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    DEWALT   18-Volt Ni-Cad 1/2 in. Cordless Compact Hammer Drill

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    • Description
      • Compact size provides easy access in hard-to-reach workspaces
      • Includes 2 DEWALT 18-Volt batteries
      • DEWALT 3 year limited warranty
      Model
      DC725K-2
      Internet/Catalog:
      205479395
      Store SKU:
      1000957033

      DEWALT's 18-Volt Cordless 1/2 in. Compact Hammer Drill (DC725K-2) is compatible with the entire DEWALT 18-Volt system and works with all 18-Volt DEWALT batteries (XRP, NANO and compact). Its lightweight, compact size allows you to easily work in tight spaces, weighing only 4.9 lbs. to minimize fatigue. Featuring a 1/2 in. single sleeve ratcheting chuck to reduce bit slippage, the drill also includes an LED work light that provides increased visibility in dark or confined areas.

      • Includes drill, 2 batteries and charger
      • Dual speed range of 0 - 500/0 - 1700 RPM and 0 - 8500/0 - 29,000 BPM delivers optimal performance
      • High-performance frameless motor delivers maximum power of 410 UWO (Unit Watts Out)
      • 1/2 in. single sleeve ratcheting chuck reduces bit slippage
      • Compact size provides easy access in hard-to-reach spots
      • Lightweight design (4.9 lbs.) helps reduce fatigue during extended use
      • LED work light illuminates your workspace for better visibility
      • Other batteries and chargers sold separately; works with these batteries (DC9096, DC9180) and chargers (DCB103, DW9117, DC9310, DC9319, DC9320, DC012)
      • 90-day money-back guarantee, 1-year free service contract and 3-year limited warranty
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    • Specifications
      Batteries Included :
      Yes
      Battery Amp Hours :
      1.2
      Battery Power Type :
      Ni-Cad
      Battery Size :
      Sub-C
      Blows per Minute :
      29000
      Charger Included :
      Yes
      Chuck Size :
      1/2 In.
      Chuck Type :
      Keyless
      Color Family :
      Yellow
      Cordless Tool Type :
      Hammer Drill
      Cordless/ Corded :
      Cordless
      Maximum Speed (rpm) :
      1700
      Number of Batteries Included :
      2
      Power Tool Features :
      Case Included,Keyless Chuck,LED Light,Variable Speed
      Product Depth (in.) :
      16
      Product Height (in.) :
      10.25
      Product Weight (lb.) :
      10
      Product Width (in.) :
      7.563
      Reconditioned :
      No
      Returnable :
      90-Day
      Tools Product Type :
      Power Tool
      Variable Speed :
      Yes
      Voltage (volts) :
      18
    • Reviews
      (61)

      Ratings & Reviews

      93% of customers recommend this product
      4.5
      Out of 5:
      5
      [49]
      4
      [6]
      3
      [1]
      2
      1
      [5]
      QUALITY:
      VALUE:
      4.8
      4.7
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      • Not recommended for drilling concrete
      • April 09, 2016

      I needed a hammer drill to drill ten 1/2" holes 1 1/2" deep into a concrete slab. After looking at Home Depot's array of hammer drill options, I purchased the Dewalt DC725. It was on sale and I have had good luck with Dewalt tools in the past. It comes with two Nicad batteries. I was impressed with the power of the drill, however, I was disappointed with the short length of time the batteries held their charge under the stress of maximum power to drive a 1/2" carbide bit (new) into concrete. Both batteries failed to hold a charge longer than ten minutes after multiple recharges. I was only able to complete three of the ten holes over a period of several hours mostily waiting for the batteries to recharge. I returned the DC725 to Home Depot who gave me a full refund with no forms to fill out and no questions asked. HD has a great return policy! I replaced the DC725 with a Milwaukee M12 (2404-20) hammer drill and was able to complete drilling the remaining seven holes in about an hour and requiring only one recharge of one of its batteries. There was a noticeable difference in the "hammer" aspect of the DC725 and the M12. The M12 has a much more aggressive hammer action. See my review of the M12 model 2404-20. I think the lithium-ion batteries of the M12 are worth the additional cost of the M12. I, also, was surprised that the 12 volt Milwaukee performed so much better than the 18 vollt DC725 in the hammer operation. I suspect the DC725 will perform well and its battery charge will last longer under average homeowner use drilling holes in wood, driving screws, and drilling more porous mortar with smaller diameter drill bits but I can't recommend it for any project involving drilling significant holes in concrete.

      Pros Durable, Easy to Use, Powerful, Sturdy Cons Too Heavy, nicad batteries/short charge under max torque, 4.9 lbs
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      San Angelo, TX
      55 to 64, Male
      5 out of 5 people found this helpful
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