Review of Dremel 7700-1/15 MultiPro 7.2-Volt Cordless Rotary Tool Kit
The best home workshop is all about having the right tools. However, buying tools is always an expensive affair as there are many things that you need. But, you can always save a lot of cash by going for something versatile like the rotary tool kit. A high-quality rotary tool kit like the Dremel 7700 will also make your work easy as it can do various things from cutting to polishing and engraving.
The Dremel 7700 rotary tool is affordable and very easy to handle as it is very lightweight and compact. And so having it in your workshop will help you finish different projects fast and without putting in a lot of effort.
Dremel 7700 Rotary Tool Review
The Dremel 7700 is one of the best rotary tools in the market as it is not only suitable for a variety of applications but does everything faster than most others. It is a cordless unit that can do anything that you can expect a standard rotary tool to do, and it is also one of the easiest to use.
This rotary tool uses a 7.2 V Nickel-Cadmium battery that is suitable for general applications. The battery pack on the Dremel 7700 is removable to ensure that you can replace it with another for continuous use without waiting for the battery to recharge. Dremel also sells the extra battery to make sure that your tool is always charged and ready to work.
However, recharging is also not an issue because the battery has a recharge time of 3 hours. The battery charger also has LED light that shows when it is charging correctly. This LED is also what you use to tell when the battery is fully recharged.
With this rotary tool, you get to choose the speed with which you want to run it. It provides 2-speed options which are 10,000 and 20,000 RPM. Either of the two will be sufficient for most DIY projects at home that entail engraving, sanding, shaping or cutting.
Dremel 7700 is a compact and lightweight tool that is very easy and comfortable to handle. This tool is 6 inches long and with a width of 2.5 inches which makes it perfect for one hand operation.
The compact dimensions minimize hand fatigue so that you can be able to work for long without stopping. Also, it has a total weight of 0.69 kg making it one of the lightest rotary tools on the market.
Material is always an important factor to consider when shopping for any power tool as it determines durability and performance. The Dremel 7700 rotary tool features a high-density plastic casing that makes it very sturdy. This plastic casing gives it the ability to withstand most accidental falls without damaging the electrical components inside.
- 15 assorted accessories make it a multi-purpose tool.
- High-density plastic material makes it sturdy and durable
- Removable battery pack for continuous use.
- Easy to use for most people even without reading the instructions
- 3-hour charger for fast and easy recharging.
- Compact and lightweight for easy handling and minimum hand fatigue
- 2-year warranty.
- The battery tends to discharge fast when doing heavy duties.
- This rotary tool is a little pricier than standard kits from other brands.
Dremel makes this as a multipurpose rotary tool that you can use for several things at home. And so apart from the tool you also get garden tools and lawn mower sharpener attachments and 15 assorted accessories which are way more than what you get with most other standard rotary kits. These assorted accessories include the following
- To make it effortless for you to cut different types of materials including wood and metal this tool comes with a heavy duty 420 Emery Cut-Off Wheel and a 540 Cut-Off Wheel that makes 1-1/4 inch cuts.
- For your engraving and carving project, the Dremel 7700 comes with a 191 (1.8-inch) high-speed cutter that you can use for various things.
- This tool comes with 5 different accessories for grinding and sharpening, and they include the 84922 grinding stone (silicon carbide) and the 952 and 932 grinding stones (aluminum oxide).
- For the collects accessories, Dremel provides the 410 and 402 mandrels.
What this Kit Can Do
#1. Carving and Engraving
Dremel 7700 rotary tool kit offers some accessories that will help you carve or engrave in both hard and soft materials. With this kit, you can use the high-speed cutter to start off the carving by shaping, grooving or hollowing woods, metals, plastics and many other types of materials. You can then use the engraving cutter or accessories to add the details and for fine-tuning.
The need for a versatile cutting tool is one of the main reasons why most people will turn to a rotary kit. With this Dremel tool, you can cut a variety of materials fast and smoothly. The heavy-duty cutters can cut wood, metals, plastics, ceramics, porcelain, brick and even concrete. Also, this tool makes some smooth and very even cuts.
#3. Grinding and Sharpening
Whether it is your lawn mower blade or any other garden tool that requires some sharpening Dremel has the right accessory for this. Also, when you need to do some grinding to remove rust from your appliances and furniture the silicone grinding stone that comes with this kit will be very helpful.
#4. Cleaning and Polishing
This kit is also the ideal tool to put a sparkle or a neat finish on your projects. The cleaning and polishing accessories in this kit make it possible to polish different surfaces and leave them with a long-lasting sparkle. Whether you need to do some substantial removal of materials or simple de-burring, this kit has the right accessories for the job.
Dremel 7700 is an affordable and very handy rotary that every DIY enthusiast should have at home. This tool is compact and also very lightweight making it perfect for use for extended periods as it does not cause hand fatigue. And the best element about the kit is that it is very easy to setup and use.
This rotary kit comes with 15 assorted accessories that make it ideal for multipurpose use, and you can use it for various things from cutting to cleaning and polishing. Whether you plan to use it occasionally or regularly, this is an excellent tool to have in your workshop.
Last Updated on August 7, 2020 by Tom Bradly