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Ryobi One+ 18V Cordless Multi tool RMT1801M - BARE

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Product Details

Product Information

This cordless multi tool is ideal for cutting, plunge cuts, sawing, scraping and detail sanding.

  • No load speed: 0-20000 rpm
  • Speed control - Variable speed control
  • Quick blade change
  • Accessories included: Batteries sold separately. Compatible with all Ryobi ONE+ batteries. Includes 1 x flush cutting blade, 1 x wood/metal blade, 1 x sanding pad, 6 x sanding sheets, hex key & a universal accessory adaptor

Features and Benefits

Part of Ryobi's unique ONE+ system; where over 35 home and garden tools can all be powered using one battery and charger.

  • A versatile multi purpose tool that cuts drywall, metal, wood, plastic, composite & many other materials. It also can sand the finest details.
  • Variable speed for ultimate control across a range of applications.
  • Quick change attachments for hassle free transition between sanding & cutting
  • LED for illuminated work piece
  • Universal accessory adaptor makes this product compatible with any brand of accessory

Technical Specifications

Corded/CordlessCordless
Battery chargerBattery charger not included
No load speed0-20000 rpm
Speed controlVariable speed control
Blade changeQuick blade change
Handle typeGripZone™ handle
Brush typeReplaceable carbon brushes
Work lightLED work light
Weight (kg)1kg
Cutting motionOscillating cutting action
Product code4892210120335

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4.21 / 5(19 reviews)

A sturdy tool

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McC 36 - 8 months ago

A well made tool with useful features. A plus point is that in addition to the supplied attachments it also takes those made by Bosch.

Excellent Modular Tool

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Luvlie Jublie - 1 year ago

As always this latest Ryobi One+ 18V Cordless Multi Tool RMT1801M is brilliant. I have purchased many Ryobi modular tools from B+Q and hope to get more to add to my large collection. This tool cuts floorboards, doors and lots more. It rotates at the head, has a light to help you see and is nice and light. Remember to have a battery for it as it's great price means you have to have your own battery. However the Ryobi batteries are excellent and power this great tool very well.

Really useful and easy to use

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Gill 1960 - 1 year ago

Bought this after watching a joiner we had in using one, cheaper than his professional one but ideal for what a diyer like me will need

Versatile attachment

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Tony 2 - 1 year ago

Works well and very well made, pleased with my purchase.

Excels at cutting poor at sanding

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Mikec1011 - 2 years ago

I bought this tool a few months ago as a relatively inexpensive way to try an 18v multitool. I already owned (and regulary use) a Bosch 10.8v multi tool which I am still very happy with and as it turns out the two do actually compliment each other. One very obvious difference is that the Ryobi is considerably larger than the Bosch and is much more difficult to use in tight spaces. Infact I'm tight spaces I don't even take the Ryobi out the bag now. The other obvious difference is the way you power the machines up. The Bosch is controlled via an on/off switch and the speed is set with a dial. The Ryobi is controlled via a variable trigger much like a drill, this is both its best feature and it's worse depending on what you are doing. The unfortunate thing is that, had Ryobi included a "lock on button" much of the complaints I have would be void and would turn a good tool into a great tool.

Pro's

* Sawing/Cutting. That variable speed trigger really does help where cutting is concerned. By having full control of the speed you are able to control the cut much more easily than the on/off dial setup and is where I personally think this tool excels.

* Power. It sounds obvious but the Ryobi is noticeably(in certain Applications) more powerful than the 10.8v tool. However when it comes to something like sanding you would be hard pressed to tell the difference.

*Runtime. I tried both machines with a 2ah battery and the Ryobi lasted significantly longer than the Bosch in every application I tested it with. I presume it's because the Ryobi doesn't need to work as hard in a like for like situation and draws less power but I don't know

Cons

*Sanding. That variable trigger is a real bind when it comes to sanding, so much so that
If you plan on doing allot of sanding I would stay clear of this tool and look elsewhere. In a very short space of time it becomes very uncomfortable to hold that trigger down all the time. The fact that you have to hold the trigger also limits the position you hold the tool to just one. I did over come this problem by using a Velcro strap to hold the trigger down but it's difficult to control the speed. When you consider that you would probably using it as a detail sander that lack of control is a real issue. To be honest forget trying to sand on anything other than full speed. It's almost impossible to use at a lower speed for any length of time.


*Size. It's BIG simple as that. Don't get me wrong it doesn't feel big in the hand and is NOT uncomfortable to use but it is cumbersome in confined spaces.

On balance it's a good tool and it's a real shame they didn't include a switch to lock it on. If your main requirements are for cutting then you won't be disappointed however if sanding /polishing is your thing I would look elsewhere.

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