Tag: cordless rotary hammer

Milwaukee M12 Fuel 5/8” SDS Plus Rotary Hammer Kit Review – 2416-22XC

This is still one of those tools that just amazes me.  I still don’t really get how a 12V tool can do so much work.  I would think with this type of tool you might get one or two holes, but that could not be further from the truth.  I know what you’re thinking, I am full of crap.  That’s what I would be thinking if someone was trying to tell me a 12V rotary hammer can do serious work.  This is a light weight tool, that doesn’t have a lot of vibration and can do some serious work....

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Bosch RHH181 18V SDS Plus Rotary Hammer Review

Besides an impact driver and hammer, a rotary tool is probably one of my favorite tools to use.  That’s why when we heard about the Bosch RHH181, we jumped at the chance to check this out. The RHH181 is a 3/4″ SDS Plus rotary tool and replaces the older RHH180.  If you’re just looking at the tool, you might not notice much of a change in the new RHH181, unless you look at the dial.  You will now notice two more icons which include a chisel mode.  Yes, you can now chisel with this rotary hammer.  The other icon...

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Hilti TE 30-A36 Cordless Combihammer Review

Concrete is an amazing material.  We use it to build roads, create buildings, make runways, dams and even counter tops.  It’s one of the most widely used building materials in the world.  Concrete is strong, inexpensive and a basic building block of today’s world.  Add a little steel and the sky is the limit for what you can do with concrete. As strong as concrete is, it doesn’t last forever, well at least in this fast pace world.  As people we want change, we redesign and we have new ideas.  Once we make a structure, there are times we...

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Milwaukee M12 Cordless Lithium-Ion 1/2” SDS-Plus Rotary Hammer Review

I am sure you’re like me and when you first heard about a 12V Rotary Hammer Drill, you probably chuckled.  Well I know when I first saw this at the Milwaukee event, I was chuckling.  How the heck could a 12V rotary hammer drill even compete with a piece of concrete?  I use an 18V rotary hammer often, but the thing that really holds me back from using the 18V all the time is the power and the battery life.  That is primarily the reason I always keep either my Hilti TE or Bosch Bulldog on hand.  I am...

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Hilti TE 2 A-18 Cordless Rotary Hammer Drill

As you know I am a huge fan of Hilti tools.  I have been using them for years and they have always come through.  They are tough, well balanced working machines.  This is one of the reasons I am excited about showing off the Hilti TE 2 A-18 Rotary Hammer Drill.  For me, I love cordless tools.  I hate having to try and find power, then drag a cord around.  Extension cords can be very frustrating.  Right where you attach your power tool to the extension cord, this always seems to get caught up and leave you short about...

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Milwaukee M12 1/2″ SDS Rotary Hammer – Pint Sized Power

Other tool companies may have given up on their 12V tool line, but Milwaukee Tool is dominating the 12V category from all directions.  By years end will have over 50 tools in the line up.  The compact MIlwaukee M12 1/2″ SDS Rotary Hammer is amazingly small, it tips the scales at 3.9lbs and is only 9″ long.  On a Red Lithium XC battery you get approx. 60 holes per charge.  No chipping mode on this little guy, just rotary and rotary hammer mode.  It is covered by a 5 year warranty on the tool itself. Milwaukee 2412-20 M12TM Cordless 1/2″ SDS Plus Rotary Hammer I tried...

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Milwaukee M18 SDS Plus Rotary Hammer Kit – 2605-22

Looking to drill or chip concrete?  The Milwaukee SDS 7/8″ Rotary Hammer might just be your best friend for the job.  This is part of Milwaukee M18’s growing line of professional power tools.  Whether you are looking to install anchors, screws or just do some chiseling and you want the freedom from the cord, the Milwaukee M18 is a tank. Manufacturer – Milwaukee Model – 2605-22 Average Purchase Price – $450   We use it to build, we drive on it, we walk on it, we even use it to stop water and protect our cities.  It is one of the most...

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DeWALT DCH213L2 20V MAX* Lithium Ion 3 Mode SDS Rotary Hammer Kit – Review

Come in children. all gather round let’s talk about SDS hammer drills.  SDS are those weird looking oversized drills you always see in the tool stores. Think of it as a cross between a jack hammer and a drill.  Instead of tightening the chuck like a normal drill you just insert the SDS bit into the chuck which locks, but yet still allows the bit to be moved back and forth for hammering.  Does this make sense?  Jay over at CopTool.com wrote a pretty good article about it here and also check out Wikipedia here.  SDS hammer drills excel at...

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