Specifications & Dimensions
|Chuck Size:||3/8 in.|
|Weight - Battery Installed (lbs):||2.2|
|Weight - Excluding Battery (lbs):||1.8|
|360 deg. Swivel Head:||No|
|Aux. Handle Type:||No|
|Chuck Key Type:||Keyless|
|Drill Chuck Quality:||Standard|
|Individual, Kit or Set:||Kit|
|Maximum Torque (in-lb):||195|
|Number of Speeds:||2|
|Included with Item:|
|Battery Included:||Battery Included|
|Belt Clip Included:||No|
|Bubble Level Included:||No|
|Charger Included:||Charger Included|
|Contents:||Drill, Battery and Charger|
|Number of Batteries Included:||1|
|General Warranty:||1 year parts/90 days labor|
|Battery Amp Hours (Ah):||1.3|
|Battery Type:||Lithium ion|
|Charge Time (Hrs.):||0.5|
|Number of Batteries Required:||1|
|ENERGY STAR Compliant:||Yes|
Ratings & Reviews
Improve and Enhance Your Work Performance and Productivity With the 12.0v Drill/Driver from Craftsman
The Craftsman 17586 NEXTEC Drill/Driver offers 195 in.-lbs. of torque with a dual speed of 0-1300 Hi and 0-400 Lo. With its powerful torque and dual speed feature, you can use this drill/driver for different applications ranging from driving screws into wood, plastic and metal to drilling. A 2-speed gearbox means that you can adjust the speed for drilling and driving operations.
This 12.0V Drill/Driver is equipped with an 18 position adjustable torque clutch so you can fine tune the settings for driving small screws as well as larger, heavier screws. It gives you more control while working and the motor lasts longer with a correctly adjusted clutch. One of the main advantages of the drill/driver is the 12 Volt lithium ion battery. This battery is lightweight, works well in cold conditions, has a long lifespan and charges in just 30 minutes. Powerful and user-friendly, this is an essential tool for your home or workshop.
- Work faster and better with the Craftsman 17586 NEXTEC Drill/Driver
- 195 in.-lbs. of torque is the best in its class, capable of driving screws through wood, metal and plastic
- 2-Speed Gearbox allows for a wider range of applications
- The 3/8-inch single sleeve keyless chuck is compatible with conventional 3/8-inch round and 1/4-inch hex bits
- 18 position adjustable torque clutch allows better control while working with different sizes of screws
- Integrated LED work light illuminates your work surface adequately
- Battery charges in 30 minutes and the charge indicator lets you know the charging status to help you plan your work schedule better
- Ergonomically designed handle makes it easy to use
- Kit includes Drill/Driver, Battery and Charger
- Color/Finish: Gray
- Chuck Size:3/8 in.
- Energy Star Qualified
- Available for Gift Wrap
Added on October 21, 2010
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Most Helpful Reviews
I charged the battery and drilled one 1/8" hole in a 2x4 and the drill just stopped. The led light was blinking but the drill would do nothing. I shook it and it started working again...until I tilted it to drill another hole. I managed to get 10 holes drilled and screwed in 10 screws. I put the battery back on the charger to top it off and the light on the charger was solid green meaning that the battery was fully charged. I can't exchange it because I got the last one the store had. Too bad. I was really excited to find this drill for $50.
As a professional, I normally wouldn't buy this small a drill but my dad got me one for Christmas last year. I've been using it around my house and it's really impressed me. Lightweight, yet strong enough for any job around the home. I accidentally left it outside and it got 4 inches of snow and ice on it. It was actually frozen inside a shell of ice. I chipped off what I could and let it thaw out. The next day I pulled the trigger and it started right up. I haven't even had to charge it since. I would definitely recommend this drill/driver.
I think for the price, you can't beat these drills. The entire nextec line is of decent quality for the price. Obviously not professional quality, but great as a supplement to a quality larger drill or someone who is an occasional user. Battery retention could be better constructed.
I bought it for my motorhome but its size and power made it easier than my larger drills for the projects i am doing now in my house.. So far i have used alnost every day for over 2 weeks and haven't needed to charge battery....great little Drill
I had to look around a bit to find the Nextec 12 V drill. I have the impact driver and it is my "go to" screwdriver. I like the way it feels, the power and its light weight. Now with both the drill and the impact driver, projects go faster. The batteries charge fast and last a very long time.
Sugar Land, TX
I love this drill. It has great driving capacity. My friends laughed when I pulled this drill out to drive 3 1/2" screws into two 8 x 2 beams. After I sunk several screws keeping up with 20 volt drills they shook their heads in amazement. It has a good battery life. excellent torque, and best of all it is light.
I bought the Craftsman 17586 NEXTEC 12.0V Lithium-Ion Drill/Driver to replace a 12 year old Craftsman drill that kept losing its charge. The Lithium battery is amazing. It only needs to charge once every 6 months if sitting dormant, has no battery memory, and can gain over 50% charge capacity extremely quick if you are don't have time to wait for a full charge. The drill is small and heavier than it appears, and more powerful than other drills of that size. Overall, it's a fantastic addition to my tool collection. It unfortunately doesn't have holds for your drill bits.
I'm impressed with this drill it has lots of power and the LED light is great. I keep picking this drill up for jobs in the shop and the house. I was surprised it did not come with any type case or even a bit, but for the price it's a great deal!
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