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Hitachi WH18DFL

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Reviews and Problems with Hitachi WH18DFL

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Overall 2
2.0

Defective batteries twice

Patricia Barnes, Amazon
11 September 2014
  • Summary: I purchased a "New" WH18DFL Hitachi impact drill. The first one they shipped was obviously not new, but used, and the batteries would not take a charge. I returned it for an exchange and the 2nd one they sent was exactly the same. My son in law went through the same experience with Amazon and ended up going directly to Hitachi. They told him Amazon sells old overstock and that the batteries have been sitting around so long that they won't take a charge.
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Overall 2
2.0

The impact drill worked fine. Both batteries did not have any power to hold.

Andy Ko, Amazon
11 September 2014
  • Summary: I started charging the battery since neither batteries had any power in them when I opened the case. Only after a few minutes the charger indicated that the battery was full. It was in fact over heated and after using it for less than five minutes the battery died. Same thing happend to the other battery as well. I had another 18 volt Hitachi charger which has a fan built in to the charger. Still, the battery that has ZERO power would not charge more than a few minutes!
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Overall 10
10

Hold it's own....

Diro82, Amazon
11 September 2014
  • Summary: Lightweight, works great, saved me from stripping a lot of screws. Ample battery life too!
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Overall 8
8.0

Lots of Torque

Amazon Customer, Amazon
11 September 2014
  • Summary: Nice impact driver. Good battery life. Has more torque than my Bosch 36v Litheon drill. Compact and light, it fits nicely in tight spaces.
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Overall 10
10

Hitachi WH18DFL 18-Volt Lithium Ion Impact Driver with 1.5 Amp Hour Batteries

Arturo Mejia, Amazon
11 September 2014
  • Summary: I just saw this advertised for $237.90. I purchased it for approximately $119.00. This is an excellent product for the price. I drilled about 400 pieces of 2x4 studs to create arch designs for stucco and it performed with ease. It did not lack power. The impact motion seems to kick in automatically. It was re-charged only once. Re-charging only took about 15 minutes but no time was lost since an extra battery is supplied.
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Overall 4
4.0

"Like Butter" when it works

Patrick Clough, Amazon
11 September 2014
  • Summary: (1) As usual Amazon is excellent. The item shipped within 2 hours and arrived within the suggested time. (2) This is my first time using an impact driver, this really "ROCKS". It is small a little heavy (for me heavy is synonymous with quality) and packs a big punch. As a D.I.Y(er) this tool empowers me. I feel i can do anything with it. So far i have been able to drive 4" lag screws into 6x6 pine as a test.
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Overall 10
10

DON'T BUY A DEWALT!!!!!!

PETERULES2112, Amazon
11 September 2014
  • Summary: EXCELLENT DRILL FOR THE CASH WORKS GREAT LITE WEIGHT AND EASY TO HANDLE FLASHLIGHT IS A GREAT OPTION AND COMES IN HANDLE ON THE JOB WILL OUT DO THAT YELLOW BRAND ANY DAY OF THE WEEK
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Overall 4
4.0

Not a good tool

Wcw, Amazon
11 September 2014
  • Summary: I purchased this driver from a local store in June 2010 because it was on clearance for $150.00. The first time I needed to use it, one of the batteries was dead, Hitachi replaced it without issue. I have probably used it for a total of 4 hours until yesterday when I needed to drive some screws into Trex decking. I charged both batteries and was ready to go, one screw and the driver stopped working completly.
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Overall 10
10

Just as advertised. Bought "used" tool so saved big $.

William Reimche, Amazon
11 September 2014
  • Summary: Great so far, batteries hold charge well with good power, only problem is handle is small for my big hands.
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Overall 10
10

Wonderful product

Donald E. Null, Amazon
11 September 2014
  • Summary: I purchased this product in early summer. I have used it to drive torq screws into wood joists in remodeling jobs and also to drive 1/4" head, sheet metal screws in the installation of sheet metal roofing and siding. My grandson and I put up a steel carport with the tool. Light weight and powerful. Can't say enough good things about it. Don't expect it to perform on heavy duty impact jobs like removing tire lugs and such.
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