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Bosch 18V Cordless Drill

Average reader rating
4.5
out of 5
Brand:
Bosch
Model:
DDS180-02
Price:
$180

Description

* High performance 4-pole motor for maximum power in a compact size
* Patented gear train and clutch for compact and lightweight design
* Flexible power system is compatible with every 18V lithium-ion Bosch battery
* Ergonomic grip zone for better gripping and greater comfort
* Electronic Cell Protection for increased battery lifetime
* The DDS181 drill body is part of the DDS180-02 kit.

Reader Reviews

Bosch makes good tools

Review Summary

I'm an advanced DIYer and I'd rate this as a very good cordless drill. I got mine for a great price on Black Friday sale, otherwise I'd have to rate value lower. Good balance in hand, ok clutch operation. Slim pack batteries don't last like the bigger ones, but the upside is you get a lighter drill. LED light (located under chuck) is kind of useless if depending on it to light up what you're drilling, because much of the light gets blocked by your hand or the drill.
But it's an interesting idea and once in a while works well as a flashlight, since you can turn it on without powering the drill motor (light touch on trigger). Charger works great - Litheon (LiIon) batteries are much more reliable than NiCd. And like most Bosch tools, comes with nice blow-molded plastic case which easily holds everything.

Detailed Ratings

4.3
out of 5

Performance

4

Features

4

Ease of Use

5

Value

4

Dependable

Review Summary

When I need it, it performs as expected. I have no qualms about recommending this to others. I've been using steadily for 5+ years. Yet another good tool from Bosch.

Detailed Ratings

4.8
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

4

Ease of Use

5

Value

5

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