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Polycrylic vs. Polyurethane: Which Is The Best For Your Project?

You’ll often hear a debate about which chemical finishing product is superior: polycrylic vs. polyurethane. Each finish has its own pros and cons, which are discussed in the upcoming sections below to help you make an informed decision when you have a task to choose between them.

There are some major differences in polycrylic and polyurethane. Having knowledge about these differences gives you an insight into each of their practical applications.polycrylic vs polyurethane

Polyurethane overview

Polyurethane is essentially considered as plastic in the form of liquid until it dries. It is found in both oil and water based options. And its varieties range from satin to glossy finish.

Water based polyurethane


water based polyurethane

Using water based polyurethane for protecting counter top table – Photo by Josh and Melanie Rosenthal

Water based polyurethane is known for its characteristic low odor and low toxicity.


It is crystal clear and doesn’t add color when dried up whereas oil-based variant gives up a slight color that has amber tone.

It dries up faster as well. Water based polyurethane is not highly resistant to heat and chemicals and does not hold up well in extreme conditions.


It’s used well for

It is good for things such as desks, bookcases, picture frames, side tables or anything that is not exposed to extreme temperatures or harsh chemicals.

Oil-based polyurethane

Oil-based polyurethane is more durable than water-based counterpart specifically in terms of dealing with heat. It effectively exposes the natural richness of wood but can add a slight amber or yellowish color tint.

Wood floor and Kitchen table are amongst the few of good applications for oil based polyurethane. It takes quite longer to dry and cure than water based and has a strong smell. That is why it is recommended to use a respirator and work in well-ventilated areas while you are applying oil based polyurethane. Both water and oil based polyurethane can be applied to acrylic or latex paints.

You have the option to buy polyurethane in a spray can which makes it a bit easier to apply, typically on large projects. Wipe-on polyurethane version is used mainly by woodworkers who want to get a “hand-rubbed” finish on special projects. These two run the extremes of ease of use but produce excellent results.

Pros of Polyurethane

Polyurethane is essentially a plastic in liquid form. It does add a protective coating that is durable and sturdy once it dries up.

In addition, the shiny look that polyurethane layer gives to wood has no match. The coating is hard and virtually scratch proof.

Cons of Polyurethane

Polyurethane is flammable when it is in liquid form. It is considered as toxic and should be avoided to breathe in. Hence, it must be used in the well-ventilated area.

Plus you have to wait comparatively longer between coats of polyurethane finish. This is because of its plastic nature that needs time to harden up and accept another coat.

Polyurethane Application Tips

Here is some main point ( You can see detailing how way to spray polyurethane)

  • Sanding the surface with fine grits of sandpaper is the essential first advice in an application of polyurethane. Once the surface is blemish free, remove any dust.
  • Mix the oil based polyurethane with mineral spirit and applies long strokes on the whole surface.
  • Use undiluted varnish for subsequent coats and let it dry for at least 24 hours.
  • For final coat, do it within 48 hours of previous coats. Put extreme care for the final one.

Polycrylic overview

Polycrylic is a strong water-based acrylic with a little polyurethane. It is available in satin, semi-gloss and glossy finish. The protection of polycrylic can offers withstands rough conditions. It can go over oil based finishes and can be applied using the same applicators as polyurethane.

Polycrylic is a relatively new candidate or can be called as new polyurethane. It holds up well, offers enough protection of wood along with faster drying times. It combines the durability of oil-based with the cleanup of water-based. It can be used over water based wood stains or bare wood.

Pros of Polycrylic

Finish that comes up with polycrylic is durable and long lasting. It is perfect for surfaces that have frequent usages such as chairs, desks, tables, and kid’s furniture. This water-based oil-modified polyurethane dries clear and doesn’t give that yellow or amber tint which is characteristic of oil based polyurethane. It is of an ideal use when you’re looking for a bright finish and don’t want the colored hue on your project. When sprayed, it lays down a nice even coat those levels well.


Cons of Polycrylic

It has a runny consistency which makes it quite challenging to apply. While working on vertical surfaces, you will have to apply very thin coats and watch closely for any drips. As it has faster drying times, it makes hard to work on large surface projects.

Another downside to polycrylic is that you need to wait until it cures before doing anything else to the surface. Although it dries quickly, you definitely have to wait until it cures. While it works well over standard latex paint, it’s not a good choice for matte latex paint which keeps it from drying up. It appears runny leaving behind cracks when dried.

Polycrylic is actually not transparent; it may give a milky finish if applied thickly on dark colored surfaces.

Polycrylic Application Tips

  • Make sure the surface is free of dust and other debris.
  • Sand with a fine grit sandpaper and remove dust afterward.
  • Once the surface is clean, apply a thin layer of polycrylic with a bristled brush or foam or spray.
  • Let it dry and wait until it cures.
  • Sand and then apply two more coats.


There is no direct answer to the debate of polycrylic vs. polyurethane. The answer is directly related to the needs of the piece or surface and the conditions that it has to face and of course your own requirements.

