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Ridgid Hammer Drill combo kit deal - CAD 279 Vs USD 239

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  • Sep 7th, 2020 2:10 am
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Aug 6, 2006
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Ridgid Hammer Drill combo kit deal - CAD 279 Vs USD 239

Wnated to get some thoughts on this: there are some differences between the tools in the two deals, apart from the (obvious) battery types:
Edit: The charger types also look different in pics, although the code is same R840095

US Version(239USD): Includes: (1) R8611506 18-Volt OCTANE Hammer Drill, (1) R86039 18-Volt OCTANE Impact Driver, (2) R840088 18-Volt OCTANE 3.0 Ah Bluetooth Battery, (1) R840095 18-Volt Charger, (1) premium bag, and operator's manuals

Key Features
Hammer Drill: Industry leading 1,300 in./lbs. of torque for the most demanding applications
Impact Driver: 6-mode settings to match any task
From pics, looks like it comes with the fast charger ... /309677411
& ... it/p/R9501

Canada version (279 CAD):
RIDGID|Model # R96172|Store SKU # 1001127868
Includes: (1) R86116 Brushless 18V Hammer Drill/Driver, (1) R86037 Brushless 18V Impact Driver, (2) R840087 18V 4.0Ah Battery, (1) R840095 18V Charger, (2) Belt Hook, (1) Auxiliary Handle, (2) Bit, (1) Contractor's Bag, and Operator’s Manuals

Key Features
Best-in-class torque with a powerful 700 inch -lbs. of torque in a compact hammer drill
Impact driver best-in-class torque with an industry leading 2,250 inch lbs. of torque
Impact driver - 3-speed settings to provide adjustable power and speed for any job
From pics, looks like it comes with the regular charger ... 1001127868
& ... -combo-kit

The differences may be minor or unnoticeable for the non-contractor type user, hence not a biggie, but I thought I start this thread for a discussion and get your input - thanks!