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Brushes Hi Is there a way of telling if my drill brushes are worn.is there a minimal length of the carbon Thanks John Feel free to ask any gas appliance questions as that is my trade(especially gas boilers

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Well i use to rely on makita and Campbell Hausefield and because I used them a lot - I always had a set on hand - I as a general rule would not run them below 75% wear- go to their web sit and check - be advised that as the armature wears- you will get less mileage from brushes. Best of luck. Oh replace them is you are in doubt-this willprevent bunrout on armature

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