Dewalt 20V Max Cordless Drill / Driver Kit, Compact, 1/2-Inch (Dcd771C2)

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DEWALT 20V Max Cordless Drill / Driver Kit, Compact, 1/2-Inch (DCD771C2)
Brand: Dewalt Item: DCD771C2 Color: Black Size: Compact Voltage: 20V Speed: 0-450 and 1,500 RPM chuck: 1/2-Inch Sleeve Ratcheting Handle: Ergonomic Length: 6.5 Inches Weight: 2.6 lbs
POSITIVES
  • Dewalt Drill Has Compact And Lightweight Design That Fits Into Tight Areas
  • High Performance Motor Of The Power Drill Delivers 300 Unit Watts Out (Uwo) Of Power Ability Completing A Wide Range Of Applications
  • High Speed Transmission Of Dewalt 20V Drill Delivers 2 Speeds (0-450 And 1500 Rpm) For A Range Of Fastening And Drilling Applications
  • 1/2-Inch Single Sleeve Ratcheting Chuck Provides Tight Bit Gripping Strength
  • Ergonomic Handle Delivers Comfort And Control. Tool Height-6.5 Inch
  • The Charger Is Designed To Operate On Standard 120V Household Electrical Power. Do Not Attempt To Use It On Any Other Voltage. This Does Not Apply To The Vehicular Charger
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Looking for a powerful and compact drill that can handle a wide range of applications? Look no further than the Dewalt DCD771C2 20V Max Cordless Drill / Driver Kit! This drill has a high performance motor that delivers 300 unit watts out (UWO) of power, making it perfect for a variety of tasks. Additionally, the 2 speed transmission delivers a range of speeds for fastening and drilling applications. The ergonomic handle is designed to provide comfort and control, while the tool height of 6.5 inches ensures that you have the perfect height for the task at hand.

Dewalt 20V Max Cordless Drill Combo Kit, 2-Tool (Dck240C2),Yellow/Black Drill Driver/Impact Combo Kit

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DEWALT 20V Max Cordless Drill Combo Kit, 2-Tool (DCK240C2),Yellow/Black Drill Driver/Impact Combo Kit
Cordless Drill Combo Kit, 2-Tool (DCK240C2),Yellow/Black Drill Driver/Impact Combo Kit DCD771 The DEWALT 20V Max Cordless Drill Combo kit, 2-Tool (DCK240C2),Yellow/Black Drill Driver/Impact Combo Kit DCD771 is a great option for anyone looking for a powerful and lightweight drill/driver combo. This kit features a powerful 300 unit watts out (UWO) motor that is capable of completing a wide range of applications. The compact and lightweight design of the kit fits into tight areas easily, while the 1/2-inch single sleeve ratcheting chuck provides tight bit gripping strength. The ergonomic handle delivers comfort and control, while the 3 LED light ring with 20 second delay provides visibility without shadows.
POSITIVES
  • Dcd771 In Cordless Drill Combo Kit Features 2 Speed Transmission (0-450 / 0-1500 Rpm)
  • Dcd771 High Performance Motor Of Cordless Tools Combo Kit Delivers 300 Unit Watts Out (Uwo) Of Power Ability Completing A Wide Range Of Applications
  • Dcd771 Compact Lightweight Design Of The Drill/ Impact Driver Combo Kit Fits Into Tight Areas
  • Dcd771 1/2-Inch Single Sleeve Ratcheting Chuck Provides Tight Bit Gripping Strength
  • Dcd771 Ergonomic Handle Delivers Comfort And Control
  • Dcf885 Compact (5.55-Inch Front To Back) Lightweight (2.8 Lbs) Design Fits Into Tight Areas
  • Dcf885 1-Handed Loading 1/4-Inch Hex Chuck Accepts 1-Inch Bit Tips
  • Dcf885 Features 3 Led Light Ring Withe 20 Second Delay To Provide Visibility Without Shadows
NEGATIVES

