Craftsman 12V Right-Angle Impact Driver

WOOD magazine rating
Average reader rating
4.9
out of 5
Brand:
Craftsman
Model:
5702
Price:
$100

Description

* Innovative, compact, ergonomic design
* Reversible drill delivers 700 pounds of torque
* Quick-connect clamp, electric brake, and fuel gauge
* Includes charger, LED work light, battery, 4 accessories and case

WOOD magazine review

The driver works it "right" when space is tight

Review Summary

Right-angle drills work great in close quarters, but that cramped space sometimes makes it difficult to apply the needed force to drill a hole or drive a screw. Craftsman’s right-angle impact driver doesn’t need much operator assistance. Delivering 700 inch-pounds of torque in both forward and reverse, this tool muscled 3⁄8×4" lag bolts into deck posts while we held it with only one hand. What a time-saver!
This impact driver runs on 12-volt lithium-ion batteries, part of Craftsman’s Nextec cordless-tool line. We also like its LED light—especially in tight, dark spaces—because it shines directly where needed. Like all impact drivers, it holds bits with a 1⁄4" quick-connect chuck. And Craftsman also throws in four common driver bits.

Detailed Ratings

5.0
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

5

Ease of Use

5

Value

5

Reader Reviews

Craftsman Right-Angle Impact Driver

Review Summary

I have had this tool for about 1 year I use it all the time I like it verry much it has plenty of power to drive screws up to 2" with out pre-drilling and longer with pre-drilling I also use it as a nut driver

Detailed Ratings

5.0
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

5

Ease of Use

5

Value

5

Nice Drill, Killer Deal !

Review Summary

Just picked up one of these through Slickdeals.net for $40.00. Seems to have plenty of power for driving screws for my needs as a cabinet maker. The small light that illuminates the work area only comes on when trigger is depressed and the bit is spinning. It would be better if the light came on with a slight depress of the trigger and stayed on ( Like on my Makita drill), so you could see to place the bit where your working.
With a short bit placed in the quick release tip you can get into a space as small as about 5", which allows some room for your hand. Can't believe I waited this long to get a cordless tight quarters drill. I've been using this drill for close to 6 months now and I have found it to be very useful in tight spots where my regular impact drill just won't fit. Battery seems to be holding a charge for a long time,so far. I build cabinets and furniture and I can't believe I waited this long to purchase a cordless right angle drill.

Detailed Ratings

4.8
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

4

Ease of Use

5

Value

5

Amazing power from such a small tool

Review Summary

I've been using this tool for over a year now and it is my go-to driver even when I have room to use a bigger tool. Power, control and battery life are excellent. Sears did replace one battery about a month after I got it, however, the battery failure was probably caused when I dropped it on the floor. This tool is light weight and small enough to fit into places no other driver will.

Detailed Ratings

5.0
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

5

Ease of Use

5

Value

5

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