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Discussion in 'Home Cinema Building DIY' started by electrolyte, Oct 27, 2004.

  1. electrolyte

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    I live in an 1890s house with solid stone walls. Whenever I try to drill into my walls using my B&D hammer drill it only goes in about 2 cm before giving up. I did a search on here and found that an SDS drill should cut through my wall no problem. Argos do one for £30 (here ) - does anyone know if this drill will do the job?

    If it won't, does anyone know of a drill that will?

    Ta!
     
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    Oh yes, I have one, marvelous toys these are ! :clap: Drill through just about anything and you get chisels to play with as well.
     
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    Thanks Mylo - so you've got the Challenge SDS drill? Sounds like I'll be off to Argos this weekend!
     
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    The very same :smashin: The price has come down a bit now though.
     
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    Brilliant, sold! Will visit Argos then! Thanks Mylo, great help :thumbsup:
     
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    I picked up the cordless 24v sds drill from argos for £12.50 in there clearance a couple of weeks ago. Nice bit of kit, only wish it had roto stop on it (Also got a new router for £14!)
     
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    Mylo, I bought the Challenge SDS drill from Argos yesterday and used it in anger for the 1st time today. Is an amazing drill. Not quite "knife thru butter" but almost. Am a very happy man today, thanks for your help Mylo! Just one question, what do you use the chisels for? :confused:
     
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    chaos and mayhem :laugh: sorry, serious answer is for chasing out mortar and channelling walls and stuff or in my case shifting some old floor tiles and some dead concrete screed.
     
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    cool will have to give that a go (the channelling walls bit not the chaos and mayhem)
     

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