Hitachi DS18DSAL 18V Lithium Ion Drill, 1.5Ah (Recon Grade C)

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Hitachi DS18DSAL 18V Lithium Ion Drill, 1.5Ah (Recon Grade C)
Price $76.95

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Condition: C
Product Options:
N New $169.95 Out Of Stock
CRecon $76.95 Low Stock

N New
New tools have never been opened and have never been used. These are brand new tools.
A Reconditioned Grade A
Grade A Tools are restored or rebuilt to factory specifications then fully tested and inspected to make sure they operate properly and safely.  Grade A tools have a cosmetic condition of very good to excellent, having no more than light scratches or other minor blemishes.
C Reconditioned Grade C
Grade C Tools are restored or rebuilt to factory specifications then fully tested and inspected to make sure they operate properly and safely.  Grade C tools will have pronounced cosmetic imperfections.

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Big Sky SKU
C-DS18DSAL
Manufacturer Part Number: DS18DSAL
Get power and convenience with Hitachi's 18 Volt Driver Drill. With 460 in.-lbs. of torque to power through the toughest jobs, it has lithium-ion slide technology for improved ergonomics, balance and control. Its 22 clutch offers 22 drive settings and 1 drill mode for both high torque applications and precision driving. And with the 1.5Ah Lithium Ion slide batteries, you get 3 times the life at half the weight of NiCd and NiMH batteries.
  • Lithium Ion slide technology for the battery provides improved ergonomics, balance and control</b>
  • 460 in.-lbs. of torque to power through the toughest jobs 
  • 1.5Ah Lithium Ion slide batteries for 3 times the life at half the weight of NiCd and NiMH batteries 
  • The ergonomically designed handle keeps the handle at an optimal circumference 
  • Variable speed trigger and 2-speed motor (0-350 RPM/ 1,500 RPM) for maximum control 
  • Externally accessible carbon brushes for easy and economical brush changes to extend the life of the tool 
  • 22+1 clutch offers 22 drive settings and 1 drill mode for both high torque applications and precision driving 
  • Compact and lightweight: only 7.7" long and 3.5 lbs. for comfortable use all day 
  • 1/2" racheting keyless metal chuck accepts a wide range of bits that can be changed quickly and easily 
  • LED job light illuminates the work surface and is ideal in dark spaces 
  • Metal belt hook for easy job site accessibility 
  • Patented battery charger circuitry prevents overheating and power loss
  • Battery Type: Lithium Ion Slide
  • Battery: Ah 1.5
  • Voltage: 18 Volts
  • Chuck Size: 1/2 Inch
  • Max Torque: 460 Inch-Pounds
  • No-Load Speed: 0-350/1,500 RPM
  • Clutch Stages: 22
  • Ratcheting Clutch: Yes
  • Metal Belt Hook: Yes
  • LED Light: Yes
  • Length: 7.7 Inches
  • Weight: 3.5 Pounds
  • (2) 1.5Ah Slide Batteries [BSL1815X] 
  • 18V Flashlight [UB18DAL] 
  • Quick Charger [UC18YGSL] 
  • Carrying Case 
  • Phillips Bit
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Customer Reviews
  1. Excellent value!
    I knowingly purchased a C grade product and am happily surprised at how little wear and tear is evident. Had I not known better I would have thought it merely another of my favorite tools. Thank you!

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  2. Great value!
    I purchased two to take on a mission trip to Haiti, they worked well and I left them there for them to use! Great value!

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  3. 18 volt drill
    Used drill to drill out metal stud on heater battery last all the way to completion 18 volt more then enough power to jet it done drill look brand new will buy again

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  4. Great drill
    I am a contractor.
    I have used one of these drills for 4 years and the batteries are still going strong.
    Great drill great price.

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  5. Great value
    Fantastic value my second one.

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  6. service is great
    Love this drill and it comes with 2 batteries

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  7. well made and durable. would recomend buying
    I bought a grade A drill just like this almost three years ago and it still works great. Built a couple of decks with it and much more. It's pretty tough. i left it out in the rain and dropped it several times.... no problems

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  8. Good value would purchase again
    Looks great and works just as good

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  9. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    This is the first l-ion screwgun I've owned, and I'm sold. I have 18 volt ni-cad guns from ryobi and hitachi. They sit unused in the truck or shop if I have this screwgun with me. The difference in weight and power are marked. I got the grade C recon and it is pretty scuffed up. So far the batteries (scuffed too) seem to be holding up. Great tool and recon means great value.

