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Old 11-23-2010, 08:56 AM   #61
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The Makita is almost the exact same size as the hitachi, you would almost think the case was the same. Haven't used the Makita but have seen them. The makita is pricey, but you'll probably never buy another one in your life. I still use Makita tools that were my dad's before he passed away. Drills, impacts, etc.. you can barely see the letters anymore but the tools still work great. You get what you pay for, from B&D all the way up to Makita, snap-on, etc..
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Old 11-23-2010, 09:45 AM   #62
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Anyone here tried the Tamiya Electric Screwdriver PT01 which is actually made by Makita? Its identical to the white Makita, only black in color , has an adjustable clutch and comes in a nice bag. Been eyeing it for some time but the price is a killer!
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Old 11-23-2010, 10:18 AM   #63
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Hitachi DB3L my choice. Sold away my Bosch IXO to get it.
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Old 11-23-2010, 10:28 AM   #64
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no complaints about price anymore.

found the ultimate cordless drivers....

http://www.flexibleassembly.com/Prod...ivers/BFT020FZ

this ones better, more torque range and bluetooth connectivity....

http://www.flexibleassembly.com/Prod...ivers/BFT041RZ

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was in the home depot this morning buying screws and took a pass though the tool section where I looked at the ryobi. there is a new one it seems with a removable battery, 2 speed (with revs similar to the hitachi), and 24 position vs 12 position clutch....

http://www.ryobitools.com/catalog/te...drivers/HP53LK

then there is this POS...

http://www.ryobitools.com/catalog/po...ordless/HP41LK

the first one is what was on display, only the second one was available on the shelf. make sure you know which one your buying.
Opps, my bad , i was talking about the second one, the guy at home depot said it had just came out when i got it, guess he meant they just started carrying them.
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Old 11-24-2010, 11:07 AM   #66
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Milwaukee 0490-22 Top of the heap. I have used the older one that is Nickle Metal for over 10 years. My wife bought me the new LIPO one for my birthday and it is so much better than the old one
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I like Sears Craftmans. It has a 2 speed tranny so you don't melt plastic parts
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