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Guild 18v cordless combi drill and impact driver kit with batteries, charger and toolbag just £76.99 at Argos ebay clearance.
Found 18th AprFound 18th Apr
I have a number of Guild tools (previously from Homebase, now Argos) and they have served me very well, standing up to plenty of punishment through a full house refurb without any … Read more

I just checked and still available for me. Maybe they found more stock?


I have both. Both good and most of the time I prefer the Guild as it's lighter to use. No doubt the Ryobi would be better for the jobs which need more 'oomph', but how often is that? Ryobi more than twice the price too.


Soooooo far from it.


Well I've just bought a set so thanks to the op!


Why? Not that I can recall ever needing a chuck bigger than 10mm.

Erbauer Combi drill and drill driver 18v 2.0ah £109.99 inc free delivery @ Screwfix
Found 15th AprFound 15th Apr
Versatile twin pack comprises a compact combi drill and drill driver, both of which offer 13mm metal chucks and 2-speed variable gearboxes with forward and reverse bit rotation. Co… Read more
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I have had the same erbauer cordless for over 5 years now works and charges like new (and I have used the hammer function A LOT), brilliant gear in my opinion. I would buy these if the one I bought originally actually needed replacing. Don't take my word for it, check the reviews they are all very positive.


Erbauer shares the battery fitting with WORX, Guild, Rockwell in the USA and some others. I suspect they come from the same manufacturer in China (Positec). I've had great service from WORX and Guild stuff.


I buy Dewalt now but I have two Challenge 10v drills bought from Argos about 20 years ago for a Fiver each lol,still going strong,use them for rough work,actually replaced all the guttering on the house with them,one for drilling and one for screwing,around 300 screws and a fence with around 40 uprights with four 75mm screws in each,the cheap ones did the job no bother, budget brands are not all bad.


Would stay well clear of these, perhaps my bad experience but broke two of the drill drivers building a simple bench for the garden. Both times the motor burnt out within 2-3 hours of use. Went with Makita in the end, done me good for 18months so far with no issue.


This is great info. I'm a DIYer and cant justify paying the prices for DeWalt/Makita/Milwaukee. I might drill a couple of dozen holes a year at best. The Erbauer reviews seem good and as long as theyre back up by warranty i'll probably get these.

Erbauer ERI742KIT 18V 2.0AH Cordless combi Drill & Impact Driver Twin Pack £119.99 delivered or C&C @ Screwfix
Found 15th AprFound 15th Apr
As above, Not a bad price for the set with 2 batteries, Charger & Case Was £149.99 Great reviews Versatile twin pack comprises a compact combi drill and robust impact dr… Read more
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Doubt it, buy yourself a cheap SDS


For fixing plasterboard, you can get a plasterboard fixing bit for the cordless drill, which attempts (albeit badly) to replicate the function of a drywall screwgun. Wouldn’t suggest anyone try fixing plasterboard using an impact driver as it will quickly punch screws straight through the paper face of the board, losing almost all of the fixing strength and hugely increasing the chance of the board coming loose of the fixing.


Impact drivers are poor,tool mine back twice and exchanged for bosch set no problems since


Think you're being sucked in by the name - drill has no hammer function, only 1.3Ah batteries and only 10.8v. Yes, DeWalt are good quality, but the Erbauer easily out-performs this.

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Found 13th AprFound 13th Apr
Again seems a good price for a decent set, this time a little moor oomph with the hammer drill rather than standard drill driver type drill on the deal I previously posted. £203 o… Read more

The Powertools site also clearly tells you which models the pack includes, unlike either B&Q or Screwfix. I've bought from Powertools recently and was impressed with the service and prices.

matthewnunn1986 £10 for 2ah batteries

matthewnunn1986 Better batteries


It’s going to get cold me thinks

Found 13th AprFound 13th Apr
Seems a good price for a basic set, comes with two batteries
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err, okay then :/


mine did it with no hands (highfive)


Definitely the battery? Have you tried with another battery? You will notice a difference as the 10.8v DeWalt impact (DCF815) isn't as powerful as the 18v Makita DTD146. Makita LXT 3.0Ah Batteries are around £40 new.


