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Power drills are an essential item for professional builders and enthusiastic DIY fans alike. There is a huge range of drills and accessories on the market but high-quality drills don’t come cheap. However, the HotUKDeals pages will help customers to find the perfect drill at the right price. Read more
Apollo 26pc Household Cordless Power Drill Tool Kit £44.99 @ Sold by Apollo Fulfilment Ltd and Fulfilled by Amazon.
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Apollo 26pc Household Cordless Power Drill Tool Kit Including 9.6V Drill Driver with 1200 mAh Ni-MH Rechargeable Battery, 16 Position Keyless Torque Clutch, Variable Speed Switch, … Read more
plagued

Not sure it's worth buying a basic set with a basic drill. You'd be much better off getting a more comprehensive tool kit and a 240v drill for about the same price. If it was only for occasional use then the ni-mh battery would suffer leaving you with a useless drill.

androidavis

Even cheaper: VonHaus Cordless Drill Li-Ion 1300mAh Max Torque 23nm 10mm Chuck 18+1 Torque Setting with LED & 32 Pc Tool Set Household Home Starter Accessory Kit + Tool Storage Bag https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B073365PGP/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_rmHlBb96W48JR

Bosch PSB 650 RE Hammer Drill - £31.99 from Amazon
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Found 22 h, 2 m agoFound 22 h, 2 m ago
This is now discounted even more to £31.99 looks like a decent price for a decent hammer drill 650W motor with up to 14 mm drilling diameter in stone Speed p… Read more
GunMetal

Depends on the drill bit. You can.

GunMetal

Had this for years and love it! My favourite and go to when the cordless can't deal with it

urethra_franklin

It should just about make it through a block of chedder cheese.

rallypoint

No mate I tried once on wall concrete but no luck

Savvy1

Will this drill into concrete?

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Guild 18v li-ion cordless drill with 2 x 1.5Ah batteries at Argos for £39.99
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31/07/2018Expires on 31/07/2018Found 20th JunFound 20th Jun
This has been further reduced in Argos and comes with 2 x 18v 1.5Ah batteries. Details on the drill are: Guild power tools are built to last and come with a 2 year guarantee. So … Read more
yuha_2000

I posted these at the last price 45 quid and got - heat :( Ah well, anyway excellent drills exactly the same as the toolstation and screwfix own brand drills. Its a generic chinese one they rebrand.. Screwfix sells this for 90 odd quid!

baldass

Just ordered, more for the batteries

Besford

This is a good deal if it suits your needs; just checked and there is stock again: https://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/guild-18v-cordless-combi-drill-and-impact-driver-kit-with-batteries-charger-and-toolbag-just-7699-at-argos-ebay-clearance-2927830?page=1#comments-last

Besford

The Aldi batteries will NOT fit WORX.

mwj182182

I nearly got the aldi workzone impact driver with two batteries for £29.99 but wasn't if the batteries would fit a worx. I went back the next day to see if my battery would fit the impact driver but they'd sold out.. :/

Milwaukee 4933 4510 61 Combi Drill Charger and Case - Red £276.42 @ Amazon
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Found 19th JunFound 19th Jun
great price for this excellent drill
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andyb83

Spannerzone summed it up perfectly. This would definitely be overkill for DIY and I'm not sure if this is a good deal but it's a terrific tool and easily 100% better than the Dewalt. The Dewalt however would be more than capable for most DIY tasks and light trade.

Dealmessiah

Cheers.

dezbo8888

Check powertoolmate bet he beats that price

spannerzone

Well high torque means it's easier to drill drills into very tough brickwork, concrete or masonry and would mean it can more easily drive screws/bolts like a very powerful screwdriver. But many people never need such power, I suspect most people don't need that for DIY and those that do might have a cheap impact driver any way. I personally would always get a higher torque drill as my house has very solid and hard bricks but i got the Makita 458 drill that's quite powerful and about £150 - £180 with battery and charger.

ThanksForThat

It's a great drill (I have one) but I don't think it's a great price. Without checking I'm fairly sure you can get it cheaper buying everything separately.

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Wickes Rotary Hammer Drill - 1050W £20 Instore only @ Wickes
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Found 19th JunFound 19th Jun
Free c&c Wickes Hammer Drill is equipped with variable speed control and a 2 speed gearbox. Maximum Diameter (Masonry): 16 mm Maximum Diameter (Wood): 30 mm Maximum Diamet… Read more
crazyg

Thanks for the explanation. I've read a few times just so it makes sense. (y) (y) (y)

crazyg

Agree - There are 5 stores nationally with a total of 6 units in stock (possibly inventory errors). This seems like a good deal for the price but availability means this is only a good deal for 6 people max!