For example, if the piece will be exposed to water, then use polyurethane. Or if it needs to be dried up quickly, then give polycrylic a thought. Usually, more used pieces are better finished off with polyurethane such as kitchen table while painted stand in the room would go well with polycrylic.

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Dewalt DCF887 20v 0.25” impact driver with 3-speed control


dewalt dcf887Dewalt has come out with a new 20v Max Impact driver, model DCF887. This was launch after older model DCF886, and it appears to be closely base off of the DCF886 design. The DeWalt DCF886 impact driver, which is our best cordless impact driver my pick and features the singer variable speed control. But The Dewalt DCF887 has some different with the older model feature. The new brushless motor impact driver, DCF887 is shorter than DCF886, and it features 3-speed control separate, and it is higher than previous DCF886 nearly 22% powerful at its highest speed and torque setting.

features and specs of DCF887

  • Brushless motor
  • Max torque: 1825 lbs
  • Dimensions: 5.3” Front to back
  • 3-speed setting with precision speed 1.
  • 3 LED with 20 sec delay after trigger release.

The DCF887 launched with 3 options: DCF887B is the bare tool, and a DCF887D2 kit comes with (2 ) batteries 2.0Ah packs, and a DCF887M2 kit comes with (2) batteries 4.0Ah packs.
The kits also include a fast charger, belt clip, and kit box.

Look at the spec; I found in Dewalt’s website about information of DCF887. It is shorter in length (5.5”-5.3” = 0.25”) than the DeWalt DCF886, although on the Amazon’s page description says that it is shorter 2mm than previous the DCF886, which would be 0.0787”. This is a reason why it can fit into tight areas.
The DeWalt DCF887 does have 3-speed; module 1 0-1000 rpm, module 2 2800rpm, and module 3 3200rpm. At module 1, speed is low speed and low torque, that can work precision driving with a small fastener and is good for a small machine, wood screws for things like a cabinet, furniture, etc. At module 2 and 3 are faster and higher torque. You can work with bigger screws and even can loosing the lug nut at the highest setting 1825 lbs torque.
At module 3 is highest torque, it is really higher more about 22% powerful than previous model DCF886 (1825 lbs – 1500lbs = 325 / 1500*100 = 21,67%). It is also higher nearly 10% than Bosh IDH182 hybrid impact driver that I wrote before. The DCF887 impact driver can work with deck screws and lug nuts for automotive.
One other hand, The DCF887 features ¼” hex chuck with one- handed loading, and accept to 1” bit tips. It is easy to change tool with grip sleeve. The tool also includes a belt clip.
For me, I like dcf886 with singer variable speed, but I may be hard to find a reason to dismiss the advantage of DCF887. With DCF886, it can be limiting speed when you need to work with less torque, but the DCF887 you can choose which speed level what you want to do. At this time, it is one more option for you that you can choose for your project.
Let us know, what your experience about model DCF887 you want to share?

DEWALT DW745 10-Inch Compact Job-Site Table Saw Review

dewalt dw745 compact job-site table sawDewalt DW 745 is a table saw primarily used by woodworkers who need to saw through timber for making shelves, shelving materials, cabinets and timber for making doors and sidings. It is a powerful table saw that features a 10 inch, 24 tooth blade which spins at 3850 revolutions per minute. This saw has a 20-inch rip capacity and a rack and pinion fence design that delivers accurate and smooth fence adjustments. It is manufactured by Dewalt Manufacturing company, a toll constructor that is headquartered in Maryland, Baltimore USA.

Its powerful motor can easily cut through hardwood and pressure-treated timber.That aside, it is small and portable, weighing in at only 45 pounds. It does not require much storage space as it is foldable and compact. It can cut as deep as 3-1/8 inches at 90 degrees and 2-1/4 inches at 45 degrees.

Why buy Dewalt DW745 product?

When looking to invest in a table saw, you need one that suits your needs. This particular product has the following qualities that make it popular;

  • It’s light, weighing at only 45 pounds.
  • Easy to assemble.
  • It’s portable.
  • Has port for collecting dust that makes it easy to clean.

Product Description:

Dewalt dw745This tool comes with a user-friendly manual that explains every step of assembling it. The set-up requires no tools at all and can be done just about anywhere since this saw is portable. It has a 15 amplitude motor as well as a 20-inch rip capacity and a 10-inch blade. These features make for clean and quick cuts on even hardwood and wood that is pressure treated.  Its revolution per minute (rpm) speed is 3850, making for not just clean cuts quick ones as well.

This table saw comes with a 3-year warranty and a year’s guarantee of free service. If unsatisfied with the product or should it be faulty from the manufacturer, a customer is allowed a 90 day return period, with a full refund guaranteed.  Because of its site Pro Modular Guarding system, it’s quite easy to adjust its settings, without the need for tools, to suit your preferences.

Thing we like:

  • Dewalt DW745 is a lightweight, weighing at a mere 45 pounds, thus easily portable.
  • Easy to assemble without the need for special tools.
  • The accuracy of the blade is high, thanks to its size – 10 inches and a speed of 3850 revolutions per minute.
  • It has rack and pinion fence design that delivers accurate and smooth fence adjustments.
  • Its site Pro-Modular Guarding system makes it flexible to adjustments that will suit different types of jobs.
  • It has a port for dust collection, thus making it easy to clean.

