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Looking for a new electric rechargeable screwdriver

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by tjclem, Feb 22, 2014.


  1. tjclem

    tjclem Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jun 6, 2004
    Central Florida
    Owner and builder Clementbass
    My 14.4 volt craftsman's batteries are about shot. What are you using for assembly and disassembly of your instruments? Any suggestions?
     
  2. OHSPyro89

    OHSPyro89

    Jun 21, 2009
    Well. I use a Milwaukee 18v Lithium drill for work, and it's pretty amazing. I'm sure if you got into the lithium battery game with a decent brand (Milwaukee, DeWalt, or Porter Cable) I think you'll find good quality.

    Plus, lithium batteries charge completely in a few minutes.
     
  3. JustForSport

    JustForSport

    Nov 17, 2011
    Ryobi 18v drills w/lithium batteries are great, also-
    have yet to wear out a drill,
    and the lithium batteries keep a better charge for lots longer than ni-metal hydride.
     
  4. I have used the Snap On driver for several years. Works great and also has a nice torque adjustment from the extremely small tuner screws to the large neck screws. They are pricey.
     
  5. P Town

    P Town

    Dec 7, 2011
    Fine Homebuilding, or Fine Woodworking magazines, (Taunton Press), often does tool reviews. Not sure if they have any reviews in the web, but many libraries subscribe.
     
  6. tjclem

    tjclem Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jun 6, 2004
    Central Florida
    Owner and builder Clementbass