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mtngigi
Need Tool Recommendation
mtngigi

I need an easy battery-powered handheld drill/screwdriver to help me with small project around my old house. I'm looking at 6V Cordless Electric Screwdriver Drill Drivers, because they're inexpensive and look easy to use.

Will they get the job done? Does anyone have other suggestions that don't involve heavy expense. I need to drill a few holes here and there and don't want to buy an expensive drill. And yes, I do realize I'll get what i pay for. Just wondering if anyone has any experience with those little drills.

Thanks in advance for any advice.

Jack
Re: Need Tool Recommendation
Jack

Well first of all if you plan to drill more than one hole, I would stay away from Harbor Freight tools. I personally do not like electris screw drivers, they are combersum to use. I would be nothing less than 12v and it would be a drill. That would give you much more options. If you wnat inexpensive might I suggest  https://www.homedepot.com/p/Ryobi-12-Volt-Lithium-Ion-Cordless-3-8-in-Dr...

 

TOHFan
Re: Need Tool Recommendation
TOHFan

The cordless "screwdrivers" as in your picture are only good for screws in existing holes, or after you drill a pilot hole with a higher powered drill. They are just there to relieve wrist fatigue from operating a manual screwdriver. One option is to look for a used regular drill at a garage sale or thrift store, and then get an inexpensive cordless screwdriver.

Joe
Re: Need Tool Recommendation
Joe

at least get an 12v driver.  Dewalt, Bosch can be little expensive but later for other works, they worth. 

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