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Old 04-01-2019, 10:58 AM   #16
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I bought one of these a few weeks ago:
https://www.toolstop.co.uk/sealey-cp...SABEgLdJPD_BwE
It's brilliant, it works as a normal ratchet so you can undo very tight bolts by hand then wizz it off and when tightening you can wizz it up then just give it a check by hand (most bolts are tightened enough though). and is pretty compact so will fit most places a normal ratchet will (in fact can be better as you don't need room to crank it). saves a lot of time and effort and the batteries seem to last ages
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Old 04-01-2019, 11:24 AM   #17
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Old 04-01-2019, 11:53 AM   #18
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No worries I've nabbed the product number out of the link and Googled it

I've been inspired to get one but I've gone for the 50lb/ft version rather than the 33lb/ft, Amazon had a good deal on a kit (wrench, 2 batteries, charger and carry bag), rrp was over 500, I got it for 199
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Old 11-01-2019, 09:17 PM   #19
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I use my tools every day in work , and am a bit of a tart so all my gear is snap-on. slowly but surely replacing all my ni-cd stuff with newer lithium stuff. tbo 10-15 years ago no one could touch the snap-on cordless stuff, the drill could snap my wrist and impact was superb, nowadays technology has caught up. most any current brand of cordless tool has plenty of power IMHO the only reason I stuck with snap-on is their warranty/repair service and longevity of the tools I love them, but not sure id recommend for a home gamer they are pretty low on the "bang for buck" scale.

on the right angle stuff, I have the snap on battery ratchet #CTR761B its a stout little piece but its not up to impact levels of torque output, I have heard good things about the milwaukee M18BRAIW which is a genuine right angle impact wrench, but never ran into anyone I know who has one to compare.
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Old 13-01-2019, 06:00 PM   #20
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I picked up this impact wrench from Machine Mart a while back, I know your wanting cordless Gaz but it is corded, however with 450nm for 72 it is excellent power to cost ratio

https://www.machinemart.co.uk/p/clar...impact-wrench/

Haven't found anything yet it can't undo
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Old 25-01-2019, 07:42 AM   #21
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I bought one of these puppies from Machine Mart

https://www.machinemart.co.uk/p/clar...h--impact-wre/

Really good value for money I reckon. Its made a world of a difference and saves so much time!
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No worries I've nabbed the product number out of the link and Googled it

I've been inspired to get one but I've gone for the 50lb/ft version rather than the 33lb/ft, Amazon had a good deal on a kit (wrench, 2 batteries, charger and carry bag), rrp was over 500, I got it for 199
Just to update that I've had it for a little while now and it works great provided the nuts aren't overly tight but the one thing I have found is that I am so used to reaching for a ratchet I keep forgetting to actually use it
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Old 24-02-2019, 12:10 AM   #23
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Ive used snap on for years. Reliability is there diwn fall. Battery ratchet is bang on but now moved over to mac tools bruiser and 3/8 18v gun. By far a better tool. Fancied the milwaukee stuff but witj mac dealer lends you replacement while yours being fixed if it breaks. Plus now got dewalt 54v grinder batteries work on mac what a tool. These get abused on daily basis. Cant recommend better
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