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  10. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I love Hitachi products and have purchased a number of them from you. I would purchase more from you were your shipping charges notably more than most others. When you ship each item separately, it costs more to the buyer than combining orders. This alone has made me go elsewhere.

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  11. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Very nice drill, runs like new. The drill has tons of power and I am very satisfied with my purchase. You cannot beat the price. Thank you very much.

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  12. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great product,good price but customer no service. Tom Hurt 7708155691

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  13. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I have been using one of these drills professionally for years and decided to get one for home also.The one at work has proven to be tough and durable.The weight,power and balance make them a great tool to use.I love this kit,it arrived fast with just a just few nicks and a touch of wear,no more then I expected from a grade C.I highly recommend this drill and Big Sky Tool !!!

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  14. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    overall the items are a lot like new, the drill chuck slips a little though still does the job well

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  15. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    All seems OK with drill, hope batteries hold up.

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  16. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Almost like new,have used it daily for a month with no problems.

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  17. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Product being grade c does show some wear. Functionality is great thus far. I recommend this purchase to do-it-yourself customers for home use.

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  18. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I own 3 of these drills. I don't think you can find a better better drill for the money. I have not had any trouble with any of them. I'm happy.

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  19. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Fantastic drill! Careful though - the torque on this thing will cause poorly secured items to whip about and beat you bloody. My previous drill would simply bog down when overloaded. This one just pulls the wood out of my hands and clubs me for my incompetence. :-) I HIGHLY recommend this drill. The ONLY issue I have with it is that there is no place to clip a bit or two.

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  20. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great tool, at a great price. Super fast shipping too.

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  21. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Received in good shape works like new as advertised.

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  22. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Other than a few scratches and dings on the body and case this reconditioned kit works just as good as brand new!!! It has great power and torque and the batteries last a long time and recharge quickly. With S& H I paid just a little over half the price of brand new.... A great value for a great product!

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  23. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    great

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  24. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great drill, we like it better than the Makita that it replaced. Great Buy!

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  25. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I found the torque adjustments slipping and extreme worn.I thought it would be in better reconditioned shape.

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  26. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    So far so good. Though I have only had this drill for a short time, I can say it arrived in very good condition (excellent one might say for grade C)and has thus far demonstrated top notch power and battery life. I can't believe how light it is and the price was amazing ($50). So I'm a happy camper as they say, at least so far...

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  27. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    The drill and light combination with 2 batteries was an outstanding value! The power is amazing the the storage case makes it very easy to store when not in use.

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  28. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great product. Great service. Ordered two of them. One of the chargers didn't operate properly and customer service was fantastic.

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  29. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great drill and light combo. Using drill in kitchen upgrade project, it is small, lightweight, and powerful for it's size.

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  30. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Hitachi makes great tools and likewise BIGSKY Tools offered awesome prices. Very happy with purchase.

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  31. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    It is a good price for a great used tool. I am happy!

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  32. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Haven't had a chance to use it on a big project yet, but so far it has worked flawlessly on the small jobs. The flashlight has a good long life also.

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  33. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    it is great drill I like it so far.

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  34. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    nice feeling drill and a good work light

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  35. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    used the drill only a few times. It worked flawlessly. Once I run through a few batteries I might be able to give it 5 stars.the flashlight is not an LED. Mainly bought these units for occasional/emergency use

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  36. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Product as described. Seems as if you wait the same deal appears in a few days at a better price.

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  37. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great drill for the money. Reconditioned condition was nice w/ new batteries. 14.4V screwed more 3" screws into fir than my wrist could handle. Great value w/ 2 batteries.

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  38. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I ended up buying two. I'm very satisfied.

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  39. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Too Too many scratches but still ok

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  40. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I have three of these now and I use them constantly every day. Obviously I think the world of them or I wouldn't keep buying them

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  41. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Very good

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  42. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    great drill motor and flashlight, with 2 lithium ion batteries and a charger. terrific price and both flashlight and drill motor work great.

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  43. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    This drill is the second one i bought! The first one i have had about 2-1/2 years and have used it putting in & takeing out screws, (thousands of them) This drill has been a depenable work horse with great tourque and never letting me down in critical times! So at this sale price i had to buy another one.* guy larrowe

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  44. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great reconditioned drill driver at a super price. We have put this driver to heavy use building a deck "Sapurb performance". The light is a Great added extra.! Lights up my acres when needed. GREAT..!!

