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Old 06-20-2004, 11:41 AM
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I am shopping for a drill and was wondering if this was a good deal?Craftsman drill
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Old 06-20-2004, 12:01 PM
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If for home use, probably ok. If commericial, NO!
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Old 06-20-2004, 12:26 PM
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Ok doesnt sound very good but I dont want to spend much more than $100.
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Don,

I bought one of these around new years after my son raved about it. Lowe's had a sale on the combo kit for about $160 but the drill w/2 battery paks & 1 hour charger can be had for about $100 if you shop around. I have been really surprised at the performance, however it is not an industrial drill. And I usually don't think of Skil when I am looking for power tools but so far this one has been a treat to use. Take a look, it might fill the bill in the price range you mentioned. I doubt you can get much more for a hunnerd bucks.

http://www.skil.com/Products/Tools/D...htm?id=2887-06
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The more volts the battery has, the quicker it will die. The reason for this is, the battery pack is made up of individual cells connected together. When one dies, the whole pack is dead. The higher the voltage, the greater # of cells, the more likely it will die. Also the higher the operating volts the heavier it is. If I had it to do over, I would've gotten a 12-volt instead of the 18-volt Mikita, I have.
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I would like to drill metal with it and other things but mostly metal what size should I get? I will take the drill off your hands if you want me too.
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i really like the porta cable cordless tools ......18v they are not cheap but made very well and take abuse that would kill a crapsman!

and i recomend the ratchet style keyless chuck !

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I would like to drill metal with it and other things but mostly metal what size should I get? I will take the drill off your hands if you want me too.
Errrr.....I think something was lost in the translation.
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Old 06-20-2004, 07:37 PM
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mr dawg do you own the tool in question or are you responding like joey does by looking at a picture and posting like an expert. that drill should be compared to a B&D not a porter cable. my opinion ken
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How about this one then? http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg...&s=hi&n=924392
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