what is the best 18v cordless drill out there?
i try to stay away from the cheap ones. for the electrician or equipment installer. i was looking at getting the Makita 18V BHP454, but am sometimes confused with the massive selection of 18v drills to choose from. anyone have experience with the Makita BDF452HW?
Asked By: ▐▐▐▐ ★ Captain Jack ★▐▐▐▐ - 12/12/2009
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
I own a ryobi for almost 3 years and its works for me in many ways: first price, 2nd the battery its can be use for other tools such as reciprocating saw( my favorite) and circular saw ( least favorite) and other tools. the battery pack is cheaper than other brand. I also have a milwaukee and because i dint use so... More
Answered By: Jose A - 12/12/2009
Additional Answers (10)
dewalt is best. ryobi is best for casual users
Answered By: john z 1934 - 12/12/2009
makitas are good tools..used them allot...black & decker and some other brand names arent bad...but if want real power and longivity...go with makita... i also had a career repairing electric hand tools..
Answered By: I 8 HER - 12/12/2009
I've found that the weak link on all of them is the battery. And, once it is a year or so old, you may as well as replace the entire drill... More
Answered By: Barry in Seneca - 12/12/2009
i hate to say it but dewalt is the best
Answered By: Eric - 12/12/2009
A Panasonic by far. A 15.6 volt Panasonic has more torque than a Dewalt 18.
Answered By: Oxoboxo - 12/12/2009
If the only tool you need is a drill (and you're not worried about using the same batteries for multiple tools), the Panasonic is allegedly the way to go. I've only used one a couple of times, but they always get phenomenal reviews - great torque, and long battery life.
Answered By: Freddy Savage - 12/12/2009
Milwaukee has always made the best and most durable drills on the market
Answered By: I cant believe this website - 12/12/2009
I'll give you a little advice from what experience I've accumulated over the years of owning and using about a dozen different types and models of driver/drills. I've owned three different battery size drills, 9.4 volt, 12 volt and 18 volt. The 9.4 volt worked quite well for a number of years, for most everything... More
Answered By: Corky R - 12/12/2009
i prefer dewalt. ryobi no thanks
Answered By: Charles M - 12/12/2009
DEwalt or the makita are some of the best it depends on what your using them for
Answered By: Seth - 12/13/2009
Find job openings in your area. Apply for open job positions today.
$21/hr Start, Avg Pay $72K/yr Check Our Map of the 1700 Openings.
Are you the Beauty Expert in Your Group? Then Say Yes to Sell Avon!
New job opportunities added daily. Search & apply for DC jobs now.
Other Career Questions
What jobs are there in the business field that are night jobs? Places and job titles please. Im have a BA in Business Admin and looking for a night job, already have a morning/day job.
Enumerate these jobs Say, patent application writting. patent application writing. In a company, what jobs are needed to keep confidential?
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.