Bosch GBH2-26 1" SDS-plus® Bulldog™ Xtreme Rotary Hammer Delivers on Promise of Power and Speed

Bosch GBH2-26 1" SDS-plus® Bulldog™ Xtreme Rotary Hammer Delivers on Promise of Power and Speed

2.0 Ft.-Lbs. of torque in a tool that weighs in at 6.4 lbs.

Mt. Prospect, Ill., Nov. 15, 2016 – The Bosch GBH2-26 1" SDS-plus® Bulldog™ Xtreme Rotary Hammer provides outstanding power and speed to get the job done day after day. One in a line of legendary Bulldogs, this hammer weighs only 6.4 Lbs., but features an upgraded 8.0-amp motor that provides outstanding performance – delivering 2.0 Ft.-Lbs. of impact energy and 0-4,000 impacts per minute.

The GBH2-26 offers one-inch diameter capacity and three modes for maximum versatility: drilling only, hammer drilling and chiseling. The user can optimize the chiseling angle with Vario-Lock™ positioning. A pistol-style, ergonomic handle with a soft-grip provides superior user comfort.

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“The job of any rotary hammer is to perform in tough applications and tough conditions,” said Mike Iezzi, product manager, corded products, BOSCH POWER TOOLS. “The Bosch GBH2-26 Bulldog™ Xtreme is the latest in a line of heritage rotary hammers built from the user’s point of view. That means maximizing power and minimizing weight. Users have told us they want to get the job done with a tool that doesn’t break their back, but can handle just about any level of concrete.”

The Bosch GBH2-26 1" SDS-plus® Bulldog Xtreme Rotary Hammer has a rotating brush plate that provides equal power in reverse and ensures long brush life. In addition, a variable-speed reversing trigger (integral clutch) offers accurate bit starting and removal of bound fasteners or bits so users can get the job done more quickly. The SDS-plus bit system allows for tool-free bit changes with automatic bit locking. The tool has a long power cord with flexible ball grommet that pivots 35° to minimize cord wear and tear.

This versatile hammer lets users get a variety of jobs done, adjusting tool settings based on application and material. It has a no-load rpm at 0-900 for fast drilling and under-load bpm at 0-4,000 for masonry applications. The selector knob makes it easy to switch among drilling only, hammer drilling and chiseling.

The rotary hammer’s efficient air-flow design optimizes air circulation for optimal motor cooling.

To learn more about the Bosch GBH2-26 1" SDS-plus Bulldog Xtreme Rotary Hammer or to find a local dealer, visit or call 877-BOSCH-99. Check out for additional tips and videos.

Bosch GBH2-26 1" SDS-plus® Bulldog™ Xtreme Rotary Hammer Fact Box


Max rpm


Kit Includes


Impact Energy


Bosch GBH2-26 1“ SDS-plus® Bulldog™ Rotary Hammer




6.4 lbs.

Auxillary handle, depth gauge, cleaning rag, case


8.0 amps



2.0 Ft.-Lbs.

Bare tool

US: $219

Canada: $299




About Bosch

Having established a regional presence in 1906 in North America, the Bosch Group employs some 31,000 associates in more than 100 locations, as of December 31, 2015. In 2015, Bosch generated consolidated sales of $14 billion in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. For more information, visit, and

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 375,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2015). The company generated sales of $78.3 billion (70.6 billion euros) in 2015. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing and sales network covers some 150 countries. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. Bosch employs 55,800 associates in research and development at roughly 118 locations across the globe. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to deliver innovations for a connected life. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.”

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Bosch in North America

In the U.S., Canada and Mexico, the Bosch Group manufactures and markets automotive original equipment and aftermarket products, industrial drives and control technology, power tools, security and communication systems, packaging technology, thermotechnology, household appliances, healthcare telemedicine and software solutions. For more information, please visit, and

About Robert Bosch Tool Corporation

Robert Bosch Tool Corporation, the Power Tools Division of North America, was formed in January 2003 when Robert Bosch GmbH combined its North American diverse power tool and accessories businesses into one organization. As a manufacturing pioneer with more than a century’s worth of experience, the Bosch name has become synonymous with engineering excellence. Located throughout North America as part of the global power tools division, Bosch associates maintain a legacy of world-class design, manufacture and sale for power tools, rotary and oscillating tools, accessories and measuring tools. For more information, call toll-free 877-BOSCH-99 (877-267-2499) or visit

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