In the following paragraphs I will provide you with my quick review of all of the NEXTEC tools currently available. Builder just introduced that they’re greatly growing the Builder NEXTEC twelve volt Cord-less tools in May 2011 so this is an excellent time to talk about the whole line. The Builder NEXTEC QuickBoost Charger will hit shelves in May 2011 and will also be adopted shortly with a NEXTEC 12-volt 3-in-1 garden tool, string trimmer, hedge trimmer, vacuum, digital inflater, work light and 2nd generation “Hammerhead” Auto Hammer.
I love tools. I love “Tim the Toolman Taylor” Tools. Bigger is much better! More Energy! Oo-OoO! Then when Builder sent me the NEXTEC Cord-less twelve volt Tools last spring I made use of them, authored a few articles on these cute little tools after which quickly place them lower within my basement workshop. These were nice, lightweight tools. They’d lots of energy, however i still returned to my “large” tools. I essentially didn’t remember about the subject.
Then, I entered my local Sears around Thanksgiving and that i saw clients literally purchasing the NEXTEC Lithium-Ion Drill/Driver as quickly as the shop personnel could place them out. That which was really strange in my experience is these NEXTEC twelve volt drills were flying from the shelves, but nobody was purchasing the DeWalt DCD710 12V MAX lithium drill in the display right with the NEXTEC’s. I understood is would be a nice little drill, however i did not think everybody else loved it much. Exactly the same factor was happening using the Builder NEXTEC 12. Volt Right Position Impact Driver was selling well but nobody was purchasing the Dewalt DCF815 12V MAX 1/4 impact driver right alongside it.
Throughout the wintertime I transfer to an area within the basement. It’s small, only 10 X 10 foot so I haven’t got room for several stuff. My router, a work bench having a wood vise, a couple of hands tools along with a set-up table. There’s no room in my saw, miter saw, jointer and drill press. I finish up cutting my wood in the unheated garage, getting it downstairs, fitting up, returning out in the spare room to drill the holes or joint an advantage, down again stairs……you see what i mean.
Well, as i was obtaining the room ready for that winter I discovered the NEXTEC tools and made the decision to consider a great close look their way again.
I made the decision which i would begin using these tools solely within my downstairs workshop this winter.
Things I like:
Weight. The NEXTEC tools weigh only 1 / 2 of even my least heavy cord-less drill.
Size. Simple to handle for small hands. Don’t feel not big enough such as the little cord-less screwdrivers for large hands
Energy. Have just as much energy because the old 15.6 tools and i believe much more energy compared to old 7.2, 9.6, 10.8 and 14.4 tools. More energy compared to C3 19.2 volt Model 17191
Within the relaxation want to know , I’ll give quick overview of each tool:
Builder NEXTEC 12.0V Lithium-Ion Drill/Driver Model 17586 Things I like: It is under 1 / 2 of DeWalt DCD710 12V MAX Drill. It weighs in at less at just 2.2 pounds. using the 12. Volt Lithium-Ion battery. It’ll easily fit in your hands and simply put on the pocket of the work apron. This is actually the most effective drill available on the market for that weight. It’s 195 in.-pounds. of Torque that is plenty for the majority of the tasks around your house. It features a 2-Speed Gearbox along with a 3/8-Inch Single Sleeve Keyless Chuck. Lots of men thin they require singleOr2 inch chuck, but when you consider the wall at the nearest home improvement store 95% from the drill bits and screwdriving bits will easily fit in this drill. 18 Position Adjustable Torque Clutch. Integrated Brought Work Light. 30-Minute Quick Charger Things I can’t stand: I like this drill and the only factor I’d placed on it might be battery power charge indicator. It might be nice to understand once the battery is going to go out.
Builder NEXTEC 12. Volt Right Position Impact Driver Model 17562 Things I like: Despite the fact that Sears states it has only 700 in pounds of torque a lot of us feel it’s just as much energy because the Dewalt DCF815 12V MAX 1/4 impact driver for much less cash. We loved the best position drive. It’ll enter into places another drills can’t. Things I can’t stand: The best position requires a little practice to get accustomed to. When you initially utilize it…use both of your hands before you obtain the sense of the outcome driver. You then will love utilizing it.
