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Milwaukee is one the top tool brands in the business, beloved by both pros and DIYers alike for its cordless drills, impact drivers, circular saws and other power tools. The brand’s prestige and quality usually comes with a premium price tag, but every once in a while you can find them at a steep discount. The holidays–Black Friday and Cyber Monday–is one of them.

The time is almost here, and there are already plenty of deals on Milwaukee hand tools and cordless power tools for as much as half off. Keep checking our guide for the best deals on Milwaukee tools throughout the holidays, as we’ll keep an eye out for new, amazing offers through the season. We'll also keep you up to date on other big sale categories throughout the shopping weekend, including snow blowers and generators, among many other things.

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The Expert: I’m a freelance writer who has written about landscaping, home improvement, gardening, and home security for publications like Popular Mechanics, Bob Vila, Popular Science, U.S. News and World Report and Pro Tool Reviews. Over the years, I’ve hand-tested and reviewed dozens of different tools, ranging from socket sets to cordless drills to angle grinders, from all kinds of brands, including Milwaukee.The Home Depot: Get up to 40 percent off on various products.Walmart: Save over 30 percent on power tools and hand tools.Ace Hardware: Save up to 40 percent on cordless power tools and accessories.Northern Tool: Get free M18 Fuel batteries with purchase of select tools.Acme Tools: Save up to $90 on Packout items and get a free battery with select tools.Tool Nut: Get 15 percent off on Milwaukee productsToolbarn: Get a free bare tool or battery with purchase of select kitsToolup: Get a free bare tool or up to $90 off on Packout storage productsMaxTool: Get free bare tools, batteries and Packout products and save on bundlesThe Power Tool Store: Get up to $300 off Milwaukee productsHow We Selected The Best Milwaukee Black Friday Deals

To separate the best Milwaukee Black Friday Deals from the only sort of okay ones, I looked for the steepest possible holidays discounts on the tools I know and love. They represent the biggest savings of the season, with some tools dropping down to half off or more. I also threw in some tools that see the most action in a DIYer’s workshop, including hand tools, cordless power tools, and power tool batteries.

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Milwaukee M12 Fuel 1/2” Cordless Hammer Drill/Driver

Now 40% Off

ProsHigh torque outputCompact sizeHigh RPMs
ConsDoesn’t have a handle attachment

Don’t let the low-power 12-volt battery fool you: This Milwaukee hammer drill packs a wallop. It generates up to 400 inch-pounds of peak torque, which is more than what you get from some 18-volt hammer drills and drivers. It’s enough might to capably drive a 2-inch hole saw or 1-inch auger bit. Despite all that brawn, it’s just 6 inches long and weighs only 3 pounds. It’s a highly efficient tool, and an excellent value (especially at this price.)

Milwaukee M18 Fuel 18-Volt Cordless Leaf Blower

Now 28% Off

ProsPowerful outputLock-on buttonTwo speed options
ConsNot the most powerful cordless blower out there

It’s safe to say that you’ll be blown away by the price of this 18-volt cordless leaf blower. Its brushless motor produces max air speeds of 120 miles per hour, moving up to 450 cubic feet of air per minute. Though it’s not the most powerful cordless blower you can find, that gives you more than enough power to clear any late fall leaves and debris from your yard, driveway, or patio. Plus, it only weighs about 5 lbs. with a battery, and you can lock it on in full power mode, saving your arm, hand and back during longer jobs.

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Milwaukee M18 Fuel 3/8” Cordless Mid-Torque Impact Wrench

Now 55% Off

ProsCompact sizeFour torque settingsLED work lights

There are good deals, then there are amazing deals. This 3/8-inch cordless impact wrench from Milwaukee is the latter. You can currently get this tool and the 600-foot pounds or torque it generates for more than half off. It comes equipped with a drive control that allows you to reduce its max torque output for more delicate fasteners or max it out for tougher bolts. I also like the fact that it's compact enough to fit into tight spaces, like under the hood of a car, and sports three LED lights that make it easier to see when you’re working in the dark.

