Tools

New $3 VS $188 Battery Screwdriver, The Test!

By: Jesse Kleib   March 18, 2024

If there’s something noteworthy about people who love cars, it’s that most of us love our tools as well. It doesn’t matter if you’re a fan of imports or domestic; cars or trucks. Someone who wants to have a well-oiled machine is going to probably have a pretty decent set of tools to match. Well, at least that’s the goal over time as some of this stuff can get rather expensive and tools are always evolving.

For most of us, building a collection of tools is something that happens over the years. Sometimes, we’re fortunate enough to have a couple of hand-me-downs but even then, even the best hand-me-downs can be improved upon. With that, we combine what we know and love with new technology that’s constantly coming on the market. At the end of the day, we all hope to have that toolset that can make every job go by as smoothly as possible.

With that concept comes the need to get the best value possible. Some of us definitely have our favorite brands and will forever remain loyalists. However, other folks are out there searching for a good deal and are willing to step outside of their comfort zone in order to get that deal.

With this, the question remains of if it’s an area that’s worth saving a little bit of money or not. At the end of the day, if we take this test for example, if everything was exactly the same, it would be pretty excessive to purchase the most expensive unit in this test at $188 when the $3 unit could be exactly the same. In most cases, a $3 won’t live up to something much more expensive. The promise of a good deal definitely has our attention, though, and every once in a while we get surprised!

Fortunately, in this scenario, we have YouTube channels like Project Farm who come together in order to show us what the best possible battery screwdriver is. The channel has become known as a cornerstone of testing videos on YouTube that compare some of the most popular options in tools to see if it’s worth shopping for a deal!

Below, we get a comprehensive guide for those looking to add a battery-powered screwdriver to their toolbox!