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Re: Cordless Chainsaws - your experiences - recommendations
« Reply #60 on: August 01, 2018, 10:24:11 PM »
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Re: Cordless Chainsaws - your experiences - recommendations
« Reply #61 on: August 01, 2018, 10:36:35 PM »
You will love it.  I never cease to be amazed at how handy my 40V Brushless Ryobi is and what it can do.
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« Reply #62 on: August 01, 2018, 10:41:32 PM »
You will love it.  I never cease to be amazed at how handy my 40V Brushless Ryobi is and what it can do.
Have you had any battery problems with that Ryobi? I've been hearing reports of their 40V batteries and/or chargers crapping out.  From what I'm hearing, if they make it past the first few months of actual use, they will probably be OK, but there is a lot of "infant mortality" on those parts.
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Re: Cordless Chainsaws - your experiences - recommendations
« Reply #63 on: August 01, 2018, 11:41:41 PM »
 I got a Milwaukee from my local dealer today ;D 8)  Wasn't planning to buy one now but he had one in stock and has sold several and said everyone loves them.  Saw, 12.0 battery, and a Rapid Charger.  He threw in a saw wrench when I told him a new Husky came with a tool kit ;) ;D  Battery is charging now.  We'll try it in the morning :) :)  It's got an Oregon chain and bar on it :)
Looking forward to a review from someone who doesn't make me worry they are about to take their leg of on YouTube.  :D
The Milwaukee does come with a scrench. It's stuffed up the bottom of the handle. 
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« Reply #64 on: August 02, 2018, 06:12:21 AM »
I'm tired of my cordless tools going obsolete every few years, I have a 18V Dewalt at the shore house and that style battery is also gone. I can get batteries rebuilt but when adding a new tool you go to a different battery >:(.
They make a 20v adapter for the 18v dewalt tools, the adapter, 2 batteries and charger run about $140 from lowes or the depot. You can also get aftermarket batteries from Amazon in 2 packs for $32-35.
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Re: Cordless Chainsaws - your experiences - recommendations
« Reply #65 on: August 02, 2018, 11:07:56 PM »
Used the Milwaukee just a little bit today.  Had to prune a tree in front of the shop and cut up the limbs with it when they were on the ground.  Nothing big at all but it worked good.  Might use it a bit more tomorrow at the firewood machine.  I found the scrench in the bottom of the handle :) 8)  I like a full size one much better but it'll do in a pinch :) 
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« Reply #66 on: August 12, 2018, 11:45:16 AM »
We have an industrial supply jobber in the area that sells all the milwaukee line at better than HD prices. I put an order in for one as hey have been solid back ordered on the chainsaw since it’s announcmemt and release for sale. I have several M18 tools and they are all game changers. Have several M12 as well.  Incredible tools and the conven Ende of cordless Can not be overstated!  My 1/2” drive impacts wrench is more powerful than any 1/2” drive air powered wrench. The circle saw is flat awesome, as well as my weed whacker. I also am really impressed with my shop vac. It works great and has the suction power of an order vac. 
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