Summary: I will start by saying I no longer own this drill, it was returned to home depot for the makita compact drill - which I will get into a little later...out of the box I was impressed with the power for such a small package, this was short lived. The initial reason I chose this over the makita was because I'm a very satisfied V28 owner, well the reason I like the V28's is the reason I don't like the compact 18v..
Summary: When I initially charged this drill up and used it for the first time, I was quite pleased. After putting it through moderate diy-er paces over the last year and a half, my opinion has slowly degraded. The chuck/arbor has developed run-out and the batteries' life span is less than 20min. of continuous, medium-duty work (driving screws in softwood). The batteries' safeties also cut out very easily under heavy loading which makes me question the torque rating.