Builder 17428 Nextec 12-volt Cord-less Compact 1/4” Impact Driver Model 17428 Things I like: Same weight and feel because the Model 17586 Drill/Driver. Things I can’t stand: Can use battery power meter.
12-volt NEXTEC Multi-Tool Model 17438 Things I like: Multi-tools are rapidly becoming a tight schedule-to tool for cutting, sanding, grout removal and scraping. This lightweight tool can certainly perform the work of the trim saw, jamb saw, drywall saw, detail sander, rotary grout tool, carbide cutter and fresh paint scraper. The Builder NEXTEC is among the least heavy from the bunch and it’ll accept the Fein accessories. This provides it probably the most flexibility of all of the mulit-tools available. It’s lots of energy to complete each one of these tasks around the house. The batteries last about twenty minutes throughout continuous use, charge in half an hour and you can aquire a second battery if you want one for under . Things I can’t stand: Eventually I must see quick release edge altering. It takes only thirty seconds to alter the tool now, but I wish to get it done faster!
NEXTEC 12-volt Lithium-Ion Hammerhead Auto Hammer Model 11818 Things I like: I do not use nails very frequently any longer. I personally use screws for many of my woodworking tasks, but yesterday I place a couple of more lights within the basement and also the Hammerhead was a proven method to nail the opening boxes in to the rafters. It just required thirty seconds to nail this area in to the beam with no BENT NAILS! Things I can’t stand: Builder is being released with a brand new form of this about May 2011. I’ll wait to provide you with my point of view then.
Builder NEXTEC 12.0V Lithium-Ion True Finish&trade Sander Model 61326 Things I like: This can be a “Mouse” size sander however it has two large advantages over the rest of the sanders enjoy it available on the market. One, it’s cord-less! Battery lasts a lengthy, very long time. Two, It does not help make your hands go numb! The built-in counter balancer cancels the hands mind-numbing vibration you are utilized to. Things I can’t stand: Nobody is aware of this sander! It is available in one package and you may obtain the “bare” tool online but very couple of people realize how nice this sander is.
Builder NEXTEC 12.0V Lithium-Ion Circular Saw Model 61325 Things I like: This is actually the one tool within the NEXTEC line which i really do not like. It’s enough energy to chop even hard walnut, however the design is wrong. The bottom plate “shoe” is simply too large for that saw, The saw mark around the shoe is simply too far in the edge. It does not possess a laser guide, the sunshine is incorporated in the wrong place, the rotor blades are extremely thick and there’s not a good enough choice of edge styles. Things I can’t stand: Oops, I already said things i can’t stand.
Builder 14299 Nextec 12-volt Cord-less Multi-Saw Model 14299 Things I like: I personally use this saw a great deal is bigger, energy, and flexibility. It provides extensive energy is bigger and it is really handy for individuals quick cuts. It uses standard jig saw rotor blades that can come in most dimensions and designs. Things I can’t stand: It does not possess a “blower” to help keep the saw dust from your cut line.
Builder NEXTEC twelve volt Brought Worklight Model 14298 Things I like: A great work light and torch for that house. It’ll run continuously for hrs on a single battery and also the battery stays billed for more than a year if you do not utilize it. The mind rotates for less than the sink work also it stacks up simply by itself. Things I can’t stand: My spouse first viewed it, and immediately stole it to use her nightstand! If it just arrived decorator colors!
Builder twelve volt Nextec Compact Lithium-Ion battery Model 11221 Things I like: You can purchase additional batteries for under . Lots of energy is bigger. (around your old 14.4 batteries) Holds electric power charge for approximately annually. Using the new charger Builder just introduced will recharge to 25% in under 3 minutes. Things I can’t stand: I’d like just a little clip in order to hang an extra on my small belt.
Summary: The Builder NEXTEC twelve volt Cord-less tools are ideal for home owners. They’re lightweight, strong and simple around the wallet to purchase. They work remarkably well is bigger and be expensive under other brands. I recommend these power tools.