A Gold Box for the DIYers

Today’s Amazon Gold Box holds a hefty deal for those of you who like to do your own work around the house—they’ve got a Bosch 12-Volt Lithium-Ion 3/8-Inch Drill/Driver with 2 L-BOXX cases available for just $94 shipped (less than half the usual price, and their lowest price ever).

My renovation skills are limited to painting, caulking, and colorful swearing while taking down wallpaper, so I turned to my own personal tool-guy to find out if this was, indeed, a good deal. He says: “12V is fine for a light-duty kit, and Bosch is a good name and the lithium batteries are good. That box arrangement is kind of cool, too.” Then I asked him what his drill voltage is and he said 18V, though we were conversing over IM so I cannot confirm that he puffed up his chest a little when he said it.

I think if you’re not building a house from scratch this is a decent drill at a great price for what you get.

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One Response to “A Gold Box for the DIYers”

  1. 1
    Gina January 8, 2013 at 12:37 pm #

    If you’re looking to up your macho and go for the 18v, Woot has one today. Of course, it’s Ridgid instead of Bosch, and it’s a refurb, but hey — 18 Volts!