dealscordless drill/driver and flashlight kit, 3/8…

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Don't even bother, the battery is nickel cadmium. It'll be shot within a year.

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@charlesp2009: Then again, $20 per year isn't that bad...

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@wingnut99: I'd rather have a $20 plug-in drill. More power, better performance. Everything I ever need to work on is always near an outlet anyway.

With power tools I always recommend to buy quality. You'll spend more upfront but the tool will last. Generally, in my experience, anything under $35 or so is just future landfill.

Buying used tools at yard sales, consignment stores, even places like Goodwill can be an excellent way to get quality tools for low prices.

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"Buying used tools at yard sales, consignment stores, even places like Goodwill can be an excellent way to get quality tools for low prices."

Good way to get worn out junk too. And how about that Goodwill warranty...20 seconds or 20 feet whichever is first.

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I bought one of these years ago. And scrapped it a year later when I got a Ryobi OnePlus set.

Good: Cheap.
Bad: Cheap.

Seriously... it works, and the battery lasts if you take care of it -- but HFT makes -zero- effort at taking care of them for you -
If you recharge before the tool dies, you get memory. No "recondition" mode on charger.
If you leave the battery on the charger for >6 hours, the battery is shot (it overheats). There's a warning in the manual, but IRL this means if you leave it overnight, the battery is toast.
If you leave it in the flashlight with the flashlight on, the battery is toast -- cell reversal because evidently HFT made no effort at matching cells.

At $20, it's tempting, but wait 'till the fall (when tools start slowing down) and go to Home Depot (Lowes doesn't seem to discount "slow moving stock"). You'll be able to get a Ryobi NiCd kit for under $50 (good for half a yard of weedwhacking), and then you can upgrade to Lithium for $35 or so.

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Oh this sucks I just bought my Dewalt 20V Max Full combo! I could have saved huge!!!!!

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I believe I have this same kit, but a couple years ago it was blue.

The drill is ok, never used the light except just testing it to see if it worked.

My only gripe? It takes hours to charge and drains [even without use] in a couple hours. Like someone stated above, its a cheap battery.