Bosch PMF 180 E

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it is amazing how useful that tool is :thumbright:
You have already noticed probably, but there is a control on the end to adjust the vibrations/occilations - I only saw that after reading the UHM review :oops: :roll:
No extras needed usually - The Weegie may have some spare blades available at a much better price then the shops - it does wear the blades out, I will say - and they tend to get quite hot!
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Not even out of the box yet, will look tomorrow.
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Bought one. Just wish I had been to B & Q/Makro, which were cheaper than my internet deal.

I have seen pictures of a scaper blade, sold as an accessory. What is the scraper blade for? Does it have serations?
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I have found that I also get burnibg when using the 85EC blade to cut skirting.

Is this a characteristic of the machine or is the speed to high?

Does the Fein suffer in the same way? If not, do the Fein blades fit the Bosch?
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NigelP wrote:I have found that I also get burnibg when using the 85EC blade to cut skirting.

Is this a characteristic of the machine or is the speed to high?

Does the Fein suffer in the same way? If not, do the Fein blades fit the Bosch?
I'm sure that the blades from the Fein are interchangable with the Bosch.

When I have used it on wood it has always burnt a little, if you reduce the speed it does not cut as fast, I guess you have to find a happy medium.
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Anyone know where I can get blades for it?
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Gadget wrote:Anyone know where I can get blades for it?
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Thanks!...... If I'm lucky, maybe I'll get some in Harrogate tomorrow!.. :-)
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Post by DIY_Johnny »

I bought 4 blades from http://www.lawson-his.co.uk/

were cheaper than ebay. All blades say that they can be used with Fein multimaster.

I used it the other day. was trying to get to flexible hoses off a tail for a mixer tap. It was impossible to get a spanner at it the hoses and didn't have the correct spanner to remove the tap. Cut them off with the bosch and put on new flexible (pushfit) hoses.

Don't make the mistake I did and use the wood bit for cutting metal. :oops: Looks the same blade
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Gadget wrote:Anyone know where I can get blades for it?

Its just a pity you didn't see my link a few months back.

bosch-pmf-180-e-t13248.html

I only have some left for personal use. If I get the opportunity to get some more I will keep you in mind. :thumbright:
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Thanks all, I got a wood cutting blade and a metal cutting one when I bought it. The wood cutting one is now as much use as one made of chocolate! In saying that, a few weeks ago I laid about 80m2 laminate flooring in a bungalow. With 14 lots of architrave to trim it was inevitable I hit several nails in the process, so the blade is now *ucked!
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B&Q are currently selling these for £49.99
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have purchased the 10.8 li-ion battery version plus drill driver and impact driver for £252
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That looks like a handy Kit Big-all :thumbright:
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ultimatehandyman wrote:That looks like a handy Kit Big-all :thumbright:

also interesting to note its gone up £5 since last wednesday


lawsons do it cheaper but you dont get the kit box
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