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Cordless Impact Driver: should I get one??? (no homos) (srs)

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  1. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons SuperDime Gold VIP

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    Do they double as hammer drills??? I need a new cordless hammer drill and want a lithium-ion model, probably bosch. Everyone raves about those little impact drivers but I don't know the difference. Are they the same as pneumatic impact drivers or do they hammer also??? Looking for someone who has one to tell me what they love/hate about it. :hathair:
     
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    I am a cordless impact driver. :D
     
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    Spazzmatazz Band Member Shot Dead

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    They don't hammer, but they kick ass for driving screws thru fucking anything! I've used them to drive 3" torx head screws.
     
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    Cordless Impacts are great.. We have them in all of our shops they DO NOT double as a hammer drill

    DeWALT 18volt is the best.
     
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    I bought a pneumatic one recently but I looked long and hard at the portables. Just make sure that the portable has enough torque to do whatever you need it for.
     
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    I have pneumatics for working in the garage but need something for working around the house. I'm running a bunch of electric in my basement and my old hammer drill is about to shit the bed. I was reading some stuff on amazon and a few people implied that the impact drivers doubled as hammer drills.
     
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    I keep a DeWalt in my car thing can raise a scissor jack in two seconds I'm changing a flat tire like a pit crew..
     

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