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Skil 18V Compact Drill/Driver

WOOD magazine rating
Brand:
Skil
Model:
2898LI-02
Price:
$100

Description

• SelectSystem Lithium-Ion and Ni-Cd Battery Compatible
• 20+1 Position Clutch for precise drilling and driving
• Delivers up to 400 inch/lbs. of torque for maximum power
• All-metal gear-train
• Lightweight and powerful
• On-Tool bit storage keeps bits handy
• Side-assist handle for controlled, accurate drilling
• Powered by an ENERGY STAR qualified battery charger
• Voltage: 18V
• 1/2" Keyless Chuck
• Clutch Settings: 20+1
• No Load RPM: 0-450/0-1,400
• Weight: 3 lbs.

WOOD magazine review

Just one battery—with a long charge time

Review Summary

The longest and tallest drill in our test of 8 felt nose-heavy. The $100 price reflects that it comes with only one battery, so it’s best suited for small jobs that a single battery’s run time can accommodate. The charger needed nearly 45 minutes to recharge the depleted battery. The long chuck with fairly deep grooves provides a solid grip for your hand, but the jaws still allowed bits to slip during testing. The removable side handle provides extra leverage for tough drilling.

Detailed Ratings

3.3
out of 5

Performance

3

Features

4

Ease of Use

3

Value

3

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