Thats not the point that you put across, what you said was 'Isn't it a little pointless buying a driver and impact driver?' , and I attempted to answer that question and put the point across that they are 2 different tools for different tasks. But to address your new question 'why do I want a 10.8V driver when I can do the same with my hammer drill?', there's a place for smaller, lighter drivers like I've mentioned previously, particularly when in tight spaces, or up a ladder where through prolonged use, the lighter tool will be noticeable and make for an easier job. Totally agree re interchangeable batteries, and for your average household, an 18v combi/hammer would tick all the boxes, and be useable in all tasks, couple that with a matching impact and you've covered all the basics, BUT try installing a new kitchen with only an 18v combi, you'll manage but will constantly be changing drill bits and screwdriver bits every couple of minutes. There's a reason tradesman have multiple tools for varying tasks, 10.8/12v smaller drivers for tight spaces etc, 18v combi for up top of the scaffold to save taking more than one power tool up there, 24v SDSplus for drilling into that concrete lintel, impact for removing stubborn screws and longer deck/fencing screws, but for most households its overkill, but don't knock them as 'underpowered' just because you don't see/have a need for them.


Thought of doing that, but there is an aspect of laziness on my side, but will have a look at it now you mentioned it. Thanks

Bosch PSR 1800 Cordless Drill/Driver now £50.99 w/code @ Robert Dyas
Found 13th AprFound 13th Apr
Good price, use code APRIL15 at checkout What’s Included 1 x Battery 1 x Charger 1 x Double-ended screwdriver bit 1 x Carry case Take on tough and demanding drilling ta… Read more
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Bought this a few months ago with 2 batteries for £49.99


I have a 10.8v (hammer) drill for small jobs and screwdriving. Much more portable than either, and actually still has a good variable speed control and plenty of torque for all but the most ridiculous screwdriving. I don't see the point of getting a non-hammer action drill when the hammer ones are barely a pound dearer, barely 100g heavier, and barely 10mm larger.


Just paid this amount for a higher capacity replacement battery and charger


This one or the Aldi one for 49.99?? Thanks


Thanks for the very useful feedback. I do have a (very) heavy duty corded SDS hammer drill which I use for pretty much anything masonry related, but it does weigh an absolute ton. I guess it would still be handy to have a smaller hammer drill that can be picked up without a weight lifting back support, especially for use on ladders etc...

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MAKTEC BY MAKITA  MT081X100  18V Cordless Combi Drill Driver with 2 x 1.5Ah Batteries & Kit Box - £79.98 @ CPC
Found 11th AprFound 11th Apr
A complete drill kit which comes with 2 x 1.5Ah Li-Ion batteries, charger, 72 piece drill & bit set built into the carry case.The combi drill is ideal for screwdriving, drillin… Read more

Some misinformation here. As others have said, Maktec is long gone so this old stock. Might not be a bad thing, so long as Makita have stock of the batteries to replace them if these are duffers. Maktec was re-branded MT a few years back. They're old-tech Makita mainline tools, i.e. what was blue Makita a few years ago, re-branded and possibly with a few cost-savings thrown in. They're still marketed to pro's (albeit ones who may not use said tool day-in, day-out), and still backed by Makita's 3 year pro-use warranty. They're not strictly DIY tools and absolutely not the equivalent of green Bosch. Sometimes the cost difference between the main line and MT version is minimal, in which case it makes sense to go for the lastest version (main line), but in a lot of cases the difference can be significant (1/4" router at half the price, for example). Either way they're still generally much better value than the equivalently priced offerings from DIY brands.


Maktec are Makitas offerings to the DIY market. A bit like Bosch green compared to the blue professional range. Problem is the price is not a lot different to professional tools when they come on special offer at tool outlets.


consumer end not trade end... too plastic'y!


not sure why anyone would buy this. for £10-£20 more and get


Pay a little extra,get a Dewalt drill,the biz!

Workzone 18v cordless Impact Driver kit with 2x 1.5Ah li-ion batteries, charger and nylon carry bag:  just £49.99 at Aldi from Thursday 12 April.
Found 7th AprFound 7th Apr
It's on the Aldi site now - here's the link: And this is it: I just picked up next week's deals f… Read more

Apparently it's a real help if you're doing something like building a deck with hundreds of long screws.


