I actually think I may have made a mistake taking on Metabo as my supplemental brand to Festool .. Dewalt nailers seem pretty good, I recently got a drill package that was close to the price of two 2.0Ah batteries (I wanted the 2 x 2.0Ah's for the finish nailer) and the little brushless drill seems quite good. I just snagged an Ebay bargain of a Dewalt cordless multitool with 2 x 2.0Ah's, charger, case, accessories (I was considering a Fein cordless multi, but @DB10 said he liked the Dewalt multi, so I've up for a gamble - plus I've got a Vecturo, corded Fein and a rubbish cordless Dremel multitools a;ready).@Kev
I really like my Metabo cordless and brushless 400Nm impact wrench, angle grinders and SCMS. Their 6.2Ah LiHD batteries are awesome, but the Dewalt range (In horrible, hideous, disgusting, manky, putrid YELLOW) could actually have been a better match for my needs
The Metabo recipro is very average and their fastening options are virtually non existent.
Sounds like there's some Yellow fever sweeping across the coast of Australia and taking a hold of Sydney.
I managed to pick up a couple of the 1.5ah Dewalt batteries last Sunday at A,T.
I was lucky on the price, I got them for $39 each as they had actually gone back up to there original price of $79 by the time I popped in.
I recall you mentioning before that you didn't rate the Metabo Recip saw, can't quite remember what you didn't like about it and as I think my next tool purchase will be a new Recip to replace my old Makita LXT which is on its last legs I was thinking Yep more yellow I'm afraid the Dewalt DCS38 7NXE, Compact Reciprocating. I like the idea of the compactness of this saw and have found in the past that the Makita is quite often too long in tight places plus I only now have 3ah 18v Makita batteries and thes Recip saws really do benefit form 5ah batteries.
A note on the Dewalt multi tool, it doesn't really like the Fein style blades, the Dewalt as you know has the quick insert set up designed to use the cut away type blades and the only way to use the Fein type blades is with the Allen screw which is fiddly and they always seem to come loose after a while. @redbirdone
Not sure if you know but Milwaukee have a new range of cordless nailers that have been released in the US, not yet been released down under to the best of my knowledge, try searching Toolguyd if your interested, It's early days and the reviews are a bit mixed, This is an area where I believe Milwaukee should have been ahead of the big four when it comes to cordless nailers seeing as their parent company is part of Ryobi which have been producing cordless nailers albeit, more so for the DIY market, never the less good cordless nailers for the last three years.