DEWALT DC970K-2 18-Volt Cordless Drill Review


DEWALT DC970K-2 18-Volt Compact Drill/Driver Kit

The Dewalt DC970K-2 18-Volt Cordless Drill offers a highly dynamic tool in a rather small package. It has a high performance motor with two speed ranges of 0-450 and 0-1500 RPM. This cordless drill’s lightweight design allows the user more comfort for longer periods. The fact that it is light and compact, it’s great to use in small spaces. Also the plastic ½ inch chuck is a single-sleeved keyless ratcheting type, which help with accuracy, precision and retention of the bit. This cordless drills weighs only 5.2 pounds and 9 inches in length. It features two NiCad 18 volt batteries with a one hour charger which will last you throughout a project.

Product Features

  • Dewalt DC970K-2 Cordless Drill compact size fits into the tightest conditions
  • Lightweight design (5.2 pounds) minimizes user fatigue
  • High performance motor delivers maximum power of 380 unit watts out
  • Dual speed range, 0-450/0-1,500 rpm, delivers optimal performance
  • 1/2-inch single sleeve key-less ratcheting chuck for tighter bit grip

Dewalt DC970K-2 Cordless Drill Reviews

The reviews of the Dewalt DC970K-2 18-Volt cordless drill were mostly positive. Many users pointed out that this cordless drill was their general go to drill. It’s light and can go through anything in the house, such as wood, metal, and plastic. The DC970K is also a very capable carpentry drill that professionals use.

There has been much debate between NiCad and Lithium Ion batteries. The cordless drill we are reviewing is of the NiCad battery type, and it has many advantages over the current lithium ion technology. When a lithium ion drill isn’t being used say three-four months at a time the battery life suffers and degrades. NiCad technology has been around longer and lasts up to fifteen years according to some reviewers. Unlike lithium technology that usually has a shelf life of up to two to three years. Where many reviews of this drill were from the average Joe and a few professionals this cordless drill suits the needs of any situation with the proven NiCad battery technology and highly respected company such as Dewalt.

We have found in our research that many reviewers praised the quality and longevity of Dewalt cordless drills. One review stated that the DC970K kit which features two batteries and a charger in which was compatible with an older model of ten plus years. To some it may be important for their drill kit to be interchangeable with others from the past and into future use. Buyers of the Dewalt DC970k cordless drill say it is of great value and that you can’t go wrong with Dewalt products. We have found in our research that had the best prices for cordless drills and especially Dewalt drills. To top it off the Dewalt DC970K-2 18-Volt cordless drill is a number one best seller in the tool set and industrial drill categories.