I needed an example which actually had a torque figure and that's all I could come-up with on account of how interfering with dead tree carcasses isn't my thing ;0 Do you even need an impact to drive woodscrews - maybe to remove em but you shouldn't need help putting them IN surely?


It's an impact driver - for screwing screws into wood, etc. It's not an impact wrench for taking wheelnuts off, etc.


Torque is "twisting force" - forces are measured using nm (Netwon Metres - metric) or lbft (foot-pounds - Imperial) The Joule is a measure of energy (in metric - for imperial see Calorie) and also "work done" which is the application of a force (see above) over distance/time Torque matters because we'd like it to break things loose - by way of example, most wheelnuts are torqued to 80-120nm - you need slightly less force to undo them (unless they're cross-threaded or rusty) but it's likely that 90nm isn';t going to release some of those (and wheelnuts are a really common use for impacts) End-of-the-day - an impact's usefulness is based on how may uggaduggas it can deliver tho - it's not the unit they use but it's the unit we need


I bought the Wickes impact driver over Easter, while it was £46. I'm a little underwhelmed to be honest, as it goes into protect mode very easily. I'd imagine that realistically, it's got closer to 90nm than 140. I've kept it though, as lets face it, I paid £46 and don't expect it to equal say a makita alternative the specs suggest it keeps up with. That and my needs aren't that great - I'm not in a related trade, I just want to occassionaly drive a load of screws easily, not day in day out. Just saying this so that people don't buy the Wickes one thinking it will be significantly better. Anyone planning to buy from Wickes should do so online, as in store it's still £69! I'll probably get flamed for this, but it seems pretty common for people to have a passionate opinion on whether a deal is hot or not, even if the subject matter isn't their interest. This amuses me no end.

Hitachi 18v Combi Drill/Impact Driver £119.96 @ Costco Instore
LocalLocalFound 1st AprFound 1st Apr
Hitachi 18v Combi Drill and Impact Driver including 2x 1.5AH batteries and carry case.



Which store was this in?


Very cheap, and from my experience hitachi make good gear

Guild 1.5AH Li-ion Cordless Drill Driver and 2 18V Batteries £44.99 @ argos
Found 30th MarFound 30th Mar
You can save 25 % on Guild 1.5AH Li-ion Cordless Drill Driver with 2 18V Batteries was 59.99 now only £44.99 . I know it hasn't got the hammer function but if someone is on the bu… Read more

Don't get this, the lidl 20v hammer on offer at the moment is much better value and quality. In My opinion.


Own one of these and it's a decent piece of kit, feels well built and performs well for light/medium duty jobs. For the price you won't get better.

Original Xiaomi Mi IV Hybrid Dual Drivers Earphones  -  SILVER  Dynamic and Two Balanced-armature Driver / On-cord Control / Built-in Mic £11 @ gearbest
Found 30th MarFound 30th Mar
Good price for decent set of earphones to drop price to £11 use code XIAOMIHP at checkout Highlights: Original Xiaomi in-ear hybrid dual driver earphones Dynamic and two bal… Read more

Just ordered a pair. Would be good to have another set of earphones to leave in the car, in the sports bag, one at work etc.


These Xiaomis really are the best quality made and best quality sounding headphones (if you don't mind something slightly bright sounding) around the £10 mark.


I was, yeah. No worries. Will have another go. Thanks.


Code is still working just tried it are you logged in when you try it


Code knocks price *up* from £13.42 to £17.97 (annoyed)

Found 28th MarFound 28th Mar

1/4 inch impact ????


Im not rating this deal as cannot see the point of the 6, 8 and 10mm hex since you are also getting the socket adapters hence should had a socket set to use with them and at these sizes you can't torque them that much anyways. However, the 3 piece adaptor set is only £4.29 for the 3 and I must admit that I was impressed after stressing the 1/2" with a 19mm and 22mm socket and changing wheels and brake disks on a van in conjunction with the latest dewalt impact driver (3 speed setting one). I was very impressed with the strength.


It's a blessing these aren't available - look in the Q&A section at the max torque ratings. Pointless junk.


The same stock lelvlels as argos


Unavailable, again!

