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Discuss Makita 8406 core drill - any good? in the Plumbing Tools area at UKPlumbersForums.co.uk.

  1. Masood

    Masood Guest

  2. Chalked

    Chalked Plumber GSR

    I have the same drill (110v) had it 5 years or so now, it's used regularly as a core drill and sometimes to mix adhesive. Still works perfectly.
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  3. Billy Bob Bob

    Billy Bob Bob Guest

    good drill had ours years did have to have a oil seal fitted awhile back but we put that down to user error
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  4. Reg Man

    Reg Man Trusted Plumber GSR

    Still got mine 30 years never broke down and still going strong. Kiss of death comment.
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  5. Billy Bob Bob

    Billy Bob Bob Guest

    thats nearly as old as my old mans kango 637 thats 38 years old
  6. Reg Man

    Reg Man Trusted Plumber GSR

    Nice big Red Kango's they are good too. Probably better.
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  7. Billy Bob Bob

    Billy Bob Bob Guest

    we have 2 of them bought mine back last year 20 years old nearly 300 quid second hand bargain i think
  8. stevetheplumber

    stevetheplumber Plumber GSR

    massod why not borrow mine see if you like it
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    Got one, the clutch gone costing £120
  10. Masood

    Masood Guest

    Oh &^@**! I didn't see your post, ordered one this morning! I'm sure it'll be good though...