One of the most well known manufacturers of cordless drills and tools is DeWalt. Their cordless drills contain a variety of voltages, weights, and sizes. They have several lines of drills, such as Compact and Heavy Duty, and models that use lithium-ion batteries for power. While their cordless drills generally target contractors, some of their drills can be used for work around the house as well. The following are reviews of two DeWalt cordless drills: the 18-Volt Cordless Impact Wrench and the 18-Volt XRP Lithium-Ion Hammer drill.
DeWALT DW059K-2 18-Volt Cordless Impact Wrench Kit
The DeWalt DW059K-2 Cordless Impact Wrench is great for fastening heavy-duty applications. Whether you are loosening nuts and bolts or securing lag screws, the consistent performance and versatility of this wrench will certainly be appreciated.
With the potential to produce 1,650 rpm and 2,600 bpm, you will finish the tougher tasks quickly. You can switch from forward and reverse with ease with the rocker-switch.
You will not be disappointed with the comfort grip of the DW059K-2. Being able to easily grip the drill allows you to work long hours without wearing down. The drill actually weighs less than 8 pounds.
With its all-metal transmission and magnesium gear case, you will not have to worry about durability when under heavy loads.
What was noticed about the DW059K-2 was that it does not have the electric brake and variable speed that some of the other drills have. Overall however, this is an excellent impact wrench.
DeWalt DCD970KL 18-Volt Hammer Drill
The motor of the DeWalt DCD970KL 18-Volt Hammer Drill is capable of producing 450 unit watts, which allows users to take on a variety of applications. It has a three speed transmission that gives users the ability to use the speed necessary for the task at hand. This translates into getting the job done more efficiently.
The DCD970KL comes with an ergonomic grip for improved handling. Control is easier because of the balanced, mid-tool placement of the handle. A 360-degree side handle gives users several options for hand placement to limit fatigue when working for long periods of time. It also features an LED light for increased visibility and weighs in at just over 5 pounds.
It also features an LED light for increased visibility and weighs in at just over 5 pounds. The all metal drill chuck is self-tightening and provides tremendous bit-gripping strength. One of the few complaints was that there is only room for one bit on the front.