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stuart23 11-14-2007 01:10 PM

Makita versus bosch
 
hi can any body help me im looking to buy a cordless hammer drill and have found the following

bosch 24 volt hammer drill with 2 batteries

makita 18 volt hammer drill with 3 batteries

both about same price but im unsure what the best is i am normally a bosch person and have normally only bought bosch BUT i cant help reading good reviews of makita tools.

any views or opions would be great

cheers

JGarth 11-14-2007 01:36 PM

What are the respective model numbers.

stuart23 11-14-2007 01:45 PM

Makita versus bosch
 
hi

the models are

bosch psb24ve-2

makita 8390 dwpe3

cheers

KUIPORNG 11-14-2007 02:09 PM

if you use the drills for hammer drilling... I don't trust cordless... just don't think it has enough power for the job... I might be wrong... but I think hammer drilling need corded power.... I think it is provided in the market just give people has an idea they got a more powerful tool even they don't use that feature....

Joining_Heads 11-14-2007 11:09 PM

Cordless hammer drills are a little iffy. However, Bosch's generally beat out the competition. Check Tools of The Trade's site. I'm pretty sure you will find your answer.

Spyko 11-15-2007 08:41 AM

cordless hammer drill
 
I've used both the makita and the bosch, and the bosch wins. That said, I haven't bought one, and for more than a small hole I'm sure I'd pull out an AC tool. The cordless hammer drills in my opinion aren't there yet.


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