Milwaukee 2426-20 M12 Cordless Multi Tool

Milwaukee 2426-20 M12 Cordless Multi Tool Review

Oscillating Tool the modern multi-tool has so many uses in construction and household sectors. To make our life easy and comfortable,different brands and models of oscillating tools are available in the market. Every tool has specifications. Some tools are electric. And some are cordless. Milwaukee is an authentic brand name. Milwaukee 2426-20 M12 Cordless Multi Tool is a good collection in your DIY tools garage.

Milwaukee 2426-20 M12 is a handy multi-tool & is easy to use.It has adequate power for small jobs. No significant issues are found in cutting through different types of molding and flooring. Useful for all most every job around the house. Though it is not as strong as an 18 volt but still does the job well.

As a cordless option, it functions well. So this tool is a recommended tool to buy for everyone. You also get this perfect small device at a good price.

Technical Information

  • Model Number: 2426-20
  • Weight: 2.45 pounds
  • Package Dimensions: 12.4*6.5*4.7 inches
  • Voltage: 12V
  • Variable speed: 12 settings
  • Oscillation per minute: 5,000-20,000 OPM
  • Charge Time: 30 Minute
  • Power Source: Cordless-Electric
  • Tool Warranty: 5 years
  • Battery Warranty: 2 years
  • Country of origin: China

Milwaukee 2426-20 Including Accessories

  1. 2426 M12 Multi-Tool-Bare tool only
  2. Adapter
  3. Woodcutting Blade
  4. Sanding Pad
  5. Assorted Sanding Sheets (5)
  6. 30-minute charger
  7. Contractor Bag

Milwaukee 2426-20 M12 Cordless Multi Tool Features

Milwaukee 2426-20 M12 Cordless Multi-Tool is a combination of useful features. Here I mention the best features of this tool.

Long Run Time:

It is one of the best features of this tool. As a cordless tool, it provides extra-long run time. Red Lithium Battery offers extended run time.

The standard battery held the charge for about ½ hour of cutting. Which ensure work continuity. So you can solve different types of work.

Variable Speed Dial:

Milwaukee oscillating tool M12 has variable speed dial system. It has 12 speeds dial from 5,000-20,000 OPM. It has positive on/off switch.

This system allows for adjusting speed. It is helpful while you are working. It helps to adjust speed to applications. Variable speed dial ensures full control on the tool.

You can control the speed as per your need.

On Board Fuel Gauge:

This is the plus point of this tool. On the left side of the tool is a battery fuel gauge. When you power up the tool it appears for a few seconds.

It has a little power checker. On board fuel gauge displays remaining run time. Which helps to understand when you have to switch off.

Get Reach Tight Spaces:

This is the specific feature of the tool. This Milwaukee tool is very light. So it can get to reach tight places.

Plunge cutting tool can also get into those hard to reach places. Which other tools can’t get in.

Universal Adapter:

Milwaukee 2426-20 M12 comes with a universal adapter. Which expending the tool’s accessory range. With the adapter, Milwaukee’s tool is compatible with most competitor accessories. Which ensure great versatility.

Milwaukee 2426-20 Review Video

Advantages and limitations are the common scenarios of all power tools. Both are visualized in the customer review. Milwaukee 2426-20 M12 cordless multi-tool review helps me to find out the pros and cons of this tool. Here some few pros and cons are highlighting.


  • Good solid tool & very Light
  • Perfect fit for the M12 System
  • Easy to handle in tight places
  • Separate variable speed control
  • More durable tool
  • Very Versatile tool
  • Great tool for household use
  • The sanding attachment is great
  • So easy to use and control
  • Save a lot of time on a remodeling project


  • Battery life is short
  • It gets warm very quick
  • No LED Light
  • Hex nut can come loose if not tightened strongly

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q. Does this Milwaukee M12 cordless have LED Light?
No, there is no LED light on the tool.

Q. Does this tool make a dust extraction vacuum attachment for sanding?
No, there is no Dust Port to extract the dust. 

Q. Can I do a straight and smooth cut by using the tool?
This tool is perfect for the shortcut. If you want straight smooth cut. You need a circular saw.

Q. Does the tool include battery and charger?
No, Milwaukee 2426 is a bare tool. So it doesn’t include the battery and charger.

Q. What types of battery will fit this Milwaukee 2426 tool?
Any M12 battery will fit in this tool.

Final Verdict

Milwaukee tool has stayed true to its roots. By making the best oscillating tools, this Multi Tool is an impressive addition to the M12 line. I discuss both positive and negative side of the tool. Milwaukee’s tool is very solid. I find this tool to be very smooth. This tool is exactly what I expected. Accepts almost all brand attachments with the included adapter. I use this tool daily under difficult conditions.

Milwaukee 2426-20 M12 Cordless Multi Tool is well balanced and comfortable. It holds up well and has never let me down. Without this tool, home carpentry isn’t possible. It can get into tight spaces. Contractors will like the power and run time of this tool. This tool is an amazing problem solver. Milwaukee’s 5-year tool warranty is better than any other tools. So you can choose this handy tool.

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This is Harvey Johnson. Having more than 8-years of experience as a woodworker & expert in uses of different power tools. But I love to share and advise people about home & woodworking tools. So I decide to work with the Expert Home Tools Team to share and review of Power & Home tools.

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