Milwaukee 2651-20 18-Volt M18 3/8-Inch Compact Impact Wrench Review

Milwaukee 2651-20 18-Volt M18 3/8-Inch Compact Impact Wrench is the very first product line of impact compact wrenches which belongs to the M18 system, battery powered (Lithium ion) technology. This impact wrench, the 2651-20 will give you first class performance and high quality work in any fastening task, by having a maximum torque of 2,000 inch / pound, accompanied by a friction ring to insure fast replacement for sockets (one handed).

This amazing power tool with its light weight (4.1 lbs.) is just 5 ¾ inch long, thus making it a very compact design which can fit in small places, without losing any of its torque. Also this tool is compatible with the (48-11-1815) battery, the 18-volt compact lithium-ion battery.

Manufactured by Milwaukee electric tool, a company that was founded back in 1924, which introduced the very first portable one handed capacity drill, the Hole-Shooter, and it was nothing less than a great success. Since then, as it has developed and became one of the main manufacturers for electric portable power tools, Milwaukee has developed into a great force, and they now have more than 500 tools and 3,600 accessories in their product line. Milwaukee guarantees durable tools that give out the highest quality and maximum performance.

Price and main features list

This amazingly cheap impact wrench will only cost you $114.71, available on a 65% discount over a list price tag of $332.00 which means you save up to $217.29. It can be gift wrapped upon request; it can be shipped for free by using Super Saving Shipping. Here are some of the amazing features of this impact wrench which will show you how great this impact wrench is:

  • Friction ring of 3/8 inch for fast changes.
  • Built in LED light.
  • Weighs 4.1 lbs.
  • 5 ¾ inches long.
  • Milwaukee 4 pole motor.
  • Frameless motor.
  • impact mechanism (Milwaukee designed)
  • Voltage is 18 volts.
  • 3/8 feet square anvil size.
  • Maximum torque of 2,000 inch / pound.
  • One handed socket replacing.
  • 18 volt lithium-ion battery (48-11-1815).
  • M18 system.
  • 2,200 rpm speed.
  • Comes with a five year limited warranty.
  • Cordless, battery powered.
  • Battery not included.

Who is it for?

It is for people looking for a high quality impact wrench, professional workshop workers or home owners alike, and also for people looking for a smart compact designed impact wrench that can fit in small places without causing fatigue to the user.

Pros and cons

The Wrench is a powerful yet compact tool, and it does not get tethered by an air hose or an electric cord, which certainly increases the level of its performance. Another thing that is amazing about this Milwaukee impact wrench is that the easy to adjust trigger pressure makes it very easy to pre torque with the impact, and then follow that with a torque wrench in order to re install the sprocket nut. Dishing out a maximum torque power of 2000 inch / pounds accompanied by a speed that varies 0-2200 rpm makes it versatile and suitable for a variety of applications.

And its friction rings, which is a real time savior as it allows easy adjustment in to amount of time to be mentioned, which is a very huge advantage of this Impact Wrench.

Why you should buy it?

Because this impact wrench is the first of its kind that belongs to the M18 system, accompanied by a max torque of 2,000 inch pound, built in LED light to light up the work place, all that in one smart compact size, that allows you to use it in dark small places without sacrificing any torque power.


Definitely a keeper, this one will suit all your fastening needs.