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Makita-da3010.1833870
7.8 out of 10

Makita DA3010

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Reviews and Problems with Makita DA3010

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Overall 8
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Value for money 6
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Features 8
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Performance 8
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Reliability 10
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Solid and Useful Drill

fincher, reviews.screwfix.com
1 January 2013
  • Summary: This drill feels solid and powerful in the hand, smooth running motor and plenty of power. Useful for all drilling (and screwing if used slowly) in tight spaces such as through joists and for screwing down bath feet etc. Big shame this drill does not come with a case - seems a bit tight for a £170 Makita drill when most £99 tools come with a case these days.
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Value for money 4
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Features 4
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Performance 10
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Reliability 8
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Too expensive

Mysterae, reviews.screwfix.com
16 September 2011
  • Summary: This drill feels well build and solid, but it wouldn't be your everyday drill. This is a specialist drill you use only for the awkward jobs, and for that it does it very well. However since it's not the drill your going to use all the time, to not supply a case to store it in is just cheap. And this drill is not cheap! The cardboard box it's supplied in isn't going to last long in your van, but I think the drill is sturdy enough to survive the knocks.
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Value for money 8
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Features 8
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Performance 10
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Reliability 10
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small and mighty

fatboy, reviews.screwfix.com
31 May 2011
  • Summary: Bought this drill as was refurbishing a mansion and needed to drill all the joists for pipework. Excellent piece of kit, drilled hundreds of 25mm and 32mm holes no problem. I have a Li ion angle drill as well but if drilling lots would definitely recommend the corded one. Only negative is the chuck, I would prefer a keyless 13mm as opposed to the 10mm keyed.
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Value for money 8
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Features 6
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Performance 8
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Reliability 8
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OK but not the dogs

HouseBasher, reviews.screwfix.com
3 August 2010
  • Summary: Got this drill with a discount voucher which made it value for money. If using auger bits then it struggles with anything over 22mm so have to stick with using spade bits up to 25mm. Old skool chuck is a pain in the rear as chuck key is tiny. Other downside is the lead is too short, have already extended mine to 4m for overhead joist drilling. Even with the bad points, its been a life saver more than enough times to pay for itself.
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Overall 8
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Value for money 8
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Features 6
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Performance 6
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Reliability 6
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does the job!

SKINNS, reviews.screwfix.com
1 August 2010
  • Summary: dont expect the world, does the job, its nice and lightwieght. the chuck isnt very strong though and loses grip easily and really have to tighten it for it to hold, but perfect for drilling small holes ie:below 10mm.
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Overall 8
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Value for money 6
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Features 6
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Performance 8
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Reliability 8
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sturdy and versatile

gregor8ach, reviews.screwfix.com
6 March 2008
  • Summary: This drill gets into places standard drills can't reach. Especially between floor joists where it is invaluable for putting in wiring and the new flexible plastic plumbing. The chuck size is on the small side so choose your auger drill bits with care.
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