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Craftsman Evolv  17088 3.6-volt Ni-Cd Cordless Screwdriver

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Specifications & Dimensions

Dimensions:
Chuck Size: 1/4 in.
Height (in.): 4.2
Length (in.): 3.8
Weight - Battery Installed (lbs): 1.1
Weight - Excluding Battery (lbs): N/A
Product Overview:
360 deg. Swivel Head: No
Aux. Handle Type: No
Chuck Key Type: Keyless
Color/Finish: Black
Drill Chuck Quality: Standard
Hammer Action: No
Handle Type: Pistol Grip
Individual, Kit or Set: Kit
Reversibility: Yes
RPM: 200
Switch Type: Trigger
Variable Speed: Yes
Included with Item:
Battery Included: Battery Included
Belt Clip Included: No
Bits Included: No
Bubble Level Included: No
Case Included: No
Charger Included: Charger Included
Contents: Screwdriver and Charger
Warranty:
General Warranty: 1 Year
Battery:
Battery Type: NiCad
Battery Voltage: 3.6
Battery Voltage (V): 3.6
Charge Time (Hrs.): 3
Certifications:
UL Listed: Yes

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3.6-Volt Cordless Screwdriver Makes Repairs Easy

For times that you just don't feel like working that hard - or when a regular screwdriver can't quite squeeze in to a hard-to-reach place - there's the Craftsman Evolv 3.6-volt ni-cd cordless screwdriver. Operating at 200 rpm, it generates the torque to handle most household tasks. The Evolv makes quick work of anything that involves tightening or removing hardware. Its LED light lets you see what's going on in dimly lit corners, and its angle makes those spots a little easier to reach. The screwdriver switches easily between forward and reverse.

This 3.6-volt cordless screwdriver is a great gift for a time-pressed handyman or for a young adult out on his or her own for the first time who needs a few basics but not necessarily a complete tool box. Keep one on hand for yourself as well.

  • The Craftsman Evolv 3.6-volt ni-cd cordless screwdriver set comes with the screwdriver, charger and manual
  • The integrated nickel cadmium battery charges in three to five hours
  • Add a Craftsman Power Driving Set, which includes an array of extra bits, to ensure that you have the tools to do most any job
  • The Evolv uses quarter-inch hex bits
  • bits not included 

This product is:
  • Available for Gift Wrap
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Added on October 21, 2010

 

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74 Reviews Write a review
43 Reviewers (58.0%) would recommend this to a friend.
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jonChambers
Sep 17 , 2010
The Evolv 17088 Ni-Cd Cordless Screwdriver is easy to use.

The Evolv 17088 3.6-volt Ni-Cd Cordless Screwdriver makes a great gift. It makes using a screwdriver easy and possible for many of those that would otherwise need to find a handyman. There is even a soft handle that makes holding it comfortable.

The screwdriver has a LED that shines on the work area. A rechargeable battery (3 to 5 hours for a full charge) makes this cordless screwdriver very easy to use to both install and remove screws.

Never again will I use a manual screwdriver when such an easy option is available.

Criticism4 found this helpful
johnvp197292
Mar 15 , 2012
Craftsman Evolv 17088 3.6-volt Ni-Cd Cordless Screwdriver
This screwdriver is GARBAGE. I charged it overnight and still barely had any torque. the Black and Decker equivalent model is MUCH better.
 

Wzrd

Monterey Park, CA

Apr 2 , 2014
Overall
Good screwdriver but does not last long

I use this screwdriver in my job to service flat panel tvs. This includes removing the back panel screws on the tv, and internal boards and reinstalling both. My only complaint is that It barely lasts long enough to work on 2 tvs before having to recharge.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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KrishnaSoftware

Edison, NJ

Mar 20 , 2014
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Cordless screwdriver good for average use

I don't trust Ni-Cd batteries too much due to memory issues and worrying about over charging, but the screwdriver in it's new state did work fine after charging for a few hours. Note that this cordless screwdriver does not come with any bits so you'll have to get those separately.


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Mar 15 , 2014
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packs just the punch you need

This screwgun is perfect for the professional who needs to save time removing faceplates, wall jacks and that sort of thing, as well as a myriad of other uses. Designed for quick interchangeability with just about any kind of bit for maximum versatility. Power is a bit scarce, not a surprise for a unit of this type, but charge lasts a long time.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Deandme

Phoenix, AZ

Mar 11 , 2014
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Ok

This is a good tool so far, great for small projects, which is what I wanted it for. Not enough power to medium to large jobs, but that is not what it is made for. Seems to hold a charge for a descent amount of time!

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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eveningsong

Cocoa, FL

Feb 19 , 2014
Overall
Great Cordless Screwdriver with Power

Glad we found this cordless screwdriver. It is just what we needed to get into small places like the pantry we redid with pull out shelves. Recommend this highly.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Jan 26 , 2014
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LOVE THIS CORDLESS SCREWDRIVER


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Jan 24 , 2014
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Screw Driver at its Best

Balance has it , small, but perfect for a man's hand

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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GreatBra1

Palmetto, FL

Jan 20 , 2014
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bad product.

lose power fast battery stop charging after using a few times .


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mijomelecio

Bronx, NY

Jan 20 , 2014
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Craftsman Evolv

ok for small jobs around the house


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vinny385

Hialeah, FL

Jan 8 , 2014
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this is the perfect tool to install door hardware it is small and compact

yet enough power to drive a screw in. it fits in tight spots you cannot do with bigger drills

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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