The included tools in Astro's kit are quality pneumatic grinders that are capable of impressive power and speed. Both are compact, lightweight grinders with textured handles for a firmer grip. The design of the throttle allows for precision control.
The kit could benefit from a more durable collet wrench.
Neiko's die grinder is built to be a bargain. It turns on and off with a rudimentary yet functional throttle lever, has front exhaust, and features a narrow body so you can access tight spaces.
Because it is a basic tool, there is no safety feature to prevent the unit from accidentally turning on, so care must be used when setting the die grinder down.
DEWALT's powerful pneumatic die grinder has a cushioned ergonomic grip for comfort and to help reduce vibrations. The throttle lever has a trigger lock button for added safety. The tool comes with a three-year limited warranty, so you can purchase with confidence.
This grinder may work with an adapter sold separately from another company, but it does not come with an eighth-inch collet.
A solid unit that is manufactured with durability in mind. It is constructed using a ball-bearing design to increase the grinder's lifespan while helping to reduce vibrations. The throttle features a safety lock to prevent accidental starting.
Although it is a matter of preference, it is important to note this tool has a front exhaust, which may or may not be to your liking.
Makita's corded electric die grinder is sizable but still light, weighing only 3.7 pounds. The ergonomic handle is designed for greater comfort when using the tool for extended periods of time. This die grinder features a one-year limited warranty.
This tool has a fixed speed, meaning there is no variable control. It is either on or off.
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