The DEWALT 1/2 in. Variable Speed Reversing Stud and Joist Drill with Clutch and Bind-Up Control provides powerful performance for drilling large holes in wood. Ideal for plumbers, electricians and HVAC installers, this drill provides exceptional control and durability with 2 variable-speed ranges, heavy-duty construction and a comfortable grip for extended use. Equipped with an innovative bind-up control feature for increased user control in bind-up/stall situations, this feature senses a stall during use and adjusts the motor torque to a manageable level and has a indicator that illuminates when this feature is activated. As versatile as it is powerful, this drill features metal gear housing and 100% ball-baring construction for years of reliable use.
- Bind-up control stall-sensing technology for increased control of reactionary torque
- Mechanical clutch in low speed delivers increased gear protection
- 11 Amp heavy-duty motor for increased power and performance in high torque applications
- 2 variable speed ranges: 0-330 and 0-1300 RPM to match appropriate speed to the application for better results
- Metal gear housing for jobsite durability and reliability
- Adjustable front handle and 2-position side handle provide maximum leverage and control
- 100% ball-bearing construction for durability and longer tool life
- Includes: DWD460 1/2 in. variable speed reversing stud and joist drill with clutch and bind-up control, chuck key with holder, 2-position side handle and ball handle
- 90-day money back guarantee; 1-year free service contract; 3-year limited warranty
WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including arsenic, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov
Amiya Barton (verified owner) –
I bought the drill for a home renovation, used it to drill holes for the electrical and plumbing. The handles are very sturdy, and can be removed or adjusted to get into tight places. I could have bought a less expensive drill, and since it is not likely to get a lot of use from me I considered it, but in the end a powerful drill like this can cause serious injury, and it’s worth the extra cost for the bind-up control.
Javier Pagac (verified owner) –
USE AT WORK FOR 2.5 AND 3.5 INCH HOLES PLENTY OF POWER NO FEAR OF BINDING
Sebastian McClure (verified owner) –
My use is to bore into solids of seasoned wood – first sample seasoned 24″ dia cheshtnut oak so far so good – with a good 3 1/2″ dia. bit. – I secured 8 in. penetration no problem – I had greater difficulty with 5 5/8″ dia. bit – this is mechanically a reality and understandable greater surface area. The variable speed and anti bind function delivered constant mechanical force – transmission solid – I had to lean on the drill – it got hot but the bushings did not smoke – let the drill cool and got back to work – so far so good.
Maximillia Kutch (verified owner) –
Wow! What a torque monster!
Pierre Murphy (verified owner) –
I’m a residential electrician, so very powerful drills are something I’m quite familiar with. I used the DeWalt predecessor to this, the DW124, for drilling out houses for years. In the trades, we’ve all heard the stories of guys getting injured when a large bit jammed, using high-torque drills. DeWalt was the first drill I could find that had a safety feature to avoid such incidents, a clutch, and when I needed a replacement, that was a must-have feature. This drill actually has 2 of those safety features, and I had great luck with the first one, so buying this was a no-brainer.Very happy with this very heavy-duty drill thus far, having had it for about a year. Plenty of torque, and the 2-range variable speed gives it good versatility. Recommended.
Christine Okuneva (verified owner) –
It does exactly what it said it would! It works great for our uses.
Miracle Rolfson (verified owner) –
This thing is a beast!!!
Cora Padberg (verified owner) –
It you have a log, marina piling to drill through this is the tool.If you want not to break your risk with the safety this drill has, this is the tool.It has the power, torque and ability for long holes.It is expensive but pays for itself on the first job.Only problem is I may never need it again. But it paid for itself 10 times over vus hiring someone.
Maximus Schinner (verified owner) –
Makes my HVAC job so simple when doing holes
Jamarcus Nader (verified owner) –
Serious drill here. It ain’t light. Why would it be?It is incredibly stable at start-up with power farbeyond any I’ve ever owned. Runs cool and quiet.I’ve used Milwaukee and Bosch versions, bothprobably as capable and dependable this one,but it’s the DeWalt that feels like the Lexus.A specialty tool
Ottilie Swaniawski (verified owner) –
THIS A GREAT DEAL FOR THE MONEY.
Jaycee Kautzer (verified owner) –
Bought this drill to replace my Milwaukee hole hawg’s witch repeadley broke gears while doing plumbing in new construction job sights. The dewalt works very especially the electronic clutch which saves the gears from damage I used it for 2 new homes so far in the cold temps WORKS EXCELLENT