Tools April 10, 2020
Need tools? no idea what to get first? Well, the DEWALT DCK699M3T could be a great place to start, this seriously comprehensive set has five premium cordless power tools featuring XR Lithium Ion Technology.
We will attempt a quick run through of each tool starting with the DCD795 XR Compact Brushless Combi Drill, this drill features the latest brushless motor technology for efficient performance and a longer runtime. With an ultra-compact, lightweight design this is ideal for use in confined spaces, the two speed all metal transmission increases runtime and longer tool life and the all metal chuck increases durability. There is 14 position adjustable torque control for consistent screwdriving into a range of different materials, an intelligent trigger design for total control, improved ergonomics and Brushless ID for extra comfort in use. The base mounted LED work light increases visibility in dark corners whilst the 202mm front to back length increases application versatility.
The DCF887 Brushless Impact Driver has an improved brushless motor increases the torque provided, 205Nm to be precise, suitable for a range of light to heavy applications. With an integrated three mode selector for different applications, mode one is best suited for light and small jobs, whereas mode three is more suitable for heavy impact jobs. It has a new impact mechanism for a longer drive and better speed, the specialist SBS module derives more power from the motor and the new chuck design with “drop and load” bit holder makes for fast bit changes when working. The three LED light ring lights up the working area, the overall length has been reduced to 135mm so it is also well suited for making it ideal for use in small spaces. The lightweight design reduces the amount of fatigue the user will experience after long sessions, this impact driver also includes an ergonomic cold forged impactor handle that improves overall durability. The ‘PrecisionDrive’ mode offers additional control in screwdriving applications to avoid material and fastener damage and it is compatible with all DEWALT 18v XR battery packs.
The DCS391 165mm Circular Saw has a 165mm blade and when combined with 3700rpm powerful motor means this 18v cordless circular saw will make light work of most jobs, the PM58 DEWALT fan cooled motor has replaceable brushes that are capable of delivering up to 3700rpm for very fast cutting applications using the 165mm TCT blade. This saw has a cast magnesium base for repeated accurate cuts, the ergonomic handle has a rubber over-mould making it comfortable and stable in your hand, the intelligent trigger action, keyless bevel angle and depth of cut adjustment with its easy to read scale allows for maximum versatility. The ultra-thin kerf 165mm 24tooth carbide tipped blade provides an efficient run time with a smooth cut finish allowing 55mm depth of cut.
The DCH253 Brushless SDS+ Hammer Drill is powerful enough to drill holes into brick and masonry 4mm to 24mm, the rotation stop mode can be used for light chiselling in plaster and tiles for example, the impact stop mode can be used for rotary only drilling in wood and metal. It has a best in class vibration, 6.9m/s reduces user fatigue making it easier to use for longer periods without feeling like you have done a workout. The bright white LED with delay feature improves visibility in poor light conditions and the lightweight design makes it comfortable to manoeuvre into over head positions.
The DCS331 Jigsaw is the last tool in this collection, this latest generation premium Jigsaw has a PM47 fan-cooled motor for fast cutting action with up to 3000 strokes per minute, the intelligent variable speed trigger with lock-off switch gives you quick, controlled cuts as well as enhancing safety whilst you work. The tool-free adjustable shoe has an anti-scratch cover and bevels 45° in both directions, whilst the quick and patented keyless blade change system accepts T-shank blades.
The kit also comes with three 4.0Ah Batteries, multi-voltage charger and the protective and secure Kitboxes. All the tools included are tough and durable enough to handle the worksites yet remain lightweight and compact enough for DIY jobs about the house, this high-quality kit provides true value for money. RRP £799.98