This DEWALT 20V Max Cordless Drill Combo Kit, 2-Tool (DCK240C2),Yellow/Black Drill Driver/Impact Combo Kit DCD771 in cordless drill combo kit features 2 speed transmission (0-450 / 0-1500 RPM) DCD771 high performance motor of cordless tools combo kit delivers 300 unit watts out (UWO) of power ability completing a wide range of applications. The DCD771 compact, lightweight design of the drill/ impact driver combo kit fits into tight areas and the 1/2-inch single sleeve ratcheting chuck provides tight bit gripping strength. The Ergonomic handle delivers comfort and control. The DCF885 Compact (5.55-inch front to back), lightweight (2.8 lbs) design fits into tight areas and the 1-handed loading 1/4-inch hex chuck accepts 1-inch bit tips. The DCF885 features 3 LED light ring with 20 second delay to provide visibility without shadows.

Makita Fd09R1 12V Max Cxt Lithium-Ion Cordless 3/8″ Driver-Drill Kit (2.0Ah)

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Looking for a powerful and versatile cordless driver-drill? Look no further than the Makita FD09R1 12V max CXT Lithium-Ion Cordless 3/8″ Driver-Drill Kit! This kit features a Makita-built motor that delivers 250 in. Lbs. of max torque, making it perfect for a wide range of drilling and driving applications. Additionally, the ergonomically designed handle with rubberized soft grip provides increased comfort. The 12V max CXT slide battery design enables the tool to stand on its own for user convenience. Compact and ergonomic design at only 7″ Long, the Makita FD09R1 is a must-have for any DIYer or professional!

Dewalt 20V Max Cordless Drill / Driver Kit, Brushless, 1/2-Inch (Dcd791D2)

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DEWALT 20V MAX Cordless Drill / Driver Kit, Brushless, 1/2-Inch (DCD791D2)
The DEWALT 20V MAX Cordless Drill / Driver Kit, Brushless, 1/2-Inch is a powerful and compact drill that delivers up to 57% more run time over brushed. The XR Li-Ion batteries with fuel gauge provide this power drill 33% more capacity over standard packs, and the high-speed transmission with two speed settings (0-550/0-2,000 RPM) delivers up to 30% faster application speeds. The ergonomic comfort grip handle provides ideal balance and tool control. The metal 1/2-inch ratcheting chuck for superior bit gripping strength and the 3-Mode LED provides lighting in dark or confined spaces up to 20 times brighter than previous model. The LED Spotlight Mode features 20-minute shutoff function allowing for extended work time in dark or confined spaces.
POSITIVES
  • Dewalt Drill With Brushless Motor Delivers Up To 57% More Run Time Over Brushed.
  • Xr Li-Ion Batteries With Fuel Gauge Provide This Power Drill 33% More Capacity Over Standard Packs
  • Dewalt 20V Max Drill Is Compact (6.9 Inch Front To Back) Lightweight (3.4 Lbs) Design Fits Into Tight Areas.
  • High-Speed Transmission With Two Speed Settings (0-550/0-2000 Rpm) Delivers Up To 30% Faster Application Speeds
  • Ergonomic Comfort Grip Handle Provides Ideal Balance And Tool Control
  • Metal 1/2-Inch Ratcheting Chuck For Superior Bit Gripping Strength
  • 3-Mode Led Provides Lighting In Dark Or Confined Spaces Up To 20 Times Brighter Than Previous Model.
  • Led Spotlight Mode Features 20-Minute Shutoff Function Allowing For Extended Work Time In Dark Or Confined Spaces
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This is the DEWALT 20V MAX Cordless Drill / Driver Kit, Brushless, 1/2-Inch (DCD791D2). It’s the perfect drill for tight spaces and high-speed applications. With a compact design and ergonomic comfort grip handle, this drill is perfect for any DIY project. The 3-Mode LED provides lighting in dark or confined spaces up to 20 times brighter than previous model. Plus, the LED Spotlight Mode features a 20-minute shutoff function allowing for extended work time in dark or confined spaces.

