Hitachi DS18DSAL cordless drill

 
Approximate retail price:
$170
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Summary: This 18-volt Hitachi in the general use drill/drivers category has a 1/2-inch chuck and offers two speed ranges with 22 clutch settings. It is sold with 2 Li-ion batteries. It has a lifetime warranty.
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Type: General use drill/drivers
About - Hitachi DS18DSAL

Speed: Speed of drilling and driving screws.

Power: Denotes the twisting force for tightening and loosening.

Run time: Reflects how much work the drill can perform per battery charge, as measured on a dynamometer.

Handling: Denotes the ease of handling and controling the drill during operation.

Noise: The dBa level at ear level, indicating whether or not ear protection should be used during prolonged operation.

About This Brand

Hitachi cordless drills are geared to the contractor market and are available in multiple sizes, weights, and voltages. Hitachi cordless drills are widely available online, in hardware stores, and at Lowe’s.

Features & Specs - Hitachi DS18DSAL
info Battery type Li-ion
info Battery recharge time (min.) 40
info Speed ranges 2
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User Reviews - Hitachi DS18DSAL
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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
a real mistake
10/27/2015
Pros
Cons
Hard To Use
Short Battery Life
Best Uses
Comment:
very poor battery life, chuck doesn't hold tool tight<br />battery difficult to remove <br />NO factory customer service
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
Just right for me
8/16/2014
Pros
Easy To Store
Easy To Use
Good Grip
Good Safety Features
Powerful
Cons
Best Uses
Gifts
Home Repair
In The Workshop
Comment:
The light is a great feature and is a great help as I work. Use it for small projects around our home and in the garage. Easy to use and lightweight. We gave one to our daughter and liked it so much I asked for one as a gift from my husband.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)
 
4.0
Love this drill
6/4/2014
Pros
Easy To Use
Good battery life
Good Grip
Powerful
Cons
Belt Clip Is Sloppy
Best Uses
Home Repair
In The Field
In The Workshop
Comment:
I have owned several cordless drills. This one is the best. I prefer it over my corded drills for most any job. The variable speed trigger is a little touchy until you get used to it.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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