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I bought that Milwaukee pex cutter. That one with the funky angle blade. I like the side lock it has. Terry scared he’s going to cut his hand on an open pex cutter cause the cheap ass latch won’t keep it closed cause it’s broke off
 

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Yes, I have the Spin brand from my HVAC supply house. It seems to work pretty good, I need to get the swage one too.
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Copper for natural gas pipe. I found the rectorseal flare spin for $60 on eBay, unused.

I have a yellow jacket flaring tool for minisplit.
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Generally(not always) copper isn't supposed to be used with natural gas. Have you asked your supplier if their gas is compatible with copper? I wouldn't risk it. We only use steel for natural gas.
 
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I see Ridgid has a small small press tool.
Only does 1/2” and 3/4”

$1,300.00

I’d buy it if it was $650

dont buy that one dude. trust me. they have issues with it. i wrote a post somewhere about our experience with it and the replacement unit they sent.
 

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dont buy that one dude. trust me. they have issues with it. i wrote a post somewhere about our experience with it and the replacement unit they sent.
Most of our guys have the Ridgid RP200-B and they are great. I have that model, it spent 5years with our top newcon guy, got sent in for calibration a second time(he pressed the requisite number of joints, it didn't break), he was given the newer 12v version so I got his old one.

It does 1/2" to 1-1/4" copper and takes the same 18v batteries as my camera. Works perfect.
 
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Most of our guys have the Ridgid RP200-B and they are great. I have that model, it spent 5years with our top newcon guy, got sent in for calibration a second time(he pressed the requisite number of joints, it didn't break), he was given the newer 12v version so I got his old one.

It does 1/2" to 1-1/4" copper and takes the same 18v batteries as my camera. Works perfect.

its the 12v verison we had issues with.
 

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its the 12v verison we had issues with.
Some of our guys have the 12v versions. I haven't used one my self but I also haven't heard of issues with them. That said our supply house would swap one out in a heartbeat if we got a faulty unit. We also have spares in the tool crib so if one failed suddenly our shop guy would run it to the man on the job.

I just use my 18v and have no issues with it, but I rarely use it as I prefer to solder. I did use it today for fixing a hot water recirc at a grocery store. I am going to cut the propress 90 I removed in half and will post pictures.
 
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