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Makita 18V Two-Tool Kit

Average reader rating
5.0
out of 5
Brand:
Makita
Model:
LXT218
Price:
$300

Description

• Variable 2-speed 1/2" Hammer Driver-Drill (0-400 & 0-1,700 RPM) with Makita-built 4-pole motor delivers 560 inch/lbs. of maximum torque and weighs only 5.3 lbs.
• Variable speed Impact Driver (0-2,300 RPM & 0-3,200 IPM) provides 1,330 in.lbs. of Max Torque and weighs only 3.4 lbs.
• LXT Lithium-Ion battery and optimum charging system produces 430% total lifetime work with 3x more cycles
• Makita Lithium-Ion battery provides longer run time, 5x lower self-discharge (for use any time) and 16 firm-holding contact terminals (for constant high power)
• 30-Minute Rapid Optimum Charger communicates with the battery's built-in chip throughout the charging process to optimize battery life by actively controlling current, voltage and temperature
• 30-Minute Rapid Optimum Charger has a built-in fan to cool the battery which helps produce more lifetime work
• The charger earned the ENERGY STAR® label for meeting the strict energy-efficient guidelines set by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and US Department of Energy (DOE)
• 3-year warranty on tools and 1-year warranty on batteries and charger

Reader Reviews

Best cordless tools I've ever owned

Review Summary

I've had this kit for a couple of years now, and I can't imagine any way to improve on it—unless they lowered the price. But even for this price, it's a great set because the tools have all the power I need, the batteries last a long time, they charge fast, and neither tool has ever let me down. I built a 20x25 deck over a weekend and never changed batteries.
I'm amazed at how sweet the impact driver works at driving the lag bolts and long screws without twisting my wrist off like drills usually do. And the drill has the hammer function, which I used to drill into concrete to set the anchors. Very nice set. I plan to add the circ saw and recip saw soon.

Detailed Ratings

5.0
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

5

Ease of Use

5

Value

5

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