Category Archives: 18v / 20v

Review: Milwaukee 2653 M18 Brushless

Milwaukee 2653 Impact DriverMilwaukee's first brushless impact driver is a solid addition to their M18 FUEL line. Like their other tools in the line, the goal is on durability and power - and like the other tools, they achieve this pretty darn well. The cordless impact driver joins the few others available that offer 3 modes for controlling maximum speed and torque.
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Review: DeWALT DCF895 20V MAX* Brushless

DeWALT DCF895L2 20v Max* Cordless Impact DriverThe DCF895's brushless motor offers improved power and longer battery life, while theoretically increasing tool life. DeWALT has done a good job listening to consumer demands as well, offering more standard features than it's previous offerings.
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Review: Bosch 26618-01 18V

Like it’s brother the 25618-01, this Bosch driver has top-of-the-pack torque at 1500 ft-lbs. What differentiates this is its 3-mode operation, allowing you to switch between 2 drill modes and impact mode. Add some minor improvements, and you get an…
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Review: Dewalt DC825B 18v

Dewalt - DC825B cordless impact driverIt’s no wonder this is the best selling cordless impact driver on Amazon! While compact and light weight, the DeWALT DC825B has no shortage of power. If you need to drive a large number of screws, lags, or bolts, or…
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Review: Hitachi WH18DL 18v

Lots of power, rugged construction, and backed by a lifetime guarantee. All reasons why Hitachi’s 18v impact driver is a top pick among professionals and hobbyists alike. Along with great performance and a handful of extras, a 2-speed switch sets…
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Review: Makita BTL061Z Angle Impact Driver 18v

Makita BTL061Z 18v Cordless Angle Impact DriverIf you are working in super-tight locations, need that extra reach to get to the back of a cabinet, or both, then the Makita BTL061Z might be just the thing you need. With far more speed and power than a…
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Review: Makita BTD142HW 18v Kit

Makita BTD142HW 18v cordless impact driverSimilar in many ways to Makita’s 18v BTD141, this impact driver’s claim to fame is it’s incredibly compact size and low weight. With good power and list of extra features, it would make anyone a happy owner. Oh, did we…
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Review: Porter-Cable PC18ID 18v

Porter-Cable-PC18ID cordless impact driverA well known brand at a rock-bottom price, Porter-Cable’s 18v cordless impact driver is one of the most powerful, with a max torque of 1600 in-lbs. Combining low weight, a comfortable grip, and a 3 year warranty, this should be…
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Review: Ryobi P230 18v

The Ryobi is a heavy impact driver, even when using the lithium ion One+ batteries. Unfortunately, the weight doesn’t come with more performance, and the top torque of the P230 falls short of its higher priced competitors. That being said,…
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Review: Bosch 25618B 18v

Bosch-25618b 18v cordless impact driverWith 1500 in-lbs of torque, this is one of the most powerful impact drivers in it’s class. With comfortable grips and lithium-ion batteries for extra life and lower weight, the is a compact and maneuverable tool that can also boast…
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Review: Milwaukee 2650-20 18v

As a part of the Milwaukee M18 line of tools (cordless, 18 volt lithium ion), the Milwaukee 2650-20 combines huge torque with a long lasting battery to create a rugged and tough tool that will perform on the job site.…
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Review: Makita BTD141Z 18v

Great power, long-lasting lithium-ion batteries, competitive pricing, and attention to detail demand that you at least give this one a look. It’s light-weight at only 3.4 pounds, but solid enough that you won’t feel vibrations like in some of the…
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