Originally Posted by Normanj
I recently purchased the Ryobi ($99). I have had no problems with it, although I don't use it that often. My only negative comment is the travel for the chuck - I didn't take this into consideration when I purchased it, so trying to drill some thicker timber gets tricky. Apart from that I have had no issues - I have used it to drill out some mortices for a table I am working on and it worked very well.
"Make something idiot-proof and someone will build a better idiot"