BLACK+DECKER BDCD8-GB 7 : Good little drill

My husband is very pleased with it.

A good lightweight drill with plenty of power when charged and. A good lightweight drill with plenty of power when charged and so it will be ideal for the drilling problems that i’ll face in the future.

Not very powerful but good for little jobs. Not tough enough to drill through brick walls.

Excellent,and to get it on offer was just great,a fine mini machine.

  • Neither a drill nor a screwdriver
  • I have found that this small drill is an absolute
  • Very useful drill

BLACK+DECKER BDCD8-GB 7.2 V Lithium-Ion Compact Cordless Drill

  • Ultra compact and lightweight
  • 1 – 10 mm two sleeve chuck
  • No load speed: 400rpm
  • Forward / Reverse switch
  • Micro USB charging adaptor

Neither a drill nor a screwdriver. Neither fish nor fowl, this tool is neither a good screwdriver (too fast, no clutch to stop you stripping your screwheads) nor an adequate drill (too slow). No speed adjustability makes this device a cheap and cheerful tool, but you might be better off spending a few more bucks for variable speed drills with a clutch. At this price you should not expect hammer drill capability and this tool lives down to those expectations. On the plus side, it has decent torque for a small 7. 2v drill, but the lack of a clutch reduces its usefulness. It also appears to have a usb charging connector, which implies you can use a range of chargers, but i have not put that to the test, so don’t rely on that. Useful as a backup drill (i bought it for that purpose), but not much else. Just worth three “acceptable” stars for that purpose.

Very pleased and have used it.

Exactly what i needed in a light weight drill.

My husband is very impressed with it, especially for the low price.

My husband is very impressed with it, especially for the low price.

Possibly it was a one off. . Superficially, it looks like a very good product for the money, but i have just returned the one i purchased on amazon to black & decker unused. It was impossible to loosen the rear half of the chuck from the front half in order to insert a drill bit. I can only assume that it was overtighted in the factory. Neither wd40 nor gentle use of a mole wrench would do the trick. Now i have to go out and buy a cheap old fashioned hand drill until it a replacement is sent to me.

This is not really a prper drill, i wont. This is not really a prper drill, i wont drill into walls, more for wood only and using to put ikea stuff together, if i had know i would not bought it.

I purchased one of these for £15 from a local diy supermarket about a month ago. In spite of regular use i’ve only had to recharge once. I’ve mainly used it for drilling holes in pine up to 6mm wide and 40mm deep and then putting in screws (that have pilot holes). It has never had any problems meeting my needs in this way. It is likely it can make holes in metal using up to a 3mm to 4mm bit, after that i think it would struggle. It has not got hammer action so i wouldn’t consider masonry work with this. A great advantage is that it’s smaller than most drills so it can get in smaller spaces easier. It’s also very light and simple. The preset speed is just right for drilling wood but a touch fast for putting in screws.

I have found that this small drill is an absolute. I have found that this small drill is an absolute gem of a tool for all those little jobs where a big drill is overly cumbersome and unwieldy.

Black and decker are to be congratulated for this lovely little drill / driver. It’s not capable of heavy drilling such as masonry or thick metal but it’s ideal for most diy. As a modellers tool it’s excellent. I am going to buy another as a spare.

Perfect as an electric screwdriver.

I got it two days before than expected.

Not massively impressive but did every thing i questioned of it. Lacks ability but does the job i need to have (as a secondary drill for counter sink or screws). Potent torque placing which are unable to be modified. It does not have a hammer placing so drilling into brick would be hard except if yiou use a fantastic drill little bit (its often truly worth investing in a fantastic 6mm masonry drill but even if you use the drill bit sets – you wont regret it). No have case but usb cost is handy. Cant see any way you could change the battery. However going soon after 1st cost even though.

This is not actually a prper drill, i wont. This is not definitely a prper drill, i wont drill into partitions, more for wood only and employing to set ikea things alongside one another, if i experienced know i would not acquired it.

Does the work, loving the simple fact it’s lithium and chargeable from usb. None of that nickel-cadmium bs.

Fantastic small drill and driver.

Black and decker are to be congratulated for this attractive small drill / driver. It truly is not capable of large drilling this sort of as masonry or thick steel but it is excellent for most diy. As a modellers device it is really outstanding. I am likely to obtain another as a spare.

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  1. This review is from : BLACK+DECKER BDCD8-GB 7.2 V Lithium-Ion Compact Cordless Drill

    Way smaller than i thought it was going to be but works well and is a lot easier to use.
      1. Not hugely powerful but did everything i asked of it. Lacks power but does the job i need (as a secondary drill for counter sink or screws). Strong torque setting which cannot be adjusted. It does not have a hammer setting so drilling into brick would be difficult unless yiou use a good drill bit (its always worth investing in a good 6mm masonry drill but even if you use the drill bit sets – you wont regret it). No carry case but usb charge is handy. Cant see any way you could replace the battery. Still going after 1st charge though.
  2. Not hugely powerful but did everything i asked of it. Lacks power but does the job i need (as a secondary drill for counter sink or screws). Strong torque setting which cannot be adjusted. It does not have a hammer setting so drilling into brick would be difficult unless yiou use a good drill bit (its always worth investing in a good 6mm masonry drill but even if you use the drill bit sets – you wont regret it). No carry case but usb charge is handy. Cant see any way you could replace the battery. Still going after 1st charge though.

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