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Old 02-02-2011, 07:07 PM
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Cordless grease gun

Im tired of pumping grease by hand. What brand cordless grease guns are yall using and what kind of battery life do they have???
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Old 02-02-2011, 08:05 PM
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Snap-on now, uses the 18 volt batteries that I have for the cordless impact. Before that was a couple Blue-Point ones that were just re-branded and worked pretty well. But in reality anything is better then doing it by hand.
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Old 02-02-2011, 08:14 PM
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I use the Lincoln Power Luber, just the regular 12v, I know they make a bigger one. I have 2 batteries and always keep one on charge. I try to remember to swap the fresh battery from the charger to the gun before I use it or take it with me to a job. Seems to last a long time. I'll put it this way, I seem to change grease cartridges a whole lot more than batteries.

I about wanted to cry shelling out that much coin for a d@mn grease gun, but after having one I'll never go back. You gotta be a three armed monkey to use a lever gun and a pistol-grip is the fast-lane to getting arthritis in your fingers.

My buddy is a dairy farmer and has a Lincoln too. He had to get a new one last year finally. His old one was about 6 years old and had been run over with equipment several times and left out in the rain quite a few times and just wouldn't quit. The plastic housing was cracked and had pieces missing for awhile and it still worked. It's final demise was taking a spill off of a tractor it was left on going up the road. It may have still worked, but he was never able to find it, lol. Needless to say, they seem pretty durable from what I have seen.
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Old 02-02-2011, 08:14 PM
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I've had real good luck with the lincoln guns, I just bought a 18V one that will pump a tube a grease in about 1.5 minutes on high speed. I have no problem making grease drip from anything now lol

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Old 02-02-2011, 09:40 PM
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Lincoln here also, I got mine free as a promo they where doing online... Didnt think I would actually get it, but alas I did... Greatest thing I never I would buy one in a hearbeat when this one dies.
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Old 02-02-2011, 09:57 PM
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I left my cordless grease gun on the back of my truck one day and took a hard turn, best accident I ever planned, useless piece of crap, pumps slower and takes longer to grease the pins on the 290 excavator (and they take 2 tubes for a proper grease job) and when the batteries wear down, it takes even longer.
Nope, give me my 8 year old grease gun any day, hell I even had it laying in my storage pocket in my truck deck in town for a day and no one steals it, yet my brother's cordless guns get stolen almost every year.
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Old 02-02-2011, 10:19 PM
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Lincoln for me as well. Works good, extra battery but i still have the old stand by just in case.
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Old 02-02-2011, 11:11 PM
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Old 02-02-2011, 11:56 PM
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I bought a milwaukee cordless gun and love it,it will pump about 7-9 tube on a charge.I got it from for $ puts out 10,000 psi and is fast.

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Old 02-03-2011, 12:22 AM
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Wow. I'm outdated using one with a pump handle.
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