Milwaukee 2602-22 M18 18V Hammer Drill & Driver Kit

Drills are indeed one of those valuable tools both for the regular contractors or even the users which use them for DIY purposes. It is tough to decide upon which drills/driver kits to select when there are so many different drills present in the market. To help you out with such problems, we are here, and we have got the Milwaukee 2602-22 M18 18-Volt Cordless 1/2-Inch Hammer Drill/Driver Kit to review. Hope this will help you out to sort out from the various drills and make your decision.

This is also an 18V hammer drill with tons of features to offer, and the capabilities it can handle are way far from the competitors. In this article, we discuss various specifications, key features, and spectacular positives about it, what’s not so good about it and then provide our final verdict. Stay tuned to this article for the details may surprise you!

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Before we can look into the product shall we have a brief look on the manufacturer who is producing this awesome drill? Here are the brief details about Milwaukee.

Product Overview:

Milwaukee 2602-22 M18 18-Volt Cordless 1-2-Inch Hammer Drill Driver Kit

Milwaukee 2602-22 M18 18-Volt Cordless 1/2-Inch Hammer Drill/Driver Kit is one unique drill kit available in the 18-volt segment which cuts off many other competitors cons and stood tall in various aspects. This drill is capable of providing some indefinite purposes. Its industrial design and high power producing capabilities are just unbelievable. This 4.9 pounds weighing drill is efficient to generate 550 in-lbs. of peak torque.

This powerful drill shines brightly in almost every segment of a drill. For instance, it has ½ inch all single metal sleeve ratcheting chuck; it has a motor varying in two speeds ranging from 0-450 rpm and 0-1700 rpm, it also has three different modes of operation which is a drill, like a screwdriver and another as a hammer. Isn’t that sound appealing? Perhaps, yes, but wait there are more features to appeal. It can produce 29000 blows/minute. Continue to read as there are more features to be unleashed and allure you if you are planning to buy a drill which tick marks all your list of requirements.

Key Specifications:

  • ½ inch all metal single sleeve ratcheting chuck
  • Drill speed ranges: 0- 450 rpm and 0 - 1700 rpm
  • 29,000 blows/minute in hammer mode
  • Maximum torque capacity: 550 in/lbs
  • The Quick charger is supporting both 18V and 12V batteries.
  • It weighs just 4.9 pounds, yet it is very robust.

Quick Overview of Milwaukee 2602-22 M18 18-Volt Cordless 1/2-Inch Hammer Drill/Driver Kit:

Following are the detailed specifications of the drill.

Product Name

Milwaukee 2602-22 M18

Part Number

2602 - 22

Item Weight

12.2 pounds

Package Dimensions

17.1 X 13.7 X 5.3 inches

Item Model Number

2602 - 22

Chuck Size

0.5

Power source

Cordless-electric

Voltage

18 Volts

Included Components

Case

Batteries included

Yes

Batteries Required

Yes

Battery Cell type

Li-ion

Warranty Description

5 years

Editor’s Rating

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Key Features of Milwaukee 2602-22 M18 18-Volt Cordless 1/2-Inch Hammer Drill/Driver:

Milwaukee 2602-22 M18 18-Volt Cordless Drill Driver Kit

Below are the complete key features of this drill which will help you out in making your decision to purchase this or not. If these functions satisfy all your needs, then you can go ahead with a purchase.

  • Powerful Motor:
    The first key feature which we look up in any drill/driver is the motor built in it. This drill comes with a best-in-class four pole motor which can produce as high as 550 in/lbs. of peak torque. Also, comes with this is the speed variations required for different applications. The two-speed ranges are 0-450 rpm and 0-1700 rpm ranges. For this robust drill drilling holes through any material whether it is wood, plastic, metal, concrete or masonry should be a cakewalk. With the potential of producing such a substantial torque, we are definite that this won’t disappoint you during any high torque operations.
  • Different operational settings:
    One of the unique features of this drill is the setting which it allows for different operations. As it is a hammer drill/driver, there are three settings from which user can choose. As a drill, as a Screwdriver, and as a hammer. Just flip between three options, and you are ready to go.
  • All metal Chuck:
    Compared to the competition, this drill comes with all metal ½ inch single sleeve ratcheting chuck which allows you to replace drill bits or other tools easily. Also, it comes with 22 different clutch settings that can allow you in various precision controlling operations.
  • Battery:
    This as expected with a 1.5 mAh lithium ion battery. Two batteries come inside the kit and are capable of holding charger for the longest time possible. Unlike other batteries, these batteries don’t fade away at the end of their charge. Instead, they keep on the equal amount till they finally give up.
  • Multi Voltage support Charger:
    The charger that comes with this drill is quite different. It is quick charger as well as it supports both 12V and 18V batteries for charging. This charger also has indicators on its surface which allows you understand whether the battery is fully charged or not.

