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Yes, You Need a Cordless Impact Driver

These compact, high-torque tools leave cordless drills in the dust for most any drilling or driving application

In this tool review, builder and designer Michael Maines assesses the current crop of cordless impact drivers. These versatile tools can be used for everything from light-duty work (installing switch plates) to heavy-duty applications (driving screws through sill plates). He outlines features available on cordless drivers, and a series of illustrations shows how a cordless impact driver gets its work done.

Yes, You Need a Cordless Impact Driver

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