How to Pick the Best Cordless Drill for a Perfect Gift 1

In this Husbands Only lesson, you’re going to learn about something near and dear to a man’s heart.

That’s right, I’m am talking about a cordless drill.

No kidding, most men love their cordless drill…

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I’m not sure why that is – except for how much easier life gets when you have one and don’t need to crank on a handheld screwdriver or stretch an extension cord across the room for an electric drill.

I will admit I love my cordless drill, too. 🙂

Now with that confession out of the way, let’s look at a popular model that you can find at just about any hardware store.

18V Black & Decker Cordless Drill

Black & Decker Cordless Drill - 18V Ni-Cad
The Black & Decker cordless drill is a superlight 18-volt NiCad drill that will probably never leave your hand. Cordless drills are the most commonly used tool for most traders and di wires, You pretty much can’t be without one so it pays to get a tool that is lightweight ergonomically easy to use and packs a fair bit of power. The Black & Decker cordless drill with its 12.1 Newton meters of torque gives it a drilling capacity of 10 millimeters with steel and 25 millimeters with wood. It delivers higher speed and more torque than its typical 12-volt counterparts and has 23 clutch settings including a setting for heavy-duty drilling. The variable speed is also controllable by the trigger to ensure you have the right speed for the right material. The unit is perfect for screw driving applications drilling into wood metal and plastics and comes with two Ni-Cad 18-volt batteries for a cordless drill that will make all your drilling jobs easier. Make sure you get the Black & Decker 18 volt cordless drill.

Here’s what we learned about this cordless drill:tool gifts for husband

  • 18-volt Ni-Cad Cordless Drill
  • Super lightweight
  • Ergonomically shaped for a great grip
  • Packs 12 MM of torque
  • Has 23 clutch settings
  • Variable speed is controlled by the trigger
  • Perfect for driving screws into wood, metal, and plastic
  • And best of all, it comes with (2) 18V Ni-Cad batteries

Wow:

I’m getting excited just thinking about this bad boy cordless drill.

Let me be honest here. Yes, there are more powerful drills then this one on the market. But unless your man is into serious handy work, then this is a perfect starter drill for him.

Take it from someone who has had at least 5 cordless drills, this is perfect…

Best Cordless Drill (my favorites)

#1 Best Seller
BLACK+DECKER 18V Cordless Drill/Driver Variable Speed (GCO18SFB)
337 Reviews
BLACK+DECKER 18V Cordless Drill/Driver Variable Speed (GCO18SFB)
  • Variable speed/reverse design
  • Ideal for a variety of materials
  • Includes an 18V battery, charger, stud finder and storage bag.
  • Lightweight, compact tool powered by an 18-volt battery
  • Clutch Setting: 24; Included Components: 18V Drill, (1) HPB18 18V Battery Pack, (1) DC Plug Charger, Storage Bag, Stud Finder; Power Source: Cordless
#2 Best Seller
BLACK+DECKER LDX220C 20V MAX 2-Speed Cordless Drill Driver (Includes Battery and Charger)
287 Reviews
BLACK+DECKER LDX220C 20V MAX 2-Speed Cordless Drill Driver (Includes Battery and Charger)
  • DRILL/DRIVER FEATURES: Drill / Driver features an 11 position, 3/8" clutch
  • SPEED FOR BETTER VERSATILITY: 2 speed settings which allow for better versatility among applications
  • LED LIGHT: LED light to illuminate the surface for drilling in dark spaces
  • Chuck Size: 3/8" in; Clutch Setting: 11; Included Components: (1) LDX220C 20V MAX lithium drill/driver, (1) 20V MAX Lithium Ion Battery, (1) Charger
#3 Best Seller
BLACK+DECKER GC1801 18-Volt Drill/Driver
98 Reviews
BLACK+DECKER GC1801 18-Volt Drill/Driver
  • 24 position clutch
  • Keyless chuck makes bit changing a breeze
  • The slide battery pack is a snap to install and replace

Best Cordless Drill Alternatives (more choices)

