Erbauer ERB383WCH 125mm Wall Chaser 230-240V
Erbauer wall chaser
I am a sparky and have had two of these. It's use is limited to empty properties due to the volume of dust generated during use (even with a high quality vacuum system).
The disc locking flange has a tendency to stick making it impossible to remove. The instructions are confusing in that they say 'remove anti-clockwise' whilst the photo shows removal 'clockwise'. Still don't know which way is correct as the spindle locking pin inside the gearbox usually shears before you get the flange off. I STRONGLY recommend that you grease the disc flange before tightening and also after use slacken the flange before storage. Jot down in the manual which way to unlock the flange because you will forget!!
Now intend to get another higher quality chaser brand.
28 Feb 2015
Blade change not easy
The spindle length is too long so the blades cannot be slid out over the top of it so blades cannot be removed, or the channel width changed, without first loosening the blade cover Allen keys.
If leaving on the 30mm setting then won't be an issue other than when putting in new blades.
9 Feb 2015
Good for the money
I'm an electrician and use this on most kitchen jobs I do, you can chase a 30mm wide void that houses 30mm oval conduit perfectly.
I wouldn't use it in a furnished room as the dust is quite mad, I did try it with my dust extractor hoover but it didn't seem to make much difference.
Good for the money, if it packs up in 2yrs it will go back for a swap, if it packs up after that I'll buy another one.
Seems solid enough. Can't think it's worth spending four times as much on a Bosch or Metabo......
2 Feb 2015
wall chaser Erbauer
did the job frist class
at the price brillent
the only thing to improve would be an swivial adaptor for vacum cleaner.
PPE is a must as is a vacum to get dust.
7 Sep 2014