Hitachi DS10DFL cordless drill

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Summary: This 12-volt Hitachi in the light use drill/drivers category has a 3/8-inch chuck and offers two speed ranges with 22 clutch settings. It is sold with 2 Li-ion batteries. It has a 5 year warranty.
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Type: Light use drill/drivers
About - Hitachi DS10DFL

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 DS10DFL
info Battery type Li-ion
info Battery recharge time (min.) 40
info Speed ranges 2
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User Reviews - Hitachi DS10DFL
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Great lightweight drill!
Easy To Store
Easy To Use
Good Grip
Great for the wife
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Best Uses
Around the house
Just brought this home and it was already charged and ready to go. I immediately pulled out a 3 deck screw that my 15 y.o. 18v Chicago couldn't get. The feel was amazing, the speed fast and I zipped it right back in with no problem. The light is great and to have a nice case, 2 batts and charger for this price point I have no regrets. If you want more power and weight get an 18v, but for a lightweight 12v Li that my 5 ft wife can use easily you can't go wrong. I tried the Milwaukee and the Rigid as well as the Makita with the batt in the handle and only the Makita felt as comfortable as the Hitachi. I may update after I put this unit through it's paces but for now very satisfied.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
A good tool
Easy To Use
Good Grip
Best Uses
In The Field
In The Workshop
A fine, light weight, reasonably priced drill (about [$] at [...].Use it around the house and yard and for extended periods with sanding wheels when doing wood turning. Have owned and still use a 30+ year old 9.2 Makita and would have bought another but the price is high and the new one was not comfortable in my hand. One comment about the [...] store in Southport NC. They bolt most of their display models down.I asked the manager why and he told me to avoid theft.Two c omments from me: I would not buy a hand tool without feeling the weight and comfort,some stores put their display tools on a wire so you can handle them.Fortunately for me a salesperson agreed with me and cut open a box and let me feel the one I did buy.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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