Makita reviews

Makita 18V Cordless Vacuum Review

Makita 18V LXT Model XLC02ZB Cordless Vacuum The Makita 18V cordless vacuum is a wonderful addition to any tool collection. If you are looking to unplug the cord and make cleaning up quicker and easier, then a cordless vacuum is the way to go. This lightweight, compact vacuum is a fast and efficient solution for […]

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Best Cordless Barrel Grip Jigsaw – Head-To-Head

Best Cordless Barrel Grip Jigsaw – Comparison Testing As we recently pointed out, we love jigsaws for their ability to quickly and seamlessly customize shapes and sizes of lumber or trim. We recently had the chance to finish round 1 of our Best D-Handle Jigsaw Head-to-Head featuring a variety of battery-powered D-handled jigsaws.  But D-handle […]

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Comparing Manufacturer’s Warranties

Comparing Manufacturer’s Warranties Comparing warranties between manufacturers has always been difficult, if not practically impossible.  Yet we all have the same few basic questions with regard to each brand’s warranty.   So here at Tool Box Buzz, we decided to ask the vendors themselves to answer those basic questions for you in plain English.  And they […]

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Makita Cordless Brushless Lawnmower XML08PT1

Makita LXT X2 Cordless Lawnmower XML08PT1 Makita has made a big push into the outpower equipment/lawn and garden department lately. While the XML08PT1 is a mower that is geared towards the professional landscaper it is worth a look for anyone who wants a very solidly built cordless battery-powered lawnmower, especially if they’re on the Makita […]

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Best Cordless Top-Handle Jigsaw Head-To-Head

Best Cordless Jigsaw – Comparison Testing A jigsaw is worth it’s weight in gold due to the ability to quickly customize shapes and sizes of lumber for seamless fit-ups and emergency fixes. When our team of PROs got together recently to plan out our newest Head-2-Head, cordless jigsaw competition, we knew our PRO followers and […]

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Makita 18V 1/2″ Hammer Driver‑Drill

Makita 18V LXT Brushless Cordless 1/2″ Hammer Driver‑Drill Review – Model XPH14 Is more torque really required? Well, sometimes, everything is dependent on your application. Makita recently released the Makita high-torque hammer drill XPH14, a new and improved high-torque hammer drill. This hammer drill has a 2-speed brushless motor with a 1/2 keyless chuck. The Makita […]

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Makita 18V X2 LXT Brushless Wet/Dry Dust Extractor Review

Makita 18V X2 LXT Brushless Vacuum – Model XCV23Z As a residential remodeler collecting dust at its source is critical to everyone involved. Working in clients’ homes and making a mess is unacceptable, and having dust fly around your work area is not conducive to our health. Cordless dust extractors are becoming more and more […]

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Best Compact Sliding Miter Saw

Best Cordless Compact Miter Saw Head To Head For this installment of our “Head-to-Head” series, we took a look at compact cordless miter saws. These saws range from a tiny 6-1/2″ to 8-1/2″ with the majority falling into 7-1/4″.  We’ve given these saws thorough testing, looking at a variety of criteria to help you decide […]

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2020 Holiday Tool Gift Guide

2020 Holiday Tool Gift Guide Every year we put out a holiday tool gift guide to help you pick out a gift for that hard to buy for tradesperson in your life or maybe a gift for yourself. All of the tools in this year’s guide are ones that are in my job site kit […]

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Best 12 Inch Cordless Miter Saw

Best Cordless 12 Inch Miter Saw Head To Head For this installment of our BestCordless Miter Saw Head-to-Head series, we took a look at four 12-inch cordless miter saws. If this is your first time reading one of our Head to Heads, trust that our crew poured over each saw to give you a comprehensive […]

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