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FatAlan

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I think most will have their favourite one of the main brands of battery drill driver and/ or impact driver but use a manual torque screw driver where specific torques are specified.
 
I would say that you need to be more specific about the power you need vs. the weight of the screwdriver. Are you looking for a very light screwdriver with limited power, or a heavyweight, powerful unit?

Do you need any extra capabilities like hammer drilling or impact driving?
 
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Looking for a dedicated cordless screwdriver for domestic use, consumer units etc
 
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Squid

There are various kits, you don’t need to get the kit with 6 million bits. The basic kit is more than adequate.
Phil, you could offer to fund a basic set for the OP, as then you can do a good deed and off set the cost against your tax bill. Win Win.
 
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Squid

free bacon bap at elex.manchester next week.can you obtain a passport to get out of southern pussy land?
I have a supply of free meat from my local posh butchers, reminds me to pick up a load of steaks next week.
 
I use the de-walt gyroscopic convertable unit, since found the non-convertable/fixed unit and wish I had that instead as mainly use it straight and the fixed unit would have no 'wobble' in the handle like the convertable, is also smaller.. that said I use the dewalt alot and really like it, sadly being in Aus I had to import it (from germany) but you can get it in the uk... also had a look at the bosch blue unit avail for the $60us mark, looks ok but cant swap out the batteries like the dewalt. Would like to give it a try to sample a 'non gyroscopic' style unit.. maybe one day!
 
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NDG Elecs

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I have a Speed E. It's a gimmick at best in my view, with very few real uses in sparking. It does have some positives yes, but they are substantially outweighed.

A cracking little drill driver is the Bosch 12V. But it depends what you want to use it for as others have said.
 
Trying to keep up to speed with the thread but lost it with the bacon butties!

Are you confusing a cordless screwdriver with torque settings and the requirement to fix mcb's/terminals etc to a 'specific' torque?

I doubt you would find the accuracy with a typical de-walt or equivalent type cordless driver.
Much better to use a manual torque driver.
 
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