Milwaukee M12 Fuel Impact vs Surge Video Review

Ever since the M12 Fuel Surge came out, we’ve been getting questions about how it compares to the rest of the 12V field. So we’re setting up against the best—the M12 Fuel Impact Driver. Go big or go home, right? It’s the Milwaukee M12 Fuel Surge vs Milwaukee M12 Fuel Impact Driver in this Red against Red Pro Tool Reviews Thursday Throwdown!

As always, we’re going point by point to see how these two impacts compare and call the winner as we go. Keep in mind that everyone has different priorities. One might rack up more points, but that doesn’t mean it’s the best impact driver for everyone.

We welcome your constructive comments and let us know why you prefer the Surge or the standard impact. Also, keep in mind that while we have invested hundreds of hours collecting head-to-head data, it’s impossible for us to test every possible scenario.

Read the Written Review Here

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I went back and forth on impact vs. surge (M18 though) – finally picked the surge, knowing most of my work would be in confined areas. Turns out (with the M18 anyway), it has more than enough power for anything I’m doing – so worrying about which one was stronger was just wasted energy. However – the sound – cannot be overstated. It’s relatively quiet enough that it’s now my go-to tool, and I’ve never found a situation where I needed more power. With regards to the testing in the video – I think some of the screws and lags… Read more »

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