Makita recently announced a new addition to their 12V max lithium ion cordless tool lineup, a 3-3/8″ compact circular saw. The saw (SH01W) features a 1400RPM Makita-built motor, 3-3/8″ blade with adjustable cutting depth, 1″ at 90° and 5/8″ at 45° cutting capacity, and a tilting base for bevel cuts.
Over at Amazon, their “deal of the day” is Makita’s compact cordless tool combo kit. This kit includes a 10.8V 1/4″ hex driver and an impact driver, for $125 (normally $160 and up). The combo also includes a charger (of course), 2 batteries, and hard shell storage case. The drill/driver features 2-speed settings (0-350, 0-1300 rpm), […]
Makita’s LCT203W 10.8V compact cordless tool kit includes 1/4″ drill/driver with 2 speed settings and 18 clutch settings, and a 1/4″ compact impact driver. The kit comes with 2 batteries, a charger, and a stylish carry case. The combo is currently priced at $160, with an average price of ~$180. These aren’t the smallest, most powerful, or fastest […]
Okay, so I am searching for a new cordless circular saw. I’m not committed to any one brand, and am considering Porter Cable, Hitachi, Dewalt, Makita, and Milwaukee’s product offerings. Up until last night I was very strongly considering Makita, but that has since changed.
Amazon just dropped their prices on a cordless Makita driver, 2D and 3D Maglites, and Black & Decker’s Ready Wrench. Black & Decker Ready Wrench: $15.88 (retails for $30 everywhere else) Makita DF030DW 10.8V Compact Lithium-Ion Driver Kit: $80 (retails for about $110) Maglite 3D LED Flashlights, and 2D LED Flashlights: $14.97, but only in […]
Makita has just released a new 18V cordless hand vacuum that has got everyone talking. The hand vac accepts Makita’s 18V compact lithium ion batteries, and comes with an extension, swivel floor nozzle, crevice tool, and 2-stage cloth filters. The BCL180W includes the vac, standard accessories, one battery, and a 15-min rapid charger, and the […]
I was looking for a cordless compact impact driver to recommend to a colleague and found this Makita 2-tool set to be a real bargain. For $160 via Amazon, you get a compact 10.8V driver, a compact 10.8V impact driver, 2 batteries, charger, and an aluminum case. My first instinct was to recommend the venerable Bosch PS-40, […]