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  45. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    A GREAT DRILL!

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  46. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great product

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  47. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I took the chance when purchasing a reconditioned Grade C product. However, I was very surprised when I received it as it was in such good condition. I am very happy with my purchase and would recomend it to anyone leary of purchasing a recondition product from Big Sky Tool. Jan F

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  48. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    The drill is first class and I am very pleased with it

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  49. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    The driver is great, plenty of long lasting power to get jobs done. I've purchased a number of reconditioned tools and this is the first time one arrived dirty. I would buy from seller again

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  50. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I eventually figured out what the "grade C" part was. A couple of hard-to-read numbers on the torque dial. Great drill.

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  51. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Excellant. Love drill, I have others. The condition was as discribed or better.

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  52. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Looked almost new.

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  53. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Very good drill - great price.

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  54. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    this product is very good look like new except some scratches on the box. I'm very happy and is very strong drill. thank you .

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  55. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I am a repeat customer, and am very happy (again) with this purchase. Although a Grade "C" item it appears almost pristine. It works fine and was very quickly shipped. I am sure I will purchase from Big Sky again, soon.

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  56. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    great drill,had problem with battery but replacement came,good service.

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  57. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I love the drill!

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  58. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Everything was in good order. I am delighted with the product.

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  59. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    This was the KILLER DEAL of 2013 !!!!!! A complete "set" fopr less than the cost of 1 battery ! Simply unbelievable !

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  60. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    It was TOO GOOD A DEAL to pass up ! - 2nd purchase of same item !@ Many Thanks !!!!!!

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  61. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Had to come back a THIRD time as this was the "Deal of the Decade !!!!" - Just Fantastic and the re-Conditioning was superb !

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  62. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great value for the money. This is the second set I have ordered from you and could not be happier with this drill set. Thanks

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  63. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Although I haven't used it under load yet, it appears to work very well and is very clean and therefore I have no reason at all to be disappointed.

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  64. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great drill nice feel and very powerful makes my Makita 14.3 seem like an antique and the light has been surprisingly useful too. You couldn't tell the drill from new and the Li batteries showed no signs of ever being used ---- what a great drill at a great price.

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  65. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Worth every dollar paid!!! It was delivered while on sale for less than 80.00. Very happy with my weekend tool.

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  66. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Don't really know why this drill was rated C condition. It looks almost brand new. It works just as well as the one I bought new a couple of years ago. The batteries seem to work just fine. they hold a charge as well as the other ones I already had. And this was a good way to get a couple of extra batteries at good price.

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  67. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Product is performing amazingly well! At this point I have drilled a couple of holes and driven lots of screws (putting up drywall). I have yet to change the battery.

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  68. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Purchased the Grade C reconditioned drill. Product shows wear but works great. Have not had a chance to really put it through the ropes yet, but come warmer weather.. Watch Out!!!

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  69. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Never recieved. Hopefull this week.

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  70. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    WORKS GREAT BATT NOT AS STRONG AS THEY SHOULD BE GOOD SERVIE ON DELIVERY

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  71. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    This was not my first purchase from BIG SKY and it won't be my last. The drill is pretty close to new condition and works great. Shipping was very quick.

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  72. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Well ...I love the drill but I got a bad battery with it and I sent it back but haven't got a replacement yet.

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  73. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I got what I ordered and really like it!

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  74. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I have used it some and so far it is better than I have expected. The condition of the drill was as good a grade A.. The batteries seem to have held their charge and as of now there is no issues with the drill. Big Sky is my #1 place to get tools.

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  75. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I have used this tool on several occasions now, and find it to be a valuable and useful addition to my work inventory. I can find no fault what-so-ever with it.

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  76. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    WORKS AS NEW,MEETS MY APPROVAL

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  77. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    This was the 1st Grade C tool ever purchased for me. Everything was in excellant condition, promptly shipped,and packaged well. Exceptional tool for the price. I have already used it a lot and it workd great.

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  78. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    It is working just fine, our son is building a hunting cabin and is using it after work and on week-ends. He has another one (drill) also, so one drill is always ready. My husband likes reconditioned products, they are tested and ready to go.

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  79. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    quick shipping, great price, plenty of power and C doesn't look bad at all. I would do it again.

