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where to buy a drill in Basel?

I'm going to assembly lots of IKEA furniture and put some frames on the wall of the new apt, so I'm looking for a place where I can buy a drill that can work as screwdriver too.
I went to some appliances shops but I did not find anything, so any advice is really appreciated.

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Re: where to buy a drill in Basel?

http://www.jumbo.ch/standorte/jumbo/allschwil.html
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Re: where to buy a drill in Basel?


Ikea sell one, but if you don't want to hike out to Pratteln, there is a Coop Bau unt Hobby in Basel, and also the DIY section at M Park (Tram 10/11/15 bus 36)

Otto's will probably sell you one too, and you could try the big Migros at Claraplatz
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Re: where to buy a drill in Basel?

Obi at M Park
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Re: where to buy a drill in Basel?

M Parc at Dreispitz has a OBI hardware shop. I kind of live in there and know where EVERYTHING is. Tram 10 goes through the city and to MPark station.

The drill you want is a Bosch. A cordless screw driver called IXO. 3.6 Volts if you are not doing a lot of work in one go and a 7.2 Volt of you are going to spend a lot of time in one go (hours).

Go for the basic version and then on the same aisle (row) you will find little kits containing all the attachments you will ever need (near the end of the aisle on the checkout side). You can even find drill bit attachments to clip onto the IXO. I say clip on because the attachments are a hex type version. In stead of taking say 10 plus seconds to attach a new attachment (the old way) you can do it with the IXO in about a second. I think the attachment system is magnetic. Very quick and easy too. I have the Lithium Ion model released before the IXO and the system works very well and I can drill holes through wood easily too. The drill has torque settings so you won't apply too much torque and wreck the job.

The next step up is the cordless drill/drivers. But judging on what you have stated this is an over kill and they are heavier too which can be tiresome when handling the drill for long periods. But there is one on special at the moment next to the checkouts.


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Re: where to buy a drill in Basel?

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I'm going to assembly lots of IKEA furniture and put some frames on the wall of the new apt, so I'm looking for a place where I can buy a drill that can work as screwdriver too.
I went to some appliances shops but I did not find anything, so any advice is really appreciated.


TBH,

If you have a car and fancy a little trip out go to hornbach in germany - drill/screwdriver is cheaper anyway and you can claim the tax back if you have a B or C permit.

and its free car parking unlike M-Parc
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Re: where to buy a drill in Basel?

Hi. I would suggest Jumbo's in Allschwil. It's huge and personally, I could spend the whole day in there. You also have a super Coop and Aldi in the same complex, so get some shopping done at the same time.

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Re: where to buy a drill in Basel?

Bauhaus in Lorrach beats them all hands down...
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