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Old 04-07-2014, 03:42 PM
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Default Re: Cordless Drill/Driver

Originally Posted by Bo Eder View Post
I do and I love it. I went to Home Depot and picked up a small-ish Black & Decker cordless drill (it's meant for around the house work, so it's not really heavy on the torque) for about $30, outfitted it with those Evans bits and it's been a handy tool to have. Of course, I only use it to remove rods and install them, I never let it actually torque down for tension. I still do that with a drum key.

I do believe I have the same little drill. Actually, it was my roommate's Christmas present, but he will literally never use it, so I have been using it.

But, yes, I use it with the Evans bit and just to get the rods threaded and to the hoop. Then I make sure to evenly tension everything and tune with a regular key. It's really great for head changing, especially if you're as impatient as I am

Originally Posted by Bo Eder View Post
I wouldn't be leery of the little cordless machines.
They really are great to have around the house for little miscellanenous repairs and such. I love the little thing.
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