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  80. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    THIS IS A VERY STRONG DRILL/DRIVER THERE WERE COSMETIC DEFECT AS ADVERTISED, BUT THEY DO NOT EFFECT THE PERFORMANCE ONE IOTA. I AM STILL LOOKING FOR OTHER GRADE C TOOL TO COMPLETE TOOL CHEST. THIS IS AN INCREDIBLE TOOL! I FULLY RECOMEND THAT ONE IN SEARCH OF AN EXCEPTIONAL TOOL CONSIDER THIS ONE.

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  81. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great! Worked well out of shipping box.

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  82. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great drill at a great price.

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  83. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    GREAT TOOL.

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  84. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I am totally happy with my purchase. The drill arrived on time and it was in excellent shape. Have used the drill several times and it has met all my needs. Thanks!

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  85. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Product arived 3 days after order was placed. Everything was as stated. Product was in very good condition,much better than I expected for a grade "C" reconditioned product. Works just fine, both batteries charged fully in about 40 min each. There was even an owners manual in the case, which I did not expect. Would definitely buy another reconditioned product from BigSky Tool. Great price!!

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  86. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Excellent product. I have a previous model, and this has the same power in a smaller, lighter tool. Product was received quickly, with no hassles. Thanks.

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  87. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I wanted an inexpensive keyless chuck drill with torque control that is compatible with my impact driver's batteries. This drill was perfect...Hitachi quality & features and the Grade C made it inexpensive! It looks like I've had it for a while but works like new.

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  88. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Outstanding tool

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  89. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    You can tell its used but everything works fine. Its like buying a used unit from someone. Mine works fine, and has good power, much better/stronger than my old NICAD drill.

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  90. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    The drill arrived on the date promised and was ready to use. It was in better shape than I expected as it was the first reconditioned tool I have purchased. I am very satisfied with the drill. It far exceeded my expectations. I have already used it on numerous projects and each time I can hardly believe I got such a great product at a very reasonable price. I have already recommended the drill to several people.

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  91. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    It is a great product. The price is great also, a great value for the price. Thanks!

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  92. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    great product,great price item was just what i was looking for !

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  93. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    The drill works great. I am very pleased with the tool and price.

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  94. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    FAST shipping, unbelievable price and the drill looks and operates like new. I LOVE THIS DRILL. I couldn't be happier. I've permanently added this site to my favorites folder and will be the first place I look for power tools.

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  95. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    This item was received in good condition and even included the owners manual. Batteries were in good condition and overall looked like little use. A great buy !! Marion

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  96. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    It's a good drill however the batteries do not have adequate charge and the metal came out of the brush compartment.

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  97. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great drill. Works perfect, zero problems. I'm very satisfied with this reconditioned drill.

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  98. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Really solid deal, and was in good condition.

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  99. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Drill arrived promptly and works flawlessly. The previous owners name is still there but no damage or imperfections. Overall a great product at a great price - many thanks!

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  100. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    great product solid..

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  101. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Definitely shows lots of signs of use, but works

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  102. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Drill has worked great. It is a grade "C" and met my expectations condition wise. The only thing I would change is the location of the light. The beam is somewhat blocked by the drill chuck. I would recommend Hitachi and Big Sky reconditioned products. Received drill in timely manner.

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  103. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Better than expected Very very happy!!

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  104. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great Drill. Plenty of power and great battery life!

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  105. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Excellent condition. Works as perfect as new. Great price at 33% less than retail with no tax. Absolutely the best price in the country. If all of my purchases on the web worked out this way I would never darken the door of a retail store again! Steve

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  106. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Drill in good condition and works very well! The lithium batteries on the other hand were decidedly used, had stuff shaking around inside the battery housings & they need frequent charging. They've clearly had some heavy use prior to selling to me.

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  107. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great deal fantastic drill

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  108. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    great drill, I love it is really light and have a lots of torque,price wise no one can beat the price.thank you guys

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  109. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Everything works as advertised. I'd have given 5 stars but the drill and accessories had more wear and tear than advertised.

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  110. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    a good tool

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  111. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    the drill slips out of the drill setting and into the clutch setting when drilling large holes. Otherwise it is a great drill.

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  112. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Everything as promised, would do business again.

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  113. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    happy with the purchase. Very good quality item. Would recommend. thanks.

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  114. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I am very satisfied with this tool for the value. Would recommend this purchase to my friends.

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  115. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I have not yet worked the DS18DSAL 18V hard as of yet. How ever I have played around with it and done some light work. It has operated well; iam so far pleased.

