Amazon just dropped the pricing on several Makita cordless power tools, taking them down to Black Friday 2017 pricing. It looks like the prices will be valid (at least?) thru 11/29/17.
One thing I found curious is that they have 2 impact driver kits, one brushless and the other brushed, at the same $99 price point. What’s the appeal of the brushed motor kit if you can get the brushless one for the same money?
18V XFD061 brushless drill/driver kit: $99 – Reviewed Here
18V XDT131 brushless impact driver kit: $99 – Preview
18V XDT111 impact driver kit: $99
18V XPH102 hammer drill kit: $99
18V CT322W compact drill, impact driver, worklight combo kit: $149
18V XT505 5-tool combo kit: $299 – this looks to be a great deal!!
18V BL1830B-2 3.0Ah battery with fuel gauge 2-pack: $99
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Some of these look to be REALLY GOOD deals. The drill and impact I already knew about, and I expressed my thoughts about them elsewhere.
But that 5-tool cordless combo kit for $299? That’s a noteworthy-enough deal that I’ll likely post about it separately over the weekend.
I’m surprised by the 12V Max CXT battery deal. They’re pricing the 4.0Ah battery pack at the same price as the 2.0Ah. That will likely get some 12V users’ attention. It looks like it’ll pair very nicely with the heavier duty tools, such as the CXT 3-3/8″ circular saw.