SKIL 18-Volt Cordless Lithium Ion Tools
We spend a lot of time looking at expensive professional tools here at Tool-Rank, and we sometimes forget that you can get great tools at a low price. The new SKIL Lithium Ion tools fit this criteria by offering 18-Volt Lithium Ion technology, lighter weight, and a compact design at a price that is friendly to your average DIYer, and contractor. SKIL has a number of new tools 18-volt lithium ion tools that should fill most of your cordless tool needs.
The 18 Volt Lithium Ion 1/2 In. 2-Speed Drill/Driver (Model: 2895LI-02) delivers up to 400 in-lbs of torque with its all metal gear train and features a two-speed gear box. It also has a 1/2-inch chuck that allows it to use a wide range of drill bits. The 20+1 chuck allows the user to screw into a number of materials. Also included are some extra features that just make life easier, like removable bit storage, bit size index, built-in level and side-assist handle. It comes ready to go with a carrying case and two double-ended bits. MSRP is $109. The drill/driver is also available with two batteries. MSRP $149.
The 2 Piece 18 Volt Lithium Ion Drill/Driver and 5-3/8-inch SKILSAW Combo Kit includes SKIL's 18-Volt Lithium Ion 5-3/8-inch SKILSAW and Drill/Driver. The 5-3/8-inch SKILSAW has a bevel range of zero to 50 degrees which is helpful for those tricky cuts. It has a cutting depth of 2-7/16 at 90 degrees and 1-15/16 at 45 degrees, and can crosscut up to 50 2x4s on a single charge. The saw also features a patented anti-snag lower guard which reduces snags with narrow cut-offs. The SKIL 18 Volt Lithium Ion 2-Piece Drill/Driver and 5-3/8-inch SKILSAW Combo Kit has a MSRP of $199.
The SKIL 18 Volt Lithium Ion 4-Piece Combo Kit includes the 1/2-inch 2-Speed Drill/Driver, 5-3/8-inch SKILSAW, Orbital Reciprocating Saw and pivoting-head flashlight. SKIL's 4-Piece 18 Volt Lithium Ion Combo Kit has a MSRP of $259.
Already own some SKIL cordless tools? Don't worry, SKIL's new lithium ion PowerPlus batteries are compatible with older SKIL cordless tools. The battery has a MSRP of $69 and battery + charger $99.