Milwaukee M18 FUEL Drills Improved Again

Milwaukee has just announced a new pair of M18 FUEL cordless power drills, and we’re stoked about it. These newcomers are a new-and-improved generation of tools from one of Milwaukee’s most highly respected cordless lines, the M18 series. Milwaukee cordless tools are known for dependability and have a solid reputation for being some of the finest professional-grade products available.  Having the FUEL designation means that these tools both feature brushless motors, making them, strong yet long-lasting.  



What Did Milwaukee Improve?

Milwaukee is upgrading two of their full-size cordless drills:

  • Full-size 1/2″ brushless drill/driver
  • Full-size 1/2″ brushless hammer drill.

What makes the new M18 drills so much better?

Well, we’re glad you asked.  The new models are smaller and lighter than their previous iterations.  They also boast some small-yet-important changes to ergonomics to make them more comfortable while in use.  Let’s take a side-by-side comparison of both the old and the new to help visualize what makes changes were made to them.


Old and New M18 FUEL 1/2″ Drill/Driver

Old 2703-20 1/2″ Drill/Driver New 2803-20 1/2″ Drill/Driver
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Voltage 18 V 18 V
Torque 1,200 in/lbs 1,200 in/lbs
RPM 2,000 RPM 2,000 RPM
Length 7.5 in. 6.9 in.
Weight 4.62 lbs 4.80 lbs


Old and New M18 FUEL 1/2″ Hammer Drill

Old 2704-20 1/2″ Hammer Drill New 2804-20 1/2″ Hammer Drill
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Voltage 18 V 18 V
Torque 1,200 in/lbs 1,200 in/lbs
RPM 2,000 RPM 2,000 RPM
Length 7.75 in. 6.9 in.
Weight 5.0 lbs 4.80 lbs



Why you should get the new M18 Cordless Tools

Do you need extreme battery efficiency?  Do you need to upgrade your cordless drills?  Have heavy-duty work and need tools you can count on?  If you answered yes to any of those, you need to seriously check out these new M18 tools.  Thanks to the brushless motors, they are tough enough for a majority of demands that will be placed on them, plus they will last you a long time before needing repairs or replacement.  They are definitely a long-term investment, and we think you will love them.


Which Milwaukee M18 FUEL Tools are getting upgraded

The new Milwaukee cordless power tools will be available this week for pre-order in our online store and are expected to ship this summer.

2803-22 M18 FUEL™ 1/2″ Drill Driver Kit

2803-20 M18 FUEL™ 1/2″ Drill Driver- Bare Tool

2804-22 M18 FUEL™ 1/2″ Hammer Drill Kit

2804-20 M18 FUEL™ 1/2″ Hammer Drill- Bare Tool


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