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Old 09-22-2017, 10:24 PM   #81
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I just used my 15 gauge dewalt for three days without changing the battery. I laid 450 hardwood, base molding and base shoe on that one 2 ah battery. Amazing.
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Old 09-23-2017, 12:53 AM   #82
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I just used my 15 gauge dewalt for three days without changing the battery. I laid 450 hardwood, base molding and base shoe on that one 2 ah battery. Amazing.
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Bosch for me.

My carpenter uses Makita...he's replaced his twice in 6 years.

My lead uses DeWalt...he's replace his twice in less than three years.

I have never replaced any of my Bosch. I have only purchased new ones so I can have a few setups.

I don't care what consumer reports or any testing says, I care how they actually perform for me every day.

Now my guys have started buying Bosch corded.

Brushless is nice, but I haven't seen the performance difference (in Bosch) to warrant a switch. Eventually they will all be brushless, so I eventually will own them, but I have enough batteries that IDGAF about battery life. I am like Mike, "Hey, someone grab me a battery". I do like the 4Ah batteries, but I won't go any higher, too much weight and that's why Stiletto sells so many hammers at a premium...despite what your date tells you, size does matter fellas.
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Ditto to most of what's been said, I'll just throw in that I've been happy with my 4 year old Hilti set, but looking back I'm not sure the premium price was worth it over say 2 sets of anything else...but...it's all still going strong with zero down-time and zero regrets. I used to say I'd get all Milwaukee, or DeWalt...but like was said already as well, when you can get a bottle opener with every set or they sell everything from power tools to fabric bags I do start to wonder where their quality is going...*cough* *Milwaukee sells everything under the sun*
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Anybody have a dewalt battery chainsaw? I'm clearing a lot and it sure would be nice to not have to pull start the POS every time I have to trim a branch or two. Plus with all the crappy gas, keeping a gas chainsaw running good is not easy either.
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Put Sta-bil Storage in the gas before you mix.

DeWalt has 40V and 60V electric chain saws - I haven't used either. My GF has the Ryobi 18V saw, and I'm surprised it actually isn't totally worthless.

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