Makita reviews

Makita Couple Shaft System – Pick Your Power

Makita Couple Shaft System – Pick Your Power About 5 years ago, all of my small construction equipment and hand-held outdoor power equipment (OPE) ran on 2-stroke mixed gas. Then in 2016 I got my hands on a new 4-stroke Makita string trimmer and my 2-stroke trimmer started gathering dust. I kept it around though […]

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Makita 18V XPK02Z Planer

Makita 18V Brushless Cordless 3-1/4″ Planer XPK02Z Review Carpenters have been using handheld power planers to adjust doors and plane down cabinets and boards for years. It’s hard to imagine that Makita first released an electric planer in 1958 and today they have the Makita 18V XPK02Z Planer which is brushless and cordless! New Makita 18V XPK02Z […]

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Best Cordless Track Saw

Best Cordless Track Saw Comparison – Head-To-Head Track saws make long, precise cuts more quickly and with greater precision than table saws or circular saws. They are light, easy to transport, set up is quick and easy, and they produce extremely accurate cuts. The TBBCrew took a hard look at the major cordless track saw […]

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Makita LED Area Work Light  

Makita 18V X2 L.E.D. Area Light, DML810 Review As a remodeling contractor, we work in spaces that have not yet had lighting installed by the electrician yet. When setting up a job site, the right lighting is essential to ensuring that we can safely see what we are working on. We recently took a look at […]

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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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