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Forum topic by Loren posted 11-22-2012 03:10 AM 703 views 0 times favorited 17 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Loren

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11-22-2012 03:10 AM

For me it’s 4. With 2 of the I threw in the towel
due to battery issues, but I still have the stuff.

-- http://lawoodworking.com


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NiteWalker

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#1 posted 11-22-2012 03:43 AM

I have two; dewalt 12 volt max (I absolutely loves this set!) and bosch 18 volt lithium ion.

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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Jerry

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#2 posted 11-22-2012 03:44 AM

Just 2. We use dealt 18v and ridgid 12v, the small ones. Love both sets for different uses.

-- Jerry Nettrour, San Antonio, www.topqualitycabinets.net

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muleskinner

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#3 posted 11-22-2012 03:45 AM

Only one for me. Sears Craftsman 19.2v drill motor and sawzall. The drill motor gets used in the shop and the sawzall is for pruning fruit trees.

Well, two if you count an old Makita (7.6v?) drill that I haven’t thrown out for some reason.

-- Visualize whirled peas

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ShaneA

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#4 posted 11-22-2012 03:45 AM

Makita drills, 10.8 and 18v driver/impact on both. That is it for me, everything else has a cord. Never figured saws would have the power/duration needed.

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DIYaholic

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#5 posted 11-22-2012 06:12 AM

I just circular filed 2 18V cheap @$$ drills, donated a B&D 18V 5-tool kit to charity and purchased the 12V Lion DeWalt Drill/Driver & Impact combo, I need to add the driver to make a 3-tool set.

Do flashlights count??? Lol. (BTW: I have about 6 or 8)

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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redryder

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#6 posted 11-22-2012 06:28 AM

This is something I have thought about many times as I stare at the tool section of the store or the advertisements in the magazines. I would like to buy other brands of cordless tools but because the batteries are not interchangeable, I don’t want to hassle with different chargers and battery types.

So all of my cordless tools are Porter-Cable. They offer a wide selection of tools that can be used with the same batteries and one charger. All have worked as expected except my jig-saw did crap out after two years and very little use…...............................

-- mike...............

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RussellAP

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#7 posted 11-22-2012 07:01 AM

Three so far, 18v, 19.2v and 22v. love them all.

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.

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BigJerryWayne

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#8 posted 11-22-2012 08:05 AM

I have a set of Craftsman 19.2 volt.

-- An oak tree is just a nut that stood it's ground.

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Fred Hargis

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#9 posted 11-22-2012 11:39 AM

Just 2, but that’s down from 3 and I expect I will only have 1 within a year or two.

-- Our village hasn't lost it's idiot, he was elected to congress.

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Monte Pittman

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#10 posted 11-22-2012 11:57 AM

I am probably a rare breed here. I have zero. Hate waiting for batteries to charge and as long as I am around the shop it easy to be plugged in.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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toolie

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#11 posted 11-22-2012 12:40 PM

all ridgid all the time. i’m going to equate formats to chargers. 3 here: 24v lithium ion, 12v lithium ion, nicad (9.6v,14.4v,18v, all off the same charger).

-- there's a solution to every problem.......you just have to be willing to find it.

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Jim Finn

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#12 posted 11-22-2012 01:22 PM

I have four Makita drill/impact tools. All the same battery 9.4v nicads. Two I have had for 12+ years.

-- In God We Trust

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HorizontalMike

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#13 posted 11-22-2012 01:38 PM

I used to have TWO, back when I was building my various decks and observatory. However, once those projects were completed, they fell into disuse and the batteries died. I no longer have the constant need for cordless that I once had, so I have not replaced them and now just use corded products.

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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whitebeast88

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#14 posted 11-22-2012 01:40 PM

i have three sets 18v porter cable drill and circular saw.14v hitachi drill and flashlight which is reconditioned and have had it 3yrs with no problems.a crapsman multi-tool that the loml found on sale for $32 or i wouldn’t have it.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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dhazelton

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#15 posted 11-22-2012 01:45 PM

Firestorm 14.4 impact driver and 18v drill and trim saw (it was cheap). Also Craftsman 14.4 drill with dead batteries. Debating whether it’s worth the almost forty bucks apiece to get new batteries for the Craftsman just to have a spare drill and flashlight. I’d really like to go Makita LiOn but money money money….

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