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Makita Introduces the World’s First Cordless Drywall Sander

Makita is not messing around with this super cool innovation in the world of drywall. Giving users, like yourself, the ability to be mobile around the jobsite allows for quicker more efficient work. No more fumbling around the jobsite looking for outlets and tripping over extension cords. Now with the Makita XLS01T you can finish sanding at a record pace saving you time and money. Coming later this month! Pre-order now at Ohio Power Tool.


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Makita Tools – World of Concrete 2018

What an amazing display from Makita at the World of Concrete. This is the place where power is defined and why Makita is one of power tools’ leading brands.

We posted this video and received feedback that we can hopefully clear up here. The current Dewalt Flexvolt SDS-MAX in this video is 1-9/16″ with 6.1 JOULES. This new Makita XRH07ZKU ($599,bare) is 11.4 JOULES so off the specs alone these results should be in-line. It’s worth mentioning that Dewalt acknowledges these specs and is planning to release another Flexvolt SDS-MAX hammer later this year that will likely be equal or greater (see our Dewalt WOC post). (more…)

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Makita Cordless Circular Saws 18V Brushless 6-1/2” XSH03Z vs 36V 7-1/4” XSH01Z

Makita Brushless Circular Saw

When the Makita 36V circular saw XSH01Z ($219) hit the market it was the first time Makita or any major tool brand had built a 36V tool specifically to run off two of their more popular 18V batteries. Now they’ve gone back and converted all their 36V tools to this platform which we think is a very smart move which allows more flexibility for users on the same battery platform. The one complaint is however they didn’t make the XSH01 saw brushless so runtime still leaves a little to be desired. With the new brushless circular saw XSH03Z ($219) coming very soon Makita hopes to level the playing field a bit more.


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Makita Announces New 18V Cordless Tools at STAFDA Show

Miss Makita 2014

The annual STAFDA trade show is always a great venue to spot a few new products. We typically don’t see many big launches at the show from the major brands but Makita kept some pretty nice announcements under their hats for this one. Of course Makita has an unfair advantage for generating a lot of attention in this arena as it is also the venue where they present the next year’s Miss Makita and Senorita Makita. So what exactly are the other big announcements? (more…)

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