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Discuss What power tools? at UK Plumbers Forums; Hi all I will soon hopefully be moving from my current employer to my new one to carry on my apprenticeship and I will be doing new build site work ...
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    Question What power tools?

    Hi all I will soon hopefully be moving from my current employer to my new one to carry on my apprenticeship and I will be doing new build site work 1st and 2nd fix and I need to supply my own power tools(battery kit).
    Could you please roughly advise me on what make to go for and what actual tools I'll need (with out spending massive amounts)
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    Default Re: What power tools?

    18 volt Makita for me . 4 amp battery's and make sure you invest in the drills with metal chucks.
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    Default Re: What power tools?

    Makita for impact / combi / woodworking eg saws etc

    Bosch for sds
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    Default Re: What power tools?

    What ever you choose you will be stuck with for a long time.

    I bought a Milwaukee 12v & 18v kit 10 years ago.
    I've added to it an replaced original bits numerous times but have so many batteries and chargers that I don't think it will be possible to change to another brand without replacing everything.

    Saying that, from my experience, I don't think I would consider going to anything else.
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    Milwaukee for me Higher amp hours on battery the better.

    Look at both voltage and amp hours !!
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    Default Re: What power tools?

    people will advise you on what they own..
    ive had makita twice, hitachi once.. I bought milwaukee this time around and its excellent.
    but, makita, dewalt and milwaukee were all in the running and I would be happy with any of them. get the 18v brushless stuff and youll be fine
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    Default Re: What power tools?

    Thanks everyone for your input, I've been looking at getting a impact, combi, sds and a multi tool do you think that this would do me for a while?

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    Default Re: What power tools?

    combi and sds should be fine for an apprentice, I would buy Makita drill from screwfix with 2 batteries, and buy the sds body only from online, not ideal forking out on this equipment on an apprentice wage
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    Makita 18v
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