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Re: [Shop-talk] Impact wrenches (heavy duty)

To: John Miller <>,
Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] Impact wrenches (heavy duty)
From: Paul Parkanzky via Shop-talk <>
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 19:56:24 -0500
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I felt the same way until my latest batch. Times have changed and the battery 
technology has improved dramatically. Iâ??m still using Li-Ion batteries that 
are six or eight years old, can sit in the garage or my truck for several 
months, still have enough charge to work hard all day, then charge back up in 
half an hour. 


On Feb 25, 2019, at 5:03 PM, John Miller via Shop-talk 
<> wrote:

>> I was talking to the owner of a pretty big shop (15 or so bays) a year or so 
>> ago. He said none of the techs under 30 had air tools.  They all use battery 
>> powered tools. He had to put in new outlet circuits where the off duty 
>> toolboxes are parked
> I understand that.  Portability is great but you buy into a battery 
> infrastructure and the battery cost can be dramatic.  And hose reels and etc. 
> are a PITA.
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