Highest Rated Consumer Review by the Community
Apr 20, 2007 by henrybowman
Rated a Very Helpful Review
Pros: Runs a long, long time; handles well.
Cons: Has no on-board spare bit storage.
Summary: I bought this unit about six months ago when I discovered that replacing the batteries on my old cheapo model would cost more than the old unit. The battery life has been nothing short of phenomenal -- that is, compared to my previous unit and to my ... read more
Express Customer Reviews
Jan 6, 2008 by cbock1234
Pros: Very rarely needs charged. Compact.
Cons: None found.
Summary: This is a handy tool to keep around the house for small jobs. Not super powerful, but what do you expect? It does the job. The charge does last a long, long time. I love the storage case(mine happens to be a soft case) and all the accessories you ... read more
Jan 1, 2008 by zuikowarrior
Not rated yet
Pros: Small and convenient, good battery life, until it died.
Cons: Very short life.
Summary: Even with very light use my unit failed in under a year. The Skil factory repair station confirmed that it is not economically repairable out of warranty. Unacceptable ... read more
May 12, 2007 by druideck
Pros: Has been very reliable for me, Strong for it's size
Good rechargable lithium battery/Handy
Cons: Wobbly forward/reverse button /
Summary: I have been using my Skil IXO for almost two years doing commercial installs of healthcare equipment. I have had no problems and battery life is excellent. I use it for drilling holes mainly in ceramic tile and today did 8 holes in cement. It drills ... read more
Sep 21, 2006 by octavio8
Pros: Compact size
Cons: Lacks power
Easy to accidentally hit forward/reverse switch
Summary: I purchased this compact cordless driver after my old Black and Decker died (lasted about five years). At first I was attracted to the iXO's compact size and the Lithium Ion battery. I used it on six small jobs around the house since I purchased it back ... read more
Aug 1, 2006 by boinie57
Pros: Size, price
Cons: Batteries are not removable to charge.
Summary: After my Black and Decker cordless screwdriver died after 7 years, I decided to try a different brand. I went to Home Depot and the model I had was no longer available. The newer model are bigger and heavier. Amongst the black and decker was the Skil ... read more