Black+Decker 20V Max* Powereconnect Cordless Drill/Driver + 30 Pc. Kit (Ld120Va)

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BLACK+DECKER 20V MAX* POWERECONNECT Cordless Drill/Driver + 30 pc. Kit (LD120VA)
The BLACK+DECKER 20V MAX* POWERECONNECT Cordless Drill/Driver + 30 pc. Kit (LD120VA) VERSATILE 30 PC. SET is a versatile and compact drill/driver that can be used for a variety of drilling and driving tasks. The drill/driver features a soft-grip handle that is ergonomic for extra comfort, and the POWERCONNECT battery system allows you to use one battery for multiple different tools. The included LB20 20V MAX* lithium ion battery and LCS20 charger allow you to get started quickly, and the included brad point drill bits, screwdriving bits, and nut drivers will let you work on a variety of projects.
POSITIVES
  • Versatile 30 Pc. Set – Includes A Wide Variety Of Bits And Accessories For Drilling And Driving Tasks.
  • Cordless Drill/Driver – Compact Lightweight Design For Versatile Use.
  • 24-Position Clutch – Prevents Stripping And Overdriving Screws For Added Control.
  • Soft-Grip Handle – Ergonomic Design For Extra Comfort.
  • Powerconnect Battery System – Interchangeable Battery System Means You Can Use One Battery For Multiple Different Tools.
  • Includes – Ld120 20V Max Lithium Drill/Driver (1) Lb20 20V Max* Lithium Ion Battery (1) Lcs20 Charger (6) Brad Point Drill Bits (10) 1 In. Screwdriving Bits (9) 2 In. Screwdriving Bits (4) Nut Drivers (1) Magnetic Bit Tip Holder.
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Introducing the BLACK+DECKER 20V MAX* POWERECONNECT Cordless Drill/Driver + 30 pc. Kit (LD120VA)! This tool is perfect for drilling and driving tasks, thanks to its compact, lightweight design and 24-position clutch. The soft-grip handle is also ergonomic for extra comfort. And thanks to the POWERCONNECT battery system, you can use one battery for multiple different tools. So whether you’re fixing something small or fixing something big, the BLACK+DECKER 20V MAX* POWERECONNECT Cordless Drill/Driver + 30 pc. Kit (LD120VA) is the perfect tool for the job!

Milwaukee 2801-22Ct M18 18-Volt Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless Compact 1/2 Inch Drill/Driver Kit With 2 Batteries 2.0 Ah, Charger And Case (Non-Retail Packaging)

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Milwaukee 2801-22CT M18 18-Volt Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless Compact 1/2 Inch Drill/Driver Kit with 2 Batteries 2.0 Ah, Charger and Case (Non-Retail Packaging)
The Milwaukee 2801-22CT M18 18-Volt Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless Compact 1/2 Inch Drill/Driver Kit with 2 Batteries 2.0 Ah, Charger and Case (Non-Retail Packaging) 6.5 in. in length 500 in.-lbs. of torque 500 – 1800 RPM Compact design: provides excellent balance and control, ideal for overhead applications or work in tight spaces Chuck type: 1/2 in. metal ratcheting single sleeve All-metal gear case and 1/2 in. metal chuck: provide maximum impact and shock durability Milwaukee brushless motor: optimized for efficiency, this motor delivers more run-time and longer life REDhttps://www.amazon.com/dp/B07NHQWPL9?tag=bareheartbuddy-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1 Intelligence: advanced overload protection defends against abusive applications and monitors the temperature to prevent damage and ensure maximum tool & battery life REDLITHIUM battery: superior pack construction, electronics, and performance deliver more work per charge and more work over pack life than any battery on the market
POSITIVES
  • 6.5 In. In Length 500 In.-Lbs. Of Torque 500 – 1800 Rpm
  • Compact Design Provides Excellent Balance And Control Ideal For Overhead Applications Or Work In Tight Spaces Chuck Type 1/2 In. Metal Ratcheting Single Sleeve All-Metal Gear Case And 1/2 In. Metal Chuck Provide Maximum Impact And Shock Durability
  • Milwaukee Brushless Motor Optimized For Efficiency This Motor Delivers More Run-Time And Longer Life
  • Redlink Intelligence Advanced Overload Protection Defends Against Abusive Applications And Monitors The Temperature To Prevent Damage And Ensure Maximum Tool & Battery Life
  • Redlithium Battery Superior Pack Construction Electronics And Performance Deliver More Work Per Charge And More Work Over Pack Life Than Any Battery On The Market
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This is the perfect drill/driver kit for overhead applications or work in tight spaces. The Milwaukee 2801-22CT has a compact design and delivers excellent balance and control, ideal for overhead applications or work in tight spaces. The chuck type is 1/2 in. metal ratcheting single sleeve and all-metal gear case, providing maximum impact and shock durability. The Milwaukee brushless motor is optimized for efficiency, delivering more run-time and longer life. The REDLINK Intelligence provides advanced overload protection defends against abusive applications and monitors the temperature to prevent damage and ensure maximum tool & battery life. The REDLITHIUM battery delivers superior pack construction, electronics, and performance, delivering more work per charge and more work over pack life than any battery on the market.

