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G8597 Cordless Drill

Grizzly Industrial - G8597 Cordless Drill

This lightweight 18v cordless drill from Grizzly has a comfortable grip and comes with a full complement of driver bits

$80.00 (As of 3/1/2003)

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

review date: March 1, 2003

This light drill has a comfortable molded rubber grip and comes with a full complement of slotted and Phillips hex-shank driver bits. It lacks an electric brake and comes with only one battery. This is the only drill that bogged down in our 32mm hole test, and it drilled only six of the nine holes in the 1-1/4-in. hole-boring test. Its battery combines with five other tools.

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Editor Test Results:

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

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Manufacturer Specifications

Manufacturer Grizzly Industrial
Manufacturer's Web Site
Manufacturer's Phone Number 570-546-9663
Weight 4 lb. 4 oz.
Dimensions N/A
Chuck Type Three jaw
Clutch Settings 15
Chuck Capacity 1/2 in.
Speed 0 to 1,000 rpm
Volts 18
Recharge Time N/A
Battery Type NiCd
Accessories N/A