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The DeWalt DC988KA is a heavy-duty 1/2" 18V cordless hammerdrill that comes.

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durable enough to last a lifetime with proper care

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chuck locks the bit in completely, no slipping

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isn't overly heavy, younger users can handle it with ease

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plenty of power, good for working with harder surfaces

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reliable operation is the same every time you pick it up, even when the battery is getting a little low

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ergonomic design makes it easy to hold steady

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replacement batteries are expensive and will need to be purchased within 2 years at the most

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priced a little high, not worth it if you'll only be using it occasionally - better off getting the corded version

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The DeWalt DC988KA is a heavy-duty 1/2" 18V cordless hammerdrill that comes with a nice 360 degree side handle that is great for long term use of the product. The hammerdrill mode delivers 34,000 bpm. It features a 1/2" metal ratcheting chuck with carbide jaws to prevent slipping and a 3-speed tramsission that has a maximum 3rd speed of 2,000 rpm. The hammerdrill is powered by motor that operates at a maximum power of 420 unit watts, average for a DeWalt product. The DeWalt DC988KA includes a 1 hour charger, 2 x 18V batteries, and a heavy-duty kit box. It is an average size, weighing in at 5.95 pounds.

  • 500 in-lbs of maximum torque
  • 2 x 18V XRP extended run time batteries
  • Weight: 5.95
  • 1 hour charger
  • 360 degree side handle
  • Heavy-duty kit box
  • 3-speed transmition
  • 1/2" metal ratcheting chuck
  • Hammerdrill mode: 34,000 bpm
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