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9987QP Combo Kit

Porter-Cable - 9987QP Combo Kit

The tools in this cordless combo kit from Porter-Cable are well-made, and the circular saw's dust-exhaust nozzle is a terrific feature

$545.00 (As of 12/1/2005)

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Overview

Editor's Review: A Look into Cordless Combo Kits

review date: December 1, 2005

The tools in Porter-Cable's cordless combo kit scored above average in every test. Besides its performance, the hammer drill's strength is its controls and adjustments. The innovative grip features an insert system to accommodate hands of various sizes, and the large clutch is easy to adjust. Battery attachment could be better, though. The saw is good. The metal blade guard stood up to rough work, the large adjustment levers were easy to move, and the dust-exhaust nozzle was a terrific feature even without a vacuum attached. The one-hour charger offered a good diagnostic capability. This kit also includes a reciprocating saw and a light.

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Editor Test Results:

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

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 Porter-Cable
Manufacturer's Web Site www.deltaportercable.com
Manufacturer's Phone Number 888-848-5175
Weight 36.5 lb.
Dimensions 22.6 x 19.1 x 9.4 in.
Battery Type Ni-Cd
Tools Included Hammer drill/driver, circular saw, reciprocating saw, light
Additional Tools Available Jigsaw, drill/driver, router