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Porter-Cable 18V 2-Driver Kit

Average reader rating
4.8
out of 5
Brand:
Porter-Cable
Model:
PC218IDC-2
Price:
$130

Description

• Drill/Driver's 1/2" all-metal chuck offers excellent bit retention and durability
• Drill/Driver's 32-position clutch gives consistent torque control for driving various size screws
• Drill/Driver's high performance motor and gearbox delivers up to 440 inch/lbs. of torque
• Impact Driver's 1,600 inch/lbs. high-torque output without kickback
• Impact Driver's quick-release 1/4" hex chuck
• Impact Driver's variable speed trigger for fast and smooth cutting
• Impact Driver's integrated LED worklight on drill illuminates darkened work areas

Reader Reviews

Liked the first so much I got another............

Review Summary

Can't say anything truly negative about Port-Cable. I will suggest that a look at the weight of the drill is a little tough on an old guy like me with arthritis. That being said, after seven years of serious woodworking, I’m brought my shop inventory from a multi alphabetic tool manufactures’ to a selective very few of which Porter-Cable has a respective share.

Detailed Ratings

4.8
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

5

Ease of Use

4

Value

5

Can't go wrong with this set

Review Summary

Great tool combo set. I found this set for a deal in a pawn shop and couldn't pass it up. Works great. Should've bought an impact driver years ago, makes driving screws very easy. I gave it a 4 for ease of use because the drill makes a sudden stop when you release the trigger. After every three or four holes I have to re-tighten the chuck because the force of the stop will loosen it and the bit will fall out. Batteries charge up just fine and work for a pretty good while.
One thing that is kind of cool about this is the batteries are interchangeable with the Lithium Ion batteries that Porter Cable makes. The thing that sucks is you have to buy a new charger to upgrade to the new LiOn batteries when the NiCad ones wear out. Would've been better if they would've put a mixed chemical charger with the package instead of just a NiCad charger.

Detailed Ratings

4.8
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

5

Ease of Use

4

Value

5

great tool/ great value

Review Summary

I'm a professional wood worker/cabinet and furniture maker and have used many different cordless drills over the years and when I saw the price on this unit I couldn't resist the purchase.This is Porter Cables newest Drill and Impact driver combo kit. Well built with plenty of power. I bought it as a back up to my Makita drill and driver combo.
It's a little heavier than the Makita ,but seems to be just as powerful and as well built at a much lower price point than my Makita was, in fact almost half the price,since I purchased it for $129.00 at Lowes ,when it first came on the market. I like the very stout metal drill chuck that also can be tightened and released with one hand. Each tool has a built in led light which helps when working in harder to see places like inside a cabinet etc. Comes with two batteries and charging unit in a soft zippered cloth case. Have used these for about a year now and they are holding up and performing well.

Detailed Ratings

4.8
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

5

Ease of Use

4

Value

5

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