Milwaukee M12 12-Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless 1/4 in. Ratchet Kit-2456-21 at The Home Depot


Model # 2456-21

Internet # 203111680

M12 12-Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless 1/4 in. Ratchet Kit

Milwaukee M12 12-Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless 1/4 in. Ratchet Kit

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$159.00 / each


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Model # 2456-21

Internet # 203111680

The M12 Cordless 1/4 in. Lithium-Ion Ratchet is the most compact and powerful ratchet in its class. At only 10-3/4 in. long and 1.9 lbs, this lightweight tool is the ideal fastening solution for automotive mechanics and maintenance and repair professionals desiring maximum performance, portability and productivity. The compact 3/4 in. low profile head design allows users to work in the tightest of spaces or engine bays. The M12 Cordless 1/4 in. Ratchet utilizes a powerful 12-Volt motor to produce up to 30 ft.-lbs. of torque and 250 RPM, giving users the power and speed of a pneumatic ratchet with freedom from the air hose. The variable speed metal trigger and re-inforced steel housing provide maximum control and durability with any application. The 2456-21 delivers best in class power, speed, and durability in an extremely compact form, maximizing productivity for the end user.

  • Compact low-profile head design: 3/4 in. head for extremely tight spaces
  • Powerful 12-volt motor: delivers up to 30 ft.-lbs. of torque
  • Superior fastening speed: 250 RPM
  • Variable speed metal trigger: greater control and durability
  • On board fuel gauge: displays remaining run-time
  • Built-in led light: illuminates work area and tight dark spaces
  • Re-inforced steel housing for added durability and strong cranking forces
  • Compatible batteries: compact (48-11-2401), extra capacity (48-11-2402)
  • Compatible chargers: M12/M18 multi-voltage (48-59-1812), M12 AC/DC (2510-20), M12 30 Min. (48-59-2401)
  • 1 Battery included

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Assembled Depth (in.)  4.02 in  Assembled Height (in.)  9.06 in 
Assembled Width (in.)  13.31 in  Batteries Included  Yes 
Battery Power Type  Lithium Ion  Battery Size  Lithium Ion 
Certifications and Listings  1-UL Listed  Charger Included  Yes 
Color Family  Red  Cordless Tool Type  Specialty 
Cordless/Corded  Cordless  Manufacturer Warranty  5 Year Limited Tool Warranty 2 Year Limited Battery Warranty 
Power Tool Product Type  Cordless  Product Depth (in.)  4.01 
Product Height (in.)  9.06  Product Weight (lb.)  4.63 lb 
Product Width (in.)  13.31  Reconditioned  No 
Returnable  90-Day  Variable Speed  Yes 
Voltage (volts)  12 


Rated 4.8 out of 5 by 39 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great ratchet!!! Is a nice built tool that makes my whole day easier for not dragging an air host. Great battery life- whole day. Better torque than quite a few regular air rachets. Unbeatable prize! Tool trucks not even close! Im happy with my purchase and i will recommend to a friend or a proffesional technitian. October 28, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by best tool ever I'm a full time master auto technician and I bought this over the overpriced snap on .I have used this tool over a year daily with no issues.I like it so much that I purchased the 3/8 one also.the snap on one has a bulky head and the light does not stay one which you need in under dash work. October 28, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great ! I am a professional auto mechanic of 16 years. After my trusty air ratchet took a dump I decided to try and find a comparable battery model. Looking at the offerings of tool truck brands I decided on this Milwaukee based mainly on the speed. 250rpm compared to 150-175rpm of others and the torque rating of 30 ft/lb (I won't even mention the price difference over tool truck offerings!). This ratchet is as fast and as strong as the air ratchet it replaced. The torque limiting function took a bit to get use to. It just stops dead. No kick back or twisting your hand into sharp things. And while it's probably not recommended, I have used it to break bolts lose with no ill effect. I have used it daily for over a month. The battery last through several jobs and recharges in a reasonably quick amount of time. June 26, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent. I use it almost daily! I love using this little ratchet. Don't worry about only having thirty pounds of torque because if it is more you can use sit as a ratchet and crack bolts loose. This is a must have tool for anyone that is fastening anything automotive or otherwise. Love it. Only problem I have with it is I wish I had it sooner! Great battery life also. July 15, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Outstanding wrench Completely satisfied with this ratchet. Was worried that the torque would not be enough to make it very useful, but boy was I wrong. Great at removing bolts. Used it for an oil cooler replacement on a 2005 f350. July 17, 2014
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