Buy this Dewalt 20V Max starter kit, which comes with a charger, (2) 5.0Ah Li-ion battery packs, and a carrying case, and get your choice of 2 FREE tools.
Yes, that’s right, you get to choose 2 free tools, from among a list of 15 tools, most of which are hardly ever discounted, if at all.
To get in on the deal, you have to buy a specific starter kit, for
$310 $299. Some other retailers are offering it for $299, but to get the deal you have to buy it from Amazon directly.
(Amazon lowered the price of the starter kit to $299 on or just before 8:30am 11/19/16.)
I saw this kit pop up during a regular “what’s new from Dewalt on Amazon” search, and wondered why the price is so high. Well, this deal is why.
The deal ends 12/31/2016, and it might also be dependent on a limited quantity of 20V Max starter kits. I’m willing to bet that some of these bare tool choices will also be selling out.
By itself, this new starter kit, DCB205-2CK, is not a very good deal. In comparison, (2) 5.0Ah Li-ion battery packs are $145 via Amazon. That 2-battery pack is usually higher, at $159, sometimes higher even, as previously discussed. (2) 5.0Ah batteries with a charger? $214 via Amazon. (2) 5.0Ah batteries with a double-bay charger? $228 via Amazon.
Sooo… yea, the
$310 $299 price of the Dewalt 20V Max starter kit is heavily inflated, unless I’m missing something.
When you look at the selection of free tools, priced up to $259, with the average being around $125, the deal turns to REALLY HOT.
If you’ve been looking to buy one of these higher priced tools, or any 2 of the entire selection, this deal becomes a really good buy.
Just pretend you’re paying
$310 $299 for everything, and the sourness of the starter kit pricing wears off quick. Let’s say you want the offset shear and the grease gun. So that’s $310 $299 for $419 worth of bare tools, or $633 if you consider the retail price of the bare tools and the the regular 5.0Ah starter kit.
The brushless drywall screwgun plus the brushless 3-speed impact driver?
$310 $299 gets you the batteries, charger, and $246 in bare tools.
If you look at the least expensive offerings, the grinder/cut-off tool and the LED spotlight, the free tool value is only around $165. It’s an okay but not terrible deal. For around the price of the grinder and LED spotlight and a regular 2-pack of 5.0Ah batteries, you also get a charger and the carrying bag.
But most selections get you at least $250 in free tools, which I feel to be a very good deal.
Actually, I think this is the best Dewalt cordless deal I’ve seen in a while.
Here’s what you can pick from, and remember that you pick TWO:
Oh, and there doesn’t seem to be a rule saying you can’t buy 2 of the same tool. I added 2 of the metal shears to my cart, along with the starter kit, and at checkout it shows the discount just the same. The final price is still just
$310 $299 plus tax.
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Dewalt DCD991B Brushless 3-Speed Drill Driver
Dewalt DCH133B Brushless D-Handle Rotary Hammer Drill
Ooh, this is new!
Dewalt DCF887B Brushless Impact Driver
Dewalt DCF620B Brushless Drywall Screw Gun
Dewalt DCF883B Impact Wrench with Hog Ring
Dewalt DCF880B Impact Wrench with Detent Pin
Dewalt DCS387B Compact Reciprocating Saw
Dewalt DCS355B Brushless Oscillating Multi-Tool – Best Cordless Oscillating Multi-Tool Ergonomics!
Dewalt DCS331B Jig Saw
Dewalt DCG412B Grinder & Cut-Off Tool
Dewalt DCL043 Jobsite LED Spotlight
Dewalt DCL061 18V and 20V MAX Cordless Corded LED Worklight
Dewalt DCGG571B Grease Gun
Dewalt DCS496B 18 Gauge Offset Shear
This is also a brand new offering!
Deal ends 12/31/2016
The starter set and 2 free tools must all be added to your cart as part of the same order, and you will see the discount for the cost of the 2 tools applied at checkout.