Need a drill for home jobs

I need to hang a pot rack on my wall which is concrete. I have a 5/16" drill for such a purpose and the dollys to go with it. What I don't know is which drill to buy so it will: 1) do this job, and 2) be a useful tool for around the house.
Thanks in advance! -joe ___________________________________
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A hammer drill is best for masonry but don't spend the extra money just for occasional masonry use. A cordless 3/8" drill of at least 14 volts would be best for most. A 1/2" drill will have more power but turn more slowly, in general. Some have gear speed selection. Both will weigh and cost more than a similar 3/8". The weight can get tiresome. A clutch for driving is very useful IMHO.
I have the Craftsman C3(19.2volt) system and love it. Same batteries and charger for many different tools. Having more than one battery so one can charge while the other is in use is a good idea too.
If your use is seldom an AC powered drill may be better as charging for very occasional use can be more of a PIA than extension cords. Better power to weight too.
IOW, kind of depends on needs and future needs. It's been my experience too little power is much more likely to be a problem than too much. YMMV
dollys?
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I'll look for a corded drill with similar features to the C3

hear u loud and clear - so a cord is definite

mollys? they're "lead anchors" 10-14x1-1/2"
another poster suggested tapcons, now i dont know which way to go with the fasteners... :/
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Used the Tapcons to attach some electrical conduit last month. Worked OK but can't think of any reason why what you have wouldn't work too. Good luck.
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After all of the advice and figitting I finally called a handyman (since prfessionals only want to do big jobs - np). It turns out that the wall is not solid concrete as I thought the management was saying. They are actually hollow concrete walls. Made back in the 40's the contractor poured "mud" on a wodden frame and then covered that with a thin coat of plaster.
The handyman was very good and very informative. Now I know what a hammer drill is, that it comes with a "hammer" label as so as to operate as a plain drill or with a hammer (hammer/drill). Also, he used a DeWalt drill and I had no idea they were good tools.
The job was done using what I was going to use based on my past experience with these walls - he used butterfly (toggle/aligator) bolts - D'OH! The pot rack can now support the weight "of an elephant" (he said :). It took him 30 mins to do that, then since the hour wasn't up he also attached 2 towel racks to my chef's station and butcher block table. Total time was 45 mins, cost was $81.28 and tip... $40.
Thanks to all for your patience, kind help, and best of all education. ... If ever I have a son I would want him to grow up to be just like all of you... well, if you were all rolled up into a gooey clay ball... ?
Thanks again! :) -joe ___________________________________ my bread: http://www.joesbread.com / my faith: http://www.angelfire.com/ny5/jbc33 /

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