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EYC152GQW Combo Kit

Panasonic - EYC152GQW Combo Kit

The hammer drill and the saw in this cordless combo kit from Panasonic work a long time on a single charge

$450.00 (As of 12/1/2005)

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Editor's Review: A Look into Cordless Combo Kits

review date: December 1, 2005

Panasonic's cordless combo kit features endurance champions but below average controls and adjustments. Both the hammer drill and the saw won their respective endurance tests. The drill has a great grip. The light-duty circular saw's adjustment knobs are too small, the depth-adjustment lever interfered with the shoe, and the trigger-switch lock was stiff and often prevented the tool from being turned on. Blade-changing was marginal because the blade guard interfered with the new blade as it was installed. The 65-minute charging system is good.

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Editor Test Results:

Overall Rating N/A
Power C+
Endurance A+
Controls/Adjustments D
Batteries/Charger B

More In-Depth Information

A Look into Cordless Combo Kits Online Membership RequiredWhichever one you buy, the circular saw, drill, and batteries are the guts of the system

Manufacturer Specifications

Manufacturer Panasonic
Manufacturer's Web Site
Manufacturer's Phone Number 800-211-7262
Weight 34.6 lb.
Dimensions 24 x 15 x 13 in.
Battery Type NiMH
Tools Included Hammer drill/driver, circular saw
Additional Tools Available Light, reciprocating saw, metal-cutting circular saw

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