Dewalt 20V Max Xr Hammer Drill Kit, Brushless, 3-Speed, Cordless (Dcd996P2)

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DEWALT 20V MAX XR Hammer Drill Kit, Brushless, 3-Speed, Cordless (DCD996P2)
DEWALT 20V MAX XR Hammer Drill Kit, Brushless, 3-Speed, Cordless (DCD996P2)
POSITIVES
  • Dewalt-Built High Power High Efficiency Brushless Motor Of Dewalt 20V Hammer Drill Delivers Up To 75% More Runtime Vs. 18V Nicad Brushed Motors
  • Xr Li-Ion Batteries With Fuel Gauge Of The Cordless Hammer Drill Provide 33% More Capacity Over Standard Packs
  • Heavy-Duty 1/2-Inch Ratcheting Nitro-Carburized Metal Chuck With Carbide Inserts For Superior Bit Gripping Strength
  • 3-Mode Led Provides Lighting In Dark Or Confined Spaces Up To 20X Brighter Than Previous Model
  • Led Spotlight Mode Features 20 Minute Shutoff Function Allowing For Extended Work Time In Dark Or Confined Spaces
  • 3-Speed All-Metal High Performance Transmission Optimizes Tool-To-Task For Fast Application Speeds And Improved Run-Time
  • 0-450 / 0-1300 / 0-2000 Rpm In Drill Mode
  • 0-500 / 0-1500 / 0-2250 Rpm In Hammerdrill Mode
  • 0-38250 Bpm For Fast Drilling In Masonry Materials
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The DEWALT 20V MAX XR Hammer Drill Kit is perfect for homeowners and DIYers who want a powerful and efficient tool for fast drilling in masonry materials. With a DEWALT-built high power, high efficiency brushless motor, this drill delivers up to 75% more runtime vs. 18V NiCad brushed motors and a fuel gauge that provides 33% more capacity over standard packs. The heavy-duty 1/2-inch ratcheting nitro-carburized metal chuck with carbide inserts provides superior bit gripping strength, and the 3-mode LED provides lighting in dark or confined spaces up to 20X brighter than previous model LED Spotlight Mode features 20 minute shutoff function allowing for extended work time in dark or confined spaces. The 3-speed, all-metal high performance transmission optimizes tool-to-task for fast application speeds and improved run-time.

Craftsman V20* Cordless Drill/Driver Kit (Cmcd700C1)

