DeWalt 18V XR Lithium-Ion Body Only Cordless Angle Grinder Review

DeWalt 18V XR Lithium-Ion Body Only Grinder                                                                                                                        
DeWalt DCG412N 18V XR Cordless Angle Grinder
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Here we review the DeWalt DCG412N 18V XR Cordless Angle Grinder, that has a super 96% buyer satisfaction rating. This comes with a 405w motor which is as powerful as you will get with a cordless model.

It is priced at around £105-110 and is the best that money can buy without much doubt. I think you will really struggle to find a better unit than this. 

The Dewalt brand is extremely well known and respected by amateur and professionals alike and is one of the leading brands on the UK market and you really cant go wrong with a tool from this maker. The model number for this grinder is the DCG412N-XJ.

DeWalt DCG412N 18V XR Cordless Angle Grinder
Apollo 500W 115mm Angle Grinder
VonHaus 950W 125mm (5”) Angle Grinder
Bosch PWS 700-115 Angle Grinder
BLACK+DECKER KG115A5-GB Small Angle Grinder
Wolf Angle Grinder 115mm 850W with Diamond Disc

DEWALT DWE4206K 115 mm 1010 W 240 V Mini Grinder

Einhell TC-AG 115 500 W Angle Grinder

DeWalt 18V XR Lithium-Ion Body Only Grinder


DeWalt DCG412N 18V XR Specification in a Nutshell

DeWalt DCG412N 18V XR Cordless Angle Grinder
Apollo 500W 115mm Angle Grinder
VonHaus 950W 125mm
Bosch PWS 700-115
BLACK+DECKER KG115A5-GB
Dewalt DWE4206k Mini corded angle grinder
Einhell TC-AG 115 500w
  • Size 125mm (5")
  • Max Disc Diameter 125 mm
  • Weighs 2.2 Kg
  • Single Speed
  • Voltage 18v with 405 watts of power output
  • Keyless guard
  • 24 month warranty
  • 2 position side handle
  • Tool only - no battery supplied
1 X BMC
  • 2 X metal cutting disc
  • 2 X grinding disc
  • 1 X  diamond disc | 2 X flap discs
  • 1 X grinding wheel cover
  • 1 X auxiliary handle
  • 1 X pair carbon brush | 1 X wrench

  • The DeWalt angle grinder provides maximum safety when in use thanks to its quick release and tool-free protective guard adjustment feature. It is fully sealed and comes with a 2 year warranty though its unlikely you will have any problems with a grinder of this quality.

    VonHaus 950W 125mm (5”)
    The Bosch PWS 700-115 provides maximum safety when in use thanks to its flexible tool-free protective guard adjustment feature

    How Buyers Rate the DeWalt DCG412N 18V XR Cordless Angle Grinder

    DeWalt DCG412N 18V XR Cordless Angle Grinder
    Apollo 500W 115mm Angle Grinder
    VonHaus 950W 125mm
    Bosch PWS 700-115 Angle Grinder
    BLACK+DECKER KG115A5-GB
    Dewalt DWE4206k Mini corded angle grinder
    Einhell TC-AG 115 500w

    As I mentioned in the introduction, this model came out number two on our list of the top 5 cordless angle grinders. You might think that this alone is a good reason to choose this model and you would be correct in my opinion.  

    It is not a cheap unit but as far as I am concerned it is excellent value for money and sometimes you can get it on offer. If you want the best then this is it.

    With an angle grinder, safety is very important and this model comes with a no tool needed, adjustable disc guard and that is essential with this type of powerful tool. Also the switch can be locked in for long periods of use.

    picture of a DeWalt DCG412N 18V XR Cordless Angle Grinder


    96%
    Buyer Satisfaction

    It is hard to think of even the slightest issue or drawback with this unit. It doesn't come with a battery and that will have to be bought separately but to me, the absolute quality of this unit outweighs the high price very easily. Its just the best cordless angle grinder on the market. 

    What Buyers Say About the DeWalt DCG412N 18V XR Cordless Angle Grinder

    DeWalt DCG412N 18V XR Cordless Angle Grinder
    Apollo 500W 115mm Angle Grinder
    VonHaus 950W 125mm (5”)
    Bosch PWS 700-115 Angle Grinder
    BLACK+DECKER KG115A5-GB
    Dewalt DWE4206k
    Einhell TC-AG 115 500w

    PROS

    • Lightweight and very easy to handle
    • Not having to drag around cables is a joy
    • Great  that you can use just one battery for many Dewalt tools
    • Easy to change discs
    • Well designed and nicely balanced
    • Great to use when there is no power available

    CONS

    • Doesn't have a carry case
    • Can run down pretty quickly
    • Wished the trigger had been on the side

    Wireless is Great Sometimes

    If you have power then most people will still go for a corded angle grinder. If and when you have to work somewhere with no power, then a cordless angle grinder of this quality is a great tool to have.

    The battery charges quickly and lasts long enough to be able to do most jobs. The discs are easy and quick to change.

    Keep An Eye on This Grinder

    As we read through the reviews, we noticed that those who brought this grinder to a work site, did have to keep a close eye on it. Other people will make use of this even when there is a corded one sitting around.

    Yes it is that type of product, so buyers have been warned.

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    picture of a DeWalt DCG412N 18V XR Cordless Angle Grinder

    Our Conclusion on the DeWalt DCG412N 18V XR Cordless Angle Grinder

    DeWalt DCG412N 18V XR Cordless Angle Grinder
    Apollo 500W 115mm Angle Grinder
    VonHaus 950W 125mm (5”)
    Bosch PWS 700-115 Angle Grinder
    BLACK+DECKER KG115A5-GB
    Dewalt DWE4206k
    Einhell TC-AG 115 500w

    One buyer summed his experience up like this,

    "The battery (I used a 2ah) gave me enough charge for twenty minutes while I cut up an old concrete mixer frame plus still had loads more charge left in the battery, so it'll get the job done."

    The reason I want to include a comment like this is because this grinder will only be as good as the battery that you use. You should always remember that all cordless tools have their limitations. Usually that is how much battery life you can get to finish jobs.

    Its not always necessary to pay top price for a tool but sometimes you need to spend just that little bit extra to get the best. This is one of those times.

    As our number two choice, the team here at Tool Advice would really struggle to go past this great model. Its just the best there is.

    Alternatively if its not in your price range or you don't think this is the right unit to buy, why not check out our top 10 list of angle grinders, by clicking here.

    This model is very good though and certainly worth your consideration.

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