Thing we don’t like:

  • The warranty is limited. It might not be very well for buyers outside of North America.
  • No dado cutting support.


This product is manufactured by one of the most trusted brands in the market. DEWALT has been in the construction equipment industry for over 80 years. With this kind of exposure and experience, the brand has learned from previous brands and can be trusted to deliver.

This particular tool is very powerful; with the motor strength of 15 amps and the rotation speed of 3850 per minute, it’s able to carry out detailed jobs such as cutting hardwoods, with excellent accuracy. The fact that it can be carried to site is also a selling point.

The Modular Setup that makes it possible to modify the settings to suit different kinds of jobs makes is like buying different types of tools in one. It‘s durable too.

DEWALT DW745 is a good investment whose efficiency far exceeds the cost.


I have owned the Dewalt DW 745 for 3 years now. During this period, I have only experienced two problems, one that was quickly solved. When I first bought the saw, the power switch went out after 5 cuts. I had to transport it several miles to have it replaced, which took a whole week. The second issue that I have with this table saw is that when you use the TS aligner, alignment to the left is not 100% accurate. The one to the right is just about perfect, though. This is a small matter that can be corrected through proper alignment, but it’s still a waste of time having to do it myself. If not aligned properly, it compromises the accuracy of the final product. If you have an affinity for proper woodwork, you can’t have that happening.

That aside, Dewalt DW 745 has been one of the best investment decisions that I made. It comes with a price that fits my budget. It is portable as well and hence easier to haul around. I can carry it to sight and assemble it easily. It barely takes me 10 minutes to set it up. I do not need to have a lot of storage space for it either because it’s foldable and compact. The rack and pinion fence design is the genius. It gives the saw greater levels of accuracy. I don’t think I could use a saw without this design after this. I wish it came with a stand, though.

They give you a 3-year warranty, which is a show of faith in the brand. In the 3 years that I have had mine, I have not had to invoke the warranty.

Overall, it’ a great saw for a good price, depending on the type of work you need it for.

Final Conclusion

DEWALT as a company is responsive. Should a problem be experienced by the user, the company readily replaces the parts that it needs to.

The features of this product that are what anyone looking for an efficient yet budget-friendly table saw would require. The added benefit if three years warranty gives one the confidence that it is a good brand. The portability and power are what make Dewalt DW 745 to me a product that stands out amongst the rest in its level.

An upgrade of the Dewalt DW745 is out and the new model is Dewalt DWE7480XA. It has a 10-inch blade like its predecessor. However, this new model has a 24-inch rip capacity as opposed to 20 inches, 15 amps and an rpm of 4800 as opposed to the older model’s 3850. It also has a rack to hold it up for easy set-up anywhere.

DEWALT DWE7480XA 10-Inch Compact Job Site Table Saw Review


6 months ago I was searching for ages trying to find the perfect table saw for my woodworking projects. Woodworking is my passion, and I love crafting at home, using the garage as my workshop when I have the spare time. After trawling through the internet and hours of Googling, I pretty much compared every single product out there. Belief me when I say there are plenty of options to choose from…

In the end and after 4 weeks of research, I chose the DEWALT DWE7480XA. I have to say, and it has not let me down. Reliable, consistent and a great price, I have recommended this table saw to everyone I know interested in woodworking.

First impressions

So it probably took about 10 minutes, maybe slightly more, from unboxing to setting up the table saw. Most of the time I was following the instructions, which are relatively simple when you’ve had to deal with Ikea manuals before!

It was surprisingly straightforward to set up. It’s perfect if you’ve been spending hours researching table saw’s like I had and just wanted to start using it straight away. What I liked was that the saw was still aligned from the package, so it didn’t require any further adjustments.


dw7480x job-site saw

Now, let me tell you about how portable this table saw is. I mentioned earlier that my garage is my woodworking workshop, and so I need a table saw that doesn’t take up too much space.

Working from home is great, but you’re always going to be limited on space. The DEWALT DWE7480XA is perfect for this. At a table size of only 26.5 ” x 25.8 “, it’s small, but you still get a lot of power. In fact, it’s got a spinning speed of 4,800 RPM and a 24 tooth 10-inch blade. That makes it effortless when I’m cutting through thick and tough wood. It may be small but don’t underestimate its power.

It also uses a scissor stand, so you can fold it up quickly without using up too much room and the scissor stand is carried separately from the saw, making it easy to move about when you’re spring cleaning the house. This also means I have room for other tools in the garage, without the table saw getting in the way too much. I can safely fold it up and pack it away if I know I’m going to be taking a break for a while.

Fence system

fence of dw7480x table saw

The Dewalt rack and pinion fence system also make my life a whole lot easier, with 24-1/2 inch of rip easily cuts a variety of larger shelving and trim materials. This has a telescopic rail fence system, so you can be quick and accurate when adjusting it. Before I bought this product, I read and watched a few videos stating how long you can spend making adjustments and fine tuning the alignment of your table saw. That made me worry a little. I barely get enough time to woodwork as it is, without having to tune fine my tools each time I use them…

However, with the DWE7480XA you won’t have to realign it every time you pick it up. You won’t spend hours working out how to adjust it. You’ve simply got a stable, solid fence.


