Bosch Uneo 14.4v Li-ion HAMMER DRILL (+ Extras) £49.99 delivered RRP £129 Argos Ebay - HotUKDeals
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OVER 150 IN STOCK
EDIT 7:30pm: "ONLY 25 LEFT OVER 140 SOLD TODAY"
Bosch.
Solution for everything from drilling to screw driving. Highest convenience due to small size and low weight. Always ready to use due to lithium-ion technology.
14.4V.
Variable speed 0-900rpm.
1 gear.
0 - 4800 blows per minute.
Accessories included: 4 long screwdriver bits, 6mm and 8mm SDS-quick concrete drill bits, 5mm and 6mm 1/4in hex drill bits (HSS-G).
Drill weight 2.7kg.
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BE VERY CAREFUL!
'SDS quick' is unique, the drill does not fit normal drill bits or SDS bits!

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#1
Damn you, you made me spend £50 :)
#2
Me also,should of stayed in bed ;)

Great find,this will get hot
#3
are these any good? anyone own one?
#4
The product and price looks good, the negative feedback, and lack of response, or explanation, looks very disappointing.
11 Likes #5
BE VERY CAREFUL!
'SDS quick' is unique, the drill does not fit normal drill bits or SDS bits!
#6
Thanks lazy boy I was not aware standard sds won't fit in here I was just about to buy one as well.
#7
on fence at moment, seems good but extra money needed to by the drill bits got to be factored in
#8
Damn you too.

Had to buy 2. One for myself and as a future present for dad inlaw. Fed of of using my corded 10kg SDS drill for 5mm holes into concrete. This one is 1.1 Kg according to the manual. The stated 2.7Kg probably includes the box. This drill is also advertised elsewhere for more than £100. Heat added. Thanks OP.

Edited By: cheunw on Aug 05, 2012 09:22
#9
Been after this type of drill for a while.... good price IMHO,,, and some good reviews !

Bought mine... I was no. 14... half hour ago.... now 29 sold ...so some think it's a good deal

Well done OP
#10
You'll struggle to find any bits longer than 5" to fit this. Good price but very limited usage I think.
#11
you can buy chucks that fit sds, not sure if you need to buy the sds quick adapter then a chuck, another £20 if you do.
#12
Cheep but I wouldn't buy this as You need special bits. Just been looking at the reviews for this item and this seems a good set of bits to go with it but it's from Amazon Germany.
http://www.amazon.de/Bosch-Zubehör-2607019613-43-teiliges-X-line-Set/dp/B001419S9S/
#13
BigBuds
Cheep but I wouldn't buy this as You need special bits. Just been looking at the reviews for this item and this seems a good set of bits to go with it but it's from Amazon Germany.
http://www.amazon.de/Bosch-Zubehör-2607019613-43-teiliges-X-line-Set/dp/B001419S9S/

Those won't fit it sadly. They're just the regular x line bosch drill bits. Not sds.

Can't find a "sds quick" adapter anywhere either.
#14
Would have definitely bought one, but reduced range of bits seems to make it useless
#15
Bought.
Not bothered about finding long drill bits for it as I have a large wired JCB hammer drill I can use is I need to drill through the side of the house. This drill will be perfect for all the indoor DIY jobs :)
1 Like #16
shakeyjake66


Can't find a "sds quick" adapter anywhere either.

One here, but it makes the drill not so cheap. (£25 extra plus delivery)

http://www.mtmc.co.uk/Product.aspx?ProductID=23543&strParent=search&PPGR=0

Edited By: shakeyjake66 on Aug 05, 2012 11:13
#17
Looks like a good deal, but as others warn very hard to find bits for it. Looks like some tips on Amazon reviews for it to buy another brand bits or Amazon Germany for the official set of bits.

On the subject of adapters, has anyone actually seen a "SDS Quick" to SDS or SDS+
one problem is they use the word "quick" as in you can change bits quick - so be careful
#18
shakeyjake66
BigBuds
Cheep but I wouldn't buy this as You need special bits. Just been looking at the reviews for this item and this seems a good set of bits to go with it but it's from Amazon Germany.
http://www.amazon.de/Bosch-Zubehör-2607019613-43-teiliges-X-line-Set/dp/B001419S9S/

Those won't fit it sadly. They're just the regular x line bosch drill bits. Not sds.

