Are You in a Tight Spot? A Right Angle Drill Can Help

Nov 29


Mallory Kramer

Mallory Kramer

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This article explains the benefits of right angle drilling and highlights the features and specs of industry leading Makita and DEWALT angle drills. Angle drills are designed specifically for close quarter drilling and will simplify tough drilling in tight spots with unrivaled versatility and precision.


The work of carpenters,Are You in a Tight Spot? A Right Angle Drill Can Help Articles plumbers, electricians, and other hands-on professionals is often tiring and tedious – squeezing into tight spots, hauling heavy tools and cumbersome cords. Right now somewhere, a mechanic is struggling to reach through a dense jungle of car parts, a carpenter cranes uncomfortably into a tight corner, plumbers and electricians are squeezing through mazes of pipe and wire, and all of them are searching for a better way. But just as it seems the clouds are about to burst, instead they begin to clear away revealing the right angle drill.

Before an electrician can pull wire, or a plumber run pipe, he needs to drill a constellation of holes. “Isn't there better way,” he might ask with a hand on his brow. The answer is yes. To every skilled tradesman, the answer is a resounding yes, there is a better way. A right angle drill will simplify your work day and may even put a spring in your step.

Right angle drills are designed with the chuck set at a right (or 90 degree) angle to the body of the tool. This “breath of fresh air” design enables craftsmen to access tighter, more enclosed spaces and to reach them more easily than ever before. The right angle drill solves the dilemma of close quarter applications and makes reaching the final frontier within the grasp of any tradesman. Most right angle drills also have a variable speed option that delivers maximum torque to drill even the largest holes and grind through the toughest stock. With the power and versatility, the optimal functionality of a right angle drill, professionals throughout the skilled-trade industry will throw their hard hats to the sky in triumph knowing that it has made their lives just that much easier. A right angle drill conquers enclosed spaces baring its teeth in challenge to all tight spots in the work place.

Now, those same carpenters, plumbers, electricians, and other hands-on professionals can breath easier, can more comfortably drill, drive, tighten, and so-forth because they possess the power, torque and promise of the right angle drill.

Please read on for more information on Makita and DEWALT angle drills. The solutions to your tight-spot conundrums follows in a brief summary of two excellent tools.

The Makita 18v Lithium Ion Cordless 3/8in Angle Drill: Makita's line of industrial power tools are among the finest on the market today. M&M Tool is particularly excited about Makita's 18v cordless angle drill. This tool is built with exceptional precision and new, innovative features that maximize its value and productivity.

This angle drill delivers a powerful 121 in/lbs of torque and 0-1,800 RPM with a variable speed option to offer a wide range of drilling and driving capabilities. The BDA350 angle drill is designed with a comfortable ergonomic shape for easy operator control and decreased user fatigue. It has a large, easy to handle paddle switch with a soft grip for extra comfort and convenience on the job. The drill has a 3/8” keyed metal chuck which offers improved gripping power and a low profile that allows for close quarter, tight space applications. This angle drill is the perfect tool to manage small spaces and tight corners.

Makita has also designed this power tool with a built-in LED light. This light illuminates work areas for optimal precision. The tool is powered with Makita's superior lithium ion battery system. This lithium ion technology offers extended battery life and longer run-time; essentially allowing operators to spend less time waiting for a charge, and more time on the job. This angle drill utilizes that LXT lithium ion battery system with Makita's 30 Minute Rapid Optimum Charger. This charger is designed to communicate with a chip built into the battery forming a circuit between battery and charger. This communication optimizes overall battery life through controlling its current and voltage; and with a built-in battery cooling system, the charger monitors the battery's temperature and thus, maximizes total performance.

The unique and comfortable features of this angle drill make it an ideal tool for plumbers, carpenters, electricians and hobbyists alike. Its cordless design offers extra convenience, mobility and simplicity on the job.

The Makita BDA350 18v cordless angle drill is backed with Makita's nearly 90 years of experience, their good reputation, and high quality materials. The tool also comes with a three year factory warranty and a one year factory warranty on battery and charger.

The DEWALT 18v Cordless Right Angle Drill Driver Kit: DEWALT products have long been known for their exceptional durability and design, so it is no surprise that M&M Tool is excited about DEWALT's 18v cordless right angle drill. This tool is built with supreme durability and is backed by DEWALT's commanding reputation.

The DW960K-2 has a sleek two-speed design ranging from 0-500,0-1,500 RPM. This variable speed feature increases user flexibility providing a wide range of applications and allowing operators more speed control. This drill also has a reversing capability for greater ease and cleanliness. The tool a has a powerful 320 watts out delivering maximum power for heavy-duty applications. The tough job of turning large bits and fasteners is made simple with its impressive force. This angle drill also has a multi-grip trigger for increased comfort and convenience on the job. This multi-grip feature allows users to get into tighter spaces while still having access to the trigger.

DEWALT products are quality conscious and have engineered this right angle with a durable, right angle transmission with a sealed ball bearing to increase to overall life of the tool. The drill has a 3/8in plastic, two-sleeve chuck that allows for easier close quarter applications. Tight spots are this tool's specialty and weighing in at only 4.7lbs, its light weight design and cordless feature make the drill comfortable and convenient in the work area. The tools unique design make it the perfect tool for hobbyists as well as professional electricians, plumbers, and craftsmen.

The DEWALT DW960K-2 comes with a dependable one hour charger, two powerful 18v batteries, a screw-driving bit, and heavy-duty kit box for added security and convenience. The tool also comes with DEWALT's one year free service contract and three year limited warranty.