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what is best sds drill and masonary bits for under a ton?

Discussion in 'Tools and Materials' started by jezmoz, 15 Mar 2007.

  1. jezmoz

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    please advise :D I need a strong drill and really strong bits, the last bits melted and mangled and the drill broke (walls are reaaly hard)
     
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    Best SDS drills on the market are Hilti & Dewalt. Hilti is out of you r price bracket, so go for a dewalt, you should get one for around the ton mark. If you can out work that, without of course trying to take walls down with it, you will be really going some.
     
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    Bosch over Decack any day. :cool:
     
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    hey, someone has got to buy it, where do you get yours toys R us?
     
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    makita and bosch over dewa*k some quite cheap corded sds from makita
     
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    I gave my Bosch SDS drill hell for 5 years till the SDS part stopped working.
    I bought another Bosch as its replacement.....enough said :)
    They are for sale under £100 these days
     
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    Hitachi drill, and Bosch s4 bits.
     
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    bosch blue. indestructable. ;)

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    Try Hilti sds drills on ebay, will pick a second hand one up for £70
    I have 2 second hand ones for sale 110V, but its against forum rules to sell one to you!!!
     
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    I would never buy second hand tools, you never know what you are getting. ;)
     
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    Bosch S4 ftw.

    I personally have always found Dewalt to be cack... Bosch and Hitachi Drills all the way for me... (Although I'm currently using a pair of Bosch greens (diy) as my van was broke into a few years back and I brought them as a stopgap...they are both nearing the end of their life now (clutch is just getting weaker and weaker) but for the money I really can't complain)
     
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    To throw another one into the debate: my Black & Decker SDS has taken a battering (pretty hefty diy jobs) and has come through smiling.

    I know B&D have a crappy rep here but, for the money, I can't fault it. Got it from Argos for £60. Comes with a decent (IMO) bunch of SDS chisels/bits and a wee pot of grease that tastes just yummy! :D

    Hopefully, one day, I can afford real tools but until then ....
     
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    Im a stone mason hitachi all the way !
     
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