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DW987 Cordless Drill

DeWalt - DW987 Cordless Drill

This workhorse 18v cordless drill from DeWalt offers three torque settings

$270.00 (As of 3/1/2003)

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Editor Choice-Best Overall

Editor's Review: 18v Cordless Drills: Power to Spare

review date: March 1, 2003

This is a workhorse drill with several nice features. The contoured rubber grip on the end of the drill's body cushions your hand if extra pressure is needed. It's well-balanced but heavy. The forward and reverse switch can be operated easily with one hand. This model is the only drill that offers three torque settings. It was louder and its gear adjustment more difficult to engage than the nine other drills we tested. Its battery combines with 13 other tools.

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Editor Test Results:

Overall Rating N/A
Runout N/A
Ergonomics/Balance Good
Endurance on a Single Charge Good
Torque Excellent
Chuck/Transmission Quality N/A

Manufacturer Specifications

Manufacturer DeWalt
Manufacturer's Web Site www.dewalt.com
Manufacturer's Phone Number 800-433-9258
Weight 6 lb.
Dimensions N/A
Chuck Type Three jaw
Clutch Settings N/A
Chuck Capacity 1/2 in.
Speed 0 to 2,000 rpm
Volts 18
Recharge Time N/A
Battery Type NiCd
Accessories Auxiliary side handle