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Forum topic by Dez posted 10-11-2011 09:29 PM 987 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-11-2011 09:29 PM

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I just saw the new advertisement from Tool King! Makita drill/driver kit at Tool King.
Too bad that when I bought mine they were still too new for reconditioned kits to be on the market.
I really love mine for in-the-shop use as well as on-site stuff!
Light weight, batteries last quite well considering the size, and the impact driver will handle 3” screws!
The ONLY thing I considered as a negative when I bought them was that the drill requires hex drive bits. (I had to by a set of drills, I believe I spent about $35.00 for a Ryobi set, 15 bits, 1/16” up to 3/8”)
I spent around $180.00 for the kit, right after it came out!

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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#1 posted 10-12-2011 06:06 AM

The only thing that I don’t like abut those little drills is teh hex bits. Too spendy and too many break ;-(( They need to have a small keyless chuck on a 1/4 hex mount that you can put in for drilling.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#2 posted 10-12-2011 08:13 AM

I agree, but I haven’t found one yet. The Ryobi set I bought has performed well so far although I have needed to sharpen a few so perhaps they are a little softer and not so prone to breakage?

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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