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Old 04-09-2008, 11:58 PM   #1
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Im looking to get a nice cordless set piece by piece. I'm thinking to with the highest voltage since I want this set to last me a long time. Home and work use. Will a 36 volt drill really drill 2 times as hard as an 18? Or will it just last longer?

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Old 04-10-2008, 08:07 AM   #2
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Ayuh,....

A couple of years ago, I decided the 18V set ups are about the Best deal going,....
Any Less Voltage,+ the Power isn't there,....
The Higher Voltage units get quite Heavy in hand,.....
And,......
I manage to strip enough screws with the 18V,... I don't need Bigger......

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Old 04-12-2008, 05:46 PM   #3
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Anyone else? Whats the advantage of higher voltage?
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Old 04-13-2008, 01:14 AM   #4
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You really don't need anything more then 18 volts. I do just fine using a 5 year old 14.4 volt Makita drill. I use it for everything from 1/8" drill bits to 4" hole saws and I use it just about everyday for work, though I also use a 14.4 impact for all my screw needs. I have never found my drill to be under powered. The only reason to really go with a higher voltage then 18, is if you need some major torque.
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Interesting. I'd be interested to see what some contractors have to say on this subject.
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Interesting. I'd be interested to see what some contractors have to say on this subject.
I am a contractor.

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