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sneoh

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Re: Lead drill ?
« Reply #15 on: December 19, 2013, 07:40:12 PM »

Nice buy, John.  Meery Xmas/drilling.  There is no going back.
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Re: Lead drill ?
« Reply #16 on: December 20, 2013, 04:39:19 PM »

Good one John, let us know whats up with it.
Mo. Its a bit more of a pain but not much. Like I say I use 8mm and remember you still only drag 20/30ft at a time from your last piece. Ive tried the fifi and I don't trust that it will pull every time. As long as your belayer's not deaf he can release right away.
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Re: Lead drill ?
« Reply #17 on: December 20, 2013, 05:47:24 PM »

My concern with the fifi is that it will hang up that one time I REALLY NEED the drill.. I have a fifi on my impact driver at work and it is often difficult to get off my belt or the stageing or whatever i have it hooked to.
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Re: Lead drill ?
« Reply #18 on: January 26, 2014, 11:37:34 AM »

Milwaukee is making some great tools, but I'll be awfully impressed if 12 volts is enough to drill more than one 3/8" hole in anything other than sandstone (or concrete).
I look forward to a review.
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Re: Lead drill ?
« Reply #19 on: January 26, 2014, 12:31:28 PM »

I sent back the first model 9with out using it) because a newer model was out. I'll let you know...they claim 65 1/4" x 1.5" in 3500 concrete per batttery... if that's true, then 10-12  3/8" should be do able
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Re: Lead drill ?
« Reply #20 on: April 09, 2014, 07:00:21 PM »

Any results with the new drill?
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Re: Lead drill ?
« Reply #21 on: April 09, 2014, 07:17:21 PM »

i guess i should not have given up on the road trip thread...
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Re: Lead drill ?
« Reply #22 on: April 09, 2014, 07:28:42 PM »

i returned them both and got a Makita 18V...i already have a bunch of makita stuff so it was just the bare tool  $150 ! drilled way good but i don't know about solid granite.. still a yard of 3/8" and still going is pretty good.
makita says 7.7 lbs  no Way.. we weighed it with battery at 5.6

Heading out again this weekend with 3 batteries.. maybe 5-6 f/a's
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