COMMUNITY FORUM

unionsam

10:35AM | 10/20/04
Member Since: 10/19/04
1 lifetime posts
Bvtools
Hi,

I'm in the market for a new cordless drill. I was looking for info and found this site - and these forums, what a resource!

Anyhow, I can't seem to find a cordless drill that's made in the USA. I've looked everywhere and I thought I'd find at least one, but no dice. Even Milwaukee makes their cordless drills abroad.

Have I missed any? Isn't there a single cordless drill made in the USA anymore?

Thanks,

Sam

tperez

02:09PM | 10/20/04
Member Since: 09/24/04
128 lifetime posts
Fortunately or not, depending on the product almost nothing is truly American anymore. The global economy has made it not cost effective to produce solely in one country anymore. With the tariffs imposed on American exports it was necessary for domestic companies to import/export parts and/or labor.

With that said, Just look for a good quality drill like Dewalt,Bosch,or Porter Cable.

U.S.M.C. Semper Fi !!!

badboybk

04:59PM | 03/21/09
Member Since: 03/20/09
1 lifetime posts
speedway, has a johnson motor which is made in the usa, but thats as close as i can find.

davidhartwig1

10:51AM | 07/17/11
Member Since: 07/17/11
1 lifetime posts
Snap-on has a cordless drill made in the USA. It is a 1/2" drive and is quite expensive.

jfh1967

11:49AM | 07/30/11
Member Since: 08/07/06
2 lifetime posts
Contact Makita USA. They have a plant in Georgia. Buying things made here, contribute to maintain our standard of life
Click_to_reply_button
Inspiration_banner

INSPIRATION GALLERY



Post a reply as Anonymous

Photo must be in JPG, GIF or PNG format and less than 5MB.

Reply_choose_button

Anonymous

Post_new_button or Login_button
Register

Greet your guests, indoors or out, with a ghostly garland. A strand of white lantern lights, some white cotton fabric, str... Filling an underutilized area beneath the stairs is a smart way to save space. Doing so with a stash of wood, however, is ... The Audubon Society inspired wallpaper in this Adirondack-styled entryway will get you in the outdoor mood. Grab your coat... Chalkboard paint opens up endless possibilities for customizing your dresser time and time again. Use chalk to label the c... A fireplace in the bathroom creates the ultimate setting for relaxation. Homeowners often choose electric or gas over wood... Yes, a freestanding garage can become its own tiny house. Artist Michelle de la Vega has all the comforts of a modern resi... There’s nothing like a new set of cabinet hardware to refresh a room. The possibilities are endless: Go modern, rustic, or... A kitchen in a greenhouse—who wouldn't enjoy spending time in this light-filled space? Details that enhance the conservato... Chalkboard paint features prominently in this elegant yet unpretentious headboard design. Add a new message daily to reflec... Twine lanterns add pops of crafty—but sophisticated—flair to any outdoor setting. Wrap glue-soaked twine around a balloon ... The indecisive homeowner need not fret over choosing one (or even two) cabinet colors. The kitchen cabinets in this artist... Incorporate nature into your lighting scheme by securing a dead tree in a concrete mold and draping your pendant lamp from... Simple and striking, a couple of pieces of "lovingly used" furniture creates a special kind of charm. A weathered chair fo... The Infinite Artisan Fire Bowl from Eldorado Outdoor is made from glass-fiber reinforced concrete, and offered in Oak Barr... The vibrant green of Granny Smith apples make a beautifully natural alternative to the traditional evergreen wreath. Brigh...
Follow_banner_a
Newsletter_icon Google_plus Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Rss_icon
 
webapp2