Rated 4.4 out of 5 by 140
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by davywavychevy awesome drill combo kit!
I'm a big fan of the rigid product line... we have the whole big 18v cordless kit and this set is a nice supplement with additional batteries and driver. I love all the rigid products they definitely deliver, they are easy to use light, compact and powerful... love the newly designed batteries & charger with the indicator lights that show how much of a charge you have. This set rocks! you won't be disappointed!
December 23, 2011
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Gary powerful, good quality
I have owned this drill for a few months and have used it drilling holes up to one inch and driving deck screws. It is compact and powerful and has an optional torque handle included in the set that stabilizes the drill, if needed. A very good choice for household uses of all kinds. I highly recommend it. To better protect the drill, Ridgid should consider a hard case rather than their soft one, however.
June 5, 2012
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Smokey131 This product is powerful, and relentless.
Unbeliveable power this drill has, and the battery charge/ run time is incredible. Putting through the test in the commercial H.V.A.C. field and it is coming through with flying colors. Drilling, driving in self tapping screws, removing hundreds of panel screws, it just keeps going.And the short recharge time on the battery is 15 minutes, not an hour like other brands, which is important to productivity.
September 6, 2011
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Jason Fantastic upgrade
Received this (Christmas gift) as a replacement for my 14.4v Ni-Cd cordless drill, and the difference is night and day! I've yet to need the lifetime warranty on batteries, but in theory, this is a great plus as well!
December 31, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Drumslayer1969 This product is great
This drill does it all helps make assembling things a breeze and the battery life is excellent.
March 18, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Jake Bad Charger
Got this drill home and unpackaged, both batteries had a partial charge. The drill seemed very solid and very powerful. I put one battery on the charger to charge it fully. The charger lit up and the meter on the battery itself also lit up and all appeared to be functioning properly. I went back to check the status of the charge approximately 20 minutes later and all lights were off, both on the charger and the battery itself. I disconnected and reconnected the battery to the charger several times and even tried 3 different electrical outlets in the house but I was unable to get the charger to function again. I also tried putting the other battery on the charger with the same results. The batteries appear to be fine but the charger definitely is not. I'll be taking it all back to the store for an exchange. With all the other reviews I've read this drill seems to be worth another try.
October 25, 2011
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by dalo This is a quality drill/driver.
Powerfull drill with switch for drilling and driving. It performs well in both uses and has a lifetime guarantee. I have one myself and bought one for my son for Christmas. He loves it too.
December 31, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Dolphus RIDGID R86008K X4 Hyper-Lith 1/2 in. 18-Volt Cordless Lithium-Ion Drill Kit
Just started using. Replaces on older(10 years) NiMH cordeless I had and time will reveal all, but so far I am impressed. Well balanced, lightweight, powerful and seems to run forever.
Lifetime warranty- only if you fill in all the boxes and mail in the UPC codes, but no big deal. The lifetime warranty is suppose to cover the batteries that come in the kit, can't beat that.
September 29, 2011
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by MaintenanceEveryday Worth every dollar
I am the assistant director of maintenance at a college so I get use a drill almost everyday. I have had drills that burn up within a month to drills that are still running even though they are 5+ years old. So far this drill has been the best. Have a remote switch for the light is great. The motor runs strong throughout the power band. Batteries are great. Quick charge time as well.
April 10, 2012
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Phil Not what you think it will be
The second time I used the drill it started overheating and would stop working. Changing batteries did not help. Once it cooled down it would start working again. Sent in for repair (7 weeks). They could not find anything wrong. Decided to try it again...same it issue. So...not only does the product not work the warranty/service is no good either. Skip this drill.
January 4, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Curt Everything looks great.
Due to the winter climate, I haven't had a chance to use the tool. I do have an indoor project coming up and am anxious to use my new investment.
Customer service and shipping were great. thanx
December 18, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by GC101 Great quality drill for the home owner
I was really surprised at the quality of this drill it operates smoothly and with as much or more power then my Hitachi Drill. The main reason for this purchase is that one of my Hitachi batteries would no longer hold a charge. $90.00 for a replacement Ni-Cad battery ridiculous . A few extra dollars and I get a new drill with better Li-on batteries.
February 26, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by animal Excellent product
Great deal on a quality drill. I used it the first time to build a playhouse for our grand daughter. Powerful, balanced well and the batteries last. With the lifetime warranty, you can't go wrong with this quality drill.
October 31, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Aknrs Outstanding piece of equipment
My drill/driver was purchased for me by my wife at my request, and as of this moment I haven't had a opportunity to use it (as it's still before christmas). I have extensively used one belonging to a friend of mine, and it will do everything as advertised, even better, which is why I wanted my own. I'm looking forward to many happy hours of assembling projects in the coming years.
December 20, 2011
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Tano Drill motor and battery overheat quickly
I needed to drill a few holes with a spade bit on some pine boards and assumed this drill could handle the task. About 30 seconds into drilling the first hole the drill shut down. I assumed the battery pack came loose so I pushed it in and it started right up. It continued to happen every 20 or 30 seconds and the drill motor became extrememly hot as did the battery pack. The battery was drained after two holes only several inches deep and this was using the large capacity battery and only drilling pine.
The motor remained hot for well over 30 minutes and so did the battery pack. The charger registered the temp being too hot to charge the battery, but after an hour of cooling it took a charge. I have owned other ridgid drills and had great luck, but this version doesn't seem to have the power of the older R86007. I would guess driving long screws could produce the same issue, but I am going to utilize the 90 day return policy and purchase the ridgid R86007 drill.
