Bosch 7-1/2 Amp SDS Plus Rotary Hammer Drill (11255VSR)

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  • Sub Brand: SDS-plus Bulldog
  • Amps: 7.5 amps
  • Chuck Size: 1 in.
  • Chuck Type: Keyless
  • Maximum Speed: 5800 rpm
  • Product Type: Rotary Hammer Drill
  • Color Family: Blue
  • Switch Type: Trigger
  • Blows Per Minute: 5800


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4.8

(based on 129 reviews)

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Greatest and most versitile tool ever!

I love the Bosch Bulldog. While working on renovating my house, I originally bought another brand of hammer drill that burned out after a few uses. The repairman said he made a lot...Read complete review

I love the Bosch Bulldog. While working on renovating my house, I originally bought another brand of hammer drill that burned out after a few uses. The repairman said he made a lot of money fixing that brand of tools and that he wouldn't buy one. I had a big tile job in a shower redo. He told me his favorite tool was the Bosch Bulldog because it offered a chipping function along with hammer drilling. At his advice I threw down extra money on this tool. I had the tile removed from that bathroom in about four hours, while the other bathroom took over 26 hours to remove the tile with a hammer and chisle. We used and abused the Bosch over the next several months using the hammer drilling function as well as the hammer alone function and never got a groan from the Bosch. The tool is still in my shed and is always the first one I reach for when I have a big job. I would not recommend the other brand to my worst enemy, but brag on the greatness of the Bosch Bulldog to anyone working on a heavy duty job. Buy this tool with confidence.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Falling apart

I used this tool all of 2 days set (27) 1/2" anchors 3" depth and then 6 more the next day. The collar broke off but it was still...Read complete review

I used this tool all of 2 days set (27) 1/2" anchors 3" depth and then 6 more the next day. The collar broke off but it was still usable then the chuck failed. I replaced the chuck and it is still usable. Not the quality I have come to expect from BOSCH.

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5.0

Quality product

By Qscc

from Indiana, United States

Verified Buyer

Comments about Bosch 7-1/2 Amp SDS Plus Rotary Hammer Drill (11255VSR):

Used to drill several holes in concrete. In combination with the bit it gets the job done in no time and the bit last and last

 
5.0

Awesome Bosch bulldog extreme hammer drill

By Brugh09

from Longview, WA, United States

Verified Buyer

Comments about Bosch 7-1/2 Amp SDS Plus Rotary Hammer Drill (11255VSR):

I bought a dewalt hammer drill combo
Drilled one hole tried for two unsuccessfully.
Went and bought the bulldog extreme drilled 36 holes in the time it took to drill two with the dewalt. Would recommend this product to every one I know .

 
5.0

Strong drill

By Doctor dart

from Camrose, AB, Canada

Verified Buyer

Comments about Bosch 7-1/2 Amp SDS Plus Rotary Hammer Drill (11255VSR):

Had to drill a number of holes in concrete. After trying with a smaller, far less powerful hammer drill I bought this one and was able to complete the work in no time

 
5.0

Drills through concrete like it's butter

By Brhans

from Atlanta, GA, United States

Verified Buyer

Comments about Bosch 7-1/2 Amp SDS Plus Rotary Hammer Drill (11255VSR):

I needed to drill some 3/8" holes in a slab of very old hard concrete, and my little hammer-drill just couldn't cut it.
So I got this Bosch SDS Rotary Hammer from HD - and even driving there & back I probably finished the job sooner than if I'd stayed using the litlle drill.

 
5.0

Lots of power!

By Fisher

from Washington, DC, United States

Verified Buyer

Comments about Bosch 7-1/2 Amp SDS Plus Rotary Hammer Drill (11255VSR):

I tried to drill a hole in concrete steps with a battery powered hammer drill for handrails but gave up after an hour. With my new 11255VSR - 1 In. SDS-plus® Bulldog™ Xtreme Rotary Hammer Drill I drilled 8 holes in 5 minutes!

 
5.0

Great Tool

By Matt General Contractor

from Fort Wayne

Comments about Bosch 7-1/2 Amp SDS Plus Rotary Hammer Drill (11255VSR):

The tool is great, the case is a little flimsy, need a better way to store bits

 
5.0

This tool earns its name (bulldog)

By fscaron

from Montréal, QC, Canada

Comments about Bosch 7-1/2 Amp SDS Plus Rotary Hammer Drill (11255VSR):

I bought it a week ago to remodel a basement bathroom floor (ceramic tiles) under which the heating cable went bezerk. It ate through the tiles (and when I learned the gentle way: taking them in one piece) and the wire and the auto-levelling concrete in less than a day (80 sq-ft). Works like a charm. I was surprised by the low level of dirt it created.

