April 21, 2017

XT248MB 18V (Makita) reviewed…


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  • The electronically-controlled BL Brushless Motor efficiently uses energy to match torque and RPM to the changing demands of the application
  • Variable 2-speed 1/2″ Hammer Driver-Drill (0-400 & 0-1,550 RPM) with BL Motor delivers 530 in.lbs. of Max Torque; weighs only 3.9 lbs. with battery
  • 18-Volt LXT Lithium-Ion 4.0Ah battery BL1840B, features an integrated L.E.D. battery charge level indicator (for MB kits)
  • The BL Brushless Motor eliminates carbon brushes, enabling the BL Motor to run cooler and more efficiently for longer life
  • Efficient BL Brushless motor is electronically controlled to optimize battery energy use for up to 50 longer run time per charge
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Warranty: standard manufacturer’s warranty
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General description

Makita is the novelty leader in brushless motor technology, and the XT248MB Combo Kit gives two BL Brushless Motor solutions that deliver longer run time, increased power and speed, and longer tool life. The XT248MB will include a BL Brushless Motor Hammer Driver-Drill that delivers 530 in. Lbs. Of torque, and an affect Driver that delivers 1,420 in. Lbs. Of torque. The XT248MB is a solution for many drilling, hammer drilling, driving and fastening applications. The 18V LXT 4. 0Ah battery gives 35 more run time per charge than the 3. 0Ah battery (BL1830), still it charges in only 40 minutes – the fastest charge-time in the group – for less downtime and increased productivity. For extra convenience, the batteries feature an integrated L. E. D. Battery charge level display.

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Factory Reconditioned Ryobi ZRP320 18-Gauge 2 in. Brad Nailer and ZRP360 18-Volt Airstrike Crown Stapler (Tools Only – Battery and Charger NO

The Ryobi 18-Volt ONE+ System introduces the next generation in cordless convenience. This 18 gauge brad nailer features Airstrike Technology, which removes the need for noisy compressors, bulky hoses or costly gas cartridges. That means faster setup and easier maneuvering on the job site. The Ryobi AirStrike P320 18-Gauge 2 in. Brad Nailer Drives 18 gauge nails from 5/8 in. To 2 in. Length. The RYOBI 18V ONE+ System introduces the new addition to the RYOBI AirStrike family – the 18V ONE+ 18ga Cordless Narrow Crown Stapler. This tool features AirStrike Technology, which removes the need for noisy compressors, bulky hoses or costly gas cartridges. That means faster setup and easier maneuvering on the job site or at home. Tackle your projects from start to finish with the capacity to drive up to 1,000 staples per charge using the new and improved high capacity LITHIUM+ battery. The AirStrike Narrow Crown Stapler works with all RYOBI 18V ONE+ batteries. Will include: (1) Reconditioned Ryobi AirStrike P320 18-Gauge 2 in. Brad Nailer (1) Reconditioned Ryobi P360 ONE+ 18ga Cordless Narrow Crown Stapler Operator’s manual(s) 1-Year restricted Factory Warranty P320 Cordless Brad Nailer: Tool-less jam release for easy access to clear nails P360 Cordless Narrow Crown Stapler: For use with 18ga 1/4″ narrow crown staples Drives 3/8″ to 1-1/2″ staples This is a factory reconditioned product. Reconditioned usually means that the product was returned to the maker, who brings the product back to completely working condition. Some merchandise may contain cosmetic blemishes, scrapes, scratches and dirt but should work like new. If this is a gift, keep this in mind. The factory gives a 1 year warranty available through a nationwide network of service centers. Buy receipt is needed.

