For driving long screws through thick wood, go with the Ridgid R86037 impact driver. It's a compact power tool with a brushless motor and a few extra features that will keep you working with precision. It has a rubber molded pistol grip that provides you with a smooth drive. It can also adjust between three different speed modes. It even has an included phillips head bit for work right out of the box (no battery is included, though). Whether you're driving long screws through your porch outside or installing a new bannister in your basement, this Ridgid impact driver will serve you well.