Small grinder..

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  1. turnpin

    turnpin Trusted Plumber

    At the beginning of the year my old mini grinder give up the a couple of quid for Xmas what are you using...regards Turnpin
  2. townfanjon

    townfanjon Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    Mine is a Makita , just spot on, herin doors drove over it back in the summer and it still works
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  3. tolly

    tolly Plumber

    sounds painful that...mrs ran over your 4 1/2incher, glad it still works though!!!
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  4. tolly

    tolly Plumber

    I use Makita 18v aswell only because all my kit is Makita so its easier, if you want a mains one i'd recommend Metabo for grinders
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  5. ShaunCorbs

    ShaunCorbs Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    bosch if on mains and what ever bat platform your on there all about the same these days
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  6. joni os

    joni os Plumber

    Plus 1 for Makita. Everything from stainless steel cladding to marble tiles, used to have bosch but Makita is better build quality. Use a Hitachi 9" and that also quality tool.
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  7. johnf

    johnf Active Member

    Bought a Titan one 5 years ago from Screwfix. All my main battery tools are Makita but for a 4" mains angle grinder it is spot on and a shade over £20.
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  8. turnpin

    turnpin Trusted Plumber

    Just seen this and forgot to update picked up a ryobi from B&Q was £27 but paid £23 near on with. My 10% discount card...all good....regards Turnpin
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  9. ShaunCorbs

    ShaunCorbs Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    Did you also go on a Wednesday could of got a bit more off :)
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  10. turnpin

    turnpin Trusted Plumber

    Yes was a Wednesday so got the ten per cent off with my Discount card...regards Turnpin:)
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  11. gmartine

    gmartine GSR

    The Bosch 10.8v mini grinder is a bit pricey but has been brilliant at cutting pipe in hard to reach places as well as bolt heads. I really didn't want another cordless format but there are some good tools in this range.

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  12. Phil

    Phil Plumber

    Yes! That grinder has been catching my eye and fluttering its eyelids but I've resisted so far...I want it!

    What I'll do is I'll ponder it for a few months and then when it goes up in price I'll buy it, Thats what happend with a Makita planer, been at £84 for ages on Axminster and I've thought god thats cheap and as soon as I decide to buy it goes up to £98.00