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Written on: 08/04/2014 by Keatingco467 (1 review written)
Lasted about 6 months before it started leaking loads of oil and grease. Used it twice to hack off a drip bead around bottom of a house and chisel or hammer function packed up. In for repair now but probably wont last long again. Good diy drill if you ask me not for trade or professionals… Read Full Review
Written on: 09/12/2009
Bought it coz can't get bits for my old spit so got new hitachi, what a mistake it brokefirst time I used it on chisel Setting took it back for repair wich took 3 weeks then was given a replacement instead have had it just over a year a the first time I use chisel setting again what happened yep it broke the rep from hitachi said chisel is only to be used on breaseblock but when I checck there own website it says light use on concrete. Knobs… Read Full Review
Written on: 01/07/2009
Hitachi DH24PC3 SDS Drill is a good tool, reliable… Read Full Review
Written on: 26/06/2009
I am fed up with Hitachi stuff, this DH24PC3 SDS drill and some of their other bits (eg angle grinders) just aren't worth the dosh. I'm a professional craftsman, -over 40yrs in the trades, and have bought / will buy a lot of equipment for the various trades I'm involved in.
On occasions I've been tempted to buy a 'lesser machine' when I needed a bit of kit quickly, and there were no dealers around who had what I _really_ wanted in stock. = Big Mistake!
Why do Hitachi (and some other firms)… Read Full Review
Written on: 09/10/2008 by pickles 2 (1 review written)
this Hitachi DH24PC3 sds drill is complete bilge had it for 3 months and its busted a 2nd time . first time i noticed bits getting difficult to remove from the sds chuck, then while drilling it decided to deposit what looked like a pint of grease out of the vents, over me and over an unpainted bespoke kitchen [even hit a wall 12ft away] took it back for repair under warranty,got it back next day. drilled 2 x 6mm holes 2 days ago. used it today and the sds chuck managed to snap a hilti drill bit… Read Full Review
Written on: 01/09/2007 by hilaryg (13 reviews written)
The Hitachi DH24PC3 SDS Drill looks a bit like a training shoe designer has been let loose on this, but it is a businesslike drill all the same!
I had problems with the first one which was replaced, but this may have been due to a faulty (loose) SDS chisel bit. The replacement has been excellent so far. Cuts chases well with hammer impact setting - not as good as a Bosch equivalent which I tried, but this one was on offer, so I think is fair value for the money I paid (under £150)… Read Full Review
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