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Stanley Fatmax V20 18V Cordless Brushless Combi Drill Stanley Fatmax V20 18V Cordless Brushless Combi Drill
Stanley Fatmax V20 18V Cordless Brushless Combi Drill 4.5

We have all become a lot more focused on our homes and decorating lately, with plenty of time staring at the same four walls it’s natural to notice the DIY jobs that need doing, if the thought of home improvements makes your blood run cold, fear not, all you need is the right tools.

You may only associate the brand Stanley with a rather well-known knife, but they produce a wide range of premium tools including the Stanley Fatmax V20 18V Cordless Brushless Combi Drill. The quality of this drill is immediately felt the moment it’s in your hands with a tough, well-built body (33.6H x 10.7W x 33.5D cm) and nicely balanced weight, making it comfortable to use and tough enough to withstand some rough handling. This is a combi drill and comes with a two-speed motor and 15 clutch positions giving you precise control over each job as well as a powerful 18V lithium-ion battery to let you move through jobs quickly. The 0-1,500 RPM high speed mode is suited for drilling into wooden and steel surfaces, whilst the 0-350 RPM low speed is better used for controlled screwdriving, the 25,500 BPM hammer function ups the power for effective work on concrete and masonry drilling.

The Brushless motor technology in this drill has increased both the power, productivity and the runtime of its predecessors, making it a more compact tool without compromising on performance. This paired with the cordless action makes it ideal for DIY projects, allowing you to get into tight spaces and awkward angles for a range of drilling and screwdriving tasks. The Fatmax comes with a 2Ah battery and charger, compatible with all the V20 tools in this range, and a robust kit box to store it safely away. This combi drill is a great choice for day-to-day jobs around the house and garden, the charge time is a little slow at nearly an hour and half for a full charge but the thoughtful extra features like the integrated LED work light, single-handed bit change and built-in bit holder make it wonderfully user friendly. RRP £199.99

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Easily one of the best drills for home improvements and DIY jobs.
  • Cordless
  • Powerful brushless motor
  • Suitable for wood, metal and masonry (wood 25mm, metal 13mm, masonry 13mm)
  • 2-Speed gearbox
  • 0-600/1,900 rpm load speed
  • 32,300 BPM
  • Premium build
  • Integrated bit holder
  • LED light
  • Robust but lightweight
  • Slightly long charge time