Makita 10.8v Brushless Combi And Impact Driver And Multicutter And 3 x 2.0ah Batteries And Charger And Carry Case £190.80 SELCO TRADE AND BUSINESS Customers
Found 28th MarFound 28th Mar
Good if you have a business or trade account with them and fairly easy to get an account if you don't. The drill set is usually around £130 with a carry case and 2 x batteries. Th… Read more

Now at a higher price but leave on for all to see as a good deal. £199.99 Ex VAT £239.99 Inc VAT


This is a bargain as it’s the brushless kit aswell. Iv been to get mine today and the quality is top notch as always from Makita and very compact and light, ideal for my job fitting kitchens. It’s replacing the old style 10.8v Makita set which Iv been using daily for around 5 years and still going strong. Thanks for posting


Cheap chinese rubbish full of malware £10.71 down the drain


Cold, no band 20. (lol)


Good God, where is this car boot, in the grounds od Buckingham Palace, or Broadmoor Hospital? You'd have to have cash to burn or be soft in the head to pay £20-30 for this. £7-99


Swear to god just been to a Sunday Market “Car Boot Sale” and there are these gypsys knocking this out for £50 but deliberately haggling down and there selling for £20 - £30. Just been watching him and the rubbish that comes out of he’s mouth “German Made” “Life Time Guarantee” “RRP £100” etc and there flying off he’s stall!!


Not 4K is it ;)

Stock Clearance Stanley STANLEY 4-IN-1 POCKET DRIVER £2.49 @ Screwfix
Found 23rd MarFound 23rd Mar
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Not much point in a screwdriver that can’t drive screws (lol)


Wow it cost you nothing and you still find fault with it. (excited)


I got one of these a whilst ago free of charge and was utterly disappointed with it, bits turn in the holder quite easily meaning you can’t apply much torque.


I bought one of these for £1.81 from Amazon in May 2014 and it is still my go to screwdriver for little jobs. It is currently £3 on Amazon as an add on item. I totally recommend it 100%.


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Bosch power4all Impact Driver - £44 @ B&Q
Found 21st MarFound 21st Mar
Cheapest I've ever seen it. I already have two batteries so ideal for me..

Picked one up from Chester today. Think they had a couple left. Cheers op.


I bought mine a while ago and use it alongside my combi drill, i find that the screws slip less using the impact driver


Does anybody own this exact model and can say about the performance? I already have the combi drill with 2 power4all batteries and it has withstood being dropped down the stairs twice lol. The main reason I would want this is for long screws, as I've read that an impact takes out all the strain on your wrist.


Me too, great value at 60 quid!


... and price, bare tool 18v impact driver is close to £100! Bosch Power4All range is perfectly good for DIY, no need to spend more.

DeWalt DCD776 18v Combi Drill / Driver, Battery, Charger & Case £87 C&C at B&Q
Found 20th MarFound 20th Mar
Granted the lower-end of DeWalt, but a viable "pro" alternative to the usual sub-£100 DIY drills, and with DeWalt's standard pro-use 3-year warranty when registered. It's actuall… Read more
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Screwfix have this drill but with 2 X 1.5ah batteries for £89.99


Dewalt combi drills are great. Ive used various models over the years and never had a problem. Bags of power even with the smaller 1.5ah batteries.


Thanks mate



Link to ebay one please

Parkside Electric Impact Wrench £29.99 @ Lidl
Found 17th MarFound 17th Mar
450W Perfect for loosening tight screws or fitting car wheels Impact mechanism with high power delivery Safety-limited torque to avoid damage to the workpiece or rims Switch fo… Read more

I've got one it's excellent for changing suspension, springs etc Saved me more than a few scuffed knuckles (cheeky) Well worth £30 in my opinion


Have seen it, not as big as my clarke but less than 1/2price...


Where does the £52.37 come from OP? Proof or it's cold! ;)


Least you could have done was to vote me hot. Come onnnnnn


Fine for wheelnuts but if you're using on suspension or crankpulley kind of stuff then ime these Lidl ones just aren't upto the task. We've been using a cheapo Clarke similar to (might actually be) this for many years and not failed us yet. It depends what you expect from it so long as you have realistic expectations for £30. Depending on what you already have they do get in 18v cordless ones which I think they were £40 last time and not much different powerwise between them iirc. Or just get yourself a decent 1/2 breaker and some impact sockets. (strong)

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