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Hitachi KC18DHL 18-Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless Combo Kit

Tool: Hitachi KC18DHL 18-Volt Lithium-Ion 2-Tool Combo Kit

What is that hellacious noise? It’s an Impact Driver, but it wasn’t the lightweight Hitachi WH18DSAL 18-Volt Lithium-Ion Driver.

When my partner showed up a few years ago with a Hitachi heavy-duty cordless impact driver, to help assemble a large deck, I couldn’t believe the racket that thing produced. With the tightening of each of a hundred lags, carriage-bolts and hold-down nuts came the most horrendous clamor that I could only hope would immediately stop. I rest assured that I had no use for that cordless tool, hated the volume of it and felt all the rap-a-tapping was weak cordless mechanics attempting the job of my corded Porter-Cable …and for what?

That was a different tool and a different time …a time before I got my hands on the impact driver from his newer, smaller and lighter  Hitachi KC18DHL 18-Volt Lithium-Ion 2-Tool Combo Kit. The impact driver from this combo kit is a tool with a completely different purpose, lighter, fast, long-lasting and… something I’ve just discovered. It’s really an impact screw-gun and … I need one.  Continue reading Hitachi KC18DHL 18-Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless Combo Kit