Frequently Asked Questions About BackSaver

What drills are compatible with BackSaver?

BackSaver is compatible with the following, Hilti, Bosch, Makita and DeWalt drill models: HILTI SDS Max Rotary Hammers: Hilti Model# TE50 Hilti Model# TE60 Hilti Model# TE70 Hilti Model# TE80​​ BOSCH SDS Max Rotary Hammers: Bosch Model# RH540M – 1 9/16" Bosch Model# 11264 EVS - 1 5/8" Bosch Model# RH745 - 1 3/4" Bosch Model# RH850VC - 1 7/8" Bosch Model# RH1255VC - 2" Spline Rotary Hammer: Bosch Model# RH540S – 1 9/16" Bosch Model# 11265 EVS - 1 5/8" MAKITA SDS Max Rotary Hammers: Makita Model# HR 4041C Makita Model# HR 4013C Makita Model# HR 4002 Makita Model# XRH07 DeWALT SDS Max Rotary Hammers:

DeWalt Model # D25481 – 1 9/16”

DeWalt Model # D25501 – 1 9/16”

DeWalt Model # D25601 – 1 3/4”

DeWalt Model # D25602 – 1 3/4”

DeWalt Model # D25603 – 1 3/4”

DeWalt Model # D25604 – 1 3/4”

DeWalt Model # D25614 – 1 3/4”

DeWalt Model # D25701 – 1 7/8”

DeWalt Model # D25721 – 1 7/8”

DeWalt Model # D25723 – 1 7/8”

DeWalt Model # D25733 – 1 7/8”

DeWalt Model # D25761 – 2”

DeWalt Model # D25762 – 2”

DeWalt Model # D25763 – 2”

DeWalt Model # D25773 – 2”

Spline Rotary Hammers:

DeWalt Model # D25553 – 1 9/16”

DeWalt Model # D25651 – 1 3/4”

DeWalt Model # D25652 – 1 3/4”

We still have limited quantities of the BackSaver for DeWalt version 1.5 that fits the original models of DeWalt Hammer Drills (with 2 anchor points), available for purchase. Please email us at to purchase the version 1.5. The drills are not included in the purchase of the BackSaver.

If the drill hits rebar, will it twist your arm?

With a firm grip on the BackSaver, you will have the leverage you need and the drill will stop rather than twisting so abruptly.

Does the BackSaver come with a hammer drill?

The hammer drills are sold separately. They are readily available at local contractor suppliers and online. We do not sell any type of hammer drill.

How do I buy a BackSaver?

You can go to to the home page and there will be a link to buy online or call the number listed on the website. You can also purchase BackSaver from a list of Dealers located on the “Dealers” page on this website.

What is the purpose of this invention?

The product was invented by an individual who works daily in the concrete industry. It was created to relieve the back breaking task when drilling into concrete the traditional way, on your knees, and to help absorb harmful vibrations generated by the hammer drill.

Does the attachment break easily?

The BackSavers are very durable. They also have a safety yellow powder coated finish. They are able to handle daily construction abuse. Occasionally a cable could twist or a lever will break; both of which are easy fixes. We have replacement part kits available for purchase through the website.

Why do I need a BackSaver if I have an EZdrill?

EZdrills are very useful. The advantage to BackSaver is it is light weight, portable, able to maneuver into tighter spaces, does not require an air compressor, it is convenient and it is reasonably priced.

Is the BackSaver American made?

We are proud to live and work in America. We have made a concentrated effort to keep the assembly and manufacturing in the United States. All assembly and most of the manufacturing is completed in the United States, with only minimal parts being outsourced.

What are the advantages of the BackSaver?

  • It requires less energy when drilling while permitting application of more pressure.
  • It allows for easier, faster and more consistent level drilling.
  • It increases productivity.
  • It helps absorb harmful vibrations generated from the hammer drill.
  • It assists in prevention of back injuries.

What does the BackSaver do?

The BackSaver Rotary Hammer Drill Attachment is a safety concious tool that assists in the process of drilling dowel holes into concrete.