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Customer Reviews for "FREE SHIPPING - Milwaukee 4 1/2in. Grinder - 11 Amp, Paddle, Clutch, Model# 6146-31"

"FREE SHIPPING - Milwaukee 4 1/2in. Grinder - 11 Amp, Paddle, Clutch, Model# 6146-31"

Item# 20583
"The Milwaukee 4 1/2in. 11 Amp Grinder delivers best in class durability and power. High-capacity 120V motor with Advanced Airflow system and electronic clutch runs at 11,000 RPM to handle the most demanding grinding jobs. Non-locking paddle switch. Amps 11, Battery Included No, Case Included No, Cord Length ft. 8, Dimensions L x W x H in. 16 13/16 x 5 1/2 x 3 5/16, Length in. 16 13/16, Product Type Handheld, Side Handle Yes, Speed RPM 11,000, Spindle Lock Yes, Spindle Thread Size 5.8 in.-11, Switch Type Nonlocking paddle switch, Variable Speed No, Wheel Diameter in. 4 1/2, Wheel Included No, Wrench Included Yes. Advanced Airflow system maximizes airflow and reduces debris ingress, improving motor performance and life Electronic clutch Overload protection 5/8in.-11 spindle thread size Needle bearings Paddle grip with non-locking paddle switch 100 tool-free grinder - no wrench or screwdriver required Easy changing of all accessories Easy installation and adjustment of guard"
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Customer Reviews for "FREE SHIPPING - Milwaukee 4 1/2in. Grinder - 11 Amp, Paddle, Clutch, Model# 6146-31"
Review 1 for "FREE SHIPPING - Milwaukee 4 1/2in. Grinder - 11 Amp, Paddle, Clutch, Model# 6146-31"
Overall Rating:
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3 / 5

Good power, but heavy and awkward to hold

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April 20, 2014
By TRLee
from Austin, TX
"I bought this grinder based mostly on it's current rating (11 amp) and brand name as I've had good experiences with Milwaukee in the past. It does have plenty of power and does not bog down when I put some force on the disc against the workpiece. The problem is the weight and handle. This grinder is fairly heavy so if you're going to use it for extended periods of time, be prepared to wrest your wrists. The 'paddle' trigger is not really much of a paddle in comparison with other products on the market. To balance it and keep control you need to hold it far back on the handle but the trigger 'paddle' is really difficult to keep engaged when you hold it that far back. The body of the grinder is so large that it's just awkward feeling and hard to keep your hand wrapped around it while keeping the trigger engaged. Overall I liked the power but I was so dissapointed with the handle/trigger mechanism that I seriously considered returning it. Once I used it that night it was so dirty I didn't feel comfortable trying to get my money back. For the money, I don't feel the design supports the price tag."
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