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Craftsman 1/2in. Impact Wrench

Item# 00916882000P | Model# 16882 | Added on August 20, 2011 | Seller:
Craftsman 1/2in. Impact Wrench
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Deliver the Right Force Each Time with 1/2in. Impact Wrench from Craftsman With a reliable single hammer mechanism, you can count on this Craftsman 1/2in. Wrench to deliver great results. Composite housing with a contoured grip are specially designed for your comfort. Use the ergonomically designed trigger to always be in control of this powerful impact wrench that has a maximum torque of 400 ft. lbs.
This powerful 1/2 in. Impact Wrench is easy to maneuver in your work area giving you greater control and gets the job done faster. With the exhaust running through the handle and directed away from your hand, it ensures safety coupled with internal silencing to reduce noise levels. 7000 RPM of free speed means it maximizes the torque output and minimizes your effort to give you a smooth, jerk-free run time after time.

  • Choose this Craftsman 1/2in. Wrench with internal silencing for performance that speaks for itself
  • Designed for comfort with two shot molded contoured grip and ergonomic trigger
  • Weighs only 4.2 lbs. so it is lightweight and highly portable
  • Sturdily designed single hammer delivers 400 ft. lbs. of max torque producing a free speed of 7400 RPM
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By slpip
April 14th, 2015
Good design but poor quality control

I bought this tool with the tire maintenance kit for $49.99. The price is much cheaper than my Craftsman HD impact wrench and my CP impact wrench. Just don't know whether this wrench is powerful enough to handle wheel nuts or not. I had to overhaul this wrench with the trigger valve and spring, and added oil into the hammer chamber. There was no oil inside the hammer chamber when I took out the oiling screw. I also had to tighten the screw at the forward/reverse valve at the neutral position. Once I fixed these problems, the impact wrench works fine. What is the hack, I wait for Christmas when the price drop back down to $24.95 to get one more. If I can overhaul and fix the problem, it is a good tool for occasional use.

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By enmane
March 1st, 2016
Gun needs a LOT Of tweaks to work - not worth it

In short, this gun "could" be a good gun however it starves for air. The trigger mechanism doesn't open the valve up enough - I played with it for days - I'm an Mech Engineer with a PhD and real hands-on experience - I know how to design and build tools - the valving mechanism on this just starves it for air. As a test, take out the air inlet valve mechanism by 1- remove the inlet port (don't drop the exhaust silencing balls) 2 - pull out the spring and valve Now put the inlet port back in - hook up to your compressor. I found it has considerably more torque now. That's the easy part. I also found that the air into the air motor is restricted by poorly drilled holes. There are slots in the throttle control that don't get air because of misalignment of the air inlet hole and the throttle control body (control switch on back).

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Don't buy this impact wrench get a better one.


Won't even take the lug nuts off of a passenger car--Almost worthless but what can you expect for $29.99

17 days ago
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Great tool at a great price


I picked up this impact wrench at the store to take advantage of the *************. You don't have to run all over the store to get your item.

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What a piece of JUNK...........................


I got this thinking craftmans would be good. They stopped making a part for my old one. What a waste of money. Has NO POWER...

May 20th via
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Will not turn auto lug nuts

April 28th via
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Good Quality


Bought this as a gift for my father in law and he is in love with it. Good, sturdy design, nice weight but not too heavy. Feels very comfortable to use

March 27th via mobile
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Yes I would buy and recommend this tool to anyone


Impact works great !!! This tool is the real deal !!

March 24th
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Did not realize that I needed a larger tank to operate this successfully. Also requires oil to get it up and running so make sure you get that also. It automatically tries to add a 50ft 3/8" hose to your cart when you order this. It says right in the manual for this item that a 3/8" hose should not exceed 25ft. Using a longer than 25ft hose will impede the performance. Seemed like a good piece of equipment though.

March 22nd via
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I would buy this product again.


Good quality impact. Doesn't quite push the torque as advertised, but can still brEakins lug nuts loose.

March 20th
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