I'm going to buy myself a shiny new SDS drill, after getting totally fed
up with the bulk of my cheapo Argos Challenge one (7.5Kg!).
I'm trying to chose between the Dewalt DW566K (around 140 quid) and the
Makita HR2450 (around 125).
Can anyone give me opinions on one or t'other? I've heard good things
about both. Specs on the Makita seem a little better, but which is
I can only speak for the DW566, but am totally happy with it bar one
The forward / reverse switch is right above the trigger, I have _one time
only_ sworn at a hole only to discover I was drilling it in reverse. An
error caused by the ease the switch can be knocked. Simplest plus points -
the long cable meaning most tasks can be accomplished without needing the
You'll rarely go back to your heavyweight bruiser.
or Hitachi? ... I don't like DeWalt .....a couple of problems with some of
the DeWalt tools I have, have not been dealt with well. I have a Hitachi
Cordless that has out lived 2 DeWalts, even after being dropped in a bucket
of 2 part PU foam.
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