Makita reviews

Best Cordless Lawn Mower

Cordless Lawn Mower Head-To-Head | 2020 Cordless Lawn Mowers have taken over the lawn and garden section in many retail stores. Six years ago, Tool Box Buzz ran a Best Cordless Lawn Mower Head-to-Head test of five cordless mowers, so we were really interested in how the field of manufacturers has increased and how the […]

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Makita LXT X2 String Trimmer XRU15 Review

Makita LXT X2 String Trimmer XRU15 Review Makita’s LXT X2 line of tools is expanding rapidly. Taking on tasks that just a few years ago were solidly the domain of corded or gas powered tools. In that vein the XRU15 is Makita’s latest offering in string trimmers. When I was growing up I would take […]

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Makita Portable Backpack Power

Makita PDC01 4x18v Portable Battery Power Backpack Review When I first heard about the Makita Portable Backpack Power supply, I immediately had two reactions: First, would anyone really want to make a cordless tool corded? Second, what a great way to extend the efficiency of and useful runtime for a tool. These two thoughts are in […]

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Makita 18V LXT Li-Ion Cordless / Corded Work Light Review

Makita 18V LXT DML809 Cordless / Corded Work Light The Work Light category continues to explode across all Brands in large part to the affordability of LED lights and more powerful batteries. Makita released several new work lights this year including the new DML809 18V LXT Cordless / Corded Work Light. We got our hands […]

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Makita 18V Brushless Blower

Makita 18V Cordless Blower XBU03Z Review One of the most underrated tools on a job site is the leaf blower. There’s no doubt that it makes cleaning up more efficient. The Makita 18V Brushless Blower from Makita is my go-to for both job site clean up and yard clean up around the house.  An unsung […]

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Makita 18V LXT Sub-Compact Recip Saw Review

Makita XRJ07 18V LXT Sub-Compact Brushless Recip Saw Review Makita is a company that combines form with function and this tool review will take a look at how the Model #XRJ07 18V LXT Sub-Compact Recip Saw lives up to that legacy. Makita’s Sub-Compact line of cordless lithium-ion brushless tools offers the compact size of a […]

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Makita 18V LXT Cordless Biscuit/Plate Joiner Review

Makita 18V LXT Cordless Biscuit/Plate Joiner – Model XJP03Z A biscuit joiner (or often referred to as a plate joiner) is a tool designed for woodworking where you join two pieces of wood together by cutting a crescent-shaped hole in the opposite edges of two pieces of wood.  An oval-shaped wooden biscuit is covered with […]

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Makita Tools World of Concrete Highlights 2020

World of Concrete 2020 – Makita Tools Makita showcased several new products at the 2020 World of Concrete in Las Vegas. Each year Makita shows off a large selection of their tools including new releases including some tools that are not necessarily only for the concrete industry. Here are the highlights and some of the […]

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Makita X2 LXT 14″ Top Handle Cordless Chainsaw Review

Makita X2 LXT 14″ Top Handle Chainsaw Model XCU08 Review Makita has expanded their battery powered outdoor power equipment line with their new X2 LXT 14″ Top Handle cordless chainsaw. Any arborist, tree cutter, or landscaper will tell you the benefits of a compact top handle chainsaw. They are second to none when it comes […]

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Holiday Tool Gift Guide

2019 Holiday Tool Gift Guide Every year we publish a holiday tool gift guide.  This year were doing the 12 days of Tool-mas! That means we’re doing 1 video each day for 12 days.  In this gift guide we highlight a different tool each day that would make a great gift of a guy and […]

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