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Old 11-30-2004, 08:41 PM
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Default I cant decide guys....

Im going to by a grinder shoud it be red? http://store.yahoo.com/tylertool/mi609in60rpm.html
or blue?
http://store.yahoo.com/tylertool/mak907angrin.html

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Old 11-30-2004, 08:55 PM
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Thats a tough one, I lean towards the Makita, simply because the Milwaukee has that twist on twist off power cord which I do not like. I think for the extra 50.00 bucks or so, your not getting all that more of a machine, unless you need the 9 inch disc capabiltiy.

Hopefully someone comes along here who has either machine. Makita is not what they used to be, but I feel on par with Milwaukee.
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Old 11-30-2004, 09:23 PM
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Orange

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Just buy 4 of these.
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Old 11-30-2004, 09:25 PM
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I've got a 7" Milwaukee (red).....and I don't think that thing will EVER die ! It's very heavy-duty, and one Hell-of-a-tool ! I'm happy with it !
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Old 11-30-2004, 09:31 PM
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I used to use those cheaper grinders until I got my first heavy duty, high quality one. The good ones work so much faster and easier, you'll kick youself for using the cheapies before.
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Old 11-30-2004, 09:43 PM
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I say green! My metabo 4 1/2" grinder is hard to slow down.
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Old 11-30-2004, 10:01 PM
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Im thinkin the milwaukee......... I have a 4-1/2 inch milwaukee and its been run harder then any 4-1/2 grinder should have to be, and its runnin like crazy......
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Old 11-30-2004, 10:04 PM
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I dont have that makita, but I do have a 9015A . Looks the same. It works, but it does have a cheap 'feel' to it.
I should have stuck with Milwaukee, but I was looking for a size in between 4 1/2 - 9".

Only downside with Milwaukee is that I think they got bought out.
My dad gave a Milwaukee sawzall & rt angle drill, old enough to still had real steel in parts of housing- very nice feel to them. I also use/have a 3/8 hammer drill, again nice tool, but not the latest stuff.
Have not bought any new Milwaukee stuff- hoping the quality is still there though, as x-mas is coming

Oh, I do have a cordless Makita, that has been the 'cats meow' excellent tool. Good luck.
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Old 11-30-2004, 10:05 PM
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stay single..... oh you ment something else milwalkees are great tools.... and i have yet to use a metablo....

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Old 11-30-2004, 10:12 PM
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JD....Get the Milwaukee, and forget about it !
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