Stuck SDS Bit

Discussion in 'UK DIY' started by Steve Lowe, Jan 23, 2005.

  1. Steve Lowe

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    After successfully drilling a 15mm dia hole through a wall to route a
    cable I now find that the SDS masonry bit is stuck in my Makita 24v
    cordless SDS drill. No amount of pulling the release collar seems to
    free the bit, I've tried lightly tapping the bit with a hammer to free
    it to no avail. I know it shouldn't make and difference but I've
    tried to remove the bit with the control button on all 3 settings, ie
    drill only / hammer drill / roto stop but it just won't budge.

    Any tips on what to try next.

    Thanks,


    splowe.


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    Steve Lowe, Jan 23, 2005
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  2. Steve Lowe

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    Managed to extract it with a bit of help from a pair of mole grips.




    On Sun, 23 Jan 2005 16:44:39 +0000 Steve Lowe <> wrote:

    >After successfully drilling a 15mm dia hole through a wall to route a
    >cable I now find that the SDS masonry bit is stuck in my Makita 24v
    >cordless SDS drill. No amount of pulling the release collar seems to
    >free the bit, I've tried lightly tapping the bit with a hammer to free
    >it to no avail. I know it shouldn't make and difference but I've
    >tried to remove the bit with the control button on all 3 settings, ie
    >drill only / hammer drill / roto stop but it just won't budge.
    >
    >Any tips on what to try next.
    >
    >Thanks,
    >
    >
    >splowe.
    >
    >
    >- Steve Lowe
    >- E-Mail :
    >- Before Replying Remove .NO.SPAM
    >- UK Resident although my e-mail address is usa.net


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