Milwaukee 2410-22 12 volt Cordless Drill

My Rating for the Milwaukee 2410-22 is 5 StarsMilwaukee 2410-22

Review Summary: The Milwaukee 2410-22 12 volt lithium-ion cordless drill is tops in the 12 volt category. A top notch drill I rate 5 stars.

Detailed Review of the Milwaukee 2410-22 12 volt cordless drill

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Power Grade: Above Average

The Milwaukee 2410-22 has a power rating of 250 in/lbs. The average power rating of 12 volt cordless drills is 230 in/lbs. The power of a cordless drill is measured by torque (inch-pounds). Torque is the measurement of the twisting force the drill applies when started. Power in DeWalt cordless drills is measured in unit watts out(uwo) which measures torque at different drill speeds.

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Speed: Above Average

The Milwaukee 2410-22 has a top speed of 1500 rpm. Higher speeds help you drill holes quicker and cleaner. The average speed of 12 volt cordless drills is around 1400 rpm.

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Battery Run Time: Very Good

The battery run time is 1.4 amp hours. The average for 12 volt cordless drills is 1.3 amp hours. The ampere-hour rating (Ah) gives you an idea of how long your battery will last between charges. A 3Ah will last 3 times longer than a 1Ah battery.

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Battery type and quantity: Average

The Milwaukee 2410-22 comes with 2 Lithium Ion batteries. Most newer cordless drills have 2 Lithium batteries included. Lithium are lighter , can hold a charge longer, and are more environmentally friendly than older NiCd batteries.

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Charger: Very Good

The Milwaukee 2410-22 comes with a 30 Minute charger. The best chargers offer less than 1 hour charging and a maintenance mode that can extend the life of the battery.

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Price Range: $100-200

Prices may have changed since this review was done. Always check the most recent and best price for the Milwaukee 2410-22 cordless drill from multiple stores.

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Tool Weight: Average

The Milwaukee 2410-22 weighs 2.5 lbs. The average 12V cordless drill weighs about 2.4 lbs. Tool weight comes into play when you use it for extended periods of time or you hold it in awkward positions. If you want a good cordless drill that weighs less, you may be interested in the Bosch PS31-2A. It weighs only 2.1 lbs. You can read my complete review of the Bosch PS31-2A 12 volt Cordless Drill.


Milwaukee 2410-22 Cordless Drill Strengths

  1. Fast and High Torque
  2. Lightweight
  3. All metal chuck
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Milwaukee 2410-22 Cordless Drill Weaknesses

  1. Chuck can loosen after repeated use
  2. Higher end of price range

Some other features of the Milwaukee 2410-22 include:

  • LED work light
  • Battery Fuel Gauge
  • Tool Case

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Reviewed by Jon Sevenson on 12/1/11.

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