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Old 02-10-2019, 08:02 PM
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Thumbs up Battery powered blind rivet puller

So I'm starting a -12iS project and I don't really like working with pneumatic tools.

Found out that Milwaukee makes a battery powered puller in their M12 line (smaller batteries).

Did a modified version of the practice tool kit using LP4-3 instead of the AN4 rivets. This things works GREAT.

I shot a small video (in 4k) of me using the tool on the practice toolbox. It's great :


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lqX5_mubUTE

Link to the tool : here
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Old 02-10-2019, 08:11 PM
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Default Great tool

Used it about 2 hours ago...it’s one of the best.
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Old 02-11-2019, 06:25 AM
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Yep i bought one to use for some of the construction work i do.
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Old 02-11-2019, 09:42 AM
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Default Nice tool, but..

..for almost $300 you could buy 8 pneumatic rivet pullers from Harbor Freight.

Or, you could do what I did: Buy one from HF ($32ish) and buy their 2 year, no questions asked, extended warranty ($7). Over 8 years of building and trading up for new when the jaws wear out (they are not replaceable in the HF version). Works great!
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Old 02-12-2019, 06:34 AM
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..for almost $300 you could buy 8 pneumatic rivet pullers from Harbor Freight.
You know what they say about tools right?
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