When I’m woodworking from home, I like to keep things tidy. That means dust can be a big issue. Woodworking is a hobby for me, so the last thing I want to be doing is spending half of my spare time cleaning up when I could be crafting my next project.

Luckily, there’s a dust port on the DWE7480XA that hooks up to a 2-1 /2-inch vacuum, so it’s quick and easy to clean up. I was surprised by how little time I spent hoovering up dust. My surfaces are still smooth, 5 months later. This feature has also stopped my wife from complaining that the garage was a mess! I have to say there’s nothing worse than seeing dust all over your tools and garage, so you need a dust port like the DWE7480XA’s if you don’t want sawdust and chips everywhere.

However, I have to say some might get a little annoyed with the dust port. If you don’t have it attached to a hose, it will shoot dust all over your workshop or anyone in the way! It’s easy to make this mistake, especially if you haven’t used a dust collector on a table saw before. Just be mindful of this each time you use it. Otherwise, you’re going to be spending a long time cleaning up.

Guarding system:

safe guard system

The Site-Pro Modular Guarding System allows for tool free adjustments of the guarding components appropriate for each application. The guarding system is supposed to be useful if you’re concerned about safety.

Projects so far

I have to say; I love the DWE7480XA and I’ve had a lot of fun using it. It helped me so many times, and it allows me to be creative on my projects. From crafting a wooden iPad dock to building a birdhouse, in woodworking, you don’t have to be a pro or even that experienced to own one. I spent hours researching table saws, so I’m confident I’ve made the right choice.

For me, this isn’t just a table saw. It’s a way for me to express my creativity. I like the fact that it’s powerful and portable, so I can use it in my small garage while still having enough power and precision to craft accurately.


So now you can see why this table saw is perfect if you’re a woodworking enthusiast. It’s portable. Easy to clean, reasonably priced and incredibly good quality overall. You can buy the DEWALT DWE7480XA here from

DEWALT DCK296M2 20V Hammerdrill and Impact Driver Combo Kit Review


With the increasing demands over time, DeWalt has always been trying to bring something which can satisfy customer needs and demands in the field of plumbing, electrical, construction and mechanical installation tasks. DEWALT DCK296M2 20V XR Lithium Ion Brushless Premium Hammerdrill and Impact Driver Combo Kit is one of the most recent and powerful brushless drill that comes with high-torque speed for fastening and drilling operations.

With this review article about DEWALT DCK296M2 20V XR Lithium Ion Brushless Premium Hammerdrill and Impact Driver Combo Kit, we will try our best to discuss almost everything about this highly functional drilling tool in brief.

Top Features of DEWALT DCK296M2DEWALT DCK296M2 20V XR Lithium Ion Brushless Premium Hammerdrill and Impact Driver Combo Kit

At the very initial stage, you should have a look at some of the top features of DEWALT DCK296M2 20V XR Lithium Ion Brushless Premium Hammerdrill and Impact Driver Combo Kit.

  • This highly impact driver has the capability of providing approximately 1500 inches-lbs of torque speed which is enough for performing the fastening applications within a very short time.
  • The motors of this impact driver is brushless so that you can use this tool for a variety of tasks.
  • One of the great features of this power tool is that it comes with LED lights which have the 20 seconds trigger delaying functionality.
  • The beats are 0 to 34,000 per minute and the revolutions are 0 to 2,000 per minute of this DeWalt Hammerdrill.

Benefits of DEWALT DCK296M2

Now, we will discuss one of the most vital sections of this review article which is about the benefits of the DEWALT DCK296M2 20V XR Lithium Ion Brushless Premium Hammerdrill.

  • With the DeWalt brushless motor impact driver, you will get about 57% more running time in comparison to that of the brushed ones. This will help you to perform your tasks considerably for more time that you have ever got.
  • The powerful batteries of the DeWalt hammerdrill has the ability to provide 33 percent more capacity than the ordinary ones so that you can get the maximum from this hammerdrill.
  • With 0-34000 BPM, this powerful hammer drill can help you performing the drilling and fastening tasks within a little time. This will save both of your time and energy.
  • With the LED lights, you get the opportunity to use this hammerdrill in the dark areas very conveniently.

Customer Score

When we were collecting information about the DEWALT DCK296M2 20V XR Lithium Ion Brushless Premium Hammerdrill and Impact Driver Combo Kit, we, on the amazon, had found that more than 301 customers have given reviews about this product.

And, you will be very happy to hear that the average score this product has got is 4.70 out if 5.00 which clearly indicates that it is a very effective and helpful power drill.

