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Reddit mentions of Bosch 11255VSR Bulldog Xtreme - 8 Amp 1 Inch Corded Variable Speed Sds-Plus Concrete/Masonry Rotary Hammer Power Drill with Carrying Case, Blue

Sentiment score: 3
Reddit mentions: 6

We found 6 Reddit mentions of Bosch 11255VSR Bulldog Xtreme - 8 Amp 1 Inch Corded Variable Speed Sds-Plus Concrete/Masonry Rotary Hammer Power Drill with Carrying Case, Blue. Here are the top ones.

3 Modes: Multi function selector offers 3 modes of operation; Rotation only, rotary hammer, and hammer only mode; Variable speed trigger with reverse offers accurate bit starting or easy fastener removingEase of Use: The Bulldog Xtreme Bosch Drill has vibration Control for comfort in all day applicationsErgonomic: D handle design provides comfort and optimal Control; especially for overhead or downward drilling applicationsConvenient: SDS plus bit system provides tool free bit changes with automatic bit locking, dust protection and maximum impact energy transfer; Vario lock positioning offers 36 bit positions for optimized chiseling anglePower: Bosch’s Powerful 7.5 amp rotary tool motor produces 0 1, 300 RPM and 0 5, 800 BPM to power through the toughest applications; The rotary hammer delivers 2.0 feet /pounds of impact energy for maximum performanceWorks with Bosch PRO+GUARD dust solutions – an end-to-end dust-collection system that helps users move toward OSHA silica table 1 dust compliance

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Found 6 comments on Bosch 11255VSR Bulldog Xtreme - 8 Amp 1 Inch Corded Variable Speed Sds-Plus Concrete/Masonry Rotary Hammer Power Drill with Carrying Case, Blue:

u/JackSauer1 · 12 pointsr/Tools

Get a Bosch Bulldog. They are typically $150-200. I am an electrician and we have one on every truck.

u/Nurum · 10 pointsr/HomeImprovement

Go buy a Bosch Bulldog hammer drill. It has a setting to turn it into a handheld jackhammer, then just get a nice wide chisel for it. It will take it up nice and quick, and in the end you will have a cool tool that you will find tons of uses for.

u/[deleted] · 2 pointsr/DIY

I definitely wouldn't go cordless for this job. Popular Mechanics had a review of corded hammer drills a little while back.

If you're going to be doing this a lot, I would recommend getting a rotary hammer and not a hammer drill. I would recommend the Bosch Bulldog for the job.

u/eosha · 2 pointsr/Construction

Different motor technology = more efficient and longer lasting. More expensive, however.

I've got the Milwaukee M12 tools (their "lightweight" line). Does it have the whoopee of my 18v DeWalt XRP tools? No. But it's got more than enough for all the DIY stuff I've done, including some jobs that most people would say required heavier tools, such as deck building and concrete drilling. Just yesterday I drilled some 6" deep, 1/2" dia. holes in concrete with my M12 hammer drill. I had a Bosch Bulldog hammer drill sitting 15 feet away, and I didn't even bother to get it because the little M12 worked just fine; a bit slower, obviously, but better control.

In short, I'm a fan. The FUEL M12s are better yet.

u/armybrate1 · 1 pointr/DIY

I do pest control and termite work. We ONLY use Bosch SDS hammerdrills. We probably drill out around 400 half inch to 3/4 inche holes per house, and try to get at least two jobs in during a normal day. Bosch is rebuildable if there is an issue, and can be had for less than 200 dollars. This is what we use for drilling into foundations (horizontally) we drill 1/2 inch holes through the block, sometimes solid concrete. http://www.amazon.com/Bosch-11255VSR-BULLDOG-SDS-plus-D-Handle/dp/B000BB79Q6/ref=sr_1_1?s=power-hand-tools&ie=UTF8&qid=1377122483&sr=1-1&keywords=bosch+hammer+drill
and this is what we use when we have to downdrill or for big holes (1 1/2 inch wide) or when we use long bits (24 to 36 inches) http://www.amazon.com/Bosch-RH328VC-8-Inch-Rotary-Hammer/dp/B003DQO7ES/ref=sr_1_2?s=power-hand-tools&ie=UTF8&qid=1377122483&sr=1-2&keywords=bosch+hammer+drill

u/9926alden · 1 pointr/HomeImprovement

Damn, make sure you clean that out regularly. People have burnt their house down.

Go get this:

Bosch Power Tools Rotary Tool - 11255VSR Bulldog Xtreme Rotary Hammer Drills For Concrete – Use For Overhead Drilling, Demolition, Anchoring – Corded Hammer Drill For Crew, Contractor, Construction https://www.amazon.com/dp/B000BB79Q6/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_F9sUCb5ANYAV7

And this:

Starrett KD0414-N 4.1/4-Inch Diamond Grit Holesaw https://www.amazon.com/dp/B008CD1V8M/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_l8sUCbT69WR45

And this:

7/16” Hex Shank Hole Saw Arbor, Fits 1-1/4” to 6” Hole Saw Quick Change Heavy Duty Alloy-Steel Mandrel with 3 BONUS 1/4” Precision Drill Bits Replacement https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07DN9SKTD/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_D.sUCb01DPGAB

Make sure you back off on the drill and let it do the work and don’t let the big overheat.