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#1 drgunaide

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Posted 26 August 2009 - 12:58 PM

We (company) do alot of repairs on desktops and in particular IMACs, now the new IMACs have like 30+ screws to come off that like factory screwed in, and are killing me. I NEED A LAZIER WAY.

Can anyone recommend a type of electric screwdriver besides just going to Walmart

Need one for working on desktops in general, for laptops , hand screw drivers are fine,

Thanks for reading,

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Edited by garmanma, 26 August 2009 - 09:56 PM.


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#2 dpunisher

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Posted 26 August 2009 - 02:43 PM

http://www.toolking.com/products/3400113.a...oglebase=6545-6

Is the one I have (2 of them actually). Or there is a new one that I have no advice on:

http://www.toolking.com/Milwaukee_0490-22.aspx

EDIT: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0012BA1M8 A bit cheaper, only 1 battery.

I used the 6545-6 in a shop for years and never had a problem with it, plus it is relatively small.

Edited by dpunisher, 26 August 2009 - 02:45 PM.

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Posted 26 August 2009 - 05:49 PM

Incase you were looking for something a lot cheaper, I found this on eBay.

http://cgi.ebay.com/Apollo-Tools-Rechargea...id=p3286.c0.m14

Edit: Here's another.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16896736211

EditEdit: I don't know why this has been moved to Home Improvement, haha!
Hopefully you have a few ideas by now anyway

Edited by Connor!, 26 August 2009 - 05:55 PM.

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Posted 26 August 2009 - 06:05 PM

I have used both the Milwaukee screwdriver and the DeWalt DW920K-2 Cordless Screwdriver Kit 7.2V The Milwaukee doesn't have as much torque if you have a fastener that is really cinched down. The DeWalt handles that better. The down side is the dewalt is heavier due to the extra battery capacity. Both lock so you can really tighten some down or break them loose. Both have torque settings. The DeWalt has more uses per charge, and it comes with a spare battery in the purchase so you always have one ready. I like them both but lean toward the DeWalt for more power and more uses per charge.

As for the lesser expensive ones for a work/commercial environment they will just not last under continued daily use, for very long.

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#5 drgunaide

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Posted 30 August 2009 - 05:39 PM

Thanks, everyone,

I think im going with the http://www.toolking.com/products/3400113.a...oglebase=6545-6

appreciate all suggestions, cant wait to give it a try. Thanks.




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