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Need a new combi drill

Discussion in 'Tools and Materials' started by Fruffy91, 5 Mar 2021.

  1. Fruffy91

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    OK guys my old drill gave up. Went up in a billow of smoke and everything was actually quiet impressive.

    Am looking at these 2
    Ryobi R18PD7-0 https://uk.ryobitools.eu/diy-power-...rewdriving/percussion-drills/r18pd7/r18pd7-0/
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    Makita https://www.wickes.co.uk/Makita-DHP...-With-101-Piece-Drill-And-Driver-Set/p/101047

    Can anyone with a bit more experience give me some help please at to which is better or can suggest something else different? And still getting used to this diy business.

    Many thanks
     
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    do you have any cordless tools, once you buy into a cordless system, it can become cost effective to stay with the same system.
    Would you be buying an impact driver as well. often useful to have both?
    & this is for DIY use
    I purchased the bit set when i purchased my Dewalt set, but i would not choose a make based on that bit set, its often offered for around £20-30
    At screwfix
    https://www.screwfix.com/p/makita-straight-shank-accessory-set-101-pieces/96659
    £20 at amazon https://www.amazon.co.uk/Makita-98C...ocphy=9046449&hvtargid=pla-423268990558&psc=1
     
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    I own a few ryobi tools already and they all use the same battery so ryobi it is!. Never personally had a problem with the brand had a tool bust up on me a while ago and they replaced it with a new one, no quibbles at all. OK let me refresh the question.

    Whats the best ryobi combi drill they make to purchase?
     
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    There is no "best drill".

    Do you want to be holding a big heavy drill for the jobs you will be doing, or do you need a big heavy drill for the jobs you will be doing?
     
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    Conversely I've not relied on Milwaukee
     
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    This is pretty much the discussion I had with our last apprentice. It's all very well having a massively powerful, heavy combi drill, but when (in his case) you are going to be drilling 20 times as many 3 and 4mm pilot holes as anything else and won't need to drill heavy steels for a few years, is there any point to having a big 'un?
     
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    I just want to make sure am buying a quality item. As its going to be my workhorse of diy everyone needs a good drill right . Just want to be making sure that it can handle most jobs thrown at it. I understand there is certain jobs that require more "heavy duty tools". What I mean is if I need to do a job here or there I can pick it up without having to worry about if it will do the job.
     
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    I went from Bosch to Milwaukee due to the fact that Bosch do not have a charger that can work off a cigarette lighter socket. I emailed Bosch and they told me to buy an inverter. :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:

    I find Milwaukee to be the best cordless drill out of all the other brands I ave owned. I have tried all off them.

    Andy
     
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    Bosch 12v Combi drill then, that will do all DIY tasks
     
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