March 17, 2013
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Johnny Not what I expected
I bought this to install roofing screws and to drill holes. It only let me drill 5 holes before it shut off. I changed the battery and again it only let me drill 5 holes and locked up again. I have other ridgid tools and this drill is over rated. I will not recommend this drill to anyone. However, I would recommend for you to try it just so you could understand what I mean.
December 2, 2011
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by CRIkoj Like the Warranty that is included with the product
The power drill works well in our shop to do dis-assembly work. We have 6 of them in use
January 21, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by JRE2011 Pretty decent so far
Purchased this to replace my Dewalt 14.4V that was about 12 years old. I was a little leary at first switching brands, but the lifetime batteries and service sold me on it. So far, it works excellent. Has decent power, love the LED light, and batteries last decent amount of time. And with the price being nearly half of the Dewalt 18v, I think it was a good choice.
December 21, 2011
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Jnech Completes my set and is a great drill. Excellent power and battery life.
This drill was a great addition to my Rigid set. The power is all there and battery life is great. Would recommend item to everyone.
December 31, 2013
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by mykers Great Drill.....BEWARE of batteries
This is a very tough review to write. I say this because the Drill is absolutely fantastic. However, this is where the fantastic immediately comes to a halt. The issue is with the battery(s).
I recently built two Loft-Style beds for my young kids. It was quite an undertaking and I needed an 18v drill for the majority of the assembly. I went down to the local Home Depot and picked up this kit; primarily because it came with two batteries. I know most will balk that a two star rating is too strong of a negative to rate this, but the batteries are the main and driving force behind the drill. Anyhow, I noticed after drilling two 2 1/2 inch screws into a 4x6 the battery already depleted a whole tick on the battery guage. I thought this was just bad luck, but I tried recharging, depleting both batteries over a span of a week just to make sure.
Essentially what I am left with is an awesome drill with two batteries that will last no more than 20-35 minutes tops with light use. I did indeed exchange the kit and experienced the same thing a second time around.....sigh. I do love this drill but the batteries are abysmal at best. I think I may spend the money and get the bigger batteries to see if this makes a difference.
So yes and no do I recommend this kit :/
January 5, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by BWW36 Great power and torque,fast recharge, AWESOME WARRANTY
I think the first thing to make this drill stand out is the torque, followed by 2 batteries that have a 20 min recharge. But what really got me to buy this drill was the warranty, free batteries and free service for life. I am just a weekend project woman, so this drill won't get the workout that a pro would give it, but I like this drill.
January 24, 2012
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by wjern2 This drills are very durable and light weight
the only issue is the registration for lifetime warranty had some issues but they were finally resolved
October 23, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by killsing A great drill!
I was working with a friend recently. I was using a Ryobi 18V with Three(3) batteries. My friend was using a Ridgid 18V Li-Ion. I used all three of my batteries in no time, my friend's Ridgid went on going the rest of the day with ONE battery!! So... I immediately went online and got the Ridgid that night. It is a great great drill.
September 27, 2011
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Mike Great value! Plenty of battery time & torgue.
I wasn't ready for such power in this little package! My biggest task so far was drilling a number of holes in 1/4" aluminum (from 1/4"-1 1/8"). Then 1 1/8" into 2" of wood and fiberglass. The drill got plenty hot but did the job!
July 3, 2013
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Porch Lifetime Service Agreement problematic
The batteries lasted about a year and it took me a month to get them replaced using the LSA and had to drive an hour to get to the closest customer service dealer. You can't use the local Home Depot. The clutch doesn't work on low speed, only high and not very well at that.
November 13, 2012
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by pappy177 BEST
power,batteries for life ,drill impact radio for 189
November 7, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Nuschler Incredible versatile powerful drill!
This is an incredible power tool. I like the fact that there are two battery packs as one can be charging while the other is in use.
I remember when cordless meant only minimal power...Now I can do any project. Whether working on my sailboat, using it outside and inside my home, I have ALWAYS had enough power.
When a master carpenter was building me a new deck this week he couldn't find his drill bits...(kids?) I handed him my Ridgid power drill. He was surprised at its versatility and power..using the extension tools, power screwdriver..no need for a key, he had fun getting not only the deck finished but asking what other projects I needed done! He was really having fun!
I now give this specific drill for every young (or even middle or older aged) couple when I get an invitation for a wedding gift. Sure beats silver candlesticks that will never be used.
I end up getting thank you notes from both spouses...and when they found out that I had sent them a drill they opened my gift BEFORE the wedding just to work on projects TOGETHER around the house. "THE COUPLE WHO USES POWER TOOLS TOGETHER STAYS TOGETHER."
This will be my Christmas gift to both men and women on my list this year...
Wonderful tool...and guaranteed for life.
December 5, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by deerslayer 18volt 1/2 drill
it seems to have more than enough power and torque to do everything i have needed it to .I amextremely satisfied with the drill. The rapid recovery of the batteries on the charger insured that I was never without a drill during my construction project
April 2, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Eddie Excellent Tool
Very strong and simple to use quick charge time w/lite that makes everything easer to see...
October 4, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by alkjsdflkj Good Drill
I bought a 18v ridgid drill 2 years ago, everything about the drill is awesome, great power and batteries last a long time with quick recharge. Only problem is make sure you register your tools to take advantage of the warranty. I forgot to register mine and now my batteries both fried! They are not cheap either!
October 26, 2011