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  116. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Drill looks and works just great. I haven't had it long enough to comment on battery life and I would have liked the flashlight to be LED but you can't have everything and BigSky tool can't control that. Very pleased so far.

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  117. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    The Driver is perfect. However the flashlight blew a bulb. I wanted to purchase 4 of them and you have been out of them for a month! Is there a problem with the bulb since it is used for the 14 and 18 volt unit, is the 18 volts shortening its life?

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  118. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great drill -looked almost as new , but a lot less cost. Very happy with it.

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  119. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Excellent value. In much better than expected condition and working perfectly. Well balanced and easy to use with the power one would expected from an 18 Volt tool. I believe it will hold up well in a commercial application. I would give it a 5 star except there is no built in spare bit holder. This is really a very minor design criticism and is not meant to persuade anyone who is looking to replace equipment from at least considering this tool.

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  120. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great product, this is the second one i've purchased.

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  121. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Fully functional and in great cosmetic shape. Better than I expected. Great drill.

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  122. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    It's a great drill & the grade c was not an issue. The case is OK, I would have preferred a bag, but, for the price, I'll work with it. It has plenty of room for miscellaneous bits, etc. The flashlight - an added bonus, but the bulb went out on me when I just barely bumped it & there wasn't an extra. Underneath the lens of the flashlight, there is a place to stick an extra bulb - cool! The batteries themselves I had an issue with at first - they just went from working to not working, no warning. I think they just needed to be cycled, though, and with the extra, it was not that much of an issue. The charger charges them in 30 minutes or so. I pulled this kit out for it's first gig doing an office remodel - from demo all the way to new doors, trim & some bulkheads. I used it consistently for two weeks every day on everything from drilling holes for pop rivets - to driving 3" screws into framing - to putting up drywall. It's lightweight, I like the light on the drill itself for under counter tops and places where I needed to see a little better. The only reason I didn't rate 5 stars is because of the batteries. This is my first lithium ion drill, so maybe that's how they are - no one I worked with thought they should be that way (working, then don't work without slowing down first). I have a local service place I may look into if it really is an issue, but after cycling them, they seemed to last through quite a bit of work, but definitely not all day on one charge. I would recommend this drill for it's features & price - you get a great deal if you get this kit under $100 shipped right to your door in a couple days time!

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  123. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Its been great. Works like a champ.

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  124. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    An excellent product. I find it is very well balanced and a pleasure to use. I received a like new product at a very good price.

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  125. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Very powerful 18V drill and driver and yet lighter than my old 14.4V units. However, there is a trade off; to lighten the batteries, they have reduced the amount of time that can be gotten from a charge. This is probably exacerbated by the fact that the battery does not discharge completely, but is shut down by an electronic circuit at a pre-determined voltage level. The batteries recharge fairly quickly, so if you always keep the extra battery charged, it is not that much of a hindrance.

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  126. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    This product is great. Told friends about and how fast the service was. If you had 10 stars, I would click on No. 10 Thanks for the produce. Remember, re use and re cycle Stan the Man

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  127. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Excellent product condition and service.

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  128. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    This is a great product at a good price. This is the third one I have purchased. One for me, one for a friend who used mine and one for a person who decided he needed it more than me. Like to meet him someday.

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  129. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    good bang for the buck !!! so far so good !!! second unit i bought,both going strong and reliable....

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  130. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Got the Hitachi DS18DSAL reconditioned cordless drill set as a gift for my brother. He says it works great and to date, no complaints! Highly recommended!

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  131. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    The slide batteries are a bit easier to handle than the old style.

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  132. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Have used it a few times over the past 3 weeks. Great so far, lots of power and lightweight. Looks as good as brand new...cant tell it was reconditioned..would recommend as a great buy!

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  133. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Greta product, greta price, fast delivery...

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  134. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    i would rate everything 5 star, works great. Thanks

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  135. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Really put it through the test, so far so good.

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  136. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Absolutely great, this is my second one and I love them. My friend wants me to get him one.

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  137. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    EXCELLENT VALUE FOR A GREAT TOOL. DIFFICULT TO EVEN FIND THE WEAR WHICH PUTS IT IN THE C CATEGORY.

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  138. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    What a deal! I received the drill and was surprised that it barely looked used. I was very pleased with the operation of the drill and I got an extra battery and a flashlight to boot. Very good deal. Thanks again BigSky.

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  139. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    It works with no problems and is very strong. Out performs my previous drill which was a makita.

