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How to choose a drill?

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How to choose a drill?

Hello Members,


I'm looking for a good hand drill machine.  I'm looking for long lasting drill bits as I'm not interested to grind and use it.


1. Can you please propose good hand drill machine @ bunnings.

2. Drill bits used for the purpose of for hanging photo frames, mirrors, small carpentery work, drilling tiles etc.


The drill machine shall cater for drill bits that drills multiple materials (Bricks, plasters, tiles, wood etc.) as on long term I would like to use that for DIY Projects.


Are One time use and throw drill bits available that is cost-effective ?


Thanks for your attention.


Best Wishes


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Bunnings Team Member

Re: Hand Drill

Hi @nagumuthu,


The unit I would recommend is the Ryobi 18V ONE+ 4.0Ah Hammer Drill Kit. It's perfect for D.I.Y. jobs around the house, has a hammer function for drilling bricks, comes with a decent-sized 4.0Ah battery and is a great price.


For drill bits, I would recommend getting a couple of kits to cover the majority of what you need. The two kits would be the RYOBI 56 Piece Impact Drilling And Driving Set and a Sutton Tools 6 Piece Masonry Drill Bit Set.  If you need larger sized drill bits for a project I would advise buying those individually. The same goes for tiles, if you need a specific size I would purchase the individual drill bit you need. The drill bits included in these kits are of good quality and should last a long time without the need for sharpening.


The Craftright range of drill bits is very inexpensive and could almost be deemed throw away at that price point. They will do the job you need them to but will not last anywhere near as long as the kits mentioned above. It would be my advice to purchase something of good quality that will be used for years to come.


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