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DeWalt DC970K-2 18-Volt Drill-Driver Kit

PROS:
DeWalt DC970K-2

  • Great price for a DeWalt.
  • Battery charges quickly.
  • Comes with 2 batteries.
  • Rugged construction.

CONS:

  • Does not have a LED work light.
  • Not for heavy duty work.

DeWalt’s DC970K-2 18-volt drill-driver kit packs a big punch in a small package, with a powerful high-performance motor tucked away inside a compact design that improves user comfort, especially when working in tight spaces over long run times. Ideal for drilling and fastening with a variety of materials such as wood, metal, and plastic for applications like framing, cabinet installation, and HVAC work, the DC970K-2 kit is a great foundation for any professional contractor or DIYer’s power-tool collection.

Buy DEWALT DC970K-2 18-Volt Drill/Driver Kit

Highlights:

Powerful cordless drill-driver, compact to fit into tight spaces.

Ideal for drilling and fastening applications in a variety of materials.

Weighs 5.2 pounds.

Motor delivers 380 unit watts out and 0-450/0-1,500 RPM 1/2-inch single-sleeve keyless ratcheting chuck for tighter bit grip.

Two 18-volt NiCAD batteries, one one-hour charger, and one carrying case.

Backed by a 90-day money-back guarantee, a one-year free service contract, and a three-year limited warranty.

Cordless and Compact

DeWalt DC970K-2
DeWalt’s DC970K-2 18-volt drill-driver kit features a 1/2-inch drill-driver that’s ideal for drilling and fastening applications in a variety of materials
DeWalt’s DC970K-2 cordless 18-volt drill-driver kit maximizes performance while minimizing user fatigue. Its high-output motor (380 unit watts out) and dual-speed capability (0-450/0-1,500 RPM) maximizes efficiency for drilling and fastening applications, while its 9-inch length and 5.2-pound weight make it ideal for working in tight spaces and at awkward angles. The plastic 1/2-inch single-sleeve keyless ratcheting chuck provides a tighter bit grip for better bit retention and increased precision and accuracy. Two 18-volt NiCAD batteries are included with the kit, as well as a one-hour charger and a carrying case for easy transport from one rugged job site to the next.


Toro 51496 Cordless 24-Inch 24V Max Lithium-Ion Hedge Trimmer

Toro 51496The Toro 51496 24V Max Lithium-Ion Hedge Trimmer is a part of Toro’s bare tool program, which features tools that run on the same battery platform, so you can buy one battery and use it for multiple tools. The powerful 24-volt Lithium-ion battery (Model 88506) provides a long run time and with the included charger (Model 88503), the unit will be fully charged in 75 minutes.
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Coleman Sundome 4-Person Tent

Coleman Sundome 4The Sundome 4 Tent is part of the free standing, dome-style Coleman Sundome Tent series, which comprises 4 models (Sundome 2, 3, 4 & 6) for sleeping from two to six people. The dome design is easy to set up. It’s also designed for incredible ventilation with large windows and a ground vent that helps moves the air up and out. The Sundome 4′s interior base measures 9 feet by 7 feet, with a center height of 59 inches. The continuous pole sleeves let feed the poles only once, hence reducing setup time to under 10 minutes. Tent Setup Instruction.
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Coleman Red Canyon 8-Person Modified Dome Tent

Coleman-Red-CanyonSpacious and affordable, the Red Canyon tent has been serving thousands of satisfied summer campers for years, and it continues to remain as one of the most popular family camping tents on the market today. This modified dome tent offers campers the easy set-up of a dome tent, combined with extra space and headroom. Featuring Coleman’s exclusive WeatherTec protection system which guarantees to keep campers dry and offers leak-free protected seams, weather-resistant fabric, waterproof floors, zipper protection, and a wind-strong frame.
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Makita LXPH01CW 18-Volt Compact Lithium Ion Cordless 1/2-Inch Hammer Driver Drill Kit

PROS:

    Makita LXPH01CW

  • Lightweight, weighs only 3.4 lbs.
  • Powerful, delivers 480 in.lbs. of Max Torque.
  • Variable 2-speed design (0-400 & 0-1,500 RPM) covers a wide range of drilling, driving and hammer applications.
  • Beautiful & ergonomic design.
  • Super bright LED light with afterglow illuminates the work area.
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