This power tool is a perfect solution for those who are looking for a professional grade cordless drill for heavy-duty applications. The massive 1200 inch-pound torque allows it to work with materials like plastics, hardwood, softwood, concrete, and even metals.
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Pro Great for heavy-duty professional use
Its massive 1200 inch-pound torque makes this cordless drill suitable for heavy duty use, like large diameter concrete and metal drilling. In fact, with this tool, you can drive massive 3/8" screws into wooden boards. This power is achieved by the drill’s state-of-the-art brushless DC motor, which is by far more efficient and powerful than the regular DC motors used by competitors.
Pro Chuck is never loose
The chuck of the Milwaukee M18 is designed in such a way that it tightens itself during operation. This self-tightening design eliminates the problem of loose chucks found in many cordless drills. This means you will not have to worry about a loose drill bit rotating at 2000 RPMs near your body.
Pro Easy to control
It comes with a removable side handle, which is especially helpful in the situations when you need an extra degree of control over the drill.
Pro Decent battery life
The Milwaukee M18 comes with a very lasting 5 Ah battery. For comparison, the largest cordless drill battery available at the moment has a capacity of 5.2 Ah. The 5 Ah battery will give you about 10 - 15 minutes of constant and intense working time. In fact, a test done by skillbuilder.com have shown that a single charge is just enough to drill 106 one-inch holes in wood.
Pro Trackable and blockable remotely
It can be remotely tracked and blocked using Milwaukee's ONE-KEY companion app. This is a free application and, to start using it, you just need to register your tool.
Pro The battery level can be tracked
Each battery of the Milwaukee M18 comes with a built-in charge indicator which will inform you on its current charge level.
Con Bulky and cumbersome to use
This is not the kind of tool you'd like to use for simple operations, like assembling IKEA furniture. Due to its large length (7.6") and heavy weight (4.9 lbs), this cordless drill is not the handiest tool to use, especially if working in cramped spaces.