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Makita 6 Amp 5/8 in. Corded Hammer Drill
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Makita

6 Amp 5/8 in. Corded Hammer Drill

  • Ergonomic design for increased user comfort and control
  • Engineered for industrial performance
  • Durable and versatile for the most demanding applications
$79.00 /each

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The Makita 5/8 in. Hammer Drill comes with a powerful motor. It can be used for rotation only applications or hammering with rotation applications. This hammer drill operates at 2,800 RPM and 44,800 BPM to help with most projects. The hammer drill is lightweight and can be held comfortably with its soft grip handle. This hammer drill has a large drilling capacity. It has a lock-on button for continuous usage.

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  • 2-mode operation for "rotation only" or "hammering with rotation" for multiple applications
  • Powerful 6.0 Amp motor with 0-2,800 RPM and 0-44,800 BPM for the most demanding applications
  • Soft grip handle provides increased comfort on the job
  • All-ball bearing construction for longer tool life
  • Recessed lock-on button for continuous use
  • Lightweight (4.4 lbs.) with large drilling capacity up to 5/8 in. concrete
  • Extended life brushes are longer for more work between service intervals and less downtime
  • 1-year limited warranty
  • Includes: drill chuck (192541-1), chuck key (763440-0), side handle (153503-4), depth gauge (324219-0)
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Is this drill reversable???

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Yes, it has a reversing switch to change the direction of rotation (clockwise and counterclockwise rotation).
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Yes the drill is reversible.
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May 12, 2013
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does this drill use strander bits?
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Switch on the back allows you to change direction from forward to reverse.
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Yes it was.
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Yes it is. The switch is right along the shaft - very easy to use.
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Yes, there is a switch just above the trigger. It is a vertical switch. It's nice, because it doesn't simply change a gear setting to go in reverse, it actually reverses the brushes. What this means is you get full power and speed in reverse. This is especially nice when backing out screws.
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Yes, but I would put a little more money into a higher quality drill.
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Yes. This drill is reversible.
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Is it powerful enough to drill through steel? 3/8" thick steel. 5/16" hole.

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Yes it could do it with the right drill bit, But if your is anything like mine the chuck will become loos before your a third of the way through the hole
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Yes, it's powerful enough to drill a hole diameter of 5/16 in. in steel; however, it depends on the correct accessory. The recommended accessory would be the Makita 5/16 in. x 4-1/2 in. Steel Ultra-Fast Drill Bit.
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With this drill into concrete

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This will drill into concrete with the right bit.
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what is a difference electric drill and electric hammer drill?

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A Hammer Drill is basically a drill that has concrete or block drilling ability, in addition to wood and steel materials. An Electric Drill only has the ability to drill into wood or steel materials with the appropriate accessories.
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Customer Reviews

Rated 3.3 out of 5 by 51 reviewers.
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by poor quality The first drill lasted about 15 minutes before sparks started coming from the casing and the drill started to die slowly. Returned that one and got another new one. It did what I needed but the chuck kept loosening up and slipping on the drill bit. Very frustrating. October 4, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Good Deal Pretty nice tool from reputable manufacture for small money. Just what I needed for various projects when battery operated drills aren't enough. My first project for this power drill was holes in the quartz. It worked great. My only complain is that trigger tends to stuck causing motor to rotate very slowly. I wonder if anyone else encountered that problem? It is not a deal breaker for me, but obviously the tool design or assembly is not flawless. I own it too short to speak about longevity of this drill but I trust Makita. July 19, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Meh Good power but the teeth on the chuck broke off when i was tring to tighten it. Then when using the hammer drill function, first time using it ever, the vibration of the hammer loosened the chuck which then stripped the inside of the chuck as it spun around my concrete bit. i got through two 4" holes and the drill and is worthless now. October 11, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Very good Very Good tool, very strong easy to handle , gooooood October 12, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Hammer dril Seems like these will last a life time great tool and at a great price July 21, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Burnt out Was used on one job, a couple holes and it started leaking oil then melted inside. April 12, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Makita 5/8 Hammer Drill I bought this drill at the local store. I had just came across two jobs that needed it: 1. because I needed a very powerful cord drill 2. I needed a drill larger than the standard 1/2" chuck. Other than the heavy duty commercial drills I've owned and used, this is one of the best hand drills that I used so far. The price is right and the the brand too. Only time will tell about the durability. January 26, 2016
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Not bad for the money. I have owned this tool since 2010. It is good for small home projects. I loved it for the hammer drill capability. I would not buy if I needed this on a daily or weekly basis. It won't take the beating. I noticed that it started to smell electrical when I used it over the summer to mix stucco. I just fried the brushes in it mixing a small amount of concrete. I will buy another Makita but will be buying a better version. October 24, 2015
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