Excerpt: The amount of wear on chuck surface was extradorinary compared with the overall condition of the drill body - wondering if chuck from extremely worn drill was substituted because degree of wear on chuck does not match almost new condition of drill body
Pros: Compact, Easy To Use, Ergonomic Design, Good Battery Power, No Bit Slippage, Powerful
Summary: Initially I liked the drill, and for the most part it did what it needed to do.(at least for first 2 years) I'm a homeowner, so its not like I'm putting this under a lot of stress each time, or using it a lot, but I have to say it just doesn't hold up with battery charges like my 12 volt Makita has. Those are Ni-Cads, and the Makita has far more power and torque, than these 18 volt LI-ion's.
Summary: I really loved this drill for about 2 years. It had plenty of power for my home handyman uses which included driving screws through treated lumber when building a platform for a garden shed. The batteries lasted well and would charge up before the second battery could run out. It also feels nice and balanced in my large hands. Unfortunately, at about the 2 year mark both batteries started to fade.
Excerpt: Very weak when it comes to long screws in hard wood. It might be a defecttive drill. I will take it in for repair. Battery drains quick when it is put to hard use. Not very happy with it for a 18v lithium battery.
Summary: the belt hook is secured to the tool by a tiny screw (and i mean tiny), that goes into a (tiny) brass insert molded (barely) into the plastic....mine fell off....ive only had the drill a short time, so i dont know what else will fall off[...]get a dewalt!