Pros & Cons

Main Use of This Product

Actually, you can use the DEWALT DCK296M2 20V XR Lithium Ion Brushless Premium Hammerdrill and Impact Driver Combo Kit for a variety of tasks. But, the most common tasks you can effectively perform with this DeWalt hammerdrill are listed in the following:

Drilling tasks

Whether it comes to the matter of residential or commercial drilling tasks, the DEWALT DCK296M2 20V XR Lithium Ion Brushless Premium Hammerdrill and Impact Driver Combo Kit is the perfect option for these types of drilling operations.

Driving operations

At the same time, you can choose this DeWalt impact driver for any kind of driving tasks at your home or, workplace.

Fastening tasks

For any kind of fastening operations, the greater torque speed of the DeWalt impact driver  is the right kind of solution. According to the size you need, you can change the fastening options of this hammerdrill.

Plumbing jobs

In addition, a wide variety of plumbing tasks can also be done with the help of the DEWALT DCK296M2 20V XR Lithium Ion Brushless Premium Hammerdrill and Impact Driver Combo Kit.

Construction works

For the construction sites, one of the most helpful and vital tolls is the DeWalt powerful hammerdrill.

Electrical installations

Besides, you can choose this powerful impact driver for different types of electrical installation tasks.

Mechanical installations

And, for ding the mechanical installation, the DEWALT DCK296M2 20V XR Lithium Ion Brushless Premium Hammerdrill and Impact Driver Combo Kit can be regarded as one of the most popular and useful choice of the mechanics.


Now, you have got to know about every aspect of the DEWALT DCK296M2 20V XR Lithium Ion Brushless Premium Hammerdrill and Impact Driver Combo Kit. We believe that you have got every single detail of this hammerdrill after reading the above paragraphs. If you think that you want to collect more information about this powerful electric drill, then you can search other websites on the internet.

Amazon Holiday 2015 with 12 days of Tool Deals


Already the biggest shopping season of the year, it usually takes place in November of this. All Brands want to attract customers with great deals. Amazon is also the retailers have the biggest deals start from November until the end of the year.

Now is the time of the Black Friday countdown on Amazon, but no means to that date.  The deals began that it has started from the beginning of this week already.

Off season will extend all the way from Thanksgiving – Black Friday – Cyber Monday – Christmas Eve – New Year’s Eve. Now with 12 Days of Deals tool started.

According to statistics last year’s offseason, the number of power tools sold out fast. If you order now, It sure you have the name registered in the list even products is out of stock.

Some Brands also large discounts to stimulate consumers as the program is getting $ 25 when ordering $ 100.  And the time the program began earlier this week. We would list the promotions so you can choose according to need.

$25 off $100+

Select tools from Bosch on Amazon, thru 12/21/15
Select tools from Dewalt on Amazon, thru 12/22/15
Get Order from Hitachi on Amazon, thru 12/31/15
Check out with  Makita on Amazon, thru 12/31/15

Other Brands Discount, thru 12/31/15

Dremel: Save up to $25 off $125+ Check out Products

Irwin: Save 20% off Get tools
Keter: Save 15% off Select Products
Extech: 20% off Select Test & Measurement Instruments and Accessories

Akro-Mils: Save 15% off Select Storage Products
Coast: 15% off Flashlights & Other Products
Mr. Beams: Free Light with $120+ Order

Black & Decker: Lower Prices on Matrix Tool Attachments, only thru 12/1/15

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Bosch IDH182-01L 18 volts hybrid tool with ¼ – inch hex and ½ inch Square driver chuck for socket

Bosch is a German company which is very famous for manufacturing electronic items. This company started its business operations from the year of 1886. Up to this date, we have seen that this company has introduced numerous numbers of companies. Among different kinds of electronics goods, the most recent one is known as Bosch IDH182-01L 18-volt Brushless Socket Ready Impact Driver.

After the launching of this impact driver, it started to attract all sorts of buyers from all over the world. The main reason behind this is the super level of performance it has. In comparison to other available 18 volt drivers, the Bosch IDH182-01L is more powerful and easy to handle. Before we started writing this review, we have tried to research the full market. And, we hope that you will get to know all the aspects after reading this review about Bosch IDH182-01L impact driver.

Benefits Of Bosch IDH182-01L For The Users

In this review, the first thing which we will be starting with is the benefits you can get from this driver. So, let's take a look on the benefits of Bosch IDH182-01L Impact Driver.

The first thing you should know is that you will get elegance, versatility and high-quality from this impact driver. The manufacturers actually heavily concentrated on the materials used for the production of this driver. For that reason, this driver is very elegant and durable at the same time.

The power system used in this machine is very high. At the same time, the controlling is also very user-friendly. Therefore, the users will find this driver very comfortable and easy to use while working with it.

One of the most unique additions of this driver is the socket-ready adapter. You cannot get this feature from any other kind of driver currently available in the market. This impact driver is perfect for both the ¼ inch Quick change Hex screwdrivers and 1/2 inch Square driver chuck for socket. For a combo driver, the Bosch IDH182-01L is the ideal choice for you.

Another great benefit of this impact driver is the all-in-one tool-holder option. This extra-ordinary option will provide you all sorts of solutions within a very short time.

At the same time, you can get the latest technology from the Bosch IDH182-01L impact driver. Yes, the technology is named as the EC brushless motor. The presence of this technology will help to increase the motor-life of this driver.

