My Rating for the Black-n-Decker-LDX120C is 3 Stars

Black-n-Decker-LDX120CReview Summary: This is a good drill for the budget minded home owner or DIYer doing smaller jobs.

Detailed Review of the Black-n-Decker-LDX120C 20 volt cordless drill

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Power Grade: Below Average

The Black-n-Decker-LDX120C has a power rating of 115 in/lbs. The average power rating of 20 volt cordless drills is 450 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: Below Average

The Black-n-Decker-LDX120C has a top speed of 650 rpm. Higher speeds help you drill holes quicker and cleaner. The average speed of 20 volt cordless drills is around 1525 rpm.

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Battery Run Time: Below Average

The battery run time is 1.0 amp hours. The average for 20 volt cordless drills is 1.6 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: Below Average

The Black-n-Decker-LDX120C comes with 1 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: Poor

The Black-n-Decker-LDX120C comes with a 4 hours 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: Under $100

Prices may have changed since this review was done. Always check the most recent and best price for the Black-n-Decker-LDX120C cordless drill from multiple stores.

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Tool Weight: Lighter

The Black-n-Decker-LDX120C weighs 3.9 lbs. The average 20V cordless drill weighs about 4.0 lbs. Tool weight comes into play when you use it for extended periods of time or you hold it in awkward positions.


Black-n-Decker-LDX120C Cordless Drill Strengths

  1. Low priced
  2. 11 setting clutch
  3. Lighter weight
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Black-n-Decker-LDX120C Cordless Drill Weaknesses

  1. Small 3/8” chuck
  2. 1 battery

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Some other features of the Black-n-Decker-LDX120C include:

  • LED work light
  • 2 Year Warranty
  • double-ended bit

Here is a complete listing of the Black-n-Decker-LDX120C 20 volt cordless drill features and specifications.

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Reviewed by Jon Sevenson on 10/29/14.

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