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Old 11-22-2013, 02:29 AM   #1
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Hello. I'm in dilemma. Doing some research before I buy my first grinder. She said that size doesn't matter, but I'm concerned Thinking about Bosch or Makita. Any suggestions?



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Old 11-22-2013, 12:11 PM   #2
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For a hand held I use a 4-1/2", seems discs are more available than a 4". For my work I use a 14" but then again my small pipe is 4"



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For a hand held I use a 4-1/2", seems discs are more available than a 4". For my work I use a 14" but then again my small pipe is 4"
thanx for your respond, now what do you prefer? Battery or wire? And why?
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Wire because there is no down time waiting on batteries and that the couple I have that are battery eat the batteries way too quick.

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Wire because there is no down time waiting on batteries and that the couple I have that are battery eat the batteries way too quick.
thanx a lot for advice, Chris!
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And my battery powered Milwaukee is not NEARLY as powerful as my corded Milwaukee, even though my corded Milwaukee is the cheaper, smaller model. Definitely get one with a cord, cheaper and more powerful.

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And my battery powered Milwaukee is not NEARLY as powerful as my corded Milwaukee, even though my corded Milwaukee is the cheaper, smaller model. Definitely get one with a cord, cheaper and more powerful.
thanx Sir. That's what I'm going to buy. Plus, no need extra expanses for new batteries in a long run.
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I totally agree, get a corded Milwaukee. But be careful. Milwaukee now makes a cheaper grinder. Spend the extra bucks and get the good one. I have 3 of them one is over 10 years old. Parts if ever needed at easy to get.

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I use 5 inch - 125mm for my work and sometimes 4-1/2 inch.

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I've never seen a 5" grinder blade?



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