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What Cordless Power Tools To Buy???

What Power Tools To Buy

  • DeWalt

    Votes: 5 33.3%
  • Hitachi

    Votes: 3 20.0%
  • Milwaukee

    Votes: 4 26.7%
  • Bosch

    Votes: 2 13.3%
  • Makita

    Votes: 1 6.7%
  • Metabo

    Votes: 0 0.0%

  • Total voters
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TrEnNaVY

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Gday every1,
In a few weeks i have $1,500 coming in from the Government for my Apprenticeship in Plumbing.
I plan to spend this money on tools, i want to buy a 4/5 peice pack needs to contain Cordless Drill, Rotary Hammer Drill, Saber Saw, 4" Grinder and Torch

I dont have enough experience with tools to no the right brand to buy though,
i was thinking DeWalt but we have had to much trouble with the gear box and clutches in the drills.

So that leaves me with, Milwaukee, Hitachi, Bosch, Makita, Metabo & any other suggestions u have.

Im leaning towards Milwaukee.

So please help me out with what u have and personal experience with other brands.

Thanks heapz in advance.
 
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When i was a cabinet maker i used Metabo and thought they were great.
 

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i prefer makita, im in the timber trade though, so it might make it a bit different.

my mates dads a sheet metal worker and uses all milwaukee tools.
 

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I bought myself a hitachi kit which includes hammer drill, rattle gun, cordless, sabre saw, grinder, circular saw, jig saw and a lantern. Haven't had any problems yet and they have plenty of power and ive dropped them a million times
 
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Gday every1,
In a few weeks i have $1,500 coming in from the Government for my Apprenticeship in Plumbing.
I plan to spend this money on tools, i want to buy a 4/5 peice pack needs to contain Cordless Drill, Rotary Hammer Drill, Saber Saw, 4" Grinder and Torch

I dont have enough experience with tools to no the right brand to buy though,
i was thinking DeWalt but we have had to much trouble with the gear box and clutches in the drills.

So that leaves me with, Milwaukee, Hitachi, Bosch, Makita, Metabo & any other suggestions u have.

Im leaning towards Milwaukee.

So please help me out with what u have and personal experience with other brands.

Thanks heapz in advance.


Talk to the guys your working with? Surely they have some sort of opinion?

Oh and what does everyone think of Panasonic btw? The company decided to give me a Panasonic Impact Drill when we got our "tools for your trade" vouchers.
 

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go with a Hitachi set ..
i cain the **** out my hitachi tools and they never fail!
always rough in with my hitachi cordless 18v lithium drill
batteries are good to .
u can pick up a set for around 1200 like i did

3 18v lithium batteries / Cordless drill w/hammer / hammer drill / recipicating saw/ and torch lantern for an extra 50 :)
 

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they have DeWalt hence y i no there are some issues with them.
they will be have to be able to cop a bit coz we use the tools hard.
 

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go with a Hitachi set ..
i cain the **** out my hitachi tools and they never fail!
always rough in with my hitachi cordless 18v lithium drill
batteries are good to .
u can pick up a set for around 1200 like i did

3 18v lithium batteries / Cordless drill w/hammer / hammer drill / recipicating saw/ and torch lantern for an extra 50 :)
They go good don't they. I got my kit for 1400 delivered with 8 tools plus 2 batteries and charger
 

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looks like its hitachi or milwaukee,
i will be getting prices and wot packs they have asap so i can make my choice
thanks for your input guys.
 

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milwaukee and dewalt both make quality stuff. bosch is still behind but make an ok drill.
 
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