Can't find a "sds quick" adapter anywhere either.

I translated the reviews and they state that these bits work with the Bosch uneo. I found these bits from a review on Amazon uk. I would 100% say these bits work with this drill. Just use google translator on a few of the reviews on amazon Germany.
#19
BigBuds

I translated the reviews and they state that these bits work with the Bosch uneo. I found these bits from a review on Amazon uk. I would 100% say these bits work with this drill.

You're right. I didn't look at a close up, which looks like they could well be the right ones. Some reviewers do say they fit this drill too.
#20
You can get a whopping 49 Nectar cards points too, worth almost 25p! http://www.nectar.com/shop-at/ebay.co.uk.eshops



Edited By: NUMBER8GAMESTER on Aug 05, 2012 11:45: Edit
1 Like #21
Set of bits that will fit here:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/X-Line-accessory-set-parts-BOSCH/dp/B005ERSPGK/ref=sr_1_cc_1?s=aps&ie=UTF8&qid=1344163126&sr=1-1-catcorr

Same as the German ones mentioned earlier. Don't think they're very good quality for that price though.

Probably cheaper to buy the adapter I linked to earlier though.

Edited By: shakeyjake66 on Aug 05, 2012 11:52: Afterthought
1 Like #24
shakeyjake66
shakeyjake66


Can't find a "sds quick" adapter anywhere either.

One here, but it makes the drill not so cheap. (£25 extra plus delivery)

http://www.mtmc.co.uk/Product.aspx?ProductID=23543&strParent=search&PPGR=0

Bit cheaper here :)

http://www.toollineuk.com/product.php/section//sn/2608572075

or the less useful "up to 6mm" http://www.toollineuk.com/product.php/site/froogle/sn/2608572072 but unsure if that second one fits, would appear to.

Edited By: V6ALFISTI on Aug 05, 2012 11:52
2 Likes #25
Why would you buy a 14.4v sds drill, it won't do anything. If an 18v struggles on walls and blocks etc , what hope is there for this machine. Don't waste your money unless using for light jobs. Bits as other have mention are expensive, and it doesn't come with an additional chuck either like other products you can buy. The additonal chuck would let you use you old or ordinary drill bits. Spend money wisely.
#26
Additonal chuck around £20 - £30, However I saw an 18v Jcb Combi drill for £69 in SLOUGH B&Q with 2 batteries, but not lithum but 5yrs Warranty. Still good value.

Edited By: Pureego on Aug 05, 2012 11:58
#27
Upon further investigation i've found that any hex bit set will work in this drill so just search on eBay for "hex bit set" there not much more expensive then normal bits. I use these bits for my 7.2v dewalt screwdriver and there great for quick changes.



Edited By: BigBuds on Aug 05, 2012 12:18: Spell check error
#28
bosch uneo bits are widely avalaible on ebay for around £3 each - only really need a couple of 5.5mm and a 6mm for odd jobbing around the house and garden. good drill for £50 imo.
#29
Pureego
Additonal chuck around £20 - £30, However I saw an 18v Jcb Combi drill for £69 in SLOUGH B&Q with 2 batteries, but not lithum but 5yrs Warranty. Still good value.
If I had to choose between this Bosch drill and the JCB you mention I would choose the Bosch. Personally i wouldn't buy any of these, you would be better with a Mikita or Dewalt for a bit more money.
banned#30
A drill that only uses proprietary drill bits made by Bosch, which will no doubt be sold for a premium.
Sounds like a nice little idiot trap.

Avoid like the plague.

lol at SDS "quick" as well - because standard SDS+ bits take so long to change :)
#31
[quote=weejase]I just ordered this one... http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/7114054.htm

seems about the same spec.

For £59 you could have purchased B&D with two batteries and 18v combi

Edited By: Pureego on Aug 05, 2012 13:29
#32
Pureego
Why would you buy a 14.4v sds drill, it won't do anything. If an 18v struggles on walls and blocks etc , what hope is there for this machine. Don't waste your money unless using for light jobs. Bits as other have mention are expensive, and it doesn't come with an additional chuck either like other products you can buy. The additonal chuck would let you use you old or ordinary drill bits. Spend money wisely.

If you have an 18v SDS that struggles on concrete thats a rubbish drill., However if you have an 18v standard hammer drill that struggles on concrete, that would make a lot of sense.


