FREE SHIPPING - Kawasaki 20-Pc. Cordless Drill Kit - 19.2 Volt, 3/8in. Chuck, Model# 840110
I bought this product and the batteries arrived dead.
I put them on the charger and 1 wouldn't hold a charge right out of the box. The other held a weak charge for maybe a month. Then it would not hold a charge.
Don't waste your money on this drill.
June 3, 2013
Mediocre at best. OK as a gift or a backup unit
I got one for my GF just to keep around, and it is inexpensive. I'm glad it has two batteries because they don't seem to hold as good a charge as other-make drills, and not a long run time. I've got some other-make 2-year old Ni-Cad 19.2 drills and those batteries hold a better charge, on the shelf (and not used too hard) and also just-charged. It has not failed me yet with putting in a few things here or there - but you can just tell there's less torque to it. Feels solid and looks well made, but it has not proved out. If you buy, keep an eye on the batteries.
Pro's: Inexpensive drill with two NiCad 19.2 batteries.
Con's: Batteries not as good as other-make, for charge-holding abilities.
May 19, 2013
Won't hold charge
I am so glad that Kawasaki don't build their motor cycles like this drill. This thing will never hold a charge. gave it to my wife to use around the home and she hated it made me buy her a dewalt. Not enough torque and the batteries are worthless. If your looking for a drill stick with a higher end one.
April 25, 2013
Kawaski Drill: Energizer Bunny of Tools
I bought this drill 4 years ago just to drill some holes for a ranch gate (instead of lugging a generator). Figured I'd use it and sell it... then I started using it for other projects as its battery lasted and it had decent power. Built a well house using it to drive wood screws, including holes in concrete for masonry anchors for my pressure tank. Then I used it as a screw driver / cutting bit when building a light gauge steel frame house - yup, you read right... it was like the Energizer Bunny - abused it and it kept working. I had dropped it a few times, then last month it took a tumble from the top of a ladder and must have cracked some internal gears. Wondered if Northern Tool still carried it - yup they do, so another is on its way and I now I'll have 4 batteries and 2 chargers. Its battery lasts as long as the DeWalt drills and has a nice LED light which comes in handy for dark areas when drilling (like when I ran conduit in the attic). And her I thought it would be 'disposable' after that first gate... now its indispensable.
April 14, 2013
Battery's won't hold charge .
For my small job's on my camper vents it did ok and for not needing much tork on small jobs ok! Then for them to be fully charged up to take camping and to find out they were all most dead after just 1 or 2 days was very agarvating! I figured that being 19.2 V that they would work fine.I hope Northern Tools will replace or exchang for another drill that will hold charge.
December 3, 2012
This isn't the most powerful tool to use but it gets the job done. This product was most likely made for screwing in and when working with wood. There are two batteries which works big. This drill will go into car metal and wood but it takes a long time. You have to be very patient.
The longer it takes the more you could mess up. You gotta be careful of cracks and dents. The faster drills are probably a good choice. These drills though are great for smaller projects. I could this in the car and house but for bigger projects you might use something faster.
November 15, 2012
Kawasaki, It's all good!
I use this product every day in my work as an auto glass installer. I mostly use it for removing screws and replacing them but also drilling and sometimes put a wire brush wheel on it to remove rust on the pinch weld. It has not let me down yet. With a spare battery as backup there is no job we can't handle. I highly recommend this product and would buy another one if this one ever quits. A great product!
October 21, 2012
I'd buy it again
I have been using this drill for many months now. I've used it hard and treated it rough. It is strong enough for my handyman jobs, and it has done everything I've asked of it. I like having two batteries when I am going strong. The batteries last a reasonable time and they recharge reasonably quicklly. I've never owned a Kawasaki tool before, but this is a good one.
August 20, 2012
heavy tool, and batteries last only few minutes. would not recommend this.
had a makita before, although only 9V the power was really great. will go back to makita. higher price is justified.
February 18, 2012
This battey drill is a very good buy.I have 2 of them now and will not give them up.A lot of power and strong. I use these every day at my shop. They go through h--l around here and stands up to it all.
Thinkig of getting 2 more of them. I would recamend them to all..With 2 batterys you are neve without the drill to use.It also has a very nice LED light in it that realy helps in the darker places. AWESOME.
January 11, 2012