 
4.0

Excellent tool.

By john327

from Downingtown PA

Comments about Bosch 7-1/2 Amp SDS Plus Rotary Hammer Drill (11255VSR):

Gets through reinforced concrete like a hot knife through butter. Pleasing to operate.

 
5.0

Wicked tool

By Wes in NM

from Las Cruces, NM, United States

Comments about Bosch 7-1/2 Amp SDS Plus Rotary Hammer Drill (11255VSR):

Popped over 100 square feet of tile from around an in ground pool in less than 2 hours. The rotary hammer was ran almost solid on a hot day and whIle warm to the touch is still good to go. Pro tip: wear gloves. This kind of tool impacts your hand.

 
4.0

perfect for home projects

By Venecio

from Mississauga, ON, Canada

Comments about Bosch 7-1/2 Amp SDS Plus Rotary Hammer Drill (11255VSR):

Ideal tool to have on a HVAC truck for drilling thru concrete walls or basement floors. SDS Plus saves me time spent on the job and i do not have to worry about burning thru several batteries on my cordless. I purchased this on the recommendation of several of my HVAC colleges and happy to use it daily

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great tool

By Dave21228

from Catonsville, MD, United States

Comments about Bosch 7-1/2 Amp SDS Plus Rotary Hammer Drill (11255VSR):

This thing drills through old hard concrete like a hot knife through butter. Seriously this has been a very handy tool whenever I've had to deal with concrete either to create a pass through or to set an anchor both for personal and professional jobs.

 
5.0

Easy to use hammer drill.

By 6whatever2

from Westlake, OH, United States

Comments about Bosch 7-1/2 Amp SDS Plus Rotary Hammer Drill (11255VSR):

Installed ADA hand railings for ease of use and drilling into the concrete floor and block walls was quick and easy. The hammer alone is great when removing extra concrete.

 
5.0

Excellent Hammer Drill

By DKeith

from Crestview, FL, United States

Comments about Bosch 7-1/2 Amp SDS Plus Rotary Hammer Drill (11255VSR):

Drills through concrete like a hot knife going through butter.

 
4.0

Wider choice of bits

By Sandman

from Arizona, United States

Comments about Bosch 7-1/2 Amp SDS Plus Rotary Hammer Drill (11255VSR):

Have used Bosch tools over40 years in the commercial heavy construction industry. This one is not as heavy as past tools, to me means possible lack of performance and penetration. Need a larger choice of bits, can't find the "bush" hammer bit I used. The "SDS" is possibly great, I prefer the old ones. But, it is still a Bosch and I am a dedicated user of Bosch tools. Thank you for all the years.

 
4.0

useful power

By lasereagle

from Florida

Comments about Bosch 7-1/2 Amp SDS Plus Rotary Hammer Drill (11255VSR):

used to demo out a tightly compacted crushed concrete driveway (6'' thick) to run sub-grade 4'' pvc drain lines. wow. this tool has oomph to power through w/o overheat/breakdown. also drilled some holes in steel plates easily. good ergo setup. worth the coin.

 
5.0

Demolition hammer drill

By Matt C

from Melbourne, FL, United States

Comments about Bosch 7-1/2 Amp SDS Plus Rotary Hammer Drill (11255VSR):

I bought the Bosch drill a month ago and it has performed very well.

 
5.0

Absolutely the best

By 1Carpenter

from Millersville, MD, United States

Comments about Bosch 7-1/2 Amp SDS Plus Rotary Hammer Drill (11255VSR):

I had been using another brand hammer drill for a number of years and was never really satisfied with the effectiveness or power. I had purchased a Bosch hammer drill to use at the school where I was employed and instantly realized the difference in overall performance. I purchased this Bosch hammer drill for my personal use and was duly impressed as I was before, some 12 years ago. Its power and performance are far greater than my previous hammer drill.

 
5.0

Great Tool

By Cgkknabe

from Roseville, CA, United States

Comments about Bosch 7-1/2 Amp SDS Plus Rotary Hammer Drill (11255VSR):

I bought this tool to remove thin sset. It worked extremely well. Get \ting the bit install was simple also.

