Idiots guide to Milwaukee.....

Andrew

Member
Location
Huntingdon, UK
Has anyone replaced the chuck on a cordless drill? If so did you get one from milwaukee or go for a different make?

I did.

Drill died 15 months later.

In hindsight I shouldn’t have bothered.
 

johnboy87

Member
What you looking to buy? Bizarrely sometimes you can buy separately and save money over a kit! Not always from the same dealer either😂🙈

The M18FPP2J2-502P which is the big 1/2 inch gun and braked grinder (rang to make sure) with the rapid charger, 2x5 amp batteries and case
Dont like buying bare tools as hate not having a case to store them, a second rapid charger would be handy for when I leave one on one farm, and I feel an extra pair of batteries would be worth having after only recently going from 2 up to 3 of them (4 if I can find the one playing hide and seek in the workshop)
 

ACEngineering

Member
Location
Oxon
The M18FPP2J2-502P which is the big 1/2 inch gun and braked grinder (rang to make sure) with the rapid charger, 2x5 amp batteries and case
Dont like buying bare tools as hate not having a case to store them, a second rapid charger would be handy for when I leave one on one farm, and I feel an extra pair of batteries would be worth having after only recently going from 2 up to 3 of them (4 if I can find the one playing hide and seek in the workshop)

Buy the kits separately power tool mate have a grinder kit on offer. https://www.powertoolmate.co.uk/dea...-115mm-braking-angle-grinder-kit-1-x-5-0a.htm
 

ACEngineering

Member
Location
Oxon
The M18FPP2J2-502P which is the big 1/2 inch gun and braked grinder (rang to make sure) with the rapid charger, 2x5 amp batteries and case
Dont like buying bare tools as hate not having a case to store them, a second rapid charger would be handy for when I leave one on one farm, and I feel an extra pair of batteries would be worth having after only recently going from 2 up to 3 of them (4 if I can find the one playing hide and seek in the workshop)

The grinder in your link is decent its the same as mine BUT the one in my link is the new version.
 

ACEngineering

Member
Location
Oxon
The M18FPP2J2-502P which is the big 1/2 inch gun and braked grinder (rang to make sure) with the rapid charger, 2x5 amp batteries and case
Dont like buying bare tools as hate not having a case to store them, a second rapid charger would be handy for when I leave one on one farm, and I feel an extra pair of batteries would be worth having after only recently going from 2 up to 3 of them (4 if I can find the one playing hide and seek in the workshop)

£5 more but get 3 batteries and 2 chargers plus the new version grinder. okay i admit the cases are not going to be as good cause the kit in your link is a pack out case which is totally different although i bet it still has the crap thin plastic insert.


1642195552021.png
 

Pan mixer

Member
Mixed Farmer
Location
Near Colchester
I did.

Drill died 15 months later.

In hindsight I shouldn’t have bothered.
I did too but changing the chuck was no where near as easy as the videos say.ended up cutting the old chuck off with a grinder so that I could reach the T40 torx bit (left hand thread) inside. Took all afternoon and I learned a lot of new words.
 

johnboy87

Member
The grinder in your link is decent its the same as mine BUT the one in my link is the new version.
Just curious, any idea on the difference between the fsag and the cag grinders as the latter one seem a lot more money for some reason? Either way it's going to be a step up from my 6yo, brushed grinder, which is starting to show its age having been used for everything from cutting wire up to cutting hedge trimmer flails out and cleaning paint off up to cutting through heavy channel.
 

ACEngineering

Member
Location
Oxon
How much are the packout cases worth? Got several here that have never been used

Depends which one but some are £40 to £60 new.

If it's a proper pack out case and not the cheap stackable ones the tools normally come with then advertise it on facebook market place some local builder type will buy them I'm sure.
 

ACEngineering

Member
Location
Oxon
Just curious, any idea on the difference between the fsag and the cag grinders as the latter one seem a lot more money for some reason? Either way it's going to be a step up from my 6yo, brushed grinder, which is starting to show its age having been used for everything from cutting wire up to cutting hedge trimmer flails out and cleaning paint off up to cutting through heavy channel.

Not really sure imo, just a newer design and old one will be phased out I guess.

New one does have a variable speed though and some people complained it didnt come with fixtec quick release nut.
Bit you can but fix tech nuts separately and I highly recommend them, I use them on my corded 5" makita too and my 9" bosch!
 

johnboy87

Member
Not really sure imo, just a newer design and old one will be phased out I guess.

New one does have a variable speed though and some people complained it didnt come with fixtec quick release nut.
Bit you can but fix tech nuts separately and I highly recommend them, I use them on my corded 5" makita too and my 9" bosch!

Fair enough. never need the tool for my normal but anyway, if it came with I wouldn't turn it down but seems expensive on its own
 

ACEngineering

Member
Location
Oxon
Fair enough. never need the tool for my normal but anyway, if it came with I wouldn't turn it down but seems expensive on its own

might be useful for a sanding disc or polishing mop, more importantly being the newest model its likely to be more powerful than the old one and does claim to be similar to a 1200watt corded and i would say my older type is maybe more like a 1000watt corded at best.
 

agrimax

Member
Location
Co Down
Has anyone replaced the chuck on a cordless drill? If so did you get one from milwaukee or go for a different make?
I fitted a Rohm chuck to mine. Not cheap but well worth it. Found the original to be quite hopeless really. IIRC, there are two thread sizes so you'd need to know which yours is to start with...
 

Make Tax Digital Software Poll

  • Quickbooks

    Votes: 25 17.9%
  • Sage

    Votes: 12 8.6%
  • Xero

    Votes: 61 43.6%
  • Other

    Votes: 42 30.0%

Five nature-recovery projects spanning 100,000ha launched

  • 4
  • 0
Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland

Image-source-Savills-field-640x360.jpg
Five nature-recovery projects spanning nearly 100,000ha across the West Midlands, Cambridgeshire, the Peak District, Norfolk and Somerset have been announced by the government and Natural England today (Thursday, May 26).

This is the equivalent in size to all 219 current National Reserves.

The aim of the projects is to deliver nature recovery at a landscape scale, helping to tackle biodiversity loss, climate change and improve public health and well-being.

All five projects will make a significant contribution towards the national delivery of the international commitment to protect at least 30% of land and...
Top