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DW977K Cordless Impact Driver

DeWalt - DW977K Cordless Impact Driver

The adjustable-torque dial on this cordless impact driver from DeWalt can help users from breaking fasteners

$250.00 (As of 7/1/2002)

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Editor's Review: Cordless Impact Drivers

review date: July 1, 2002

Along with its 9.6v 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 stands unsteadily 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 Fair
Endurance on a Single Charge 215 1-5/8-in. screws
Torque 850 in.-lb.
Chuck/Transmission Quality N/A

Manufacturer Specifications

Manufacturer DeWalt
Manufacturer's Web Site www.dewalt.com
Manufacturer's Phone Number 800-433-9258
Weight 4 lb.
Dimensions N/A
Chuck Type Spring-loaded
Clutch Settings N/A
Chuck Capacity 1/4 in.
Speed 0 to 2,000 rpm
Volts 12
Recharge Time N/A
Battery Type NiCd
Accessories N/A
Impacts per Minute 0 to 2,600