Variable speed feature enables operator to adjust speed to suit various materials and applications. Ideal for mixing thin-set mortar, drywall compound, masonry, paint and more! Increased continuous input rating, rated amperage and no load speed for added performance and efficiency. Improved motor cooling for added durability and operational efficiency. Aluminum gear housing. Conveniently located forward / reverse switch. Lock-on button enables easy continuous operation. Rear handle rotates 360° with 24 locking positions. Removable side handle. Lanyard loop provides secure attachment of safety / security lanyards. Ergonomic soft rubber grip for vibration absorption and comfortable operation.