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By Robert W. Lang
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From the June 2008 issue #169
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Milwaukee has long been a top choice for drills, and this compact 12-volt Lithium-ion driver continues that tradition of excellence. This new battery technology allows for more power in a small, easy-to-handle lightweight tool. This little guy performs comparably to older drills that are much larger and heavier.

Weighing in at just over 2 pounds, the kit includes two batteries, a charger and a canvas carrying case. I decided to test the driver by drilling countersunk pilot holes and #6 x 2″ screws in cherry. After driving and removing 100 screws, I decided the drill might outlast me, so I switched to drilling 1/2″-diameter holes with a spade bit. On hole number 12 the battery finally expired.

From the June 2008 issue #169
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