Milwaukee M18 Redlithium XC6 Battery Pack

Now 52% Off

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ProsLong running timeLED power meterInterchangeable with Milwaukee tools

Buying spare batteries for your cordless Milwaukee tools is an easy way to make sure you can always get a job done, but the batteries are pretty pricey. While it isn’t the most glamorous gift, the Redlithium XC6 18-volt battery is a steal at this price. With its 6Ah capacity, you can get significantly longer runtime than you would with the 2Ah or 4Ah batteries that come with most of Milwaukee’s cordless power tools. It also features an LED power meter, so you can see how much juice is left as you work. Since Milwaukee’s M18 18-volt batteries work across its cordless tool product line, you can use this bigger battery with every 18-volt Milwaukee tool in your kit.

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Milwaukee M18 Fuel Sawzall Cordless Reciprocating Saw

Now 52% Off

ProsAmple cutting powerLED worklightQuick blade changing mechanism
ConsHeavier than other sawzalls

Milwaukee makes one of the most powerful reciprocating saws in the business. Thanks to its brushless motor, this sawzall packs a punch to the tune of 3,000 blade strokes per minute when loaded with a 5.0Ah battery. It has a longer 1-1/4-inch stroke length that removes more material than most reciprocating saws with each pass, so you can make cuts faster. It also has other features you won’t find on most reciprocating saws, including a built-in LED light that illuminates what you’re cutting, and a clamping system that makes changing blades quick and easy.

Milwaukee M18 Fuel Cordless Small Angle Grinder

Now 54% Off

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ProsPowerful brushless motorKickback protectionBraking blade

Milwaukee’s cutting the price of this grinder in half for Black Friday, making it an excellent deal for this professional grade tool. The M18 Fuel angle grinder can hit 8,500 RPM–that’s plenty of juice for cutting through metal, sharpening tools, or chewing through stone. Other notable features include an electronic clutch that helps prevent kickback and a safety braking system that stops the blade in less than 2 seconds after you release the trigger.

Milwaukee M18 Fuel 2-Tool Combo Kit: Hammer Drill/Impact Driver

Now 26% Off

ProsHigh torque outputAuto-stop safety featureIncludes two batteries and a charger
ConsChuck sometimes drops bits

If you’re looking for tools with the power to drill holes or drive fasteners into masonry or hardwood, look no further than this combo deal with Milwaukee’s M18 1/2” hammer drill and impact driver. Both tools can produce up to 1,400 inch-pounds of peak torque, which is enough juice to drill self-feed holes of up to 2-9/16” inches in diameter through dense hardwoods.

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There’s also an Auto-stop feature that prevents the tool from twisting your wrist if the bit gets wound up. I love that this kit comes with all the power supplies and accessories you’ll need, including two 5.0Ah batteries, a charger, and a carrying case. This is a perfect pick for someone who’s new to tools or doesn’t always buy Milwaukee.

Milwaukee 3/8” Drive 56-Piece Ratchet And Socket Set

Now 37% Off

ProsShort swing arcFlat sided socketsStorage case with removable tray
ConsLimited number of socket sizes

Home mechanics won’t be able to resist the low price on this 3/8-inch socket set. It features a 90-tooth 3/8-inch stubby socket with a small 4-degree swing arc that allows you to work nuts and bolts in the cozy confines of a vehicle engine bay or underbody. The kit also comes with a removable inner tray, so you can rest the entire set next to you as you work under the hood. Personally, I love this set because of the little details: For example, the sockets have flat sides, which keeps them from rolling away when you set them down.

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Milwaukee 12-Piece Tri-Lobe Screwdriver Set

Now 24% Off

ProsLarge rubberized gripsIncludes carrying caseVariety of sizes and types
ConsNo stubby Phillips head

Milwaukee makes such impressive power tools that we often forget that it makes some darn good hand tools as well. This set of screwdrivers is a great example. They feature a tri-lobe handle that combines hard plastic with a rubberized grip, enabling you to apply more leverage and produce more torque with each turn of the wrist. The set comes with a mix of 12 essential Phillips, slotted and square head screwdrivers in an organized carrying case.

