Black and Decker 9099KC Cordless Drill Review 

By  Enda McLarnon

This model is no longer available in most online stores. You may still be able to get one of these as either a second hand or used model.

Why not check out our top 10 list of Black and Decker drills by clicking here.

A cordless drill is a must have tool around the house. Ideally you want to get one that has a quick trigger because this makes it easy to start the drill, but is also an important factor in not over drilling and causing a screw to become stripped.

You also want to get one that has a long lasting charge hold. You also want the tool that can be used as both a screwdriver and a drill.

The Black and Decker 9099KC 7.2-Volt Cordless Drill With keyless Chuck fits that description and lets you to do a lot – from little projects to the more complicated ones.

The price point on this one is really good at around $40 and for many people this is a good quality drill that will be capable of doing many jobs around the home.

Now it is not a high end drill, but most people doing work around the home, need nothing more than a good drill that can handle all the main tasks.

The fact that it is cordless makes it easy to use anywhere, and the fact that it has a keyless chuck means you can change bits really quickly without the need of a chuck key.

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Pros & Cons

There are a lot of pros for choosing this cordless drill. Because it has a keyless chuck, it will hold the drill accessories firmly in place so that as it rotates, the pieces won’t fall out.

The handle is built into the mid section of the drill, which gives the tool an even balance and makes it easier to be used with just one hand. This may not sound that important but when you are using a drill, it is very important.

So if you’re by yourself, you can hold a piece of material steady with one hand and drill with the other. Having the handle in the middle also keeps your wrist from getting strained.

A Good All Round Drill

The motor is prevented from overheating by the work of the fan motor, so it will tackle any job for many years. It has two speeds and you can toggle between forward or reverse. Not even 3 pounds in weight, the drill has a measurement of 9.1 by 8.8″, which makes it the right weight and size even for anyone to use.

You get an rpm rate of 325/650, which gives the tool the power it needs and the force to drill into ½ inch wood or 3/8 inch steel. There are so many different projects and fix it jobs you can do with this cordless drill.

9099KC Verdict & Review

You can put together furniture, hang decorative window rods, drill anchors into walls to hold art, screw together wood for a back deck or fix a fence. Because the tool lets you easily go from drilling holes to screwing in screws, you get the job done faster.

It has 60 pounds of torque to deliver to any project and you can change the drill bits quickly because of the keyless chuck. There’s a 7.2 internal battery pack and one charge will last for months of use, but is rechargeable with the included drill charger.

The cordless drill has enough features that will allow you to get almost all jobs done around the home in a fast and effective way.

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If this is not the drill for you, then check out our top 10 list of other B&D Cordless drills, by clicking here.

This one is by no means a top of the range drill, but the 9099KC is a good enough drill with plenty of features that can be a good work horse around the home. It is also a very good choice for those who don’t want a very heavy drill.

As we mentioned although this 9099KC is basic in its functions, it remains a popular choice for those who want to do light work jobs and tasks around the home.

Enda McLarnon

Enda McLarnon is now retired and is now enjoying writing about his love of power tools. All types of these tools are now available and they make working on projects and DIY jobs around the home a great deal of fun

Enda McLarnon

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