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CRAFTSMAN V20* Cordless Drill/Driver Kit (CMCD700C1)
Craftsman Cordless Drill/Driver Kit (CMCD700C1) Overview The Craftsman Cordless Drill/Driver Kit (CMCD700C1) is a high performance drill/driver with a 280 unit watt motor that is perfect for completing a variety of applications. The 2speed gearbox allows for speeds of 0350/01, 500 for speed of fastening 1/2inches. The keyless chuck allows for fast and easy bit changes and the led light improves visibility in dark work areas. The included 20V max* Lithium battery with high performance cells provides ample runtime and increased performance. The 20V MAX* Lithium charger provides a 60 minute or less charge time on included battery. The Craftsman Cordless Drill/Driver Kit (CMCD700C1) is compatible with the Versatrack hang hook.
POSITIVES
  • 1/2Inch Cordless Drill/Driver With High Performance Motor Produces 280 Unit Watts Out For Completing A Variety Of Applications
  • 2Speed Gearbox With Speeds Of 0350/01 500 For Speed Of Fastening
  • 1/2Inches Keyless Chuck For Fast And Easy Bit Changes
  • Led Light Improves Visibility In Dark Work Areas
  • Included 20V Max* Lithium Battery With High Performance Cells Provides Ample Runtime And Increased Performance
  • 20V Max* Lithium Charger Provides A 60 Minute Or Less Charge Time On Included Battery
  • Compatible With Versatrack Hang Hook
  • 3 Year Limited Warranty Refer To Warranty & Support Inches Section Below For Full Details
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This CRAFTSMAN V20* Cordless Drill/Driver Kit is perfect for any homeowner or professional. With a high performance motor, this drill/driver can complete a variety of applications. The 2speed gearbox offers speeds of 0350/01, and 500 for speed of fastening 1/2inches. The keyless chuck allows for fast and easy bit changes, and the led light improves visibility in dark work areas. The included 20V max* Lithium battery provides ample runtime and increased performance. The 20V MAX* Lithium charger provides a 60 minute or less charge time. This drill/driver is compatible with the Versatrack hang hook, and comes with a 3 year limited warranty. For more information, refer to the Warranty & Support section below.

Bosch Power Tools Drill Kit – Ps31-2A – 12V, 3/8 Inch, Two Speed Driver, Cordless Drill Set – Includes Two Lithium Ion Batteries, 12V Charger, Screwdriver Bits & Soft Carrying Bag, Blue

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BOSCH Power Tools Drill Kit – PS31-2A – 12V, 3/8 Inch, Two Speed Driver, Cordless Drill Set – Includes Two Lithium Ion Batteries, 12V Charger, Screwdriver Bits & Soft Carrying Bag, Blue
The Bosch PS31-2A is a 12V, 3/8 Inch, Two Speed Driver, Cordless Drill Set that includes two Lithium Ion Batteries, 12V Charger, Screwdriver Bits & Soft Carrying Bag, Blue Premium Performance-to-Size Ratio. The PS31-2A has professional grade power at an incredibly light-weight of just over two pounds, making it great for electricians, plumbers or contractors who do a great deal of over the head drilling or driving. The performance-to-weight ratio makes this tool a great solution for electricians, plumbers or contractors who need to tackle a variety of applications. The high torque and the convenience of two speed settings allows the Bosch PS31-2A power drill to tackle applications in materials such as drywall, wood and even metal. The precision and 20 plus 1 clutch settings make this electric drill driver combo a great choice for users who need to make precise torque adjustments for accurate screw driving and drilling. The durability of this electric drill driver combo includes the two 12V Lithium Ion batteries and the integrated LED lights that make it easy to work in dark corners and low-light areas.
POSITIVES
  • Premium Performance-To-Size Ratio The Ps31-2A Has Professional Grade Power At An Incredibly Light-Weight Of Just Over Two Pounds; The Performance-To-Weight Ratio Makes This Tool A Great Solution For Electricians Plumbers Or Contractors Who Do A Great Deal Of Over The Head Drilling Or Driving
  • Versatile Use The High Torque And The Convenience Of Two Speed Settings Allows The Bosch Ps31 2A Power Drill To Tackle Applications In Materials Such As Drywall Wood And Even Metal
  • Precision This Electric Drill Driver Combo Has Two Speeds (0-350 Rpm And 0-1300 Rpm) And 20 Plus 1 Clutch Settings Allowing Users To Make Precise Torque Adjustments For Accurate Screw Driving And Drilling
  • Durability The Bosch 12V Battery Drill Set Comes With Two 12V Lithium Ion Batteries To Provide Increased Runtime
  • Visibility The Cordless Drill Driver Boasts Integrated Led Lights For Improved Visibility Allowing You To Work Anywhere Anytime Even In Dark Corners And Low-Light Areas
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The Bosch Power Tools Drill Kit – PS31-2A – 12V, 3/8 Inch, Two Speed Driver, Cordless Drill Set – Includes Two Lithium Ion Batteries, 12V Charger, Screwdriver Bits & Soft Carrying Bag, Blue Premium Performance-to-Size Ratio is the perfect tool for electricians, plumbers or contractors who do a great deal of over the head drilling or driving. With professional grade power at an incredibly light-weight of just over two pounds, the performance-to-weight ratio makes this tool a great solution for electricians, plumbers or contractors who do a great deal of over the head drilling or driving. The high torque and the convenience of two speed settings allows the Bosch PS31 2A power drill to tackle applications in materials such as drywall, wood and even metal. The precision of this electric drill driver combo has two speeds (0-350 RPM and 0-1,300 RPM) and 20 plus 1 clutch settings, allowing users to make precise torque adjustments for accurate screw driving and drilling. The durability of this electric drill driver combo comes with two 12V Lithium Ion batteries to provide increased runtime. The cordless drill driver boasts integrated LED lights for improved visibility, allowing you to work anywhere, anytime, even in dark corners and low-light areas.