The battery used in this driver can be another great benefit you can get. Actually, the battery is manufactured using the most intelligent sell technology. At the same time, they have also used the motor protection technology for producing the battery. This will surely give you a battery with improved life-cycle.

You should also know that this Bosch impact driver comes with the built-in hammer and anvil. The addition of these tools has made this driver a very powerful performer. You can expect to get the optimum level performance from this highly versatile impact driver.

At the same time, this device is made to help you working for long period of time. The machine is comparatively light which has made it a user-friendly driver. And, the compact head-length is there to give support for working for a longer period of time.

Benefit of Bosch IDH182

This impact driver has the torque speed of 1650 pounds. At the same time, you will get the adjustment setting mode for different power levels. You can adjust the power setting for performing various kinds of driving operations.

Exclusive Features Of Bosch IDH182-01L Hybrid Impact Driver

feature of bosh IDH182

At this point, we will be discussing some of the exclusive features of the Bosch IDH182-01 Impact Driver.

The perfect all-in-one driver with the impact wrench which has 1/2-inch Square Drive chuck and 1/4-inch fast-change Hex for sockets.

The brushless motor is the most unique feature of this impact driver.

The motor-life of this driver is almost double than that of the competitive drivers.

The motor is designed to provide superior efficiency for the driving jobs. There is no need for the maintenance of the motor.

This impact driver can be referred to be the most advanced kind of driver.

The performance controlling system comes with the 3 speed torque-setting mode. So, you can increase or, decrease the power setting mode.

The grip is very easy to handle for working on constant basis.

Pros And Cons


You will get the speed controlling system for adjusting the speed of this impact driver.

A combo driver which works perfectly as a quarter-inch and half-inch impact driver as well.

This driver has been manufactured using the latest technology for providing the best driving operations.

It is an all-in-one perfect impact driver with versatile functions.

The motor life and the battery life have tremendously been improved.


The price is comparatively high.

Sometimes creates loud sound when working.

Frequently Asked Questions

In this section, we will be discussing about the frequently asked questions about the Bosch IDH182-01L Impact Driver.

1. What is the charging volt of the Bosch IDH182-01L impact driver? 220 volt or, 110 volt?

2. Does the charger of this driver support 220 volt?

3. As it is a recent impact driver of Bosch, so is it available in the market?


After the above review about Bosch IDH182-01L impact driver, we can say that it has been designed with the latest technology. For the use of the modern technology, this driver comes with the improved battery life. At the same time, the motor life of this driver is also great. As an 18-volt impact driver, we think that Bosch IDH182-01L is the ideal option for you at the current time.

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Porter-Cable PCCK640LB 20-Volt 1/4-Inch Hex Impact Driver Kit Review

Porter-Cable is a subsidiary of the parent company known as Stanley Black & Decker. This is an American company and the headquarter of this company is located at Jackson, Tennessee. This subsidiary company has started its business activities from the year of 1906. This company is specialized in producing mainly power tools and pneumatic tools. In the recent times, this company has introduced one of the most powerful impact drivers PORTER-CABLE PCCK640LB 20-volt 1/4-Inch Hex Lithium Ion Impact Driver Kit.

Before writing this review, we tried to gather information about the PORTER-CABLE PCCK640LB Impact Driver. And, we have found that this driver is one of the most high-selling drills at the current time. This highly diversified impact driver comes with all the latest features and options. The high-torque motor of this driver is the main reason for calling it a great drill.

Benefits Of Porter-Cable PCCK640LB For The User

It is to be noted that the PORTER-CABLE PCCK640LB comes with a wide range of benefits and advantages for the users. Here, we will try to explain almost all the major benefits which you must know about this driver kit.

The PORTER-CABLE PCCK640LB Impact Driver Kit comes with a great benefit which is known as the high torque motor. The high torque motor of this driving kit is great to perform like a heavy player. The speed of this motor is around 1450 inch-pounds. For a 20-volt impact driver, this speed is great for doing driving and drilling tasks. For an automotive worker, this impact driver can serve as a great drill with the higher level of drill functions.

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The next benefit about which we will be talking about now is the speed of this driver. The manufacturers have heavily concentrated on speeding up this device. For this purpose, they have added the high-performance transmission feature.

The PORTER-CABLE PCCK640LB has a great transmission speed. The speed is about 0-2900 RPM or, 0-3000 BPM for providing the most efficient and quickest driving. This level of transmission speed can help you with a continuous service without any break. For example, you can continuously drive like hundreds of screws within a short time.

The PORTER-CABLE PCCK640LB 20-volt 1/4-Inch Hex Lithium Ion Impact Driver Kit comes with the latest sort of lithium ion battery. This battery is there for giving you the long lasting power feature which you cannot find the competitor level drivers.

The cordless feature of the PORTER-CABLE PCCK640LB impact driver gives you the option of carrying it to any place where you need the driving operations effectively done.

One of the most useful additions of the PORTER-CABLE PCCK640LB driver is the 4 LED work light. Because of the presence of this LED light, you do not need to hold a flashlight at the time of working in the tight or congested areas.

