DeWalt - DW967K Cordless Impact Driver - Fine Homebuilding Tool Review
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DW967K Cordless Impact Driver

DeWalt - DW967K Cordless Impact Driver

Although this 9.6v cordless impact driver from DeWalt weighs as much as other 12v cordless impact drivers, its endurance is lacking

$200.00 (As of 7/1/2002)

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Editor's Review: Cordless Impact Drivers

review date: July 1, 2002

Although this driver weighs as much as other 12v models, it drove far fewer screws than the top contenders. Along with its 12v cousin, this is the only cordless impact driver among the nine we tested that has an adjustable-torque dial. This feature can help less-experienced users from breaking fasteners, but we found the trigger-feathering technique to be a better way of managing torque. Because the DeWalt drivers require you to move your whole finger to work the reverse switch, they are the most difficult reverse switches to operate.

This driver won't stand up on its battery. It has a thick handle and feels no different than a standard driver-drill.

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Editor Test Results:

Overall Rating N/A
Runout N/A
Ergonomics/Balance Poor
Endurance on a Single Charge 145 1-5/8-in. screws
Torque 625 in.-lb.
Chuck/Transmission Quality N/A

Manufacturer Specifications

Manufacturer DeWalt
Manufacturer's Web Site
Manufacturer's Phone Number 800-433-9258
Weight 3.7 lb.
Dimensions N/A
Chuck Type Spring-loaded
Clutch Settings N/A
Chuck Capacity 1/4 in.
Speed 0 to 2,000 rpm
Volts 9.6
Recharge Time N/A
Battery Type NiCd
Accessories N/A
Impacts per Minute 0 to 2,600

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