Gardening is a very rigorous process. You need a variety of tools to do a variety of things. But, what if there is a tool that can do everything for you. Yeah, you heard it right. We are talking about Milwaukee Quik lok attachment system. Its multi-head solution with powerful battery attaches with an edger, pole saw, articulating hedge trimmer and a string trimmer as well. It comes with M18 9Ah battery with is the primary and only source of your power.
It is specially designed to fulfill all the needs of landscape maintenance. It is a very versatile system and caters to all of your outdoor needs. You can easily change the attachments depending on your requirements. It has advanced cordless technology which allows you to have the best power with instant throttle and outraces the other models at this price range.
No other company has this kind of single all in one attachment system. What i love this tool is its power (brushless motor) and its ease of use. You can easily swap the attachments for different tasks.
In this article, we’ll be covering all essential aspects of Quik Lok System. We will also talk about accessories as well. So, go through the article thoroughly, and in case you have any question, you can ask me in the comments below.
Milwaukee Quik-Lok M18 Fuel Power Head
It is the primary source of power. It comes with brushless motor reduces the sound and also gives the effective performance. With the kit, you get 9Ah battery, but you can also go with 2 or 12Ah battery if required. Also, keep in mind that change in the battery will affect the balance and weight of the tool. The price difference is not that much among all three batteries.
There are also different throttle option available that you can choose. You can go for full speed for edger and pole saw and less speed for string trimmer and hedge trimmer. Keep in mind, the more the throttle speed is, the less the battery backup you will get. Below are the four different Separate tool attachments that you will be getting with the kit.
Milwaukee Quik lok Pole Saw attachment
Milwaukee Quik lok Edger attachment
Milwaukee Quik lok String Trimmer attachment
Milwaukee Quik lok Articulating Hedge Trimmer attachment
M18 FUEL™ 10″ Pole Saw Kit w/ QUIK-LOK™ Attachment
If your main priority is to cut the tree branches, then you can go for a pole saw attachment. The bar length is 10inches, and the total length is 80inches. If you are buying it with the kit, then it will cost you around $400 while only attachment will cost you somewhere around $150. It is very powerful and can cut through any kind of hardwood branches. According to the company, it reaches the full throttle in 1 second, and you get around 150 cuts per charge. You can easily use the other attachments as well at your disposal. Below are some of the important things that you should be aware of.
- It comes with a brushless motor that gives you remarkable power, and you can smoothly cut the branches. Its battery is more powerful than the other higher voltage system.
- It has an ergonomic build quality that allows you to maneuver it with ease and balance.
- It comes with Redlink Plus intelligence system that protects from overheating, overload, and over-discharge.
- For more comfort, you can also go for a 3inch extension, shoulder strap, and a Rapid charger.
- The chain gauge is .043″ in the pole saw attachment.
M18 FUEL™ QUIK-LOK™ Edger Attachment
This is the second attachment option that you can go for. It has a very good quality build and easily swaps into the powerhead. This unit comes with an 8inch blade and a high strength guard, which makes it more durable. The attachment is built ergonomically, and you can easily use it with comfort and ease. Below are some of the important features that you should be aware of.
- It also comes with a mud flap to prevent the dirt kickback so that things don’t get messy while using it.
- It also has a skid plate which protects the gearbox from any kind of concrete contact. The blade size is 8inches, and the length is 38inches.
- You can also change the throttle speed at your disposal. You can also change the tool angle and blade depth with the adjustable wheel.
- According to the company, it comes with an optimized gearing system to produce the effective power output.
- It is very lightweight(5.25Lbs), and you get around 3900RPM speed, which is pretty good.
M18 FUEL™ QUIK-LOK™ String Trimmer Attachment
This is the third attachment option that you can go for. It comes with 14″ to 16″ cutting swath, and line diameter varies from .080inches to 0.095inches. This one also has a very sturdy build quality, and you can use it with proper balance and comfort. Its adjustable cutting swath is its forte which allows you to get the maximum output through the machine.
If you buy it with the kit, it will cost you around $329, as a bare tool around $229 and as an attachment, you have to pay around $109. Below are some of the important aspects that you should be aware of.
- Its easy line loading system is very smooth, and it is capable of loading up to 25inches of trimmer line in just 30seconds.
- The String Trimmer comes with optimized gear system, which makes it more effective.
- It is 36.25inches in length, and weight is around 3.75lbs. It has a bump feed system.
- It comes with a protected drive shaft, which makes it more durable. You can also control the RPM speed at your disposal.
M18 FUEL™ QUIK-LOK™ Articulating Hedge Trimmer Attachment
This is the fourth attachment option that you can go for. It comes with 20inch blade length with one-inch cut capacity. The total length is 60inches. It will cost you around $164 if you buy this as an attachment. There are 13 different operation positions to choose from. The blade rotation is around 270degree that provides you a lot of freedom. You only get one storage position in this. It has the ergonomic build quality, and you’ll feel comfortable using it. Below are some of the important aspects that you should be aware of.
- It comes with a tip guard to avoid any kind of damage to the blade and also for the surrounding work area.
- It has padded grip so that while using it, you get the full comfort and use it for a longer duration.
- It also comes with optimized gearing system to bring the effective output.
Milwaukee Quik-Lok Accessories
There is a lot of accessories option that you can also go for. You can go for a shoulder strap which provides more comfort in using the tool. You can also go for the extension which will increase your range. When you are using the tool for a longer duration, the strap is really helpful, and you don’t feel the pain in your hand. You can buy the 3inches extension for $54 for pole saw and hedge trimmer while the shoulder strap is available for $20.
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This is a unique tool and fulfills all your needs. It is very powerful with really decent battery backup. All the attachments are built ergonomically, and you can use them for a longer duration. The complete kit might be very costly and only recommend who want to use it for professional purposes.
We have covered everything that you need to know. In case, you have any confusion, you can let us know in the comments below. We’ll try to respond as soon as possible.