#1 Best Seller
DEWALT 20V MAX Cordless Drill / Driver Kit, Compact, 1/2-Inch (DCD771C2)
5,922 Reviews
DEWALT 20V MAX Cordless Drill / Driver Kit, Compact, 1/2-Inch (DCD771C2)
  • Compact, lightweight design fits into tight areas
  • High performance motor delivers 300 unit watts out (UWO) of power ability completing a wide range of applications
  • High speed transmission delivers 2 speeds (0 450 & 1,500 rpm) for a range of fastening and drilling applications. Chuck Type - Keyless
  • 1/2 inches single sleeve ratcheting chuck provides tight bit gripping strength
  • Ergonomic handle delivers comfort and control.Tool Width: 1.9 inch
#2 Best Seller
Avid Power 12V Cordless Drill, Power Drill Set with 22pcs Impact Driver/Drill Bits, 15+1 Torque Setting, 3/8 inches Keyless Chuck, 2 Variable Speed
  • PREMIUM DRILL PERFORMANCE: Avid Power Cordless Drill With superior motor, 15+1 torque settings are perfect for drilling into wood, metal, drywall, plastics and all screw driving tasks; Max torque for drilling into wood 13/16”(20mm) or steel plate 3/8”(10mm)
  • 2 VARIABLE SPEED CORDLESS DRILL: Choose from 1 of 15+1 torque options on the clutch and engage this device with the variable-speed trigger in 1 of 2 speed settings (0-350 RPM or 0-1250 RPM) to match your desired application
  • ERGONOMIC DESIGN: Compact and lightweight power drill design make it easy to operate and carry, The cordless drill/driver with battery weighs only 2 lbs. and has an Non-slip Rubber-covered handle for being breezily operated in one hand exceptional command, comfort, and grip.
  • EFFICIENT WORKING: 3/8 inches Keyless chuck for quick and easy bit changes, Power Drill Set with LED Light illuminates dark working areas, A flexible shaft could be used in some places where driver bits are hard to reach.
  • WHAT'S INCLUDED: 12V lithium-ion battery cordless drill and charger, 10pcs drill bits, 10pcs driver bits, an extension bar for sticking on the fastener and a magnetic flexible shaft for hard-to-reach places.
#3 Best Seller
BLACK+DECKER 20V MAX Cordless Drill / Driver with 30-Piece Accessories (LD120VA)
3,441 Reviews
BLACK+DECKER 20V MAX Cordless Drill / Driver with 30-Piece Accessories (LD120VA)
  • Ideal for drilling through or screwing in wood, metal, and plastic, soft grip handle provides added comfort during use
  • The lithium ion battery holds a charge for up to 18 months
  • 30 accessories include drill and screwdriving bits, nut drivers, and magnetic bit tip holder
  • Kit also includes one 20 volt lithium ion battery and charger;Uses:Drilling through wood, metal, and plastic, Screwdriving though wood, metal, and plastic.RPM : 0 650 rpm
  • Chuck Size: 3/8 in; Clutch Setting: 24; Included Components: LD120 20Volt MAX Lithium Drill/Driver, (1) LB20 20Volt MAX Lithium Ion Battery, (1) LCS20 Charger, (6) Brad Point Drill Bits, (10) 1 inch Screw driving Bits, (9) 2 inch Screw driving Bits, (4) Nut Drivers, (1) Magnetic Bit Tip Holder; Power Source: Cordless
#4 Best Seller
BLACK+DECKER 20V MAX Cordless Drill / Driver, 3/8-Inch (LDX120C)
8,160 Reviews
BLACK+DECKER 20V MAX Cordless Drill / Driver, 3/8-Inch (LDX120C)
  • Ideal for drilling into wood, metal plastic and all screw driving tasks
  • Chuck Size: 3/8 inch; Clutch Setting: 11; Included Components: (1) LDX120 Drill/Driver, (1) LBX20 20V MAX* Lithium Ion Battery, (1) LCS20 Charger, (1) Double Ended Bit; Power Source: Cordless
  • Lithium Ion Technology & 20V MAX: Lighter, more compact, no memory, longer life
  • 11 Position Clutch: Provides precise control for drilling into wood, metal, plastic, and all screwdriving tasks
  • Compact and Lightweight: Less fatigue and allows users to drill / screw in confined spaces. Part of the 20V MAX System A System that Demands Attention
#5 Best Seller
DEWALT 20V MAX Cordless Drill Combo Kit, 2-Tool (DCK240C2)
4,772 Reviews
DEWALT 20V MAX Cordless Drill Combo Kit, 2-Tool (DCK240C2)
  • Ergonomic Design: Lightweight Tools Designed to Fit the User’s Needs
  • Increased Visibility: The DCF885 Features a Built in Led with 20 Second Delay After Trigger Release
  • Includes: (1) DCD771 Drill/Driver, (1) DCF885 1/4 Inches Impact Driver, (2) 20V Max Lithium Ion 1.3 Ah Battery Packs, 20 Volt Max Charger, and (1) Kit Bag
  • ONE HANDED BIT LOADING: THE DCF885 has a 1/4 inches hex chuck and accepts 1 inches bit tips, Power Tool Type: Cordless
