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Default SDS drill bit stuck in wall

On Monday, 11 May 2020 19:22:08 UTC+1, ARW wrote:
On 11/05/2020 19:00, Harry Bloomfield wrote:
George Miles submitted this idea :

One of my 1.5 meter SDS drill bits is stuck in the wall.

The drill, a Titan, appears to have a clutch which means it makes a
noise but doesnt turn.

The wall is an mix of stone and lime cement.

Any tips on how to get it out please?


Angle grinder :-)

Cut it off at the wall face and leave it.

I have done that in the past (actually it was into a floor).

Sometimes running another drill bit alongside the stuck drill bit can
free it off.

Yup. Of course you might end up with a cluster of jammed bits

Always give the bit enough time to clear debris, ie retract it every so often. Pushing ahead without pause invites jams - of course there are other causes too, such as loose infill stones in thick walls. If that's the issue it's going to be hell getting through it.