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jhawkr
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Dec 29th, 2017 05:50 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Electric TR Industrial TR89100 Demolition Jackhammer with 4 bits. $225. Yeah, a Bosch or DeWalt or Makita would be nice but for my homeowner needs, this one should do fine. Also bought the "Square Trade" 2 year warranty for $8.59. I figured, what the heck, couldn't hurt!

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Dec 29th, 2017 06:10 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I bought a book yesterday (via ^ link).



A jackhammer would've been waaay cooler.

jhawkr
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Dec 29th, 2017 06:37 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Here's the one I bought. Seems to use some quality parts like Hitachi brushes.

Jackhammer

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Dec 29th, 2017 06:57 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I'm pretty sure I will never do this. But I support your right to do so. :-P

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Dec 29th, 2017 07:19 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Hmmm. As a typical homeowner what would I need a 'home use' jackhammer for? I was thinking maybe bury someone in the basement but that's not PC anymore.

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Dec 29th, 2017 07:24 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

This could be the next big fad. I'm getting one. Every condo owner should have one.

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Dec 29th, 2017 07:44 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

GEAR POST!

Marshall Amplification makes one in pedal form. Slightly more portable :o)

That is a good price.

For the few small one-day jobs where I've needed an electric hammer, I've gone to a tool rental and paid ~$30/day for it.

There's a right way and other ways to use these.

Meanwhile, in Russia...

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Dec 29th, 2017 08:36 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

18 Hunerd blows per minute, Baby!

(This message was last edited by ECS-3 at 10:38 AM, Dec 29th, 2017)

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Dec 29th, 2017 09:29 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I ran a 90-lb pneumatic hammer back in my construction days. If you've never used one before, don't lean on it. Let the weight of the tool do the work, for two main reasons:

- The cycle rate is tuned to the weight of the tool; it breaks material faster and causes less wear on the moving parts

- Impact shock is transmitted through your hands, wrist, elbows, and shoulders. Wear heavy gloves (cushioning) and use a loose grip; keep your arms bent and relaxed. Lean into it or tense up, and you may experience pain or damage to your joints

Also, loop the cord over your shoulder to keep it away from your feet. Hold the tool vertically at first to create a little crater about 3/4" deep to keep the chisel in place. Then angle the tool about 20 degrees opposite the direction you want to flake off the material. Generally, you angle the tool toward you and flake away from you. Keep it off your stomach because it can cause a bruise over time. Ear and eye protection are required.

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Dec 29th, 2017 09:44 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

The problem with threads like this are twofold.

1.) I'm gonna spend the rest of my day wondering "why does that guy need a jackhammer?".

B.) The next time I go to use Amazon, it's gonna show me a bunch of Jackhammers that "I may be interested in".



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Dec 29th, 2017 09:59 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Lol Pinetree!

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Dec 29th, 2017 10:46 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

"Hmmm. As a typical homeowner what would I need a 'home use' jackhammer for? I was thinking maybe bury someone in the basement but that's not PC anymore."

You never bury a body in your own basement. Plus the noise of a jackhammer? Too suspicious.

One can, however, buy a 55 gallon drum and hydrochloric acid from Amazon. Or so I heard.

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Dec 29th, 2017 10:49 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Make sure that drum is plastic, not steel.

Or so I heard.

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Dec 29th, 2017 10:54 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Funny, but when I read the thread title I was pretty confident that Pinetree was going to be the author.

...imagine my disappointment.
;^)

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Dec 29th, 2017 10:55 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

"Make sure that drum is plastic, not steel.

Or so I heard."

Always with the helpful hints!!!

Pinetree
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Dec 29th, 2017 12:23 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

The one we have at work takes two men and a small boy to lift it.




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Dec 29th, 2017 12:47 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Ah...the 2.5-man jackhammer!

Sort of like the

three-man shovel. I am not making this up. Jobs program!

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Dec 29th, 2017 01:22 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Suffice it to say I have driveway in need of repair (lifting due to roots) and someone in the 40's or 50's poured a 1'x1'x 180' perimeter footing to set the now rusted off fence posts in. Also about a foot under ground. I will have to remove posts, dig holes and bust up the concrete in order to be able to set new posts. About 22 posts. I figure it will take a good long while to complete the job so renting is a poor option.

You guys are just jealous because you have no jackhammer! ;o)

I've used a similar jackhammer before to bust up floor in basement and install a sump pump. I also may need to replace a sewer line under the concrete floor at some point. House was built in 1941.

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Dec 29th, 2017 02:13 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

"I'm gonna spend the rest of my day wondering "why does that guy need a jackhammer?"."

Some men see an FDP post and ask why, I see an FDP post and dream -- dang, I bet I can figure out a way to need one of those things, why not?

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Dec 29th, 2017 02:19 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Man, if I had a jackhammer...

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