[Review] Milwaukee’s M18 Cordless Random Orbit Sander

After heavily focusing on the mechanical trades for years, Milwaukee Tool has made a concerted effort to attract carpenters and remodelers to their constantly growing M18 battery platform.  The tool manufacturer has introduced cordless miter saws and nail guns in recent years.  They also announced several more carpentry tools are on their way at their yearly New Product Symposium event in May, including a new D-handle jig saw, a table saw, and an updated 7-¼” circular saw.  

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Review: Milwaukee M18 Radius Compact Site Light with Flood Mode

Proper lighting is one of the most overlooked things on a construction site.  Sure, most sites have some overhead lighting, but with a minimum of only 5 loot candles required by OSHA in general construction areas, there’s a lot left to be desired.  Milwaukee Tool is, by far, the leader in the construction lighting category based on shear volume and quality of their lighting solutions.

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The 7 Biggest Storylines from Milwaukee Tool’s 2018 New Product Symposium

Each year, Milwaukee Tool invites members of the media to join them at their annual New Product Symposium (NPS). At NPS, the company shows off most of the new tools they will release throughout the year and shares their most exciting news.  At last year’s event, Milwaukee previewed that big things were planned for the 2018 show. 

Did they deliver?  We were in attendance at NPS 2018 just a couple weeks ago to find out.  Below are the what we thought were the 7 biggest storylines of the even...

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Review: Milwaukee Tool’s New 2nd Generation M12 Hammer Drill and Impact Driver

At Milwaukee’s New Product Symposium in June of 2017, the company then showed their commitment to the 12-volt platform with the announcement of the Generation 2 M12 Hammer Drill and Impact Driver. The hammer drill and impact driver were since released in January 2018 and we’ve had the opportunity to test the tools for ourselves. The drill/driver is yet to be released as of the publish date of this article.

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