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Craftsman 17586 NEXTEC 12.0V Lithium-Ion Drill/Driver
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Craftsman 17586 NEXTEC 12.0V Lithium-Ion Drill/Driver

Item# 00917586000P | Model# 17586 | Added on October 21, 2010 | Seller: Sears.com
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Improve and Enhance Your Work Performance and Productivity With the 12.0v Drill/Driver from Craftsman The Craftsman 17586 NEXTEC Drill/Driver offers 195 in.-lbs. of torque with a dual speed of 0-1300 Hi and 0-400 Lo. With its powerful torque and dual speed feature, you can use this drill/driver for different applications ranging from driving screws into wood, plastic and metal to drilling. A 2-speed gearbox means that you can adjust the speed for drilling and driving operations.
This 12.0V Drill/Driver is equipped with an 18 position adjustable torque clutch so you can fine tune the settings for driving small screws as well as larger, heavier screws. It gives you more control while working and the motor lasts longer with a correctly adjusted clutch. One of the main advantages of the drill/driver is the 12 Volt lithium ion battery. This battery is lightweight, works well in cold conditions, has a long lifespan and charges in just 30 minutes. Powerful and user-friendly, this is an essential tool for your home or workshop.

  • Work faster and better with the Craftsman 17586 NEXTEC Drill/Driver
  • 195 in.-lbs. of torque is the best in its class, capable of driving screws through wood, metal and plastic
  • 2-Speed Gearbox allows for a wider range of applications
  • The 3/8-inch single sleeve keyless chuck is compatible with conventional 3/8-inch round and 1/4-inch hex bits
  • 18 position adjustable torque clutch allows better control while working with different sizes
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5 found this review helpful
by jugga222
March 27th, 2014
Tough and strong drill-driver

Pros: I really like this little drill/driver. I use it almost every week for anything from tightening screws to heavy duty drilling 1" holes. Compared to my old Black and Decker, this is like night and day. The batteries last really long and it is much stronger than my 19 V driver (from a cheaper manufacturer). The light that comes on during operation is a nice touch which I now can't live without. I have 3 batteries at this point, but honestly only need one, because the charger is fast and the battery last long. The driver feels good in the hand and is nicely balanced and small. Cons: When pushing hard on the unit (for example to tighten a difficult screw), it is easy to push the gear selector from low to high during operation by accident, which I would guess could harm the gears. The quick-chuck is not working as well anymore after 2 years of usage. Sometimes have to turn almost a full turn until is holds against me and allows me to tighten the chuck.

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by dustlane
September 16th, 2011
great for literally a minute

I charged the battery and drilled one 1/8" hole in a 2x4 and the drill just stopped. The led light was blinking but the drill would do nothing. I shook it and it started working again...until I tilted it to drill another hole. I managed to get 10 holes drilled and screwed in 10 screws. I put the battery back on the charger to top it off and the light on the charger was solid green meaning that the battery was fully charged. I can't exchange it because I got the last one the store had. Too bad. I was really excited to find this drill for $50.

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joelplain

Great item for the price

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I think for the price, you can't beat these drills. The entire nextec line is of decent quality for the price. Obviously not professional quality, but great as a supplement to a quality larger drill or someone who is an occasional user. Battery retention could be better constructed.

March 16th via sears.com
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Sirron49

Great Little Drill

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I bought it for my motorhome but its size and power made it easier than my larger drills for the projects i am doing now in my house.. So far i have used alnost every day for over 2 weeks and haven't needed to charge battery....great little Drill

March 13th via sears.com
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JonelS

12v Lithium Drill

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great product, long lasting and fast charging battery

March 4th via sears.com
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TimG45ACP

Perfect compliment to the Nextec Impact driver

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I had to look around a bit to find the Nextec 12 V drill. I have the impact driver and it is my "go to" screwdriver. I like the way it feels, the power and its light weight. Now with both the drill and the impact driver, projects go faster. The batteries charge fast and last a very long time.

March 2nd via sears.com
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davida6302

GREAT TOOL

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We love this drill, small and handy with plenty of power to drive and drill.

March 2nd via sears.com | The reviewer indicated they are affiliated with this product
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jj3873

good deal

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I just wanted a second charger and maybe another battery, but this package was a better deal by far than just buying the charger by its self.

March 2nd via sears.com
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NoviceHandyMan

This is a great drill!

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I love this drill. It has great driving capacity. My friends laughed when I pulled this drill out to drive 3 1/2" screws into two 8 x 2 beams. After I sunk several screws keeping up with 20 volt drills they shook their heads in amazement. It has a good battery life. excellent torque, and best of all it is light.

February 19th via craftsman.com
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WebsterJoe

Resourceful and Powerful

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I bought the Craftsman 17586 NEXTEC 12.0V Lithium-Ion Drill/Driver to replace a 12 year old Craftsman drill that kept losing its charge. The Lithium battery is amazing. It only needs to charge once every 6 months if sitting dormant, has no battery memory, and can gain over 50% charge capacity extremely quick if you are don't have time to wait for a full charge. The drill is small and heavier than it appears, and more powerful than other drills of that size. Overall, it's a fantastic addition to my tool collection. It unfortunately doesn't have holds for your drill bits.

February 13th via sears.com
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gwupd989

Powerful drill for everyday use.

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I'm impressed with this drill it has lots of power and the LED light is great. I keep picking this drill up for jobs in the shop and the house. I was surprised it did not come with any type case or even a bit, but for the price it's a great deal!

February 2nd via sears.com
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Jrcmmal

Great tool

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I have many of these 12 volt tools and am very happy with all of them

January 29th via sears.com
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pepperwhatley

Awesome little lightweight drill

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I bought this drill 2 weeks ago on sale for $45 and I'm very glad I did. Run time is long. I only use it to unscrew 1/2" long screws and bolts and I probably remove 500 bolts before the battery is empty. Charge time is only 30 minutes. The light is kind of useless so if you're interested in this drill for the light I'd look elsewhere. Otherwise I'm very happy with it so far.

January 25th via sears.com
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AutoUpholstrimmer6

Nicely designed

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As a vintage auto upholster and auto trimmer, the necessity of a power drill that can handle different types of metal thicknesses is a vital tool.
This drill delivers. It has a nicely designed battery so that there is not a HUGE battery pack in the way. This tool is sleek, powerful and lightweight!!

January 25th via sears.com
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planewood

Great tool

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Good buy, great tool. Have bought 4 for myself, famiy.

January 21st via sears.com
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fender12

Great Light-weight Drill

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Great drill that is light weight and powerful for the size. The batteries are light and can be used in other tools made by Craftsman.

January 15th via sears.com
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simple44

Nice drill

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Handy little drill is lightweight but has enough power to do most tasks that you need to do. When doing a job, set up a couple of these with different bits and use the driver also.

January 14th via sears.com
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James419

Great even for Commercial

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I am a in Home Service tech and I charge this only once every week. I use it all day long and it still holds a charge for over a year now! Also bought more attachments and they have all worked out very well.

January 14th via sears.com
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Dave556

Great little drill

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I use this drill for almost every task around the house. So much easier to use than the larger drills and plenty of power to do almost every job.

January 14th via sears.com
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BigMike64

Great Gift

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Bought as a gift and ended up keeping it for myself.

January 14th via sears.com
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angelfib

Craftsman Drill

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My husband always used Craftsman in the past, always trusted Craftsman so buying a cordless drill was the best gift for him. He has plenty of use for it every day.

January 13th via sears.com
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Stahoviak

Great Drill

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This is a great Drill for small jobs and spaces.

January 12th via sears.com
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