RUSSt

that helped me too ty

ThanksForThat

@crazyg A conventional (cam-action) drill moves the whole chuck back and forth to create the hammer action. That's what the drill in this post is. A rotary hammer uses an electro-pneumatic system to drive the drill bit back and forth within the chuck itself, and they always have an SDS chuck as opposed to a three-jawed chuck. Rotary hammer drills are far superior for hammer drilling, and can usually also be used in hammer-only mode (i.e. without the chuck rotating) for chiselling and demolition work. There's a bit more to the mechanics than that, but that's the differences in a nutshell (y)

RUSSt

same here all i know its great for jobs around the house

DEWALT DT70545T - 34 PIECE IMPACT TORSION SCREWDRIVER SET £16.79 @ Toolsense
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Found 18th JunFound 18th Jun
Deal back on. Fantastic set CNC precisely machined bit with a torsion zone to absorb peaks in torque. Allows optimum bit flex for maximum life in Impact/High Torque applications. … Read more
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alexfn

Should be called Milwaukee camout.. Absolute junk the milwaukee bits are. Like something from poundland

MrMonk

Ordered yesterday, delivered 22hrs later. Decent little box and magnetic attachment.

singhofkent

This is not a genuine DeWalt item, just crossed referenced it with their database

polarbaba

Well I certainly learn a lot from a lot of experienced people here. I love it. Ultimately you have to make up your own mind, but you'll have a much much better starting point than you otherwise would.

GeoThermal

Discussions on tools are great! "This is the best," "no this is the best and here's why," "yeah well I've been using these for years and they have no equal" and so on and so on. 😁

Professional Soccer Finishing Drills £4.56 - Amazon Kindle
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Found 18th JunFound 18th Jun
Kindle book to improve your finishing. Ideal for any Englishman currently in Russia
HedgyHoggy

Eh? They got a draw in their last match. England won theirs. Are you another who doesn't know how football works?

TellyLover

Iceland sure does (unicorn)

HedgyHoggy

I don't think you know how football works.

TellyLover

Lol. Scored from two lucky bounces from set pieces. Great performance

HedgyHoggy

Oh, and you're clearly not english. Neither am I.

Barbour International Norton Drill Cap £9 + £2.95 delivery at End Clothing
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Found this little bargain in the End Clothing sale. The are a few other different caps there for the same price. No good for me because I’ve got a head the size of a beach ball. I’… Read more
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tfish

For the last 12 weeks and potentially another 18.

markthedoc

Sold out :/

stevenb23

Yes

Dave_Rigg

Good deal but is it really ever sunny in the UK?

BassBassBass

Nice, I have a couple of the embroided brand ones which are wax coated, highly recommended. Good find OP. End has the best clothes

DeWalt-DCD795S1-GB-18V-1-5Ah-Li-ion-Brushless-Combi-Drill - £87.30 @ Wickes
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Refreshed 17th JunRefreshed 17th Jun
Great price for a great drill, smaller battery size, cant find anywhere as cheap as this. All metal construction. Brushless gets good reviews 2% quidco too
bbfb123

Cheers I'll give some decent ones a try.

Veles343

I find quality screws make a massive difference too

charyshiv

June18 code does not work for 10% discount it is 97 now and not 87 anymore.

haslitt

This drill with two batteries can be had for £105. Tried to post as a deal but mods didn't like the store. Seems to have arranged a delivery with DPD though. Google the model DCD795S2 and you'll find it.

bbfb123

I use the normal drill bit that came with my bosch psb 1800 screwdriver.

Bosch GBH 2-20 D Professional SDS+ Plus Rotary Hammer Drill £85 @ Power Tool World
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Found 17th JunFound 17th Jun
Bosch GBH 2-20 D Professional SDS+ Plus Rotary Hammer Drill Top performance in the compact class FEATURES High drilling rate and 30% higher chiselling performance than other rot… Read more
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fallout51

Same here.

goodallish

I'm a prime member so I think it just comes up as 'exclusively for prime members' when I'm signed in. The deal on amazon has gone now though, there are 2 left and have gone up to £97.77

f4se8ook

have to be a prime member

Namrofni10

How do you find the prime exclusive deals? Is there a specific section on 5heir website

goodallish

Good find!

