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Model 8975-6

Internet #100011623

Store SKU #867047

11.6-Amp 120-Volt Dual Temperature Heat Gun

$69.94 /each
  • Dual temperature 570 and 1000 degrees F
  • 5 year limited tool warranty
  • Three position rocker switch - off, high and low

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This professional line of Heat Guns offers ergonomic style and powerful heating elements. With stay cool handles and heat shields, you can use these all day while you stay cool. Model 8975-6 offers 570 degree and 1000-degree temperature ranges. All this power and it only weighs 1.6 lbs.

  • Dual temperature 570 and 1000 Degree F, 11.6-amp motor
  • Unique impact resistant heating element
  • Efficient soft air velocity increases surface temperature much faster than conventional hot air heat guns
  • Maximum air volume of 14.8 CFM
  • 3 position rocker switch off, high and low
  • Heat shield and stay-cool handle help keep you safe and comfortable
  • 8 ft. cord
  • Includes: (1) 8975-6 dual temperature heat gun
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paint removal

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July 12, 2015
I'm about to restart a project . Removing the several coats of old paint from a rod iron fence in advance of repainting. Have used various sanding tools in the past ... Dremel tool, belt sander, orbital sander ... but have found the process to be too slow given the amount of fence left to do. The paint is a combination of oil base and rattle can. My question is ... will a heat gun do this job both better and faster ? Which heat tool, ie. how hot do I need to get ? ... would be the best ? And, any suggestions on the right way to go about this project would be welcomed. Thanks, TMH Sugar Land, Tx.
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July 20, 2016
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Considering you are removing paint from wrought iron you can use the higher setting to soften the paint more quickly with out the fear of burning the material you are removing the paint from as you would if you were working with a wood object. The ambient temperature, distance you hold the heat gun from the surface you are heating will make a difference in how quickly the paint will soften. Milwaukee Read More
Considering you are removing paint from wrought iron you can use the higher setting to soften the paint more quickly with out the fear of burning the material you are removing the paint from as you would if you were working with a wood object. The ambient temperature, distance you hold the heat gun from the surface you are heating will make a difference in how quickly the paint will soften. Milwaukee offers an optional Milwaukee 49-80-0300 Heat Gun Accessory Assortment (see image) kit to direct and focus the heat for a more effective application of the heat. Read Less
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September 14, 2015
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Stripping a fence is hard no matter how you do it. If the fence is iron, you might be better off with a propane touch. With this heat gun, it would be a slow process.
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July 17, 2015
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The 8975-6 heat gun can be used for removing paint for this type of application and we would recommend following the instructions and safety precautions that are in the owners’ manual. If we can be of any further service please let me know.
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does this gun work good on shrink tubbing for electrical work

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September 14, 2015
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Works fine for shrink tubing...when it works.
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April 19, 2015
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Yes, this product will work well on heat shrink tubing.
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Is this item available for rental

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Hi leethomas, unfortunately we do not offer rentals on Homedepot.com. However, it is one of the potential services that is offered in Home Depot stores. I would advise you to check with your local Home Depot stores about their services and capabilities. Please view your local Home Depot stores at the Store Finder application on Homedepot.com that I have linked below. You will find all services offered by Read More
Hi leethomas, unfortunately we do not offer rentals on Homedepot.com. However, it is one of the potential services that is offered in Home Depot stores. I would advise you to check with your local Home Depot stores about their services and capabilities. Please view your local Home Depot stores at the Store Finder application on Homedepot.com that I have linked below. You will find all services offered by the Home Depot store under the 'Features' heading. We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you in the future. Thank you for shopping Home Depot!
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Does it work well getting linoleum off?

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Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 16 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great tool! This heat gun is very easy to use and performs well. Milwaukee is a great name and here is another example of how good they are. Dual heat settings really help get the job done quickly and easily. April 12, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Does Not Come Close to Its Rated Temperatures I have a Milwaukee 8975 dual temperature heat gun. I have measured the output at both the low and high settings. I used a Klein digital temperature meter to measure the temperatures. The temperature probe was placed 1 inch in front of the nozzle. The maximum heat at the nozzle on the high setting would only reach 600° F. At the low setting the temperature would only reach 360° F. The temperature would also fluctuate approximately 40° at either setting high or low. This tool does not even come close to it's rated temperatures of 570° F and 1000° F. Do not buy this tool. I feel that Milwaukee is increasingly degrading the quality of their tools to meet the home-improvement market. This is sad to me as a professional, as Milwaukee used to be a brand that I trusted. February 5, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Stopped working after three months The gun stopped working and the trigger hung up after three months of lite use. September 14, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Worked like a charm Heated quickly, 2 temp. setting came in very handy. Very satisfied with Millwaukee products through the years. August 25, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great buy Just what I needed to pull up a tile floor. Looked better than the cheaper ones. June 20, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Quick heat This heat gun is quick to get to temperature and stays hot. It is perfect for sweating out pvc pipe fittings without distorting or melting them. June 9, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Good Purchase I used the heat gun to remove tile flooring that was glued down. It was easy to use and worked quite well. June 2, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by EXCELLENT TOOL THIS IS AN EXCELLENT HEAVY-DUTY HEAT GUN. I WAS IMPRESSED WITH THE QUALITY OF THE PRODUCT AND ITS PERFORMANCE. November 11, 2014
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