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  140. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great value. Appreciated that the case and flashlight were new. very little wear with some nicks and scratches. Very pleased with this drill.

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  141. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great drill it is so light compared to my old one. Good torgue

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  142. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    excellent product couldnt be happier

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  143. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    fantastic very long life batteries. It is great not having to change batteries every three or four days. I strongly suggest Hitachi products. Thank you, Rick

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  144. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I have purchased two of these units and they are well suited to the job and work very well. Really like the built in light and the alert when re-charging of battery is needed. I will be buying more Hitachi tools in the future as I need replacements.

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  145. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I love this drill!

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  146. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Good product clutch a little useless. Thank you!

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  147. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I received the product in good condition and it seems to work as it is supposed to. I like the balance of the drill very much.

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  148. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Upon receipt it looked almost like a brand new unit.I have only used it a few times since it came. Everything has performed completely to my satisfaction. Would recommend this drill to anyone looking for upgrade or replacement.

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  149. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    It was in very good condition and works great. I had one of these drills before and after years of hard use it was starting to have problems holding a charge. Instead of buying a battery, I just went all out and am very pleased with the drill and how great it works, just like new. Thanks

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  150. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    It may be rated as grade C, but it looks better than I expected and works great!

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  151. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    works like new and looks new , great item.

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  152. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    The unit came in a nice case with two LI-ION batteries, the charging unit and a work/flashlight. All the machines work well and I have used the drill several times since purchase. Even though this a grace "C" unit it works very well - it looks slightly pre-owned but there are no problems with it. All the clutch settings work great, and it appears to have lots of power. Great buy for a home-owner / handyman.

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  153. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    best 18 volt drill for the money

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  154. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Does show signs of use but not abuse. Everything seems to work well.

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  155. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Very good quality at an exceptional price. Four stars only as one of the batteries does not keep the charge

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  156. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    This was a grade c reconditioned drill and it was in almost new cosmetic condition and worked as well as the new one that I have. I actually bought it for the two extra batteries but find myself using it regularly. Great price and a great drill.

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  157. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Works and Looks just like new. I have used it sever times since i got it and its a great deal and product

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  158. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    It is light, powerful and cheap. Great product, so far so good.

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  159. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    The package was complete with charger, batteries, bits, etc. nice case and the drill works well. More than I expected for the price.

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  160. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Perfect great I love it

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  161. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    as always best power tools at Bigskytools. this is my 10th order and I am very satisfied. the drill looked like new. It works very well. The batteries charge perfectly

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  162. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I've ordered before with good luck, however I'm having a few issues with this one, the chuck key is loosening up from the body more and more,(looks like it may have been replaced). also the batteries are not lasting as long as my old nicad set. One last thing fedex delivered it to my neighbor, (not your fault) lucky for me my neighbor's honest, brought it over that night

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  163. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Awsome!

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  164. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    What a deal. The drill is in nice shape, practically new. The batteries hold a full charge.

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  165. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    great i wish i had bought more at that price. thanks james

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  166. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I am installing a composite deck and the drill has worked great so far. I need to get a manual for the drill.

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  167. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great value, works great with a external light that uses the drill battery. There is a light on the drill itself. keyless chuck. Easy to operate. A case to store it in with room for other stuff. Definitely a winner.

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  168. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    product is superb in excellent condition ,just what I been wanting.Didn't want to pay for a new one. It came with a battery that was dead and would not take a charge. they sent me a replacement, Had it in a week .Awesome customer service lady, very pleasant and courteous. A rarity in today's business world. I will definitely buy from them again.

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  169. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great product for the price. I shop around at Lowes, Wal Mart, Sears, & Home Depot and this had to be the best product at the best price. Thanks!

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  170. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Perfect

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  171. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Arrived quickly, looks new and runs A-OK

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  172. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    product is great, batteries tend to not last as long as I hoped, but I do use them pretty intensively, great!

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  173. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I generally like the tool. I wasn't prepared for the current limiting when the drill is overloaded. I guess that's a good thing though. It's a touch short on horsepower when twisting a big drill like a 5/8". It's a nice drill for small jobs and drill driving screws. It is a good buy.

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  174. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great tool, really powerful with lots of tourque and long lasting batteries! Grade C looks pretty much like 2 weeks in my hands.

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  175. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great drill for the price. Haven't had it long enough to properly rate it as far as longevity quality.

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  176. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    works good

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  177. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Shipping was very fast. The drill looked and worked almost like a new one. I am very pleased. Thank you Recon/Sales.