Bosch PSB 650 RE hammer drill - £31.99 @ Amazon
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Found 17th JunFound 17th Jun
These are being discounted down from the retail price of £59.99 as a new model has now been released. From what I have read this model is better than the one replacing it Product… Read more
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Rob.Stewart

I've been trying to kill one of these for years. I want to buy bosch blue, but it refuses to die!

sinxa

Cheers, father in law showed me how to use a hammer drill to put up a blind as I struggled with a normal drill because of the cement block. Will come in handy for putting up blinds and curtains in future.

Goose74

cheers, ordered

PhilK

I wish German tools like Wera Wiha Gedore Hazet Knipex NWS Stahlwille etc would "flood the market" with cheap tools. Unfortunately they're expensive because they ARE good (like British tools USED to be before Thatcher & co helped them close down and get made in China - resulting in them closing down permanently whereas the germans realised that supporting their goods theres still demands for QUALITY not cheap rubbish. Note, we rarely see Japanese hand tools which are high quality too in the west - they don't need to. They sell well at home as did British made tools until late 70s when Thatcher came on scene)

bbaa

GERMANS FLOOD MARKET AGAIN

Bosch EasyImpact 12v 2.5a combi drill - £48 at Wickes (free C&C)
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Been deliberating about buying the Bosch Professional GSB / GDR 12v twin pack, but it's £134 at its cheapest, and may end up with the old 10.8v branding depending on retailer. Spo… Read more
black.knight

Buy the bare blue version on this link and then pick up some batteries and charger off ebay/gumtree. That is a total bargain. Either way, this kind of compact drill is a fantastic addition to any tool kit.

Bossworld

I’ve been monitoring the 12 GSB / GDR for a while. Bare GSB is currently £29 here - http://www.powertool-supplies.co.uk/bosch-gsb-10.8-2-li-combi-drill-body-only.html?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIjNGvzYLa2wIVDbDtCh0PwQmvEAQYASABEgILFvD_BwE#/product/50749 Even at at that price, adding on two batteries and the impact driver takes you to £108 and that’s without the l-boxx or charger. Unfortunately it seems the ebay 20% off would have been the best opportunity to get the kit for around £110 - it’s much cheaper than pricing up separately. Borrowed one and couldn’t believe the power/size of the thing. I’m not sure why the blue GSB is rated for bigger masonry bits as they are extremely similar on the stats but if I had the money I’d be all over it. To be honest, I’m fairly sure i’ll be able to shift this green one on for £30 used, so I’ll keep my eyes peeled for an offer on the blue kit.

toaster

Seems a very good price for a very handy combi drill/driver +2.5ah, I use the pro blue version all the time at work along with the excellent 12v impact driver. I don't know what difference there is in internally regarding industrially rated components etc, suspect not much but remember that the green and the blue batteries are NOT interchangeable and there is quite a large system for the pro tools if you want to expand your kit.

Bosch Easy Impact 55 Impact Drill & Truvo Digital Detector £49.98 @ Rapid Online
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Found 15th JunFound 15th Jun
This money-saving deal includes a Bosch EasyImpact 550 impact drill and a Bosch Truvo digital metal and live wire detector.
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aym280

Find out the weight before you buy. Could be very heavy!

bensbb

I've found this truvo detector to be good (purchased it seperately a few months ago when I moved into a new place), obviously it's not infallible and should use with caution but it has saved my bacon finding wires run in walls, you get a solid tone when it detects metal and a beeping tone for a live wire

m_b_m

Read the instructions carefully. It is clearly not a professional device, but can prevent you from doing damage. I moved to a new rented unfurnished place and wanted to put a Ikea cabinet for bathroom storage. I only needed two drilled holes in the bathroom to fix it. Thanks to the stud detector I found I could not drill exactly at the height the cabinet had to be fixed. This probably saved me from drilling the (metal) plumbing and causing major damage in the flat. I know it would have not worked on non-metal plumbing, but still, I am glad I used it.

healthandsafety

Buy Bosch Blue, Bosch Green for light stuff only.

Brownbloke11

I don’t find the Bosch metal / stud detector to be very good. Also my Bosch SDS drill died so not enamoured with Bosch domestic products. That said, my small battery drills and screwdrivers have been great and this looks a good deal if they work and continue working.

Makita HP457DWE10 18V Li-Ion 1.5Ah Cordless G-Series Combi Drill & 74 Piece Accessory Set £99 w/code @ Wickes (C&C) See OP
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Part of the 5 day offers on at the moment, decent set for under £100, previously been on offer at around £127 which was good, now at £110 + Code JUNE18 brngs it to £99 when using C… Read more
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JohnIIIrd

One thing I can say about the Lidl drills etc, their power tools batteries are interchangeable. Always searching for them perfect drill bits though!!

