Date:9 July 2015
Three lucky readers will each win a Bosch hamper comprising of one PBD 40 Bench Drill, a PWS 850-125 Angle Grinder, a PHO 1500 Planer, and a PCM 1800 Mitre Saw.
Bosch PBD 40:
The Bosch PBD 40 guarantees control with a two-speed electronic speed/torque setting, while a robust base plate with pre-defined fixing points ensures maximum stability. For greater convenience and ease-of-use, the PBD 40 features a laser function and LED light display that monitors drilling depth (in mm) and speed (in rpm). The chuck clamping range is 1.5 mm to 13 mm, with a maximum drill stroke of 90 mm. The maximum drilling capacity is 13 mm in steel and 40 mm in wood.
Bosch PWS 850-125 angle grinder:
An ergonomic anti-vibration handle ensures work without exhaustion, while an integrated spindle lock allows for easy disc changes. The new compact design of the Bosch PWS 850-125 angle grinder allows for excellent manageability and handling. The protective guard is easily adjustable to ensure maximum user safety, and a new sealing at the rear bearing minimises vibration.
Bosch PHO 1500 planer:
The Bosch PHO 1500 has a depth cut of between 0 and 1.5 mm and offers users a clean work surface, thanks to the one-sided chip clearance, which allows for vacuum cleaner access. It weighs just 2.4 kg, ensuring easy manoeuvrability. It also features an intelligent blade system, which allows for the quick and easy change of the tungsten carbide planing knife.
Bosch PCM 1800 SD Sliding Compound Mitre Saw:
The Bosch PCM 1800 Mitre Saw boasts a powerful 1 800 watt motor, dual bevel mechanism and ten-inch saw blade. These features make the tool ideal for high-capacity cross cutting, bevel cutting, mitre and double mitre cutting through wood and aluminium. The combination of a high quality saw blade and integrated laser with horizontal imprint scale achieves smooth and accurate sawing results.
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To enter, answer the following question: What is the power in watts of the Bosch PCM 1800 SD Sliding Compound Mitre Saw?
SMS the word BoschDIY, followed by the answer, your name and e-mail address to 32697 (R1,50 per SMS; this service does not allow for 8ta numbers), or fill in the online form below. Competition closes 31 July 2015, and the winners will be drawn on 07 August 2015.
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Competition rules: 1. Entry is open to anyone except employees (and their immediate families) of RamsayMedia and associated agencies. 2. Only one online entry per person. You may enter via SMS as many times as you like (R1,50 per SMS; this service does not allow for 8ta numbers). 3. Competition runs until 31 July 2015. 4. We will draw the winner(s) by 07 August 2015. 5. The prize is not redeemable for cash. 6. Prizes not claimed within 3 months will be forfeited. 7. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. 8. Regrettably, only South African residents are eligible for prizes. 9. By entering this competition, you agree to receive future correspondence from Popular Mechanics. You can opt out at any stage by: (a) Sending an e-mail containing the relevant details with the subject line “opt out” to firstname.lastname@example.org; or (b) Sending an SMS including the word “STOP” to 31699. Standard SMS rates apply. 10. For the complete set of competition rules, click here.