Makita 12V Ni-Cd Impact Driver

WOOD magazine rating
Average reader rating
4.0
out of 5
Brand:
Makita
Model:
6980FDWDE
Price:
$260

Description

* 12V variable speed
* Reversible 1/4" hex shank
* 0-2,200 RPM
* 0-3,000 impacts per minute
* 887 inch/lbs. of maximum torque
* True variable speed for smooth increase in speed
* Complete control to match all applications
* Magnesium gear housing for durability
* Ergonomic rubber grip
* Most compact design in its class with a length of only 6 3/8"

WOOD magazine review

Makita 12-volt Impact Driver

Review Summary

This tool takes the work out of driving fasteners. While installing an overhead garage organizer, we drove more than 100 2-1/2" and 3" screws, without the backache usually associated with shoving screws into the ceiling. The 6980FDWDE has so much power, we snapped off the tips of some inexpensive Phillips drivers we use with my cordless drill. We'll upgrade to better drivers and add impact-grade sockets, as well.

Detailed Ratings

4.8
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

5

Ease of Use

5

Value

4

Reader Reviews

Very good tool

Review Summary

I used this for several years and would have given it 5 stars except that now I own the Makita 18 volt system. The 12 volt is a great back up.

Detailed Ratings

4.0
out of 5

Performance

4

Features

4

Ease of Use

4

Value

4

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