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Discuss which power tools at UK Plumbers Forums; OK im looking into building up my power tools - currently employed so have access to his tools, but i am looking at going alone in a years time, i ...
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    OK im looking into building up my power tools - currently employed so have access to his tools, but i am looking at going alone in a years time, i want to buy good buy once so to speak.


    need a core drill, looking at milwaukee and marcrist any suggestions

    also a core set any suggestions

    18 v drill and impact driver. either milwaukee or makita

    wet and dry hoover? god knows which one - boss has festool but do i really need to spend that much? but i do want one that will last.

    any suggestions recommendations or experiences would be helpful cheers lads
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    Makita is what i use, for everything. really good stuff, not overly priced and very strong stuff.

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    but the best you can afford for the stuff you use all the time and cheaper on the occasional use stuff.
    If i am not quite sure i tend towards the cheaper stuff and then buy a good one later and keeo the cheaper one as a spare/ backup.
    That said Makita is good stuff.

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    what about the hoover im lost on that one

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    Quote Originally Posted by q-plumb View Post
    what about the hoover im lost on that one
    Got a wet/dry vac from wickes brilliant and I think its on sale at the mo for £38 ish and you can also buy a combined filter so you don't need to change between wet and dry. 2 year warranty.Also worth adding a fein multimaster to your list.
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    Quote Originally Posted by helpsy View Post
    Got a wet/dry vac from wickes brilliant and I think its on sale at the mo for £38 ish and you can also buy a combined filter so you don't need to change between wet and dry. 2 year warranty.Also worth adding a fein multimaster to your list.

    nice one matey, i'll get that

    already got the fein multimaster - second hand 40 quid excellent bit of kit.

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    I totally agree with buying quality for tools used constantly and then buy less expensive tools for occasional use. I bought a dewalt cordless hammer drill and a makita screwdriver thingy, pain in the backside constantly changing drill bits.

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    Quote Originally Posted by q-plumb View Post
    nice one matey, i'll get that
    already got the fein multimaster - second hand 40 quid excellent bit of kit.
    Great value for money and I think the combined filter is about £11
    I've yet to get a multimaster, but know what they're like.I think the cheapest I've found is about £180 for a new one with all the bits.Anyone know of the cheapest place to get one?
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    whatever cordless i decide to buy i will stick with that brand regardless - only due to same batteries = cant be arsd with swapping and charging diff batteries - its either milwaukee combi set drill and impact or the same in makita....

    choices choices....

    ive got the milwaukee tiger jigsaw excellent bit of kit 90 quid brand new off ebay, the bosch corded 240 for drilling the bigger holes and chiselling, and it looks like the makita 18v set.

    anymore views on the core drills ?which ones do you lads use?

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    makita 18v , bosh 36v sds, for core drilling you need a drill with a safety clutch. screwfix were doing an offer on some ryobi core bits for £69 dont know if they are still doing it though

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    yeah i know i need one with a clutch matey, im not asking for the ins and outs of what the drill needs so much - as to which one you prefer or have used, so far the outstanding nominees are.... marcrist DD2 and the milwaukee both 300 squid. as for the bits i will prob go for marcrist no offence to ryobi

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    hello m8, right wot the other guys said was right (ish) as u can see from my name i am linked in that power tool industry right that said here we go, The company u need is silverline they have everything u could ever wish 4 and more all at the cheapest price in england they have all the brands at proper knock down prices all u need is a credit card and a computer silverline.co.uk. NUF SAID I WISH U LUK.

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