Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page… Rate This Thread Current Rating Excellent Good Average Bad Terrible Display Linear Mode Switch to Hybrid Mode Switch to Threaded Mode 05-26-2005,1:26 PM YAY! Best tool for deck screws??(post #127538) dpbellus on Wed, 06/10/2009 - 03:15 in Tools for Home Building I typed a similar question in an earlier post, sorry if you're reading this Tu stultus esRebuilding my home in Cypress, CAAlso a CRX fanatic! http://webpoplar.com/impact-driver/best-screws-for-impact-drivers.html
doesany one have any experience with them and can give some advice? ( FYI I need it to install exterior decking and will also use it for drywall here and there.)ThanksBen But for deck builders, 18 volts is a better fit. That fixed the problem, because I haven't seen a deck since. For this review, I tested lithium-ion drivers from DeWalt, Hitachi, Makita, Milwaukee, Porter-Cable, and Ridgid — 10 models in all.
Their service center I believe is in Fresno, California and they have a store location in Van Nuys, Ca and another location in City of Commerce, Ca. The Porter-Cable is sold both as a tool only and with other tools as part of a kit. Miliunas Cannot find REALITY.SYS. It’s the only light that can be aimed and the only one with a separate switch (Figure 3).
Only one I was not too hot on was a series of Makita Nimh that just did not fit my hand. The ToolBear "Never met a man who couldn't teach me something." Anon. Five Laundry Room Remodel Must-Haves For Effective Communication, One Size Does Not Fit All This Business Feature Brings in the Cash NASCAR Champion Dale Earnhardt Jr. How To Use An Impact Driver My Makita 12V impact driver usually just chews up the phillips driver bit, I've never had one shatter.
Will it drive thousands of them 3 inchers in reasonably quick succession? Impact Driver Vs Hammer Drill So i had them both charging, The Makita was 30 percent better but my Ridged still was ok but got a bit hot so i switched. Figure 3. see it here The ones for DW will have higher RPMs meaining a whole lot less torque.
They will continue to drive until the clutch kicks in which can result in varying screw depths. Impact Driver Makita We have been receiving a large volume of requests from your network. At a cost of several times what a standard hex bit costs. Porter Cable drill (the drill can be replaced).
It showed outstanding runtime and has a very useful “fuel gauge” on the battery, which can prevent you from climbing a ladder only to realize you’re out of juice. you can try this out Tim on the neverending quest for wood..... Impact Driver Vs Drill Especially deck screws. Impact Driver Reviews Any ideas?9 · 5 comments Some big old wrenches16 · 11 comments Got this haul today unused for $400aud, that's 295 freedom bucks (xpost r/toolporn)57 · 25 comments Had a good month with my side work, time
Much quicker than an impact and you have plenty of torque. Cliff www.apexelectricalcontracting.com Reply Reply to Original Print this page Email this Message Permalink (post #72145, reply #15 of 27) by basswood in reply to Anonymous [original] on Sun, 05/28/2006 - 13:24 It’s a useful function for delicate work, such as installing cabinet hinges, but not overly helpful when you’re socking in hundreds of deck screws. Those things are normally mated to screwguns and they work fine. Manual Impact Driver
I'm not sure if they discontinued their extension arm for driving screws into the ceiling without jumping up and down the ladder or for doing subfloors and working on your knees.Hilti A drywall screwgun would be my last choice. Hi Dave! http://webpoplar.com/impact-driver/best-impact-driver-for-tek-screws.html User Name: Password Please enter a password for your user account.
A single screw will just about drain one of those Firestorm batteries if I don't drill a 1/4" pilot, drive the screw as deep as I can with a drill and Impact Driver Vs Impact Wrench permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]robberdodger 2 points3 points4 points 1 year ago(0 children)Wera bits are by far the best. Hilti makes a couple of units, one that spins at 4000rpm for metal studs, but then one that is listed for use in woodworking.
By Brian Buckley in forum General Woodworking and Power Tools Replies: 3 Last Post: 10-06-2004, 5:47 PM Posting Permissions You may not post new threads You may not post replies You Because of that and natural variations in the wood used for testing, you may find that the tools perform better or worse than is reported here. It is a BEAST. Impact Driver Bits Thanks for any input!
Of course, it may take a little longer to drive each screw, but that's a trade-off that may be acceptable if it's your own deck. Makita’s model BTD141 — which I didn’t test — has all the features of the BTD144 except for the power selection switch, for $100 less. The 86230 looks like it has a metal gearbox, but it’s just paint. How powerful?
I have never broken one in the 4 years I've been using them. Forget the primal scream, just ROAR!!! "Some days it's just not worth chewing through the restraints" Reply Reply to Original Print this page Email this Message Permalink (post #72145, reply #13 It is faster and a lot more comfortable, particularly if you don't do this everyday. over 3000 ss screws from below.........sweet & easy I'm not flippin' you off.........just counting cubits I'm not flippin' you off.........just counting cubits !!!
Oruc holds a Bachelor of Arts in political science and a minor in economics from the University of Delaware. The multiple impacts aid in driving the screw deeply, with minimal torque to your hand and wrist that can happen with a regular drill.