Improved Quikpoint PLUS drill attachment (with Hardened Auger) for effortless brick and stone joint filling with self-mixed or bagged mortars, cement or lime. Fits wide range of drills. Faster and less physical than 'mastic' guns and does not clog. Supplied with spares kit and mortar scoop. All consumables and spares stocked. Buy online here. Video and more details of PLUS upgrade below ...
Warning: Last items in stock!
Availability date: 17/11/2015
About Quikpoint PLUS - we have created the new PLUS configuration by the addition of a strengthened auger which has been hardened (heat-treated) to provide greater wear resistance. The hardened auger has been available as a replacement item for some time and is proven to last significantly longer than the previous factory-fitted standard auger.
Quikpoint PLUS Drill Attachment (assembled attachment; drill NOT included)
Ring clamp for attaching to drill
Aluminium Mortar Scoop
Five Nozzles and various Tip Blades spares and screws
Allen Key and Assembly Spanner
Quikpoint Advantages - to maintain the integrity and weatherproofing of a structure, it is important that mortar joints are of sufficient depth, have no hidden voids and are adequately compressed and sealed. The Quikpoint Mortar Pointing Gun is a convenient and effective joint filling system, used by Masonry and Pointing Contractors yet suitable for less skilled operatives and competent DIYers. The Quikpoint Pointing Gun is consistently faster than trowel filling and more likely to achieve full joint penetration. It is physically less demanding than hand-held pointing guns (also known as caulking or mastic guns) which rely on hand-generated pressure and hence are prone to causing Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI).
Also available complete with Hitachi or Makita electric drill. Click here for details
Ready-to-work dust-free brick raking equipment set containing our Professional Brick Raking Boxed Toolkit and the SV50e M Class Dust Extractor package, all available to buy online - select 110 or 240 volt from drop-down menu alongside. Everything to get you started in one package. Video and more details below ...
DryFix Masonry Cream protects brick and masonry structures from water penetration whilst permitting the surface to breathe. The resultant dry structure is thermally more efficient and less prone to deterioration. Delivered in 5 or 10 litre tubs; stiff masonry brush provided with each order. See More Info below for further details; use drop-down menu alongside to select container size.
Handheld pointing guns are a popular alternative to repointing with a mortar hawk and trowel. They are relatively low cost, lightweight and require no power (other than a strong wrist). So, what’s better about the Quikpoint approach?
Quikpoint will hold more mortar than the typical mastic gun - typically 2L-3L - so fewer stops to refill.
A few seconds with the Quikpoint scoop vs unscrewing and withdrawing plunger, filling narrow tube, refitting plunger etc.
|With Quikpoint, any self-mix - including lime mortars - or pre-mix mortars will work well.|
Mastic guns are prone to mix separation and clogging, especially with self-mixes - not a problem with the auger-fed Quikpoint.
Quikpoint permits fast and consistent joint filling to realistic depths across a range of joint widths, with little effort.
Quikpoint is significantly less physical than a mastic gun, hence more work for the same effort.
Quikpoint quickly pays for itself in reduced time, effort and material costs.
The smaller the better - avoid heavy duty drills, such as hammer or SDS types. A slim-body rotary drill should weigh less than 2 kg.
Low revs with speed control - ideally you want to aim for an operating speed of 750 - 1000 rev/min.
A drill with a high top speed (say 3000 rev/min) will probably have low torque; a 1500 rev/min max speed drill will deliver much better torque. Most small rotary drills have an acceleration trigger. With the Quikpoint, you’ll work best if you can lock the speed to suit the job. So try to use a drill where you can set the speed limit, usually through a small rotary control on the trigger.
Attaching a drill - the Quikpoint is supplied with a drive pin (cam stud) which you can lock into the drill chuck. But with many small drills, you can remove the chuck and you’ll be left with a 5/16” threaded drive spigot. This can be threaded directly to the attachment, having first removed the Quikpoint cam stud. This makes for a slightly more compact and secure set-up, particularly as many modern drills have hand-tightening chucks, which in constant use, will often need re-tightening.
Battery drills - a corded mains drill will always deliver better performance but there are numerous instances of battery drills being attached to Quikpoints. Handy for restricted or challenging jobs such as repointing chimneys.
We supply more than 60% of Quikpoints as attachments (without a drill) and rarely get queries regarding drill suitability. But we are available to advise and assist if required.
We also supply assembled systems using the Hitachi D10VC3 or the Makita 6510LVR, both available in 110 or 240 volt; click here for details