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Old 01-19-2009, 10:05 PM   #1
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Chipping Hammer Recommendation


Looking to buy a chipping hammer for removal of thinset from concrete floor. Jobs may be big (large areas) or small (a few tiles). I have been looking for a tool that can handle a 3" chisel. Currently looking at Bosch Model 11388 - SDS MAX Demolition Hammer, and Bosch 11320VS SDS Plus Chipping hammer (not sure a 3" scraping chisel is available for this tool). I don't mind having a tool that can be used for other purposes (i.e. general demolition) as long as it is not too cumbersome to use on small jobs. Or, do I just need to buy two tools? Any suggestions are appreciated.
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Old 01-19-2009, 10:12 PM   #2
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Looking to buy a chipping hammer for removal of thinset from concrete floor. Jobs may be big (large areas) or small (a few tiles). I have been looking for a tool that can handle a 3" chisel. Currently looking at Bosch Model 11388 - SDS MAX Demolition Hammer, and Bosch 11320VS SDS Plus Chipping hammer (not sure a 3" scraping chisel is available for this tool). I don't mind having a tool that can be used for other purposes (i.e. general demolition) as long as it is not too cumbersome to use on small jobs. Or, do I just need to buy two tools? Any suggestions are appreciated.
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Old 01-20-2009, 09:33 PM   #3
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Just my two cents. I bought the Makita Power Scraper (SDS Plus) HK0500 for taking up tiles, mortar, etc.

I had considered bigger demo hammers and the Bosch Bulldogs, but I finally settled on this one. Mainly because it was fairly light and in my opinion, it's got the best design to get under tiles.

I did buy a wider sds plus tile removal chisel for it and it really works great. If you're planning on using it for small jobs, I highly recommend it. For larger tile removal jobs, I'd recommend a stand up air chisel.

I've also used it to demo out cement and to scale cement and it works fine.
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For Removal of tile or flooring of any kind I also recommend the Makita. I used a HK1810 and it just works. It seems to be the choice for flooring removal and scraping of any kind.
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