what cordless tool are you using to get your lug nuts off

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The Milwaukee 1 inch drive with the 12.0 batteries will wear you out. It’ gets pretty heavy swapping out tires from one 5 ton to another. After using one I’m going with the 3/4 drive Milwaukee M18.
 
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The Milwaukee 1 inch drive with the 5.0 batteries will wear you out. It’ gets pretty heavy swapping out tires from one 5 ton to another. After using one I’m going with the 3/4 drive Milwaukee M18.

The 1/2" high torque has more power than the 3/4", just saying.

OOPS I stand corrected the NEW one key 3/4" packs more power than the 1/2".
 
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[QthUOTE=fasttruck;2252049]Pic attached. Definitely cordless.View attachment 783355[/QUOTE]
thats exactly what I use. you can also bar the wheel into position, pry up rocks to put in a rut, hold up a log for cutting firewood etc...a real multi tool.
 

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Pic attached. Definitely cordless.View attachment 783355
Yeah, I tried that on my truck recently. I'm 240# and hung from the bar like an ape and nothing happened. Admittedly, the wheels hadn't been broken free on my truck in over a decade.
I ended up buying one of those new, Wham-O-Dyne torque-multiplying lug wrenches just to break the final nut free.

Lonnie- You're terrible. I can't un-see that!
 

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Thanks for the informative replies, I bought the new 1/2 inch cordless Milwaukee m Fuel M 18 with the 8,2 battery . pops them right off. its heavy but man does it bust them loose , Cant say thank you enough guys , I was that 225lb fella wanting a young solider B to break them loose when I had a 10 foot cheater bar on them and they SCREAMED when I finally them got them loose. got 20 % off for black Friday 10% Mil discount but it was still 280. for the tool and 105$ for a battery and charger
 

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don't forget the
"never seize". I go through a small cn every couple years swapping out the studded tires every spring on all the vehicles, except the M35. I just run them off wiggle the wheel and slop some on, then tighten them back up. I bought a couple trucks up here where the wheels were frozen on the drum.
 

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Thanks for the informative replies, I bought the new 1/2 inch cordless Milwaukee m Fuel M 18 with the 8,2 battery . pops them right off. its heavy but man does it bust them loose , Cant say thank you enough guys , I was that 225lb fella wanting a young solider B to break them loose when I had a 10 foot cheater bar on them and they SCREAMED when I finally them got them loose. got 20 % off for black Friday 10% Mil discount but it was still 280. for the tool and 105$ for a battery and charger
What model did you end up getting? I’m seeing several different numbers with the same torque specs as #2864 mentioned earlier, with a fairly big price difference on Amazon. Already have a 12ah battery, just looking for a bare tool.
 

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don't forget the
"never seize". I go through a small cn every couple years swapping out the studded tires every spring on all the vehicles, except the M35. I just run them off wiggle the wheel and slop some on, then tighten them back up. I bought a couple trucks up here where the wheels were frozen on the drum.
Oh no, don’t get them started on anti-seize and lug nuts.
 

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What model did you end up getting? I’m seeing several different numbers with the same torque specs as #2864 mentioned earlier, with a fairly big price difference on Amazon. Already have a 12ah battery, just looking for a bare tool.
Milwaukee's webpage is not very clear in this regard (apples-to-apples comparison of similar model tools).

Just went to search, and there are (at least) 8 models of the 1/2" Impact Wrench:

https://www.milwaukeetool.com/Search#q=m18 fuel 1 2 high torque impact wrench
 

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Yep, me to. Like hot sauce, I put that **it on everything, come out looking like the tin man every time I mount up a new tire!
 
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