Dewalt 20V Max* Cordless Drill / Driver Kit, Compact, 1/2-Inch (Dcd708C2)

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DEWALT 20V MAX* Cordless Drill / Driver Kit, Compact, 1/2-Inch (DCD708C2)
The Dewalt DCD708C2 Compact Cordless Drill Driver kit is designed for the professional with a small work area. It has a lightweight design at only 2.4 lbs and 340 UWO of power to help get the job done. The variable speed trigger allows for control and precision on delicate work surfaces. The Dewalt drill also has a brushless motor for efficient performance.
POSITIVES
  • Dewalt Drill Is Compact At Only 6.3 Inch Front To Back Designed To Fit In Tight Spaces.
  • Power Drill With Variable Speed Trigger Allows For Control And Precision On Delicate Work Surfaces
  • Dewalt 20V Drill With Brushless Motor For Efficient Performance
  • Lightweight At Only 2.4 Lbs.
  • 340 Uwo Of Power To Help Get The Job Done
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Looking for a compact drill that has plenty of power? Look no further than the Dewalt DCD708C2 20V Max* drill/driver kit. This drill is designed to fit in tight spaces and has a variable speed trigger to give you control and precision when drilling on delicate surfaces. Plus, the drill has a brushless motor for efficient performance. Plus, at only 2.4 lbs., this drill is lightweight and easy to carry around.

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DeWalt DCD791D2 200V Max XR Batteryless Compact Drill/Driverkit For fast work on difficult jobs. The DeWalt twenty-volt is more powerful than its 12-volt counterpart, and it has the excellent ergonomics.

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The DeWalt DCD791D220V Max XR lithium-ion compact drill/driver set is the best choice if you’re looking for projects that involve drilling large holes or long screws. This drill has a higher voltage (20-volt) but shares the same essential features of the 12 volt DeWalt. The drill is extremely powerful, easy to handle, and comfortable to use. Even the small conveniences like the belt hook, the case and the bag are great. The larger drill does more work than the 12-volt model, but it completes the job much quicker and takes half as long. You can turn the LED on by yourself, making it an ideal flashlight for crawl spaces. Although they are not required for most tasks in the home, these extra speeds and power can be very useful. For more productive work such as building a shed or putting down decking, however, the added speed and power can make a significant difference.

A powerful and more extensive option

The model is nearly identical to the DeWalt’s 20-volt version (with minor compromises), so it’s worth considering if it comes at a cheaper price or if your current Milwaukee cordless tools are used.

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If the DeWalt 20-volt drill is not available, we also like the 18-volt Milwaukee 2801-22CT M18 1/2 in. Compact Brushless Drill/Driver Kit . It’s very similar to the DeWalt DCD791D2 in power, ergonomics, and overall design (18- and 20-volt tools are the same the difference is just marketing). Negatives include a small single-setting lighting that is controlled by the drill. Also, the box has little room to store drill bits and driver bits. These are small issues but they don’t matter a lot. However, if Milwaukee has cordless tools already in your collection or if the price is lower than DeWalt’s, this drill should be considered.

A good middle ground

The small 20-volt DeWalt Atomic offers more power than the 12-volt, but not as much as the larger 20-volt. It’s a good choice for a DIYer to buy into DeWalt’s expansive 20-volt line.

Brushed Or Brushless?

