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Unread 06-05-2005, 02:58 PM   #1
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Any you fellers have one of these?

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Unread 06-05-2005, 04:24 PM   #2
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Not I. What specifically are you gonna' use it for?

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What is it?, looks like an impact gun to change your flat tire.
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Unread 06-05-2005, 05:51 PM   #4
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It's a cordless impact driver, but the ad's say it's great for driving deck screws and drilling into concrete....along with the usual uses like removing rusty bolts and nuts. I was wondering if they have some sort of hammer action too, since they say it's good for drilling into concrete.
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Unread 06-05-2005, 06:07 PM   #5
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For the price, couldn't you get a reconditioned Bosch Bulldog and be certain of the drilling power? If I had a need for an impact driver, I'd always choose pneumatic or electric.
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I got one and it works great for hex head screws. and deck screws cant beat it
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Unread 06-05-2005, 06:43 PM   #7
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How about driving Durock screws Opie?...see any advantage with this unit?
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Unread 06-05-2005, 07:05 PM   #8
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I use a air nailer for all my rock now. I useit for screws and hex bolts it wont drive screws threw rock it will strip
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Unread 06-05-2005, 07:06 PM   #9
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I guess that 1050 pounds of torque would be a problem then?
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Unread 06-05-2005, 07:19 PM   #10
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Those things rock! You will never use anything else to drive screws again. I have the 12V Bosch and it blows me away. Seriously out powers my 18V Dewalt drill and my Milwaukee magnum drill. Also doesn't transfer the torque to your wrist and is much lighter and compact than a heavy duty cordless drill.

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Unread 06-05-2005, 07:40 PM   #11
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That's what I want to hear!
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Unread 06-05-2005, 07:53 PM   #12
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I worked with Forum member Billy last week and used his makita impact driver. Very nice, drove 3" square drive screws into old joists with ease.
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Brian, They are $100 bucks off this week but something tells me that you already knew that. I've been eyeing one up myself. Friend of mine has the dewalt model and I noticed that when he was drilling deck screws into a couple of 2x4's that it seemed to take a long time to drill into it for some reason. Seemded to spend more time impacting into it then drilling. But.......who knows. I think for the price it must be a good deal though.
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Good ole CTC eh Randy
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Unread 06-05-2005, 10:01 PM   #15
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The impact driver can't be beat for driving Tapcons as well. It drives like a regular driver until it hits resistance and then it switches to impact mode. There's almost no torque, even with long screws. The batteries last a long time too.

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