Ameer_Ahmed

Far better off with the Bosch deal that was posted recently. These drills aren't great at all. Nor are they value for money. Plus, these batteries don't have a large variety of compatibility.

sew109

My Makita drill is ten years old and is used occasionally does the job very happy the drill bits though may as well be made of chocolate useless

gazjon

If you just want a power drill for DIY use, and not planning on adding to your cordless collection, then yes, they are ok. As has been mentioned though, the LXT range starts at only a little more, and adding other LXT tools is cheap enough once you have a battery and charger.

psd99

So what is the general opinion? Good drill for a decent price or overpriced old stock that is pretty much a pile of outdated tosh??!

Bosch GSB 18v Li-ion Professional Compact Combi Drill Set 2 X 3.0Ah Batteries, Drill & Screwdriver Bits £108 @ Travis Perkins Delivered or C&C
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Found 14th JunFound 14th Jun
As above. Decent price with 2 x 3Ah batteries, drill/screwdriver bits, charger & case. Bosch 3 year warranty when registered. Bosch 18 Volt Combi Drill comes with 2 x 3.0 A… Read more
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pennyfarthing88

Depends really on what you paid and battery power, how many batteries ? The model you have mentioned is brushless’ that’s an advantage over the Bosch, but is a drill / driver ( no hammer drill function ) so it’s not a combi drill where as the Bosch is. torques are similar decent from both brands so other then yours not being a combi drill I’d say you’ve bought a decent drill.

daniq

I purchased a few days ago a DEWALT DCD777N is this combi drill any better?

pennyfarthing88

No this has brushes.

jamiethind

Hi, is this brushless?

mattu

You say that now, but if you ever get the chance to try one they're awesome! And will remove a stubborn bolt with ease, I assembled a garden chair with mine instead of using a ratchet. Saved me loads of time.

XU1 500W Hammer Drill £15.95 @ Homebase (free C&C)
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Found 13th JunFound 13th Jun
Free C&C. Ideal for drilling into timber, plastic and metal and hammer drilling into masonry products such as brick, concrete and masonry. Its variable speed dial and adjustab… Read more
ADirtyOldClown

Thanks guys for the views,I appreciate it! will check the titan one as mentioned as with getting somewhat sparks of decent weather it's giving me a day to get my hands nice and dirty and all done! Drill bits aren't the issue, just the bricks are some damn good old solid ones! Built better than I am it seems. The drill(s) I have at the moment are plenty old and do the job of putting shelves and what not up but never had to pierce brickwork.

healthandsafety

Sounds like you need to invest in some quality masonry drill bits,get along to Screwfix, speak to the staff and they will sort you out 😁

GDB2222

An SDS drill will do what you want. Getting a decent one that's not too heavy for £40 May be a problem. Theres a Titan one at Screwfix for £50 that is rather heavy but extremely powerful.

Gareth79

I'd agree that for drilling into brick or concrete blocks then SDS is worth the extra money, and *definitely* if you are drilling larger holes (more than rawlplug sizes).

Bossworld

There’s a Bosch green SDS that’s usually about the £40-50 mark when on offer. Having struggled on putting some units up in my garage using my 18v cordless hammer, I went out and bought the Bosch and it was like a hot knife through butter. Horribly loud and destructive lol

Stanley FatMax Cordless Hammer Drill with 2 18V Batteries at Argos for £74.99
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Found 10th JunFound 10th Jun
Looks like last months deal is active again. Also, the higher spec 2.0ah still has dropped to £89.99 as well http://www.argos.co.uk/product/3338762 This hammer drill feature… Read more
creat2000

Bought the Bosch psb1800 with two 1.5ah batteries couple of weeks back for £66. Not opened it. Not sure whether to return and get this instead or the brushless one from b&q for £100. Any suggestions??

rxylab

For anyone struggling to find the correct website for the extended 3 year guarantee: http://www.stanleytools.eu/3

DeanJones

Cheers bought the 2.0ah £89.99,have some HEAT (highfive)

rikkif1990

So is this better quality than the Bosch that's available around the same price? Every drill that's posted seems to attract negativity in some way and it puts me off. Who cares if it has the same mechanical parts as another drill?

spannerzone

A tumble drier. Seriously though, are you drilling into brickwork? Almost any drill would do and get some decent drill bits. If you drill once a year I'd get a mains powered drill for £35. If you're into DIY then this drill is a good choice

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