A Bosch compact drill/driver, do I need to say more?  You want power, speed, comfort and balance, but hate the weight?  This is the tool for you.  All I can say is I am so excited Bosch came out with a compact drill/driver and compact hammer drill. Frankly I am sick of working with some of the bigger 18V drills.  Don’t get me wrong I love the power, but seriously for most of the stuff I do, it’s overkill.  Did I mention this is brushless?

Now before you start kicking me to the curb talking about how we need the big bad boys of the 18V, don’t worry.  Bosch has no plans of removing their big, bad 18V tough drill.  In fact, you will soon start to see more about their new full size line up coming out, which yes, I am excited for.

What We Like

  • Compact size, but lots of power
  • Great balance and feel

What We Don’t Like

  • Soft case

Specification of the Bosch DDS182-02

Battery ChemistryLithium Ion
Battery Voltage18
Chuck Size1/2″
Clutch Settings18+1
No Load RPM0-500 / 0-1,700
Torque (in. lbs.)442
Weight3.5 lb



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