craftsman C3 brushless drill/driver
1/2-in. drill/driver
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C3 Brushless Performance
Three bar graphs showing Brushless has 50% more runtime, 30% more power, and 1800 r.p.m

Craftsman® C3® 19.2v brushless drill vs. Craftsman>® C3® 19.2v brushed drill
*performance results based on 1 1/2-in. spade drill bit into 2x6 white pine

C3 Brushless Difference

Brushed Motor

Traditional brushed motors create friction while operating.


  • Lower RPM
  • Lower energy output
  • More heat generated
  • Physical wear and tear on brushes
  • Decreased motor life

Brushless Motor

By redesigning the motor from the inside out, energy-robbing brushes are no longer needed.


  • Higher efficiency
  • Higher energy output
  • Less heat generated
  • No brushes to wear out
  • Extended motor life
C3 Brushless Technology
Removable Auxiliary Handle Adds increased control
2-Speed All-Metal Gearbox Optimized for high torque or high speed applications. 0-470/0-1800 RPM no load
1/2-in. Single-Sleeve Jacobs Metal Ratcheting Keyless Chuck Allows for quick bit changes and tight bit holds
22-Position, Adjustable Torque Clutch Allows the bit to stop at various torque settings up to 600 in-lbs with a dedicated position for drilling
Brushless Motor Offers more power and longer runtime than conventional drills
Dual LED Work Light Illuminates the work area
Variable Speed Trigger Improves control for a variety of application
Overmold Grip with MicroTexture Adds comfort and grip
Dual Onboard Bit Storage Makes finding your most-used driving bit a no-brainer
Fuel Gauge Indicates battery charge level by turning from green, to orange, to red.
Compact 2.0Ah Lithium-Ion Battery Charges in under an hour for minimal downtime. Up to 20% more runtime and hold a charge 4x longer than a Ni-Cd battery.

C3 Brushless Drill/Driver

Introducing the most POWERFUL Craftsman C3 drill ever. The Craftsman 1/2 in. Lithium-Ion BRUSHLESS Drill / Driver is 30% more powerful than the C3 brushed drill / driver. The C3 brushless motor delivers more battery power to the tool because no power is lost due to the friction of brushes in the motor. In return you get increased run time, more power and a longer motor life for your drill / driver!

INCLUDES Brushless Drill Driver
Multi-Chemistry Charger
Compact 2.0Ah Lithium-Ion Battery
Auxilary Handle
(1)Double -ended Bit
Soft Case
MODEL 38595
Craftsman C3 19.2-Volt Brushless Drill Driver

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