Model#: BSHNGBH228L

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Bosch GBH2-28L 8.5 Amp 1-1/8 in. SDS-Plus Bulldog Xtreme MAX Rotary Hammer

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The Bosch GBH2-28L 1-1/8 in. SDS-plus Bulldog Xtreme Max Rotary Hammer features outstanding power and speed to get the job done. It is a hammer that merits its place in the line of legendary Bulldogs. It weighs only 6.9 lbs., but it features an 8.5-amp motor that provides outstanding performance. It delivers 2.4 ft-lbs. of impact energy and 0-5,100 impacts per minute. It includes advanced Bosch technology that provides operator control and comfort - KickBack Control and Vibration Control. The user can optimize the chiseling angle with Vario-Lock positioning. Concrete contractors, framers and other construction pros can use this hammer to get more work done more easily. The GBH2-28L has three modes for maximum versatility - drilling only, hammer drilling and chiseling.
  • Robust 8.5 Amp motor - delivers 2.4 ft-lbs. of impact energy for reliable Bulldog performance
  • Counter-balanced vibration control - improves user comfort during drilling or chiseling applications
  • KickBack Control - uses an integrated sensor to stop tool rotation during bit bind-up situations
  • Vario-Lock - rotates and locks chisel to optimize working angle
  • Variable-speed trigger with reversing - offers accurate bit starting
  • HammerHook - allows quick tool storage during the job
  • D-handle design - ideal for overhead and downward drilling applications
  • Multi-function selector - three modes of operation: drilling only, hammer drilling and chiseling
  • SDS-plus bit system - tool-free bit changes with automatic bit locking
  • Auxiliary Handle
  • Depth Gauge
  • Carrying Case


Length: 17.4 in.
Width: 3.5 in.
Height: 8.5 in.
Weight: 6.9 lbs.
Amperage: 8.5 A
BPM: 0 - 5,100
Chuck Size: 1 in.
Chuck Type: Keyless
Impact Energy: 2.4 ft-lbs.
Material: Plastic Composite
Max. Hole Diameter - Concrete: 1-1/8 in.
RPM: 0 -1,300
Voltage: 120V



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Yes, I would recommend this to a friend (7)
Powerful (6)
Value (6)
Easy To Use (5)
Ergonomic Design (4)
Loud (1)
Best Uses
Small Projects (6)
Frequent Use (5)
Large Projects (5)
Home Repair (5)
Strong to the finish.
The tough job of removing old ceramic tile was made easy compared to the hammer and chisel we started with. Since we had a fairly large area of excessive tile set to remove it took two days but the Bosch never quit.
September 15, 2018
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Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Ergonomic Design
Best Uses
Frequent Use
Heavy Duty Requirements
Large Projects
Small Projects
Home Repair
Awesome drill that saved days worth of work!
I used the GBH2-28L to carve a 3.25x10 vent opening on my house's wall. The tool is very well balanced and cuts through concrete and blocks like butter.

With it, I used the Bosch SDS self-sharpening chisel and the pinpoint chisel (in Hammer mode) to carve away the poured concrete and the block. It really didn't take much effort, you just press down on it and concrete immediately started to break apart.

Got a few rebars and was able to use the chisel to separate the rebars, before using a reciprocating saw to cut the rebars.

The tool even comes with a towel for you to wipe away the dirt once the job is done. A nice touch.

This one is actually Made In Germany.

Things I really like:

- It locks chisel in place so it doesn't rotate around during use in hammer mode. To reposition the chisel, simply rotate to drill mode and set the angle before switching back to hammer mode.

- It's got a slipper clutch so if it does get jammed the thing will slip to prevent twisting your arm.

- It's also got a vibration control feature so when working, you feel minimal vibration transferred to your hand, not like some other hammer drills I used, which numbs my hand in just a few min.

- SDS-Plus drill bits and accessories are actually superior in producing maximum torque while cheaper to buy than traditional round drill bits.

Highly recommended rotary hammer drill, won't go wrong. Probably best in its price category.
August 24, 2017
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I bought this tool a few months back and it has been a life saver. I have renovated multiple bathrooms and have used it in the demo process and it has cut my time in half. Best of all it has saved a few years off my body and for that I am truely grateful!!!!!
August 16, 2017
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First Rotary Hammer
This was the first rotary hammer I bought; I have used it on a number of jobs and it works extremely well. Great for removing tile work with the tile chisel and drills into concrete like it's soft wood. I've lent this to a number of friends and family member and everyone has only good things to say about it. All around a great tool.
July 19, 2017
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Solid , great features !!
This hammer is a beast , put a Bosch Drill bit HCF2087 with this hammer drill , an it goes through 60 year old concrete like a wood bit through wood . Seriously , just the weight of tool is all that's needed . The over load clutch is a great feature !! Anti-vibration feature is awsome . Hardly any hand or wrist fatigue !! Just a AWSOME HAMMER DRILL !!
May 11, 2017
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Hi this company u s a or Canada?
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New Vs. Reconditioned

What's the difference between New and Factory-Reconditioned?

Factory-Reconditioned products have been returned to the manufacturer and are restored to like-new operating condition; they go through a rigorous testing and inspection process. Plus, they offer a significant savings vs. new.
  • Reconditioned products may have minor cosmetic blemishes or scratches that do not affect item performance.
  • Reconditioned products may not come with all of the consumables the new version comes with (bits, sanding pads/papers, cases, etc.).
  • Both come with a manufacturer warranty and are covered by our Money Back Guarantee; New is 30 days, Reconditioned is 120 days.
Condition: New Factory Reconditioned
Features: Same Same
Specs: Same Same
Includes: Auxiliary Handle,
Depth Gauge,
Carrying Case
Auxiliary Handle,
Depth Gauge,
Carrying Case
Availability: In Stock In Stock
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Price: $259.00 $144.00
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