  • High Performance Motor: The DCD771 Delivers 300 Unit Watts out (UWO) of Power Ability Completing a Wide Range of Applications
#6 Best Seller
KIMO Cordless Drill Driver Kit, 20V Impact Drill Set w/Lithium-ion Battery/Charger & Cleaning Brush, 350 In-lb Torque, 3/8" Keyless Chuck, 21+1+1 Clutch, Variable Speed & LED for Metal Concrete Wood
  • 【Proudly Present KIMO Li-ion Technology】For over 25 years, KIMO has made great progress in 1,000-Charging Cycle Test that guarantees each KIMO battery is more powerful and lasting longer than those also-rans. Our battery platform for a variety of KIMO power tools will objectively impress you. No worries about dying cells anymore. Go with KIMO, enjoy, and accomplish more than you ever expected.
  • 【3/8’’ Auto Chuck, 21+1+1 Clutch & Variable Speed】KIMO provides straightforward solutions for any problems. A 3/8’’ keyless chuck serves you with an automatic spindle lock that enables your one-hand quick changing with great accessory compatibility. Equipped with 3-in-1 working mode, screw driving, drilling and impact drilling, this variable-speed (0-350RPM, 0-1350RPM) and 21+1+1 position drill is a powerful all-round helper for matching your desires, perfect for professional and DIYers.
  • 【Robust Motor, Max 350 IN-LB for Versatile Use】The power to do the toughest jobs is in the palm of your hand. Ensuring more stable and efficient operations, KIMO all-copper motor rivals others in the world. Build, repair, maintain, and any other everyday hacking use, KIMO drill with the max 350 IN-LB (41NM) torque fits a wide range of projects from screwing to metal or wood drilling. Join in KIMO, and explore more crazy life hacks (buffing, peeling, grinding, etc.) with his 20V Max drill.
  • 【Built-in Work Light, Lightweight & Handy Size 】If you have a KIMO drill driver set, would you ever go back to those of other brands? No way would you. KIMO is working on this salvage operation and providing you with the most compact, lightweight and easy-to-go drill for any jobs. Also, KIMO never forgets to provide solutions for any other difficult problems. The built-in LED illuminates your dark working environment, and the bell clips make it easier to carry around, especially on a ladder.
  • 【Premium Accessories for your One-Stop Shopping 】KIMO paves the way for your tough jobs. Choose your KIMO drill driver set without worrying about purchasing any other accessories. Our tenet is providing you a one-stop source with convenience and saving you a lot of time and efforts. KIMO powers your way through tough tasks, and brings this drill kit to your door, including 33 Screwdriver Bits, 6 Twist Drill Bits, 3 Brad Point Bits, 1 Carrying Bag, 1 20V Lithium-ion Battery and 1 Fast Charger.
#7 Best Seller
BLACK+DECKER 8V MAX Cordless Drill/Driver (BDCD8C)
814 Reviews
BLACK+DECKER 8V MAX Cordless Drill/Driver (BDCD8C)
  • 8V integrated battery, with jack charger
  • Mid-handle design for balance and control
  • 3/8" keyless chuck for quick and easy bit changes
  • Includes double-ended bit
#8 Best Seller
Cordless Drill Driver Kit - 20V Max Impact Drill Set w/Lithium-Ion Battery & Charger, 350 In-lb Torque, 3/8'' Keyless Chuck, 21+1+1 Clutch, Variable Speed, Built-in LED Drilling Wall Brick Wood Metal
2,228 Reviews
Cordless Drill Driver Kit - 20V Max Impact Drill Set w/Lithium-Ion Battery & Charger, 350 In-lb Torque, 3/8'' Keyless Chuck, 21+1+1 Clutch, Variable Speed, Built-in LED Drilling Wall Brick Wood Metal
  • ☞【Proudly Present KIMO Battery】Over 25 years, KIMO has dedicated a whole engineering team that keeps updating its batteries to the best of its kind. It’s guaranteed that the life expectancy of each KIMO battery is at least 1,000 cycles. Stop worrying about dying batteries or batteries that won’t charge after minimal usage. KIMO’s got your back!
  • ☞【21+1+1 Clutch & 2 Variable Speed】Equipped with 3 functions, screwdriving, drilling and impact drilling, this 2 variable speed (0-350RPM, 0-1350RPM) 21+1+1 clutch Drill Driver is your no.1 helper for your precise work around the house. Whether it’s household reconstruction, renovation, garden work or garage repairs, consider getting this KIMO drill as an one-stop solution.
  • ☞【All Copper Motor & MAX 330 In-lb Torque】KIMO Cordless Drill features an All-Copper Motor that ensures stable operations and is much lighter, cooler and more efficient than aluminum motor drill drivers. Maximum 330 in-lb torque is ideal for drilling through or screwing in wood, metal, and plastic, fulfilling a wide range of needs.