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  178. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Good power in a light weight drill. The smaller (1.5Ah) batteries are fine for typical household use, and they charge quickly. For being a grade C reconditioned product, I was happy with the shape the drill was in - its seemed almost brand new.

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  179. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Excellent product! Was shipped with 1 bad battery, emailed support, got replacement battery! Couldn't be happier! Drill was actually nicer that I thought it would be, I _almost_ feel guilty.

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  180. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    There are a lot's of reviews that correctly describe the abundence of power and the not too heavy, good "feel". I haven't had any problems with performance or reliability. The drill is an exceptional value. As far as the "Reconditioned" part, the tools and accessories did look used but only just barely. It is an exceptional value! I want to point out some of the virtues of the included light. Firstly, it provides a great place to keep the spare battery. When it's attached to the light it won't get lost in the bottom of your tool bag. It's also provides a great way to check if the spare battery is charged or not; flip on the light and if it doesn't then you need to charge the spare. Finally, the light is really pretty handy. It stands up where you set it, stays focused on where you point it, and provides a sufficiently bright, evenly distributed beam.

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  181. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    The drill came in pretty good shape for a refurb-c. Works like new and both batteries hold a good charge. Would buy again.

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  182. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    The drill was in really bad condition and did not work properly. I was sent a replacement and the drill worked great for about 3 seconds and then stopped working. It turns off every 3 seconds, took a week to put up the drywall (just kidding). The reconditioned tools from Recon Sales are definitely not worth the time or money.

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  183. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I like the drill so far, used it to build a 45' fence and am about to build a 400sf deck. The batteries in the flashlight lasted for 1:45-1h:50m ea when fully charged. The drill arrived in great condition and has good power as I was able to put in large 1"w x 6"l lag screws with it however, it runs out of power after only 25-35 2.5" wood screws so I may get a 3.0 battery drill next time. The only other Downside is that the 1.5 batteries are not compatible with the other hitachi tools. Great price though!

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  184. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    This is an awesome product. It says Grade C, but there were only a few scuff marks on mine and everything worked awesome. I'm very satisfied.

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  185. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great value. I bought this one a month ago when the charger on my NiCad drill died. Not being a professional, I haven't used it yet, but everything everyone else reviewing here has!

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  186. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Product arrived quickly & looked brand new. Already used item 4 times & performs perfect. Would definitely recomend & will probably buy a second one if there are more available

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  187. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great power to weight ratio! Like it so much this is my second one from RS. It can do just about anything I need it to do, and it's compact. The flashlight is also a great bonus, and at a great price.

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  188. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Excellent for the price! Item and accessories were in good condition and has performed well so far! Great Value- thanks-

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  189. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    The drill I received was in excellent condition and the batteries appear to have most of their life left in them.

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  190. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great product overall, works great without any problems. The light that comes on is very helpful when you need it. The flashlight isn't the most useful as it isn't very bright and pretty bulky.

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  191. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Product seems to work well though this is for home use so I don't have more than 15 minutes of use on it yet. Only time will tell if this was a good deal.

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  192. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    This was my second DS18DSAL. I am happy with both purchases. I would buy again.

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  193. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Pleased with the product.

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  194. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    one batteri was bad when i recieived it .after contacting you received repacement in timely matter. drill not as powerful as exspected. because of good service will order from you again as needed

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  195. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    gos you for your bussinesod purchase everithing works good thaank

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  196. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    One of the batteries would not charge. I contacted you several weeks ago and was told another battery would be sent to me, but it has never arrived. My address is Doug Cox 385-D Gold Creek Loop, Colville WA 99114.

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  197. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    the drill is perfect for what i need. Comftorable, lightweight, lots of power, great price! Another great deal, thank you!

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  198. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Completely satisfied with purchase . I purchased grade C but it looked new very little sign of use. Batteries hold a good charge,plenty of power. This has become my favorite drill. I would definitely recommend this and will be buying more tools.

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    Hi; Sorry about the delay in responding------------This is a great tool to my selection--It is an 18V drill driver------The most important thing foe me is the weight (3.5 lb) which is very important when you are 80 and lost a lot of strength. I would recommend it to any old guy. Thanks for replacing the bulb in my light for free.---GOD BLESS------------ BOB

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  200. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    The driver drill was as expected. A few bumps and bruises but overall in good condition. Great value for $60 bucks with two lithium batteries, charger and a case. Its probably worth purchasing for the batteries alone!

