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post #21 of Old 04-16-2008
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Halekai36,

Good info, I did look them up, the Makita appears to be about $20 less than the dewalt, at least at one online source. Not sure if either are available local in a store or not. may have to look at HDs or equal web page. probably not, as I did not see anything like the above at the local HD a bit ago.

The makita does appear to be a bit easier to use with the loop front handle vs a handle out to the side. I was thinking from using a 4.5" angle grinder, that this style would fit into corners a bit better than the ryobi, and hopefully have a bit more power, so one does not stall out the disk when pushing hard. Then again, that may be a good thing, ie stalling the disk out when pushing to hard, so you do not hurt the finish!!!

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