This does not include drills that use brushed motors. Brushed motors are the traditional power tool design that have physical carbon brushes that maintain contact with the part of the motor that spins. That means the brushes see constant friction when the drill is in use and will eventually wear out. As a result, friction can generate heat and lead to up to 20% less torque efficiency (energy converted to rotational force). Brushless motors work primarily by way of magnets and have no physical, friction-inducing parts. This efficiency gain gets you better performance and drilling power over the course of a battery charge compared to the same drill in a brushed model.

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A drill equipped with a brushless motor might be more expensive. For example, I tested the Milwaukee brushed motor Model 2606-22CT, which costs $179. The brushless version, Model 2801-22CT, normally costs $20 more. This gap might be narrowed by holiday sales, or some 18-volt drills may even be cheaper than their 12-volt counterparts. So keep your eyes peeled for any good deals on power tools. On my next pass, I will update the list with brushless drill testing.

Not all drills are capable of performing the same basic functions as you’d expect. Keep reading and you’ll be sure to avoid those pitfalls and end up with the cordless power drill that will best suit your needs. For my expectations of a high level performance, I used sixteen of the most well-known brushed cordless drills and bored more than 200 holes.

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The Discover the essential characteristics and extras you should look out for when choosing the right cordless drill. Then, check out our Top Picks.

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The length of cords is no longer an issue with DIYers today, as many tools run on long-lasting and powerful batteries. Cordless tools offer total flexibility and range of movement for tackling projects. The popularity of cordless drills, in particular, has brought numerous models to the market.

With so many to choose from, how can you be sure to pick the best cordless drill for your needs? Learn how to choose the right cordless drill for you and our top choices.

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Skil PWRCore20 Electric Hammer Drill HD529402 For the best cordless drill price, we look at Prosumer-class drills. While they are comparable to high quality drills, the prices can be a bit higher. There are trade-offs, of course. While they might not be as compact as other DIY models or provide a better fit and finish than others, these units do the job well and can take a major step above your typical DIY build.

While there are better cordless drills available in this class, the Skil HD529402 kit for $99. The drill is a 2-speed unit with 1800 RPM, 450 inl of torque and its brushless motor. It also comes with a PWRJump Charger and 2.0Ah Battery. You can’t beat it for value.

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Cordless drills, which are safer than conventional high-powered power tool, can also be used to drill holes in walls. Due to the introduction of the lithium ion batteries, today’s cordless drills are more powerful than ever. The Li-ion battery is lighter than old Ni-Cd (NiCd) batteries. They also last longer and hold their charge better when they aren’t in use. These types of batteries are not afraid to be filled up with more than half the time.

Compare cordless drills and corded drilling to determine what job you have. Be careful and wear appropriate PPE when working with drills. After all the holes have been drilled, you might need the best electric screwdriver to fasten those screws properly. The T3 DIY Hub: Find the right tools and information for any job

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A key consideration is voltage… Put simply, the higher the battery’s voltage, the more power and torque you’ll have to drill through tough materials like steel and especially concrete and brick.

Additionally, cordless drills are capable of both drilling and driving. Combi Drills differ slightly in that they also include a hammer action for hard-going masonry work. There are no additional requirements if the walls of your apartment have plasterboard.

Although most of these drill drivers can handle simple DIY tasks, you will get more power and better results if you spend more. You will get more power from the more expensive models, which are usually better constructed.

Look no further if you are looking for the perfect cordless drill for DIY projects this Easter or beyond.

Cordless Drills Best For Woodworking And Construction

How to drill holes in the ground? Screws to drive? This drill/driver can be powered by a battery.

To help with carpentry and repairs around the home (and your car), even the most basic tools should contain a cordless drilling tool. The same tool is also called a drill driver, because it’s as likely to drive screws as it is to drill holes. The tool is also compatible with other accessories, such as the pocket screw guide or doweling Jig. This makes it useful in building cabinets and furniture. The cordless drill has been a standout among all of the innovations made in workshop over the past 30 years. For most of us, the tool is indispensable.

Below is quick information about five of the best drills we tested. Then scroll down to find buying advice, in-depth reviews and purchasing recommendations for these and other top performers.

