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"FREE SHIPPING - Milwaukee 5in. Grinder - 13 Amp, Paddle, Slide Switch, Clutch, Variable Speed, Model# 6117-33D"

Item# 20937
"The Milwaukee 5in. 13 Amp Grinder delivers best in class durability and performance. High-capacity 120V motor with Constant Power technology, Advanced Airflow system, overload protection and electronic clutch operates at 11,000 RPM to handle the most demanding grinding jobs. Slide switch. Dial speed control for flexible speed ranges. Spindle Lock Yes, Speed RPM 11,000, Cord Length ft. 8, Side Handle Yes, Variable Speed Yes, Wheel Diameter in. 5, Wheel Included No, Switch Type Slide, Amps 13. Advanced Airflow system maximizes airflow and reduces debris ingress, improving motor performance and life Electronic clutch extends life of tool and prevents bind-up Overload protection maximizes motor life by reducing motor burn-up Constant Power technology maintains consistent speed while under load 5/8in.-11 spindle thread size Needle bearings Paddle grip with slide switch Dial speed control for variable speeds 100 tool-free grinder - no wrench or screwdriver required Easy changing of all accessories Easy installation and adjustment of guard without tools"
Average Customer Rating:
4.25 out of 5
4.3
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(8 Reviews) 8
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Rating Summary (8 reviews)
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7 of 8(88%)would recommend this product to a friend.
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Customer Reviews for "FREE SHIPPING - Milwaukee 5in. Grinder - 13 Amp, Paddle, Slide Switch, Clutch, Variable Speed, Model# 6117-33D"
Review 1 for "FREE SHIPPING - Milwaukee 5in. Grinder - 13 Amp, Paddle, Slide Switch, Clutch, Variable Speed, Model# 6117-33D"
Overall Rating:
1 / 5
1 / 5

Milwaukee 5 inch grinder

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August 18, 2015
By
from CO
" Thought Milwaukee tools were top of the line.
I was using this with an Osborne brush to remove residual paint and feathers after chemical stripping of log barn. The grinder was being run at 1000 rpm doing a great job until it burned up after only a few hours of use. Returned to Northern Tool am waiting for the replacement. Hopefully this was only bad luck on this tool. Will see when I get the replacement.
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Describe Yourself: Home Handyman
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Review 2 for "FREE SHIPPING - Milwaukee 5in. Grinder - 13 Amp, Paddle, Slide Switch, Clutch, Variable Speed, Model# 6117-33D"
Overall Rating:
4 / 5
4 / 5

5" Grinder

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May 5, 2015
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from Milwaukee WI
" Very well made, the switch could be a bit bigger. When wearing gloves its a bit small. Otherwise the grinder cuts through metal under a 1/4" like a hot knife in butter.
I've used it a few times and am satisfied. I will say I haven't found 5" wheels made by Milwaukee Tools so I purchased after market wheels. These have functioned just fine.
I purchased this grinder after reading several buying guides and comparison articles. It's a little more expensive but everything I read said the Milwaukee grinders last far longer than other brands. Given that I'll only occasionally use it it should be the last grinder I ever buy. "
Describe Yourself: Total Beginner
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Review 3 for "FREE SHIPPING - Milwaukee 5in. Grinder - 13 Amp, Paddle, Slide Switch, Clutch, Variable Speed, Model# 6117-33D"
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

Great grinder for lower speed tasks

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April 6, 2015
By
from Kansas
" Great equipment and exactly what I needed for a lower speed grinding and polishing operation with resin disks. "
Describe Yourself: Home Handyman
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Review 4 for "FREE SHIPPING - Milwaukee 5in. Grinder - 13 Amp, Paddle, Slide Switch, Clutch, Variable Speed, Model# 6117-33D"
Overall Rating:
4 / 5
4 / 5

Better than machete

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March 2, 2015
By
from dc
" makes a funny noise like something inside needs grease but overall solid machine "
Describe Yourself: Professional
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Review 5 for "FREE SHIPPING - Milwaukee 5in. Grinder - 13 Amp, Paddle, Slide Switch, Clutch, Variable Speed, Model# 6117-33D"
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

VERY GOOD PRODUCT

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February 19, 2015
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from STE.GEN MO
" This is a very good grinder and it holds up good. The variable speed is nice. "
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Review 6 for "FREE SHIPPING - Milwaukee 5in. Grinder - 13 Amp, Paddle, Slide Switch, Clutch, Variable Speed, Model# 6117-33D"
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

Milwaukee 5in. Variable Speed Grinder 6117-33D

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December 3, 2014
By
from pittsburgh
" Excellent tool. I use many different attachments so variable speed is essential. This model is the only compact grinder with this feature. The motor is powerful and has an auto shutoff under binding conditions. I would prefer a paddle switch over the slide because of easier access but that is a minor negative. "
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+3points
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Review 7 for "FREE SHIPPING - Milwaukee 5in. Grinder - 13 Amp, Paddle, Slide Switch, Clutch, Variable Speed, Model# 6117-33D"
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

Best Power Tools Made

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November 27, 2014
By
from NC
" Milwaukee lives up to its name - always been top of the line in tools - been using these type of tools for over 40 years, never had a failure or disappointment "
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+3points
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Review 8 for "FREE SHIPPING - Milwaukee 5in. Grinder - 13 Amp, Paddle, Slide Switch, Clutch, Variable Speed, Model# 6117-33D"
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

Versatile tool!

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September 20, 2013
By
from Hillsboro, VA
" I have found this grinder to be very versatile as I have cut and polished Granite, cut metal and sharpened tools with it. It's a little on the heavy side as Milwaukee's tend to be, but rugged and solid. The handle is comfortable to use and the guard is well designed. This grinder has a slow start feature where it doesn't jerk when you turn it on as most grinder's do. It also has a feature that it attempts to keep the rpm's up even under load. The variable speed is useful when polishing granite, etc. Good tool, I'd get it again. "
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+5points
5out of 5found this review helpful.
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