Milwaukee M12 Electric PVC Cutter

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by BrandonV, Dec 17, 2011.

  1. BrandonV

    BrandonV LawnSite Platinum Member
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    So i bought my father a Milwaukee rechargeable heated jacket for christmas... blood thiner is a wonderfully thing in the winter apparently. I of course take it out to charge it before giving it, inside the box is a flyer for their other tools.. and now I have cutter envy.

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  2. Stuttering Stan

    Stuttering Stan LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Not bad. How long will the blade last and is it easy to change out? Sure would save on the sore hands when cutting SCH40.
     
  3. DanaMac

    DanaMac LawnSite Fanatic
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    Wow. I wonder how well it does once the blade gets dull. Seems like it would crush and crack the sch. 40 pipe, or pinch and tear the flexible pipe. I also wonder about dirt and sand getting inside the body out in real world situations if it were on a sprinkler install crew. Also the durability of workers throwing it around and dropping in dirt and/or mud. But I know Milwaukee makes some durable tools. Neat tool, let us know how it works.
     
  4. txirrigation

    txirrigation LawnSite Senior Member
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    Looks great, but it also looks like it is for cutting clean pipe in clean situations. Probably a good tool for plumbers, but I can see my guys making nuts and bolts out of this thing quickly.
     
  5. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
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    It's a common problem when shovel monkeys get their hands on complicated tools. Did you know that the first Surefire pushbutton-ignition blowtorches carried a lifetime warranty? Then the sprinkler guys got hold of them.
     
  6. Tell me about that rechargeable battery coat? I may get a few to rent out to skiers.
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  7. BrandonV

    BrandonV LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Jacket link

    I cant really reveiw it except that it heated up qucikly, has 3 settings and a really neat led button sown onto it. Uses thr same better as the pipe cutter.
     
  8. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
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    I like it, much like the Rigid I posted about earlier. I also agree, that any tool put in the hands of an employee (including a service truck) will be trash history or disappear shortly. :hammerhead:
     
  9. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
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    One problem with a tool like that, is if it's fast enough and powerful enough to be a time saver, it can also lop off the odd finger or two.
     
  10. Yeah if you're a lawn guy.
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