New Bosch 18v.


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DrRockso · · Red River Gorge, KY · Joined Sep 2013 · Points: 326

Does anyone have the new Bosch 18v Drill? https://www.amazon.com/Bosch-GBH18V-26K-Lithium-Ion-Brushless-SDS-plus/dp/B01MQJ2KJI/ref=pd_lpo_sbs_469_img_0?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=JTVV15VB9E8WRQBMY9S6 They are discontinuing the old standard 36v 11536VSR and I'd prefer not to go with the heavier 36v model (RH328VC-36K) The GBH18V-26k specs look promising, the motor has higher impact energy than the 11536vsr, but less no-load RPM. Can I expect a faster drill time and more holes out of the new 18v? Looks like they have another new 18v as well https://www.amazon.com/Bosch-RHH181BL-Lithium-Ion-Brushless-Exact-Fit/dp/B00CSSWQ3Q

DrRockso · · Red River Gorge, KY · Joined Sep 2013 · Points: 326

Great comparison. Looks like it almost holds up to the heavier 36v model.

Jason Todd · · Cody, WY · Joined Apr 2012 · Points: 953
DrRockso · · Red River Gorge, KY · Joined Sep 2013 · Points: 326
Jason Todd wrote:

https://www.mountainproject.com/forum/topic/112314789/drill-review-bosh-18v-rhh-181#ForumMessage-112837118

Thanks for the link,  I'm more interested in the more powerful 18v model.

T Roper · · DC,VA,NM,UT,CT,MA · Joined Mar 2006 · Points: 860
DrRockso wrote:

Thanks for the link,  I'm more interested in the more powerful 18v model.

from all of my trade magazines- 18v is the new 36v.  its all in the batteries now and its been proven that the bigger batteries deliver more torque as well as run time. Its a Bosch, you will be fine, go shopping.

DrRockso · · Red River Gorge, KY · Joined Sep 2013 · Points: 326
T Roper wrote:

from all of my trade magazines- 18v is the new 36v.  its all in the batteries now and its been proven that the bigger batteries deliver more torque as well as run time. Its a Bosch, you will be fine, go shopping.

Just got it in the mail,  will post a follow up in a couple weeks after I have a chance to use it a bit. 

Rich Farnham · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Aug 2002 · Points: 278
DrRockso wrote:

Just got it in the mail,  will post a follow up in a couple weeks after I have a chance to use it a bit. 

How are you liking it?

DrRockso · · Red River Gorge, KY · Joined Sep 2013 · Points: 326

Hey Rich, it's great! Faster drill time and more holes than the 36v annihilator.

VTP Vinson · · Unknown Hometown · Joined May 2009 · Points: 0

They're really awesome, I will always be partial to the Te4, but for the money, they get the job done.

Rich Farnham · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Aug 2002 · Points: 278

Cool! Good to know!  Thanks!  Never got around to buying one of those compact 36v tools, and was bummed when I heard they were phasing them out.  Now I'm glad I waited!

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