Why are people buying clamshells of impact drivers?

Why are people buying clamshells of impact drivers? Isn't it always the mechanism that breaks?
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On 23/07/2020 15:16, Commander Kinsey wrote:

These have a heavy battery one end and a heavy motor the other end with little in between apart from the case. When dropped from the top of a ladder they tend to bend, crack or break at the bottom of the hand handle (close to the battery). I've seen a youtube video where this has been tested and some of the more expensive brands (makita, dewalt etc.) seem to fair much better than no-name brands but it does appear that it is a weak point on all makes. It does depend on what hits first when dropped from height.
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I've dropped my cheap one quite a few times, once from about 12 feet onto a paved driveway. All that happened is the battery fell off.
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