Oh wait from your recent post I see you don't understand what SDS means.

Edited By: Mikiex on Aug 05, 2012 13:32
#33
weejase
I just ordered this one...http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/7114054.htm#pdpProductReviews

seems about the same spec.

Not SDS, so not the same spec.
#34
Pureego
doesn't come with an additional chuck either like other products you can buy. The additional chuck would let you use you old or ordinary drill bits.
Do not use ordinary, straight shank masonry bit on an SDS with an adaptor. SDS bits are much stronger than ordinary bits as SDS hits very hard vs an impact/percussion drill (impact/percussion hits more often per second, and has higher rotary speed) Ordinary masonry bits in SDS may break often and/or break the adaptor and chuck, worst case: you'll shatter an ordinary bit and have a nasty accident.

The adaptors are only to enable a bit of rotary only screwdriving or wood/steel/plastic drilling.

Pureego
Why would you buy a 14.4v sds drill, it won't do anything.
It will, and 10.8v SDS-plus are now being made available as professional tradesmens tools to drill small hole up to 12mm diameter. Even for light duty SDS retains a key advantage over impact/percussion: impact/percussion requires the user to steadily press behind the drill to keep it going forward, SDS doesn't need any weight behind it to work effectively, so the user only has to 'steer' it forwards to makek progess i.e. it's easier, less work for the user.


Edited By: Icm76 on Aug 05, 2012 14:37
#35
carefull people!!, as only special kind of drill bit can go in here. No wonder its on sale.
#36
pincode
carefull people!!, as only special kind of drill bit can go in here. No wonder its on sale.

really??
#37
SanToki
A drill that only uses proprietary drill bits made by Bosch, which will no doubt be sold for a premium.
Sounds like a nice little idiot trap.

Avoid like the plague.

lol at SDS "quick" as well - because standard SDS+ bits take so long to change :)

10 bosch sds plus bits on ebay £14
9 bosch sds quick bits on ebay £12

if you're going to give a negative review of an item, at least do some research first. maybe you can get really cheap sds plus bits from screwfix, but the quality of them is exactly as the price would suggest. i only buy bosch or dewault bits anyway, so there is no difference in the price of the bits whatsoever.
#38
RuudBullit
really??
Yep, Bosch invented the SDS system.

The standard now is SDS-Plus and SDS-Max for the really big drills. Those are very widely available, and the patent has even expired so you can get really cheap, albeit rubbish SDS-Plus bits that aren't as good as the original spec required.

For DIY only users Bosch have created this SDS-Quick standard. Nothing else fits, it's only on the UNEO drill so you're 100% limited to whatever bits Bosch choose to sell, and at whatever price they choose. Buy this drill and you're a 'captive' customer.

If you want an SDS without these limitations, either: buy corded or pay £200+ for a pro quality cordless that uses SDS-Plus





Edited By: Icm76 on Aug 05, 2012 15:18: clarification
#39
RuudBullit
10 bosch sds plus bits on ebay £14
9 bosch sds quick bits on ebay £12.
But which Bosch bits are you comparing? and what are you going to do if you need a 460mm bit to drill through an outside wall?

Basic Bosch professional bits (B8 or S3) will likely be harder, last longer and better cutting, and they will often be cheaper than the SDS-Quick bits. You also have the option of the of expensive S4L, X5L and Speed-X if you ever need them.

If anyone understands and is happy with the limitation of UNEO then fine, go for it. The deal is a decent price so that will actually go a long way to compensating for the limited choice and price of SDS-Quick

Edited By: Icm76 on Aug 05, 2012 15:14
#40
Icm76
RuudBullit
10 bosch sds plus bits on ebay £14
9 bosch sds quick bits on ebay £12.
But which Bosch bits are you comparing? and what are you going to do if you need a 460mm bit to drill through an outside wall?

Basic Bosch professional bits (B8 or S3) will likely be harder, last longer and better cutting, and they will often be cheaper than the SDS-Quick bits. You also have the option of the of expensive S4L, X5L and Speed-X if you ever need them.

If anyone understands and is happy with the limitation of UNEO then fine, go for it. The deal is a decent price so that will actually go a long way to compensating for the limited choice and price of SDS-Quick

i was comparing 5.5mm bits, and will only use this for odd jobs around the home. anyone who tries to drill through an outside wall with this isn't fit to be in charge of a power tool.

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