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Recommended drill bit set

Discussion in 'Tools and Materials' started by prophet, 31 May 2016.

  1. prophet

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    Ciao folks

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    I have the excellent Makita BHP453 LXT which has been, and continues to be, a great workhorse for me the last couple of years and I've decided to be done with the odd loose bits accumulated over the years and treat myself to a new set to include wood, steel and masonry bits.

    Question is what to go for as I can't tell good from bad. The obvious starting point might be to consider a Makita set.

    I dunno.....would be grateful for any suggestions please?
    Possibly something like Makita D-36980.
     
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    In reality those sets you linked too are fine for the average diyer as long as you stick to makita, bosch etc.
    Dormer, heller etc make very good drill bits for heavier use if you want to spend the money but even with those the quality seems to have gone downhill the last couple of years.
     
  5. prophet

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    Appreciate the feedback.

    After a fair amount of research and taking into consideration that most of the drilling I do is into walls and ceilings of varying materials I decided to initially get a set of these Bosch multi-construction bits.

    I'll purchase the odd quality bits for other purposes as and when required.
    Thanks
    Prophet
     
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    That is a much more sensible approach. You might want to pick up a 7mm as well for brown plugs.
     
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