• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
permaculture forums growies critters building homesteading energy monies kitchen purity ungarbage community wilderness fiber arts art permaculture artisans regional education skip experiences global resources the cider press projects digital market permies.com private forums all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
master stewards:
  • r ranson
  • Nicole Alderman
  • Anne Miller
  • Pearl Sutton
  • James Freyr
  • Jocelyn Campbell
stewards:
  • Joylynn Hardesty
  • paul wheaton
  • Burra Maluca
garden masters:
  • Steve Thorn
  • Greg Martin
gardeners:
  • Jay Angler
  • Carla Burke
  • thomas rubino

Milwaukee cordless grinder

 
Posts: 9002
Location: Victoria British Columbia-Canada
666
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
This is my cordless Milwaukee grinder. It cost $150 Canadian, and came with a 4 amp hour battery and charger.

It is an exceptionally easy tool to use. The on/off switch fits the hand perfectly.

I use it for sharpening everything from shovels to Sawzall blades. For the Sawzall blades, a thin cutting wheel is used.

Today, I used it to cut staples that were sticking from recycled engineered flooring. On the test block shown, there were 20 staples. I used the stopwatch on my phone and determined that I could do it in 38 seconds. If I wasn't timing, it probably would have taken 45 or 50 seconds. Much faster than extracting the staples by any other means. I tried my pneumatic denailer, and it was not effective. These skinny staples, bent and did not shoot out, like nails do.

The battery lights indicate how much charge is left, and how recharging is progressing.

A very useful tool for cutting and sharpening. I'm able to achieve speeds that would not be possible if a cord where dragged around.
20170815_170613.jpg
[Thumbnail for 20170815_170613.jpg]
20170815_170606.jpg
[Thumbnail for 20170815_170606.jpg]
20170815_170552.jpg
[Thumbnail for 20170815_170552.jpg]
20170815_165443.jpg
[Thumbnail for 20170815_165443.jpg]
20170815_165519.jpg
[Thumbnail for 20170815_165519.jpg]
20170815_165949.jpg
[Thumbnail for 20170815_165949.jpg]
20170815_170034.jpg
[Thumbnail for 20170815_170034.jpg]
20170815_170450.jpg
[Thumbnail for 20170815_170450.jpg]
 
Space pants. Tiny ad:
177 hours of video: the 2017 Permaculture Design Course and Appropriate Technology Course
https://permies.com/wiki/65386/hours-video-Permaculture-Design-Technology
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
Boost this thread!