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The pistol grip of the PORTER-CABLE PCCK640LB gives the users a very comfortable handling feature for making the right balance of its weight while working with this impact driver. The compactness of this driver kit ensures that the workmen can get the driving job done perfectly at the first attempt.

Top Features Of Porter-Cable PCCK640LB

Higher level of transmission for providing swift fastening applications.

Compact tool has the ability to fit in the tight areas which will reduce your fatigue while working

Easy-load chuck option gives the users the opportunity of inserting the bit using one hand.

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The battery fuel gauge is there for displaying the charge indicator which helps the users to identify the remaining charge while working.

LED light addition is there for providing extra lighting feature while working on the dark areas.

Pros & Cons


  • Price is much affordable in comparison to that of the competitor's drivers.
  • Presence of higher level of the torque motor.
  • Compactness option gives you the feature of getting the job perfectly done without facing any kind of trouble.
  • Longer sort of battery life gives you the great type of power backup while performing the drilling operations.
  • Fast charging feature will save your time in a great way.


  • The weight of this driver is a bit heavy in comparison to that of other similar impact drivers.
  • The users have to hold it tightly while performing the driving jobs.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How many batteries come with the PORTER-CABLE PCCK640LB Impact Driver Kit?

2. Is there any specific time period for charging the battery for the first time after the purchase?

3. Will I get a charger with this impact driver?

4. Can I use this driver for taking off the wheels from a car?


Now, you have almost got to know all the features and attributes of the PORTER-CABLE PCCK640LB 20-volt 1/4-Inch Hex Lithium Ion Impact Driver Kit. Although there is a little negative side which is the heavy-weight, but as a 20-volt impact driver, the PORTER-CABLE PCCK640LB is a sort of heavy player in the driving field. For personal or commercial use, you can undoubtedly go for the PORTER-CABLE PCCK640LB impact driver. At an affordable price, the PORTER-CABLE PCCK640LB is the best 20-volt impact driver for you.

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Bosch Model PS41-2A 12-Volt Max Lithium-Ion 1/4-In. Hex Impact Driver Kit Review

Bosch is one of top electronics company headquartered in Germany. From the year of 1886, this reputed company has been offering a wide range of electronics goods for satisfying customer needs and demands. In the recent times, this company has brought a powerful driller which is known as Bosch PS41-2A 12-Volt Max Lithium-Ion 1/4-Inch Hex Impact Driver Kit.

The wide range of features and functions of this drilling kit has made it stand out of the crowd of the ordinary drivers. Although it is a powerful driver with a variable speed of 0-2600 RPM, but it comes with a short-head and a light-weight body. You will become surprised to know the fact that this driver has the capability of packing a punch which can has torque limit of 930 inch pounds. This kind of punch can cover almost 80 percent of all types of impact driving applications.

Benefits You Can Get From Bosch PS41-2A Impact Driver Kit

In this section, we will be discussing the top benefits and advantages which the customers can from this highly functional impact driver.

One of the greatest advantages of this highly versatile impact driver is that this product is being manufactured using the latest German technology. This use of the latest technology has made this drill a high performer that works with the highest speed limit of 2600 RPM.

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At the same time, the manufacturers have carefully designed this highly diversified driver so that customers feel very comfortable while using this kit. The weight of the whole body is so light that you can easily handle the device while performing your required job. It is also to be noted that this impact driver comes with a short-head in its length for your convenience.

Another great benefit of the Bosch model PS41-2A impact driver is that you will find an LED indicator on the head of this drilling device. This LED light will help you to do the perfect job in the low light situation.

At the same time, this impact driver is a perfect tool for handling the drill jobs in narrow and tight spaces. Actually, the length of the head is only 5.4 inches which have made this drilling machine fit enough to go and drill in the tight areas.

The light-weight body will help you to work with this driver for continuous drilling operations.One of the top most benefits of the Bosch PS41-2A is that it comes with the capability of a power punch of 930 in. - lbs. This high capability has made this driver for the coverage of 80% of the total driving applications.

You will become astonished to know the speed of this driver because the highest speed of this high-performer is 2,600 RPM. But, for the convenience of the users, the speed takes a variable shape so that you do not have to face any kind of unexpected accidents.

At the same time, the Bosch PS41-2A 12-Volt comes with its user -friendly feature. Whether you are a new user or not, that does not matter in this case because you can easily operate this impact driver with the help of the user manual you will get with it. You will be feeling relieved to hear that this impact driver is made of the high-quality materials for higher longevity.

Exclusive Features Of Bosch PS41-2A

Now, we will be describing the exclusive features of Bosch PS41-2A drilling machine.


The Bosch model PS41-2A comes with the shortest head in length in its class which is only 5.40 inches.

With a weight of only 2 pounds, this impact driver can provide continuous support to a wide range drilling jobs.

It is designed in such a way so that it can fit in the packet. But, this small sized drilling machine provides around 930 in-lbs of torque speed that can cover around 80% of the standard size impact driver applications. It comes with the top speed of 2,600 RPM in its class.

