If you are looking to step into the Makita line, Amazon has a pretty good deal going on right now.  They have a 4 piece combo set for only $267 which includes the following items:

  • Driver-Drill (0-400 & 0-1,500 RPM) 480 in.lbs. of Max Torque and weighs only 3.3 lbs.
  • Impact Driver (0-2,300 RPM & 0-3,200 IPM) 1,420 in.lbs. of Max Torque and weighs only 2.8 lbs.
  • 4-position flashlight
  • Job Site Radio is MP3/iPod® compatible and will run one full working day (8 hrs.) on a single 18V Compact Lithium-Ion battery
  • Makita Lithium-Ion batteries
  • Rapid Charger
  • 3-year warranty on tools & radio and 1-year warranty on flashlight, batteries and charger
  • 2 ea. 18V Compact Lithium-Ion Battery (BL1815)
  • 1 15-Minute Rapid Optimum Charger (DC18RA)
  • Contractor Bag (831274-0)