SDS or Special Direct System drills are a powerful alternative to ordinary hammer drills, delivering stronger blows due to improved hammer action. This article takes a look at where to buy both plug-in and cordless SDS drills to help you find the right SDS power hammer drills for you at a price to suit your budget.
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Bosch SDS drills are renowned for their powerful and effective hammer drilling action. You can check out the full range of SDS drills, chucks and SDS bits for Bosch drills by logging onto the official Bosch website at Bosch.com. Screwfix (Screwfix.com) DIY and construction catalogue Screwfix should be your first port of call for great deals on Bosch power tools. Top choices from Screwfix include the Bosch GBH24VS 3.8 kg SDS Plus Drill. This fabulous Bosch 24v hammer drill has impressive capabilities, drilling up to 120 holes in concrete with only one battery charge and it has an SDS Plus system for speedy drill bit changes. The Bosch GBH24VS 3.8 kg SDS Plus Drill is priced at £249.99 from Screwfix, saving you £100.00 on the original retail price of £349.99.
Amazon (Amazon.co.uk) Amazon do some excellent deals on power tools and stock some of the best SDS hammer drills on the market at very competitive prices. Top choices from Amazon include the Bosch PBH 2900 FRE 730W DIY SDS Rotary Hammer Drill. This key-less chuck, chisel action hammer drill comes with a compact carrying case to keep your power tool safe. Perfect for fitting shelves and removing tiles as well as cutting cables, the Bosch PBH 2900 FRE 730W DIY SDS Rotary Hammer Drill is an absolute bargain, priced at just £125.00 from Amazon.co.uk. Toolstop (Toolstop.co.uk) The Bosch GBH2-26 Dre 2-kilo Rotary Hammer Drill with SDS Plus is a heavy duty option and is perfect for DIY enthusiasts and professional workmen alike. This powerful SDS+ hammer drill has three different modes: choose from rotary, rotary hammer and chiselling action. The chisel function works with bricks, soft masonry and it is even suitable for occasional use on concrete, making this the perfect versatile option for all your DIY and construction needs. The Bosch GBH2-26 Dre 2-Kilo Rotary Hammer Drill is available from Toolstop, priced at £149.95. *Prices are correct as of 29.07.11