Milwaukee. Last year Ridgid had a great deal but since I was already invested in Ryobi I went with their option. Won't do giant rusted axle nuts that require 250lbs on a 36" breaker bar, but neither did my professional air tools at the shop. Make sure it's a true impact wrench with a 1/2" anvil. The couple of 3/8" anvil options may struggle with a rusty lug nut on a trailer.
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I bought a refurbished Milwaukee becuase I already had the batteries that fit my drilli and smaller impact. I like it a lot, it hits hard. I bought the cheap ones but I bet the Fuel models are even better. I say get whatever fits the drill batteries you already have, assuming you have one. If not, buy one of those too.
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I had a bunch of craftsman tools (19.2V) stuff but the impact gun sucked. I change alot of tires at the racetrack so I wanted a good gun. Bought the Milwaukee Fuel and I can't kill that thing! As my craftsman batteries die I'll be switching everything over to Milwaukee.

This is not to say some of the others aren't good.....but this has been great!
Old 10-31-2019, 02:10 PM
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I have the Milwaukee as well.
Old 10-31-2019, 02:42 PM
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Milwaukee is by far the best. Their Fuel line of tools is awesome and the best on the market IMO. That said, I went with a Kobalt 20V cordless impact. The rest of my Milwaukee tools are 12v so I couldn't justify the cost for the M18 impact for my purposes. I got a good deal on my Kobalt and it has done everything I need it to do so far.
Old 10-31-2019, 03:19 PM
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I have the Ryobi as I have other tools use same battery. Not sure what I did without prior to having one as they are great tool to have
Old 10-31-2019, 03:37 PM
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I have the Milwaukee and as said above, it's a beast.]
Old 10-31-2019, 04:18 PM
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Use my desalt 20 volt every day. Still going strong. 1200 foot pounds of torque is no joke.
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I have all Milwaukee tools including a 1/2" fuel impact wrench. It will pretty much do anything you want it to.
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Ryobi best bang for the buck. Enough said.

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