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  201. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    One battery was not any good. I have since sent the battery in for replacement 2-3 weeks ago but have yet to recieve its replacement!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I have not recieved any communication from the repair center as to when I could expect to the replacement battery or any acknowledgment that it was even recieved.

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  202. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great product, price and excellant service. Very fast shipping is a BIG PLUS! Thank you.

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  203. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I love it. It is light weight but powerful. Drills, drives screws and bolts easily and about as well as an impact driver I have. Was a great price and despite being Grade C it looks and works fine.

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  204. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    so far so good. Great customer service with replacing a dead battery pack. Thanks

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  205. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I could not believe the condition (I would describe the two units I received as near perfect). A gun two batteries and a case for less than the price of ONE battery. The thermal cutout on the units is a little sensitive, but I would recommend these to ANYONE without hesitation.

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  206. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    drill was in much better condition than I expected. Everything works great, except for the flashlight, but that might be a bulb or something, not to important to me. Will buy more Grade C products in the future!

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  207. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    only try to buy c grade great price and work like new.they dont look great but work great

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  208. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    The drill is great...the batteries were poor, they only took a 1/2 charge. I found this out out after the 15day return rule so now I have to find a Hitachi service center and hope they will help me with the bad batteries. I don't have a lot of hope... :-(

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  209. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    GREAT DEAL FOR THE PRICE ! HOPEFULLY BATERRIES WILL LAST A COUPLE YEARS !

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  210. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Excellent service/delivery. Very pleased with the product. Harsh winter prevents using it yet, but I believe it is a great bargain and a quality drill with two Li-Ion batteries. I consider reconditioned tools to be as good as new ones considering the price saving. I will come back when I need another tool.

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  211. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Just like new. What a bargain.

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  212. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    grear drill great price

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  213. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I Love it. It's light weight and powerful. I just wish the charge lasted a little longer. But with the two batteries and charger it worked great while drilling and screwing the metal siding to our new barn. Dick

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  214. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Works great, plenty of power, holds a charge for quite a while. Would buy again. Thanks

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  215. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    works great love how light it is just wish it had a spot to carry extra drill tips

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  216. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    The Hitachi DS18DSAL 18V Compact Pro Lithium Ion Driver Drill (Grade C Reconditioned) works great. I use it almost every day. Best deal ever!

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  217. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Couldn't be more pleased. Had a Craftsman Kit before and batteries became unusable and were no longer available for replacement. (Planned obsolescence, I guess). I'd previously purchased one of your reconditioned miter saws and was very happy with results, so took a chance on the Driver Drill. Product convinced me to never go back to Craftsman. It was superior in every way.

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  218. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    was expecting on receiving a well reconditioned and taken care product. with some scratches but as i have seen before on other purchases of reconditioned products. scratch free in other words and really good visible quality as well as batteries working. what i got was a really bad condition unit full with scratches kind of dusty,plastic peeling off from the unit and also 1 of the batteries does not even charge. i found all this after receiving it and fault on my side for not having the time to return back to recon sales.

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  219. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great deal, drill works well. Batteries were DOA and they sent me two other ones, no questions asked.

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  220. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I only use couple times,so far I am happy with it.

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  221. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Absolutely excellent!

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  222. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Amazing product for an amazing price! Very well reconditioned! Thanks!

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  223. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I am very pleased with this product and its condition.

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  224. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I purchased a Grade "C" unit that does show some signs of use. So far, I am quite impressed with the value that the tool represents and have told several of our field installers about the great way to get quality tools at an attractive price. As far as not being in "as new" cosmetic condition, it would look like it did out of the box after a few days use anyway! It is exceptionally powerful and very light! You must read the charger operation as it only uses a single color lamp to identify operation and charge completion. It is not intuitive, and does differ from other Ryobi, Makita and Rigid chargers that I have had. Nevertheless, the charge is good and deep.

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  225. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Very happy with the price, product and the purchasing process...

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  226. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Happy with the drill and the fast service.

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  227. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Liked the drill and fast service in shilpping.

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  228. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great tool at a great price.

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  229. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Driver does everything my dewalt did and weighs 1/2 as much. battery life is far superior also.

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  230. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Workd very well at the low setting, however at the high setting it jerks your hand around when you press or release the trigger. This action could be smoother. It also makesd a loud clicking sound when you release the trigger at the high setting. The light on it is a good thought and the shape fits my hand well.

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