Grip feels similar to Hitachi, weight as well. I just used it to install a door stop. I charged a battery in about 3 hours. Very powerful, compact and light weight. Great Power Drill for a great price.
Hitachi DS18DBFL2 Features & Specs
Hitachi Power Tools has renamed to Metabo HPT. Same great tools, with only a new name.
Brushless Motor Technology for higher efficiency, increased run time and longer tool life
Professional grade power with 620 inches/pounds of turning torque and up to 1,800 RPM
Powered by Hitachi's 18V Lithium Ion slide type batteries for fade free power and lighter weight than NiCd batteries
Ratcheting 1/2 inches keyless all metal chuck for quick and simple bit replacements and secure holding power
22 stage + 1 clutch settings delivers 22 torque settings and a drill mode for ultimate precision and control
Optical trigger switch for a more responsive variable speed actuation, and wear resistant trigger assembly
Built in LED light effectively illuminates dark work spaces
Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
Power Source: Battery Powered
Voltage: 18 volts
Wattage: 27 watts
Editor's Impressions Of The Hitachi DS18DBFL2
Tool Motor Power
Value For Money
Hitachi DS18DBFL2 Final Thoughts
"Not a knockoff."
It's Hitachi what else can I say. It's Hitachi what else can I say. The Hitachi DS18DBFL2 is a labor saver. This was verified with a torque wrench. It seems to be a very sturdy case.