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Bosch Freak 18-Volt 1/4-in; 1/2-in Cordless Impact Driver (1-Battery Included) $89 @lowes YMMV

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The Bosch Freak is half wrench, half driver, all impact. The GDX18V-1600 18V 1/4 In. and 1/2 In. Two-in-One Impact Driver delivers results, with the two-in-one bit/socket drive that offers a 1/4 In. quick-change hex shank holder with power groove for bits, and a 1/2 In. square drive for sockets. This innovative tool provides versatility while eliminating the use of socket adapters on a cordless drill. The impact wrench and driver's efficient, powerful cordless motor produces 0-2800 RPM and up to 1,600 In.-Lbs. of torque, while the Bosch hammer-and-anvil system provide maximum impact energy and up to 3,600 impacts per minute. The variable-speed trigger provides accurate driving speed. The driver has an LED light system to illuminate the work area. The kit comes with one 18V 2.0 Ah SlimPack battery and a charger.

Versatile Freak impact driver with 1/4 In. quick-change hex shank and 1/2 In. square drive – for use with bits and sockets
Innovative impact driver – eliminates using socket adapters, while variable-speed trigger provides user control driving fasteners
Powerful, efficient 18 Volt motor – delivers a max of 1,600 In.-Lbs. of torque, up to 3,600 impacts per minute and 0-2800 rpm
Hammer-and-anvil system – designed for maximum impact energy
Single-focused LED light – located on the base of the driver for outstanding illumination
Belt clip – allows tool to hang conveniently off belt or other objects while on the job
Electronic Cell and Motor Protection – helps protect the tool and the battery from overheating and overload
One 18V 2.0 Ah SlimPack battery and charger – provide outstanding runtime
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So , max of 1,600 In.-Lbs 1600/12= 133.33 Ft lbs
I guess that's better than advertising it in thousandths of inch lbs .
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Not the more powerful brushless version fyi
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So , max of 1,600 In.-Lbs 1600/12= 133.33 Ft lbs
I guess that's better than advertising it in thousandths of inch lbs .
It's an impact driver (with a built in socket adapter) and like all other impact drivers, the torque spec is given in inch-lbs.
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Nice! The newer version is better but at this price with battery, charger and bag can't resist.
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I got one with the 4 piece Bosch tool kit. This is one of the weakest 18v impact I have tried in a long time. My first gen Milwaukee brushed impact driver is better than it. Either I got a defective one or this thing is ...
I also have the original Freak (brushless version). That thing is great.
Keep your expectations low if you decide to get this one
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I got one with the 4 piece Bosch tool kit. This is one of the weakest 18v impact I have tried in a long time. My first gen Milwaukee brushed impact driver is better than it. Either I got a defective one or this thing is ...
I also have the original Freak (brushless version). That thing is great.
Keep your expectations low if you decide to get this one
Agreed, very weak. I bought this last time it popped up on SD. Very disappointed. You did not get a defective one. I have a high regard for most Bosch tools but not this one.
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Agreed, very weak. I bought this last time it popped up on SD. Very disappointed. You did not get a defective one. I have a high regard for most Bosch tools but not this one.
Thanks for confirming. I made the right choice in returning the kit then
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I have the brushless version 2 of this.

It's one of the best tools I've ever bought because it has the 1/2" drive combined with the 1/4" hex. Pure genius. I use it all the time.
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I have the brushless version 2 of this.

It's one of the best tools I've ever bought because it has the 1/2" drive combined with the 1/4" hex. Pure genius. I use it all the time.
Agreed. This posted model is anemic and seems to be built down to a price point. Even the older IDH182 model puts it to shame.

The higher end version of this tool has been rock solid day after day for me though and Bosch's battery offerings are reasonably priced and perform really well.
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