This impact driver is manufactured using the latest technology with the high-class materials for providing better drilling performance.

There are 3 LED light rings around the head of this drill for creating easy working condition.

Pros & Cons


  • The weight of the Bosch PS41-2A is very light which is only 2 lbs. This light-weight feature of this drill has made it very comfortable to use while performing the drilling jobs.
  • One of the best features of this highly functional impact driver is that it is a cordless driver. This feature gives you the option of using it anywhere you want to.
  • The charging time of the Bosch PS41-2A is only 30 minutes.
  • The built-in LED light can assist you to perform the drill operations in the dark and congested areas very smoothly.


  • It cannot serve the same powerful functions as an 18 volt impact driver can do.
  • There is no belt-clip with this driver.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can I use it as screwdriver?

2. Does this driver have the reverse function option?

3. Does the Bosch PS41-2A 12 volt create same noise as the 18 volt does?

4. Can I use this driver for the 3" screws?

5. Can I use this impact driver as a drilling kit?


If you searching for a high performing driver with an easy-to-handle feature, then the Bosch PS41-2A 12-Volt Max Lithium-Ion 1/4-Inch Hex Impact Driver Kit can be the best option for you. The overall rating of this impact driver is very good. At the same time, it is a perfect kit for both the driving and drilling operations. If more info about this highly versatile impact driver is needed, you can study more reviews about this driver kit.

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Milwaukee 2653-20 M18 FUEL ¼-inch Hex Impact Driver Review

Milwaukee 2653-20 M18 ¼-inch Hex Impact Driver is a machine tool that fastens and loosens screws very quickly and neatly. This is preset with a drive control mode that helps to easily adjust the speed based on the present need. It is spurred by an 18 volt POWERSTATE motor that has no brushes so we can conclude that this machine was produced to run for a longer time, and so, adequate work has been done to make it self-cooling.

M18 FUEL 1/4in. Hex cordless Impact Driver Model# 2653-20  can work lots of magic especially if you are working in an extremely tight space, its range of screw and bolt drivers have long heads that enable it fit into very deep and very tiny areas; so if you want to loosen and tighten screws and bolts, you have gotten the right tool. But what are some of the benefits you stand to enjoy when you use the machine? Let’s see some.

Benefits Of Using Milwaukee M18 Fuel Impact Driver

One of the benefits that stand out is its ability to deliver very quick results in the best time frame. Its adjustable speed helps you choose between varieties of speeds.

If a very portable and handy tool is something you love, I think you have gotten the tool that fits; you will not feel pains when you work for longer hours with this tool because of its palm and arm friendly handle that acts also as a kind of padding for your palms.

You will not be wrong if you should call this tool “one of the smallest screwdrivers known to us”, but you should also bear in mind that it is also of the most powerful—if not the most powerful screw driving machine tool in market. So irrespective of the strength of the bolt you want to loosen or the stiffness of that screw, you can be rest assured of the best possible satisfaction.

It comes with a battery and charger of its own, so you can always work without even being connected to a power outlet.

It comes with a 5 years warranty, so you can return it if you have any complaints during usage in the 5 years and get a free repair, a change or even money back.

MILWAUKEE M18 FUEL has a handle that is really painless to handle and it isn’t slippery too, so either you are working for a long time, or you are sweating, you can be sure that this machine is the best for you.

It simply takes ingenuity to design this tool to be able to work with a brushless motor, this technic has simply made it possible for this machine to last longer, work more hours and limit breakdown hours. The cordless drive uses a Milwaukee’sRedlinkplus electronic intelligence and proprietary three-mode drive control, and each of these modes is useful for different purposes

Top Features Of Milwaukee 2653-20

If we are to start mentioning its top features, we will end up mentioning all its features, because the makers of this tool have sat down, studied the lapses of other machine tools in this genre, and they have produced just the perfect tool for the craftsman, so all it features can be said to be “TOP”. Can we take a look at some of its many features?

It has a dimensioning of 12.2inches×3.9 inches×7.3 inches.

It has a dimensioning of 12.2inches×3.9 inches×7.3 inches.

Its weight is 3.1 pounds.

A top speed of 2,900 RPM with 1600 in-lbs of torque.

An arm friendly weight and a palm friendly handle.

A safety trigger in emergencies.

Different types of drivers for different kinds of jobs.

Heavy duty anti-kickback mechanism with an enhanced torque.

Pros & Cons


  • An amazing weight makes this a very handy tool to use; you can work for longer hours and still have your arm in check.
  • Safety settigs that helps to automatically stop the machine in emergencies.
  • Multiple speed and force setting for each of your needs.
  • Its ability to cool itself is another standout feature.


  • Need to be handled with extra care, it may break easily if it falls.
  • It needs regular maintenance to be able to function at its peak; irregular maintenance may lead to regular faults.


Milwaukee m18 fuel ¼ in. Hex impact driver—tool only model—2653-20, is a machine that all skilled workmen and women of our time really need. An advanced machine with some of the best features, coming with amazing benefits for buyers, we cannot underestimate the need to own this machine in no time.

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