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New Makita Brushless Hammer Drill

Meanwhile, Makita’s competition take place to be busy releasing a few fascinating new brushless cordless means that both just strike the marketplace place or are coming reducing the pipeline from the near to future. Dewalt’s result driver; Milwaukee’s FUEL drill, hammer drill, and result driver; and Hitachi’s (new toward US market) brushless drill and hammer drill are probably the most notable new designs.

Don’t worry, although there’s been tiny buzz so far, Makita’s engineers haven’t been resting – they’ve been operating on several new brushless tools, such as a rotary hammer with built-in HEPA dirt collection.
Makita LXDT08 18V result Driver

Makita LXDT08 Brushless result Driver

The new result driver does not lookup to replace the present style (LXDT01), since it does not feature a comparable 3-speed setting torque-control. What it does feature is recognized like a 5-7/8″ all round length, 0-2500 RPM and 0-3200 IPM motor, 1420 in-lbs max torque delivery, 3.4 lb unwanted weight with 18V LXT battery, on top of that to the package deal arrives using a 30-minute quick charger.

Makita says the fact that new result is even more optimized for as very much as 50% lengthier runtime every charge. [vs...?]

ETA is Spring 2012, and MSRP is approximated getting $319.
Makita LXPH05 18V Hammer Drill

Makita LXPH05 Brushless Hammer Drill

The new hammer drill is 7-5/8″ prolonged and weighs 3.8 lbs, developing it a relatively compact model. Its tiny sizing does not take place for free, since the torque ratings show. even now 400 in-lbs of max torque is relatively respectable, and ought getting appropriate for really several users. The 2-setting gearbox is rated at 0-400 RPM/0-6000 BPM and 0-1500 RPM/0-22500 BPM, and there are 16 clutch settings.

Like the result driver, the hammer drill package deal appears to take place using a producer new 30-minute quick charger.

ETA is Spring 2012, and MSRP is approximated getting $319.
Makita LXT239 Combo Kit

This 2-piece combo consists of the two the result driver and hammer drill/driver, a few of 18V LXT batteries jointly with a 30-minute quick charger.

ETA is Spring 2012, MSRP appears getting $329 by applying property or home Depot.
Makita LXRH01 18V Rotary Hammer

Makita LXRH01 Brushless Rotary Hammer

All we know concerning the brand new brushless rotary hammer therefore much could be the actuality that it accepts SDS-Plus bits, weighs 11.1 lbs, and is also produced using a built-in HEPA dirt choice kit. It carries a no-load pace of 0-950 RPM and 0-4700 BPM. ETA is summer time 2012.

All means will be also supplied as bare-tool add-on models.

Thanks to K for that heads-up concerning the hammer drill!