Milwaukee M12 Fuel 1/4” Ratchet

Now 32% Off

ProsAmple torque and speedCompact sizeBuilt-in LED light

Home mechanics will want to get hands on with this small but mighty 1/4” power ratchet. It can deliver up to 30 foot-pounds of torque at up to 250 RPM, speeding up jobs that require removing a lot of bolts. It’s also small enough to fit into tight spots, and comes with a handy LED light that illuminates the dark recesses of your car, so you can see what you’re doing.

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Milwaukee 3650 M18 Cordless 1/4" Hex Impact Driver Set

Now 50% Off

ProsIncludes charger, battery and carrying bagCompact sizeBuilt-in LED lights
ConsComes with a small 2Ah battery

It’s hard to imagine finding a better deal on this workshop workhorse. It delivers 1,700 inch-pounds of torque and max speed of up to 3,600 RPM, and it comes equipped with built-in LED work lights. While it isn’t the most powerful impact driver in Milwaukee’s lineup, it’s powerful enough to meet most DIY needs, and certainly outdoes other impact drivers at this price.

Milwaukee 2953 M18 Fuel Cordless 1/4" Impact Driver Kit

Now 23% Off

ProsHigh torque outputBlazing fastComes with two batteries and charger
ConsA little on the heavy side

Pros and serious DIYers alike will drool at this deal on Milwaukee’s most powerful impact driver. It’s capable of reaching top speeds of 3,900 RPM and producing a max torque of 2,000 inch-pounds. Despite this raw power, it measures just 4.5 inches long, making it easy to fit into tight spaces. We also love the four-mode drive that allows you to control speed and torque for different applications and types of fasteners. The impact driver comes in a kit that includes two 5Ah batteries and a charger, all of which fit into a carrying case.

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Milwaukee M18 Fuel 5-Tool Cordless Combo Kit

Now 49% Off

ProsIncludes essential power toolsComes with two batteriesCanvas carrying bag
ConsNot as powerful as other Milwaukee power tools

If you’re shopping for someone who’s starting a toolkit from scratch, consider this 23-piece power tool set, which comes with an impact driver, drill, circular saw and sander. There’s also a flashlight and a set of drill bits. Throw in a couple of batteries, a charger, and a storage bag, and your weekend warrior is ready to start making stuff.

Milwaukee M18 Cordless 6-1/2” Circular Saw

Now 62% Off

ProsIncludes two batteries and a chargerSupports Redlink technologyDurably built
ConsLacking a bit in power

At 60 percent off, this Milwaukee 6-1/2-inch circular feels like a steal. It isn’t Milwaukee’s top of the line 6-1/2-inch cordless circular saw, but it packs enough power to tackle pretty much any DIY project you throw at it. Plus, it comes with a pair of rechargeable 5.0 Ah batteries and a charger, which would cost as much as this whole kit if you bought them separately. So, in a way, you’re effectively getting a high quality cordless circular saw for free.

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Milwaukee M18 Redlithium XC5.0 Batteries (3 Pack)

Now 64% Off

ProsLong runtimeQuick rechargingLED battery meter

If you’re looking to keep your arsenal of Milwaukee cordless tools running for hours and hours then you’ll want to take advantage of this great battery deal, which gives you three 5.0 Ah extended capacity batteries that work with any 18V Milwaukee cordless tool, plus a charger. These 5.0Ah batteries offer up to 66% more runtime than Milwaukee’s smaller 3.0Ah rechargeable batteries and only take about an hour to recharge.

Q+A With Our Expert

Milwaukee tools are one of the most expensive tool brands out there, but they’re priced that way for good reason. The company has a reputation for making some of the best cordless power tools in the business, which is why it’s one of the most sought after brands for professionals and serious DIYers alike along with rival premium tool brands Makita and DeWalt.

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Tony Carrick

Tony Carrick is a full-time freelance writer who specializes in technology, home improvement, DIY, home security, and outdoor recreation. He’s tested and written about everything from home security systems to power tools to gas grills. His product guides, how-to articles, and feature stories can be found in such publications as Bob Vila, Angi, U.S. News and World Report, Field & Stream, Futurism, and Switchful. When Tony isn’t writing, he can be found working on his latest home improvement effort at his home in North Carolina.

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