Looking at a cordless Milwaukee Mid Torque impact Gen2 impact for the tool box

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Currently I use a cordless Dewalt Impact Driver for most fastener work. It is handy great for screws and light work but not designed for heavier work like lug nuts, etc.
Not sure I want a high torque model, not needed and too much bulk.
The Milwaukee brand impact wrenches and ratchets appear to test much better than the Dewalt products, and any other comparable brands.
The Milwaukee 2457 Angle cordless ratchet is the go to tool for many as well. As my joints age, cordless tools that are light and efficient are very helpful for me to make it through some projects.
Back to topic, the M18 FUEL GEN-2 18-Volt Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless Mid Torque 1/2 in. Impact Wrench with Friction Ring Kit appears to be a good addition to the tools set. Yes I do have Coach Net covering road emergencies, but for the odd projects it would be nice to have a capable cordless impact.

Thoughts?


 
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I have a couple of Milwaukee drills and they have been great. They charge fast and have good battery life. The price is right compared to Mikita or dewalt. I carry the dewalt screwdriver that @Neal found in my tool box on the previous coach but it is a screwdriver.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B011WRUODC/?tag=rvf01-20
 
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Milwaukee has a long history of making durable tools. I have several in my shop at the sticks-and-bricks; all 120V corded type. They were never big on "bling" but when you need something to get the job done, they are great.

TJ
 
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I replaced my older Makita cordless drill with a brushless Milwaukee M18 a few years ago. Great drill/driver. I know it's not the impact driver you are looking at, but I have nothing but good to say with the Milwaukee M18 line. I now have 4 different M18 tools and they all work great.
 
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I agree that Milwaukee makes great tools, just wish replacement batteries didn't cost 75% of a new tool. :mad:
 
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