A U.S.-built drill SHOP AND NOW Powerful drilling with outstanding drive performance SHOP AND NOW Affordable Drilling. Cordless drills range from 18 to 40 volts; higher-voltage tools are heavier and more tiring to use but far more effective at drilling large holes or driving large screws. You can drill thicker sections of wood or steel to increase your efficiency. For a longer battery life, choose a larger amp hour (Ah). Batteries typically run from 2 Ah up to 6 Ah. You will lose weight if you get more run-time. A full-size, heavier tool is preferred over a small and lighter subcompact version to complete heavy tasks. Subcompact tools are more mobile than full-size drills. Thus, it’s less tiring to use when it comes to small projects like hanging window and shelf hardware or assembling furniture. You might find it easier to use this tool.

Some cordless drills come with a side handle that you can attach and remove as needed. Side handles are useful for long-term projects.

A drill that has a hammer feature is required if you intend to drill into brick, concrete, mortar, stones, or pavers. It is an option that causes a percussion effect to the bit as the drill turns. The carbide-tip Masonry bit can then chip away any material it encounters.

Finally, check out the package and specs. Do you get the drill by itself? Does it have a single battery, charger and carrying case, or do they include one to two batteries, charger and perhaps a bag or pouch for transporting them around? Some drills come with a quick charger, which can quickly recharge the battery and bring it back to full charge within minutes. This is a cost-saving option. This can help you finish a project a little quicker than you might be able to otherwise How We Tested To test each tool, we made 25 holes through Douglas fir 2 x 8 (Grade: “No. 2 and Better”) using a sharp one-inch-wide Speedbor spade bit the classic design without a lead screw, easily resharpened with a single-cut metal file. Next, we drove 25 lag screws. Each screw had a diameter of 1/4 inch and a length of two inches. Then we backed each screw out. We continued drilling holes with our spade bits until the thermal overload protection of the drill prevented us. After waiting for the battery to cool down, we kept drilling holes until it went dead. This test saw us drill 1,510 holes as well as drive 375 lag screws.

This is no easy test. A spade bit measuring one-inch in width must be driven through Douglas fir framing timber with a high torque. It is particularly difficult to get the bit into the area where there is maximum friction. Yes, this test favors larger heavy-duty tools and especially those of pro-grade. However, we were able to identify which models of homeowner-grade and subcompact tools would produce surprising spinky results.

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Harbor Freight’s DIY-level drill Bauer is stubbornly resilient. Although it can punch a 1-inch hole quickly and easily, this drill doesn’t perform as well as many of the other tools used in our test. However, the tool was capable of getting through every hole and ultimately racking up some respectable numbers when it was paired with a five-Ah battery. The screwdriver was capable of inserting 25 lag screws with no difficulty and backing them up. Its best performance when lag driving was achieved by setting its speed selector switch at two, the highest speed, and the clutch rings to 21. This allowed for maximum torque and driving power before the clutch disconnected the drivetrain and motor. What’s more, those clutch and speed control switches are both easy to adjust. A bright work light and well-shaped grip are the icing on this cake.

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Cordless drills can help you perform a wide variety of tasks, from hanging a picture in your home to putting together a piece of furniture. One of the biggest advantages of cordless drills is that they’re powered by a lithium-ion battery, making them more portable than their corded counterparts.

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KIMO comes with a carry case to store the drill, an adapter to change the size of the batteries, and bits to use to drill various sizes. A keyless chuck is included, as well as a belt clip. It also has a max speed of 1,350 revolutions/minute (RPM).

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Whatever electric drill choice you make, chances are you will find the tool has improved your domestic workflow. This could even lead to more home improvement projects than you might have thought. If Ryobi’s neon look isn’t up to your stylistic caliber or you have other brands in mind, the basic output of various, affordable models should provide the same foundational value.

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DeWaltXTREME 12-Volt Brushless Cordless Drill and Driver. This is the 9th-bestselling power Drill, DeWalt20VMAXXR Brushless Drill and Driver. The 2nd-bestselling Power Drill Driver Makita HiltiSFD2-a Power Tool Hammer Drill Driver Makita12V MAXCXT Brushless Cordless Driver and Drill Set Rigid Tool Company 18V Brushless Drill Ryobi18V Lithium Ion Brushless Drill and Driver

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