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Hammer Drill, 2-Speed, 1/2-In., 8.5-Amp
Bosch

Hammer Drill, 2-Speed, 1/2-In., 8.5-Amp

Hammer Drill, 2-Speed, 1/2-In., 8.5-Amp is rated 3.1 out of 5 by 18.
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$119.99
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Model #
HD18-2
Item #
240380

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Description
8.5a, 1/2 ", 2 speed, hammer drill, for high torque & high speed drilling capabilities, auxiliary handle with built-in depth gauge securely locks into place & provides consistent drilling depth, integral slip clutch allows more user security by disengaging the output shaft if the bit gets into a bind situation, securely clamping 1/2" three jaw chuck for rugged hammer drilling applications, dual mode selector converts from rotation only to hammer drill mode.
Specifications
Specifications
SKU240380
Weight8.060000
UPC00000346460773
Country of OriginMY
Package Width10.8
Package Length15.5
Package Height3.5
Model NumberHD18-2
BrandBosch
Manufacturer NameROBERT BOSCH TOOL GROUP
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not great I've had this drill a couple of years and have used it for drilling metal and 3/8 and smaller holes in concrete. The drill has worked great until this week when I needed to drill some 1/2 inch holes in concrete. I got 6 holes drill and the switch burnt up. I ordered a new switch and installed The drill started right up. I got 2 and 1/2 more holes when the new switch burnt up. The switch will not hold up to much of a loaded for very long. The drill will burn up switches under a load. I burn out 2 trying to drill 1/2 inch holes in concrete
Date published: 2021-05-09
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Decent features, poor performance Bought this drill a few years back for light duty work and didn't use it much. Was looking to drill 8 1/4 inch holes in concrete 3 inch concrete. Very small and easy task for this drill as I didn't want to use my larger Makita rotary hammer. Or so I thought. On the hammer drill setting using the higher speed the drill lasted 3 holes and stopped working in the forward setting. This was while using a brand new Milwaukee bit. The drill only worked in reverse. Checked the brushes and appeared to have melted some of the plastic house. Didn't find any evidence of electrical shortages, just didn't function anymore after 3 holes. Bosch usually makes decent tools but this is definitely not one of them. Very disappointed in the quality which is way all my rotary hammers tend to be Makita. The other reviews are right, if you want to drill concrete, get a Makita. They are leaps and bounds better when it comes to quality and eat concrete. This drill is probable good for drilling soft woods (pine, etc) but any weak drill can do that for far less. Stay away if you value quality and your money.
Date published: 2020-12-09
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not what Bosh tools used to be! Quality of parts not made for everyday use. Ideal for showcase because they look good! Even with light use, it overheats Brush holders made of plastic melted, no replacement parts and no warranty This is my third Bosch impact drill ( and my last) so i have seen first hand the quality drop in each new products
Date published: 2020-08-17
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Smoke after 6 weeks! I used that drill to do some renovation in my basement. After only 5-6 times, it started to smoke. The tool is powerful, but doesn't last, even for a residential use. I do not recommend this tool.
Date published: 2019-10-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Heavy Duty I have just received this from Amazon a couple of days ago, so to be fair I can't say a lot about this drill yet! It is heavy built and seems to be well made, but I have not had the chance to use it yet. I'm a little concerned that the hi-lo gear change does not take place when you turn the selector knob until you actually turn the chuck after switching gears! Not sure if that's normal or not? Only time will tell.
Date published: 2019-10-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product Used this drill to cut through 1/4" steel plate on a stairwell.Used a 4" Hole saw with cutting fluid and this drill made my job fast and easy compared to a previously used Milwakee. Very powerful and steady drill.Thank you Bosch.
Date published: 2019-07-28
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Trigger Switch Defective I was able to drill 3 holes in concrete with the first one before it quit. 1/2" bit on LOW speed. The second one quit in the middle of the second hole, 1/2" bit on LOW speed. I'm an Electrical Engineer, so I took it apart and found the spring contact in the trigger switch melted open circuit. I will NEVER purchase a Bosch tool again. At one time they may have been good quality but those days are over. This is a 100% straight up review.
Date published: 2019-07-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better than expected Drilled 1/2’” x 4” fence post anchors in concrete with ease
Date published: 2019-05-24
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