 
5.0

fast and easy

By 100000000000000

from Redding, CA, United States

Comments about Bosch 7-1/2 Amp SDS Plus Rotary Hammer Drill (11255VSR):

Needed something to remove tile and mortar from the floor. Hammer and chisel was slow and involved lots of labor. I'm getting up in years and don't care for working on my knees for long periods. What took three hours to do with the chisel took about 30 min. to do with the rotory hammer.

 
4.0

I like the hammer only ...

By Big T

from ND

Comments about Bosch 7-1/2 Amp SDS Plus Rotary Hammer Drill (11255VSR):

I like the hammer only feature and has lots of power.

 
4.0

Ive had this aprox. A ...

By Do it right

from Williamston,mi.

Comments about Bosch 7-1/2 Amp SDS Plus Rotary Hammer Drill (11255VSR):

Ive had this aprox. A month, its a great drill. The one issue I have with it is the depth guage is cheap and moves from the vibration as you use the hammer drill. It definetly makes drilling in concrete easy. I highly recomend buying top end drill bits, the cheap bits wont take the beating. I found out by experience! Contractor, Jerry

 
5.0

Very impressive tool

By Mack1937

from Idaho, United States

Comments about Bosch 7-1/2 Amp SDS Plus Rotary Hammer Drill (11255VSR):

This is a very well made product that performs perfectly. Replacement bits are expensive at the local hardware, look on line.

 
5.0

This is the perfect tool for drilling into cement.

By cyberaj

from Calgary, AB, Canada

Comments about Bosch 7-1/2 Amp SDS Plus Rotary Hammer Drill (11255VSR):

I bought this tool in the process of installing a sub-floor in my basement. The Hammer drill I was using for drilling holes for tapcon screws was not working at all. I decided to purchase this tool and what a difference. It was like drilling through butter. I am also using it for removing thinset. This is a great tool.

 
5.0

Makes drilling holes in cement a breeze.

By Bob6185

from Tucson, AZ, United States

Comments about Bosch 7-1/2 Amp SDS Plus Rotary Hammer Drill (11255VSR):

I had 130 holes to drill to anchor large storage racks in a warehouse. My old hammer drill had trouble drilling the holes and went through many bits to get 20 holes done before dying. This hammer drill with an SDS drill bit for either 3/8" or 1/2" holes was recommended to me. I could not believe how easy it drilled the holes. I only needed 1 of each size bit to get the job done. It drills the holes effortlessly.

 
5.0

Great for concrete

By RonN

from Brantford, ON, Canada

Comments about Bosch 7-1/2 Amp SDS Plus Rotary Hammer Drill (11255VSR):

It is very effective at drilling into hardened concrete.

 
5.0

The tool is very good

By Eugene

from Undisclosed

Comments about Bosch 7-1/2 Amp SDS Plus Rotary Hammer Drill (11255VSR):

I bought drill 6 monht ago I am very happy. Tool drilling concrete so easy

 
5.0

AMAZING POWER

By Conrod

from Mount Dora, FL, United States

Comments about Bosch 7-1/2 Amp SDS Plus Rotary Hammer Drill (11255VSR):

Used to chip 1952 tile and 1 1/4" Cement mudbed off bathroom wall! It doesn't slow down and can certainly out work me!

 
5.0

Great Tool.

By OminoreG

from Utah, United States

Comments about Bosch 7-1/2 Amp SDS Plus Rotary Hammer Drill (11255VSR):

I bought this a few months ago I love it. It's great to remove Tile, Drill in Cement it has Power to do any Job you need a Drill for, I highly recommended it to any one.

 
5.0

Works like a Champ!

By Mad Shirt Grinder

from Carmel Valley, CA, United States

Comments about Bosch 7-1/2 Amp SDS Plus Rotary Hammer Drill (11255VSR):

I used this rotohammer to remove mortar from a river rock patio and long walkway. Spent three days chipping tons of cement off of rocks and braking up the patio. Great machine for the $! Light and easy to use and maneuver. Basically a pro by the time we were done with that project and met all my expectations.

 
5.0

Love it

By Stymied

from Victoria, BC, Canada

Comments about Bosch 7-1/2 Amp SDS Plus Rotary Hammer Drill (11255VSR):

Bought it to take apart a brick fire place. Was done in no time. Easy to control with very little mess.

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