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Cordless drills are a do-it-youselfer's best friend. But with all the models out there, which one is best for you? Here we compare some of our faves to help you decide.


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    • Black & Decker

      This drill is best for recreational DIYers. For a bargain price at $39.97, the drill has a charge time of 3-6 hours and weighs 3.8 lbs. The drill comes with a battery, plug charger, and a double-ended screwdriver bit tip.

    • Bosch

      The Bosch is perfect for small-space dwellers. Priced at $155, the drill will charge in 30 minutes and weighs 2.1 lbs. It comes with a carrying case, charger, and 2 lithium-ion batteries.

    • Craftsman Evolv 18v

      This compact drill is a must-have for accessory addicts. For only $49.99, the 4.25 lb. drill charges in 3-6 hours and comes with a carrying case, two drill bits, and a charger.

    • Hitachi

      This stylish green and black drill is ideal for habitual home decorators. For $79.97, the drill will charge in 30 minutes and only weighs 3.3 lbs. You get more for your money with this drill, which comes with a carrying case, driver bit, 7-piece bit set, flashlight, 2 batteries, and a quick charger.

    • Porter Cable

      Aspiring pros will find this $159 drill perfect for all their DIY projects. The drill charges in 30 minutes, weighs 3.8 lbs., and comes with two lithium batteries, a fast charger, storage bag, and double-ended bit tip.

    • Ridgid

      If you're a hard-core DIY diva, investing in this $199 drill is the right move. With the fastest charge at just 20 minutes, the 4.3 lbs. drill also comes with two lithium-ion battery packs, a charger, a double-ended screwdriver bit, and a heavy-duty bag.

    • Ryobi

      This drill is perfect for crafters and creators. The lightest of all the drills at just 1.8 lbs., this drill can be yours for $69 and takes 45 minutes to charge. You'll also get a bit, a charger, a tool bag, and two batteries.

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