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    Just received my new Milwaukee 1/2" drill and couldn't be happier. This drill is what I have been needing for a while. The picnic tables I have been building will be alot easier to build now due to my having a stronger electric drill. My Makita cordless has done a great job drilling and boring holes in the 2x6's but it drains the batteries boring the holes. This is just an early christmas gift to myself.

  • #2
    Congrats on the new tool! The only battery powered drill I ever had, I gave away. I believe it was a 12V. I have 2 - 1/2" portable drills, a corded electric and a pneumatic. These seem to provide more torque that the battery powered ones, although I've never owned one with the more powerful batteries available today.

    Bob R


    • #3
      You made an excellent choice when you bought that Milwaukee drill. Granted, I don't use mine on a daily basis but after 25+ years mine has yet to show any signs of getting tired.
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