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Can a Makita drill use universal drill bits?

I have a Makita FD02 12V, and I'd like to get a few diamond drill core bits for glass cutting, but I'm not sure if I can use universal drill bits or if I need to use a specific Makita branded bit. Any advice would be great, thanks. 
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Posted 2017-01-03T16:25:34+0000  by Notzadie Notzadie
The Makita FD02 drill has an ordinary keyless chuck and you can use any bit with a shank of 3/8" diameter or less.  They do not need to be Makita branded bits.  That applies to any drill bit or bit holder for driving screw, not just diamond bits.

Posted 2017-01-03T16:30:17+0000  by Adam444
Thank you very much! 
Posted 2017-01-03T16:45:50+0000  by Notzadie
Hello Notzadie.  Welcome to the Community!

Typically diamond bits are used for tile, stone and masonry, not glass.  Glass bits are also suitable for porcelain tile, and are arrow shaped carbide bits.  They look like this:

In stores you will most likely find Bosch brand glass and tile bits, and your drill will not care what brand of bits you use.  Online there are many more choices as well.

You can find them here:



Posted 2017-01-05T17:13:26+0000  by Chris_HD_CHI
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