  • ☞【Compact, Lightweight 2 lbs Design, Built-in LED & Reverse Control】Compact (7-in front to back) design fits into tight areas, ultra lightweight (2.2-lb) minimizes user fatique. Comes with built-in LED light for increased visibility in enclosed work spaces or any dark environment.The forward/reverse switch allows screws to be removed or replaced once they are secured.
  • ☞【46 piece Accesory come with KIMO Drill Driver Kit】Get your KIMO power kit without worrying about purchasing other accessories, KIMO Drill/Driver Kit includes 3 Brad Point Drill Bits, 6 Twist Drill Bits, 33 screwdriver bits, 3 Nut Driver Bits, 1 Carrying Bag, 1 Fast Charger, 1 Battery. We are confident that our docking are manufactured under strict quality standards to give our customers best experience.
#9 Best Seller
Cordless Drill/Driver Kit, 48pcs Drill Set w/Lithium-Ion Battery Brushes Tape Measure - 12V Max Drill 280 In-lb Torque, 18+1 Metal Clutch, 3/8' Keyless Chuck, Built-in LED - Wood Bricks Walls Metal
712 Reviews
Cordless Drill/Driver Kit, 48pcs Drill Set w/Lithium-Ion Battery Brushes Tape Measure - 12V Max Drill 280 In-lb Torque, 18+1 Metal Clutch, 3/8" Keyless Chuck, Built-in LED - Wood Bricks Walls Metal
  • 【Proudly Present KIMO Li-ion Technology】For over 25 years, KIMO has grouped an engineering team that leads and shapes battery technology and portal power tools with a powerful portfolio of groundbreaking products and consumer-led innovation. Our 1,000-Charging Cycle Test guarantees that each KIMO battery is lighter, more powerful, and lives longer than others. No worries about dying batteries anymore. Go with KIMO, enjoy, and accomplish more than you ever expected.
  • 【3/8 Keyless Chuck & Forward/Reserve Control】Working with KIMO drill is pretty easy and straightforward. 3/8’’ keyless chuck provides an automatic spindle lock that enables one-hand changing with great accessory compatibility. The Forward/Reverse switch allows you to either screw or replace/remove bits on your purposes.
  • 【18+1 Clutch, 2-Variable Speed& 280In-lb Torque】Equipped with 2 in 1 working mode - driving and drilling, KIMO 12V Drill/Driver is your good partner to work around. 18 adjustable clutch settings with variable pressure trigger (2-speed: 0-350RPM,0-1350RPM) help complete a wide range of applications precisely. No matter it is household reconstruction, improvements, DIY handcrafts, or auto repairs, consider KIMO drill as a you CANNOT MISS everyday drill/driver.
  • 【Lightweight, Ergonomic Design & Front LED】The most compact (7-in from chuck to back) and lightweight (1.8-lb) drill/driver in 12V-class with amazing performance-to-weight ratio, minimizes fatigue in most daily jobs; Rubber-covered handle with ergonomic design provides maximum comfort grip for being breezily operated in one hand and less vibration; Trigger-activated LED light illuminates any enclosed work space.
  • 【48 Pcs Premium Accessories】Get your KIMO power tools and let us prepare any accessories you need, each 12V Drill/Driver Combo comes with 3-Drill Brush, in conjunction with the hammer drill can easily remove and clean stains; 1-Flexible Shaft; 3-Brad Point Drill Bits; 6-Twist Drill Bits; 33-Screwdriver Bits; 1-Carrying Bag; 1-Fast Charger; 1-Battery; and 1-Tape Measure.
#10 Best Seller
Makita XFD131 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless 1/2 In. Driver-Drill Kit (3.0Ah)
  • Mechanical 2 speed transmission (0 500 & 0 1, 900 RPM) for a wide range of drilling and fastening applications
  • BL Brushless motor delivers 440 inches pounds of max torque
  • Efficient BL Brushless motor is electronically controlled to optimize battery energy use for up to 50 percentage longer run time per charge
  • The BL Brushless motor eliminates carbon brushes, enabling the BL motor to run cooler and more efficiently for longer life
  • The electronically controlled BL Brushless motor efficiently uses energy to match torque and RPM to the changing demands of the application

Check here if you want more great gift suggestions for your guy. Or here’s a link to another Husband Only lesson about Basic Tools for the DIY man.

Last update on 2020-07-08 at 03:40.

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