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Hilti TE 54 #47262
01/13/05 03:08 AM
01/13/05 03:08 AM
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royta  Offline OP
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My dad had a TE54 sent down to me. It's been used, but it still works. I'm wondering how many of you have used the TE54, and whether or not it can handle driving 5/8" ground rods. I realize it depends on the type of earth/rock you're driving into, but I'd like to know how the tool fared. What are it's limits (what have you subjected it to) for drilling? I plan on buying a rod driver attachment right away, but don't want to waste my money if the tool can't handle the job.

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Re: Hilti TE 54 #47263
01/13/05 10:50 PM
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John Steinke  Offline
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While I have not used that particular tool, it looks similar in size to a Hitachi that I have used with some success.
Assuming that this tool has an SDS-Max or spline drive, drilling is for all practical purposes limited to 1.5 inches; larger than that, and you really want to use a core drill, rather than a solid bit.
Consider yourself blessed; I have nothing but praise for every Hilti tool that I've used.

Re: Hilti TE 54 #47264
01/14/05 07:54 AM
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i have a grnd rod attact for te-54 for sale if interested

Re: Hilti TE 54 #47265
01/14/05 08:45 PM
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How much are you asking for this? If you could e-mail me that would be great...........Brian

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