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Makita DT03 12V Impact Driver

I am not sure if you have had a chance to test drive one of the Makita 12V tools, but next time you’re at the store, pick one up.  Makita has done a great job with this line.  We had a chance to check out their 12V drill and it is one of our top picks.  Now we have the chance to check out their 12V impact driver, the Makita DT03 and this is just as impressive.  Now I know we will get some people who say it’s not the most powerful 12V tool on the market.  Yes, I understand...

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Makita LXT Impact Driver Review – BTD141

This is a review of the Makita Impact Driver model number BTD141 that came in the kit.  The Makita Impact Driver is built with a 4-pole maximum torque motor that delivers 1330 in. lbs. of torque. It has a convenient one-touch 1/4′ chuck for simple bit installation. The Impact Driver has a wonderful compact design: 5-3/4″ long and weighs in at only 3.5 lbs. Also very impressive is the electric brake for immediate stops and minimizing kickbacks.  The Driver has Two-piece armature and field along with externally accessible brushes for serviceability and longer motor life. The capacity is 1/4″ Hex Shank. The No Load is 0-2,300. Impacts/Min.(IPM) are 0-3,200.  Also important are the Watt Hours, which are 54. The battery (Ah) is 3.0(Li-Ion). One last little fact on the weight of 3.4 lbs. is that this includes the battery. The Impact Driver that Makita makes has an Ergonomic shape that gave us a feel like that of sliding on a glove, like most of their other hand tools that we have tested. The tool delivers even pressure and is very easy to control. Of course this all adds up to little to no fatigue when using the tool for almost one hour straight. Also important to note in this test was that the draw from the battery was impressively slow while the tool was getting heavy use. The LED light...

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