It’s better to be a little late in this life than early into the next. Without question, I prefer the M12 tools — they’re smaller, lighter and overall easier to use. Adam Spafford is known for his quick wit, easygoing demeanor, and readiness to lend a hand when called upon. If you’re needing a lot of torque and power without the extra weight check out the makita 18 volt 3-speed Lxt for it’s compact handling since it only ways 2. Our site uses cookies. Lastly, the no reactionary torque and faster motor speed should be enough to have you singing all the way to the tool shed.

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I love my 12v Porter Cable set and agree that impactt much easier to use for day-to-day stuff. Don’t let the little body fuel you I’m a dork you know I meant foolright?

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The time to drive self tapping sheetmetal screws was different, but not by much. Hanging by my fingertips Status: What would be best to put together a pre-drilled swingset that requires hundres of lag screws?

I’m still struggling to get a good sense for it.

Visit our related subs: By and large, major tool manufacturers are delivering those things. Any good deals on at the moment? Q – What is the battery cell type? I prefer the 12V Hitachi set for cabinet work because of it’s light weight, but if I could only have one, it would be the Milwaukee set.


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Given the same task, volt batteries are going to run impaft longer than volt. The Hitachi has around in-lbs of torque, the Milwaukee around The others, the typical Makita colour which I would call green are supposed to be the same internals but IMO don’t perform the same.

It’s better to be a little late in this life than early into the next. It wasn’t that long ago when my trusty Yankee was impach tool of choice either!

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This driver can drive a bolt through brick like a hair comb running … more. The biggest difference is when you get bigger sizes, holes and cutting steel pipes for my trade. It will be mostly hobby use. More compact than any other cordless drill providing less fatigue and easier to maneuver tighter spaces.


Measure once, cut once, screw it up, hide the evidence. The 12v stuff is fine for around the house but wasn’t getting it done on bigger projects. If you have to go up and down ladders constantly with the potential butter fingers creeping in from time to time you will like to know that this impact driver is pretty strong and durable to handle a 20 foot drop without needing to give it mouth to mouth resuscitation, as only you will be the only one needing mouth to mouth resuscitation once your co-workers get a load of you getting all “endless love” on your impact driver.


Hilti UH oor from eBay for corded light hammer drill with conventional chuck. I spent a long time having to use 20x3mm screws with 1 pozi heads.

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Having got the 18V kit about 3 years later, now I barely use the little stuff. The C3’s are completely interchangeable. Bosch 12v Impact Driver Questions Q – I’ve noticed that the bit moves a little back and forth is my driver damaged?

Please feel free to submit static images, dynamic images, videos, memes I only got the cordless ones last week but they seem great so far The torq is the real measure of the work the drill can do and its a combination of the battery impct, the motor and the gearing and any impact mechanism. In fact I’m not happy with my new 18v drill, might change for something else – will use it on a few more jobs and see.

So, what’s the best solution for tools if you’re not gonna use it in a while?