FESTOOL DWC 18-4500 CORDLESS SCREW GUN REVIEW:
The Festool Drywall Screw Gun DWC18-4500 is one of the most popular cordless screw guns among home improvement professionals and DIYers. It was introduced in 2004 and it comes with a 3 year warranty from date of purchase.
The DWC18-4500 is available in various models and price ranges. Some of its features include; compact size, easy operation, high torque motor, automatic safety shutoff feature and a wide range of accessories. The Festool DWC18-4500 Cordless Screw Gun is manufactured by Festool USA. It is made out of aluminum alloy and stainless steel. Its body is made of plastic. The grip area is padded with rubber material. The trigger guard is covered with a non slip coating and the handle itself has a soft touch finish.
In addition to the above mentioned features, the Festool DWC18-4500 Cordless Screw Gun offers several other useful ones such as; quick change tip, spring loaded trigger release, removable battery pack, adjustable speed control setting and many others. The gun accepts Li-Ion batteries that are sold separately.
The batteries can be recharged in the machine or by using the Charger Block (sold separately).
The quality of the DWC18-4500 is comparable to the top models available on the market. It offers a comfortable grip and easy handling due to its well balanced weight.
The model comes with two battery packs, a good number of screws and a carrying case. Once the battery is charged, it can be used for up to three hours. In addition to the cordless screw gun, the package also contains a set of drill bits. These bits are used for drilling holes in wood, plastic and metal. This cordless screw gun is very easy to use and produces very low noise levels.
The DWC18-4500 comes with a two year limited warranty from the date of purchase. It is possible to extend the limited warranty up to three years.
The limited warranty covers defects in materials and workmanship. It does not cover damage resulting from accidents, product misuse or product abuse. It is very important to register your product within 30 days of purchase to be eligible for this extended warranty. The registration process is very simple; you just have to fill out the form that comes with the packaging.
The DWC18-4500 is a very good cordless screw gun, which is a great addition to any do it yourselfer’s collection of tools. It has a comfortable grip, easy handling and low noise levels.
It produces plenty of power to drive even the biggest screws into hard woods and other tough materials. The battery charge lasts for up to three hours of run time and recharges in less than 30 minutes. The kit comes with a great number of high quality screws and a carrying case for easy and safe transport. The only major drawback is the price, which is quite high.
When compared to the other cordless screw guns on the market, this one is definitely one of the best out there. It has all the right features and is very easy to use.
However, due to its high price tag, it might not be the best choice for everyone.
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