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Old 07-16-2008, 11:01 AM   #16
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This is the one I mentioned. Probably the same internals as the one above.

http://www.walmart.com/catalog/produ...uct_id=7081179
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Old 07-16-2008, 12:12 PM   #17
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I like my little 4.8V cheapo one I bought at Big Lots for $15. Can't remember the brand. I like it 'cause at 4.8V it turns slowly enough that I don't have to worry about stripping plastic. I always break the screws loose and do the final tightening by hand anyway, so once they're started it takes them out just fine. Oh yeah, and it has the little LED light like Domit's does so my old eyes can see what I'm doing!
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Old 07-16-2008, 01:07 PM   #18
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Skil 2348-01 4.8V Twist Screwdriver
4.8v of power
In-line compact 2 position design in one tool
Direction of rotation is indicated by the on-tool LED directional arrows
Light up dark or dim work area with the built-in work light
Comfortable, ergonomic soft grip handle for user comfort
Better control allowed with the comfortable 2 finger trigger
Rechargeable battery with included charger
Specifications: Skil 2348-01 4.8V Twist Screwdriver
Battery -- Integrated NiCd
Voltage -- 4.8
Chuck Size -- 1/4" Hex Chuck
Certifications -- cULus
Weight -- 14 oz.
The Skil 2348-01 Includes:
Charger 2 Driver bits
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Old 07-16-2008, 01:13 PM   #19
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I have the black and decker too, only wish they made one with a clutch.
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I get emails all the time from my Tony's Screws customers asking for recommendations on tools. The cordless driver you want is at Lowe's for only $50. It is the Hitachi. It comes with two Lithium batteries, has two speeds and also a variable clutch. It is by far the best bang for the buck!
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and it fits easily into the tool box

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Old 07-16-2008, 08:35 PM   #22
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+1 on the Hitachi

But on Tips I would get some eds tools

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The new Dremel Lithium Driver has variable trigger speed. Most others are only a on-off with a high and low gear.

I needed a new dremel also so I picked up the package deal and I absolutely love it.
+1 on the dremel.

http://www.lowes.com/lowes/lkn?actio...-01&lpage=none

It has variable speed trigger, Li-ion and enough power to drive a 4" drywall screw but if money if is no object Tom fyz is correct, the bosch is the best.

It adds removable batt, light, more power and $60 but it is SWEET!!
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Old 07-20-2008, 11:27 AM   #24
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I was researching this same thing about a month ago. For the drill/driver, I narrowed it down to the Bosch Litheon 10.8V Pocket Driver (http://www.boschtools.com/Products/T...spx?pid=PS20-2) and the Milwaukee 12V Drill Driver (http://www.milwaukeetool.com/webapp/..._192142_192137). In spite of the name, both are 10.8V nominal with 12V peaks.

I chose the Milwaukee because the motor locks when not in use. Comes in handy when doing the final tightening.

For the bits, I went with MIP after hearing about how long the tips last. My Losi set is already starting to round off after only a few months of use. I had also heard negative things about the Ofna bits. The only issue is that each bit costs $12.

I have several EDS Racing tools and they rock. I wish I had known they had tips because they retail at $22 for 4 bits.

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Don't know what you heard, but I have been using my ofna bits for 3 years.
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Old 07-20-2008, 12:31 PM   #26
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I dont know the name brand but I got mine from autozone. I pnly paid 10 bucks for it. Doesnt have a clutch or anything but I think its only 4.8 volts. Makes it perfect for my cars, cause its a slow speed.
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you are right Tony. That slow driver goes hand in hand with your speed on the track.
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Wow guys thanks for all your input. I narrowed it down to the Black and Decker LI-3000
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bring it on javier. lol, bout time you get back in rc
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Anyone know whether the Hitachi charger can be plugged into 220 volts. Cause in Asia 220 is normally used. Thanks
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