Summary: Bought so I could get replacement batteries...I already owned one Dewalt Drill for a 5 years when the battery finally finally stopped working...I looked for replacements at Lowe's and Home Depot in Austin Texas but none had the rechargable 12-V...they only had the 18-V.
Summary: Update 8/22/08: Still going strong with no noticeable drop in battery performance 12 volt cordless tools seem to have been supplanted in the market place by their 18v brothers. Occasionally you will find less is more. Ergonomically designed, with an eye towards evolution and not revolution.
Improved design? Poorer performance. If it aint broke, dont fix it.
14 August 2014
Summary: I bought this to replace my 14 year old 12V Dewalt cordless which still works great but thought the charger was bad. Anyways, about this drill. 1. Things I like: The 3 speed "transmission" 1.Things I don't like.
Summary: just every thing about this drill/driver is great. i have used a few and this one just tops the rest. u can't beat the price for this dewalt, and i got the 12-volt because of the power it has to drive the screws in easy, just a great drill
DEWALT DC940KA - Quality Built to Last - Need I Say More?
Edgar S., Amazon
18 February 2010
Summary: I have had great success with dewalt tools and this 12V drill/driver workhorse is no exception. Have been using this drill/driver for three years now and completely tackled everything I threw at it and then some.