Technical Specifications of Milwaukee 2602-22 M18 18-Volt Cordless 1/2-Inch Hammer Drill/Driver:

Milwaukee 2602-22 M18 18-Volt Drill Driver Kit

Below are complete details of every part of this stunning drill:

  • Powerful Motor:
    The first key feature which we look up in any drill/driver is the motor built in it. This drill comes with a best-in-class four pole motor which can produce as high as 550 in/lbs. of peak torque. Also, comes with this is the speed variations required for different applications. The two-speed ranges are 0-450 rpm and 0-1700 rpm ranges. For this robust drill drilling holes through any material whether it is wood, plastic, metal, concrete or masonry should be a cakewalk. With the potential of producing such a substantial torque, we are definite that this won’t disappoint you during any high torque operations.
  • Weight:
    The weight of this drill is just 4.9 pounds which are light compared to many other power tools in this segment. Because of its ergonomic design and quality materials, this was possible for Milwaukee to achieve such a flat weighing drill.
  • Length:
    Though the other dimensions of this product are unavailable, an interesting thing about this drill is, it is just 8.5 inches in length though being so robust yet compatible in hands.
  • Motor:
    This 18 V motor as we said earlier is a best-in-class four pole motor that provides a peak torque of 550 in/lbs. It also gives 29000 beats/minute in hammering operations. Also, this drill works 20% more efficient than other competitors in concrete.
  • Chuck & Chuck settings:
    This has a half inch all metal sleeve ratcheting chuck with 22 different drive configuration. This chuck is capable of holding almost any different kinds of tool bits, and since it is all metal, chances of it getting damaged are little.
  • Battery and Charger:
    Two 1.5 mAH Li-ion batteries are coming along with this drill. The charger is also a quick 18V charger capable of charging both 12V and 18V batteries.

What’s inside the box?

So what will I get for the money I spend on this drill is what your question might be and the answer is this.

  • One Milwaukee 2602-22 M18 Cordless Hammer Drill.
  • Two 1.5 mAh Li-ion batteries
  • One 18V quick charger with multiple support for 18V and 12V
  • One carrying case

Good Things about Milwaukee 2602-22 M18 18-Volt Cordless 1/2-Inch Hammer Drill/Driver

Milwaukee 2602-22 M18

There are a lot of spectacular features to lure you to buy this drill/driver. So these are the benefits of having this drill/driver.

  • Seamless sturdy design that is comfortable to hold
  • Batteries that last long and additional battery in case you run out of one battery.
  • Quick charger that can charge your batteries within 60 minutes
  • Charger supporting both 12V and 18V hence allowing you to use it for your old 12V drills
  • ½ inch all metal ratcheting chuck is what you look for in a premium drill
  • Comes with a flashlight that turns ON automatically once you trigger the drill and stays ON for at least 10 seconds. This helps in low light conditions.
  • Indicators on both battery and charger to let you know the status of the battery every time
  • It comes with a 5-year warranty for the drill and 2-year warranty for the batteries.

Bad Things about Milwaukee 2602-22 M18

Frankly, there are very fewer things which can actually take away consumer from buying this drill. However, there are some specific things which you should consider before buying it.

  • Negative consumer feedback. Most of the consumers complain of the drill bits getting slipped off from chuck or the chuck getting broke after few weeks of use.
  • Certainly, there is no other drawback of owning this drill.

Conclusion

Drills are important part players in every aspect of carpenter work or other metal related works. While choosing a premium drill, you should expect premium features. You should not compromise on any of the features of drill/driver when you look forward if you are purchasing a drill. Trust us; this drill stands out on all those promises. Giving you extra torque, superior design standards that don't make your hand feel pain, speed variations by the motor, rapidly fast charging batteries supported by a rapid charger, true LED indicators for battery charging status at both charger and battery level.

This one piece of powerful drill stands out in almost every segment of its competition and is worth for your money.

This one piece of powerful drill stands out in almost every segment of its competition and is worth for your money.

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