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Compact and lightweight, suitable for overhead working. Air-cooled for longer parts life. Supplied with screwdriver bit, bit holder and carry case.

Compact and lightweight, suitable for overhead working. Air-cooled for longer parts life. Supplied with screwdriver bit, bit holder and carry case.
Average Customer Rating:
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9 of 10(90%)reviewers would recommend this product.
Customer Reviews for Bosch GSR 12-23 12V 1.5Ah Ni-Cd Cordless Drill Driver
Review 1 for Bosch GSR 12-23 12V 1.5Ah Ni-Cd Cordless Drill Driver
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very handy
19-Jul-2011
By
, north west
"first 6 months on kitchens and dry lining good torque adjustment. then 18 months on roofline through 2 winters.
used with bosch "tct" bit this did rain water pipes into brick time after time into all grades of brick the roofers even used it to drill ridge tiles.dropped from hieght easy 10+ times only my pozi bit broke. only nag could do with bigger battery.
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Review 2 for Bosch GSR 12-23 12V 1.5Ah Ni-Cd Cordless Drill Driver
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Rely on Bosch
26-Jun-2011
By
, Yorkshire
"Have had Bosch drills for years and never a problem. Bought this driver because the batteries on my old driver where on there last legs. It was cheaper to buy a new driver, third battery is great."
Review 3 for Bosch GSR 12-23 12V 1.5Ah Ni-Cd Cordless Drill Driver
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Value For Money
21-Mar-2008
By
, Manchester
"I like Bosch tools and had the earlier version of this cordless. On the face of it, I didn't 'need' to buy another but I was tempted by the great price and the spare batteries (I only had one battery for the old one) and I'm glad I did. Now I can have both cordless drills on the go, one with a drill bit and one with a screw bit say, and still have a battery in back up!
In short, if you think you should, do. And Screwfix always do it at the right price too!
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 4 for Bosch GSR 12-23 12V 1.5Ah Ni-Cd Cordless Drill Driver
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mikes drill
09-Mar-2008
By
, Bedford
"I got this for my ten year old son Michael, he enjoys doing diy type project and he appreciates this drill is a quality piece of kit rather than the cheap drills he had before that break in 5 minutes"
0 of 3 people found this review helpful.
Review 5 for Bosch GSR 12-23 12V 1.5Ah Ni-Cd Cordless Drill Driver
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Excellent Quality Drill
07-Mar-2008
By
, Chester
"Drill is high quality job with good feel when holding it. Instant start/stop gives confidence when using drill for tricky jobs. Drill is surprisingly light in weight , given the excellent power output. Overall quality of the tool makes me expect it to last a long time.
Only query---would the drill be better with 13mm rather than 10mm chuck as I am sure it could handle larger drill bits.
Charging is easy using 1hr charger and drill last about 3 times longer on one charge than my previous 9.6v drill.
Overall, slightly expensive for the diy market, but well worth the money---especially for retired diy men such as myself who use tools extensively for woodwork, shed and cottage restoration
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 6 for Bosch GSR 12-23 12V 1.5Ah Ni-Cd Cordless Drill Driver
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Excellent product
06-Mar-2008
By
, Belper
"A well balanced easy to handle drill driver. Well made product with the added bonus of 3 batteries"
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 7 for Bosch GSR 12-23 12V 1.5Ah Ni-Cd Cordless Drill Driver
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Good light weight Drill/Driver
06-Mar-2008
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, Manchester
"Excellent drill/driver to have in the workshop. Light weight, nicely balanced, good battery life."
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 8 for Bosch GSR 12-23 12V 1.5Ah Ni-Cd Cordless Drill Driver
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Bosch GSR12
20-Mar-2008
By
, LIVERPOOL
"Good all round tool. Balance is just right and has enough grunt to drive home the most difficult of screws.
Bought 2 of them and we use them constantly for our set builds and strikes.
The extra batteries are a real bonus, never any down time.
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2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Review 9 for Bosch GSR 12-23 12V 1.5Ah Ni-Cd Cordless Drill Driver
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Bargain ! Great value
06-Mar-2008
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, Norwich
"Bosch I have always found to be reliable, and good value for your money. This is no exception. Light and comfortable to hold but enough power to do all the jobs I need it to do. The third battey is a great bonus."
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 10 for Bosch GSR 12-23 12V 1.5Ah Ni-Cd Cordless Drill Driver
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Would you recommend this product? No
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Gearbox slipping only 2 months
24-Jul-2011
By
, Dorset
"I had a 9.6V Bosch cordless drill for years until the batteries failed and I could not get new ones.
I bought one of these GSR 12-23 drills to replace it and the gearbox started slipping at random after only 2 months.
I'm really disappointed with this drill and feel Bosch have really let their quality slide.
Probably won't buy Bosch again:-("