BOSTITCH U/BTFP3 Factory Reconditioned 3-Tool and Compressor

The Factory Reconditioned BOSTITCH U/BTFP3KIT 3-tool and compressor combo kit consists of one brad nailer gun, one finish nailer, one heavy responsibility crown stapler and one compressor. The SB-1850BN 2-inch 18 GA Brad Nailer drives 18GA brad nails from 5/8-inch to 2 inches for a large range of applications. This brad nailer features a tool-free depth modification, an over-molded no-mar pad, a tool-free jam clearing feature, tool-free 360 degree exhaust, with a trigger lock-off. The SB-1664FN 16 GA straight finish nailer drives 1-1/4- to 2-1/2-inch, 16-gauge finish nails and weighs only 4 pounds. It features a tool-free depth modification, tool-free jam clearing feature, and a tool-free 360 degree exhaust. The STFP71875 heavy responsibility 3/8-inch crown stapler drives heavy-responsibility 3/8-inch crown staples from 1/4-inch to 9/16-inch. The oil-free operation of this stapler requires no regular maintenance and removes the risk of oil stains. It lets for bottom loading for fast reloads, and has a low fastener display which lets user to swiftly assess when it’s time to reload. These three tools are paired with the BTFP02012 6 gallon 150PSI 2. 6SCFM pancake compressor. This compressor features high efficiency motor for easy start, a long life oil free, maintenance free pump for convenient use, 78. 5 dBA operational sound level for a calm work environment, and an affect-tolerant composite shroud that protects controls and gauges from jobsite damage. The improved design on this unit is quieter, weighs less at only 29 lbs. better handle grip, and is more simplified for the user. This is a factory reconditioned tool. Reconditioned usually means that the tool was returned to the maker, who brings the tool back to like new condition. Some tools may contain cosmetic blemishes.

Rockwell RK1001K2 12-Volt LithiumTech 2-Tool vs XT-248MB

The Rockwell 12 V LithiumTech 2pc. Combo kit comes with the RK2512 affect driver and the RK2510 drill/driver. The affect driver has the 1/4 In. Fast-change hex drive and is variable speed with reverse and brake. The drill/driver has 15+1 torque settings 2-speed gear control with variable speed, reverse and brake. Both are powered by LithiumTech batteries, which means no memory effect so batteries can charge anytime. The kit comes complete with one 12 V LithiumTech affect driver (RK2512), one 12 V LithiumTech drill/driver (RK2510), two LithiumTech batteries, one 30min charger, one 2 In. Driver bit, and carrying bag.

Nortrac Steel Hydraulic Oil Tank – 7 Gallon

This Nortrac Steel Hydraulic Oil Tank features tough 12-gauge steel welded construction with a black powder-coat finish. Welded-on mounting brackets. Will include clip-on style breather cap. Suction strainer Item# 778639 fits oil tank Item# 405112 (strainer not included). Mount Type: 4-screw, Dimensions L x W x H (in. ): 16 x 10 x 10 1/2, Return Port (in. ): 1, Capacity (gal. ): 7, Suction Port (in. ): 2, Material Type: Powder-coat steel.


The Makita 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless 2-part Combo Kit (XT258PM) is a complete solution for the pro-user who demands a best-in-class Lithium-Ion cordless rotating hammer and affect driver. For increased efficiency, the kit will include the ground-breaking 18V Dual Port Charger that delivers business-leading battery charge times, two batteries at a time. For improved tool performance and expanded battery life, Makita produced Star Protection Computer Controls. Star Protection is communication technology that lets the Star Protection-equipped tool and battery to exchange data in concurrent and monitor conditions throughout use to protect against overloading, over-discharging and overheating. For increased versatility, the tool may also be powered by Makita 18V LXT and Compact Lithium-Ion batteries with the star symbol on the battery showing Star Protection inside. The XT258PM will include the 18V X2 LXT Lithium-Ion (36V) 1″ rotating Hammer. Powered by two 18V LXT batteries, the XRH05Z delivers the power and run time for corded rotating hammer demands, however without leaving the 18V platform. The kit also will include the 18V LXT affect Driver that weighs only 3. 3 lbs. Still delivers a full 1,420 in. Lbs. Of Max Torque for fastening and driving applications. The 18V Dual Port Charger will charge two 4. 0Ah batteries simultaneously in only 40 minutes (two 5. 0Ah batteries in 45 min. two 3. 0Ah batteries in 30 min. sold individually), and the on-board USB Port will charge movable electronic devices. The 18V LXT 4. 0Ah battery (BL1840) is well-matched only with Star Protection tools, indicated by the Star Symbol and/or Yellow Battery Receiver under the tool.

M18 18-Volt 1/4 in. Hex Impact Driver with Backpack and Bit Set vs XT-248-MB

The M18 1/4 in. Hex Brushless affect Driver is the most compact affect driver in its class and delivers over 50 more run time than affect drivers with brushed motors. The Milwaukee-built brushless motor, REDLINK electronics and REDLITHIUM batteries supply economical power delivery for fewer trips to the charger. At only 5-3/8 in. Long and 3. 1 lbs. (with battery), this affect driver gives excellent control and balance in a compact size, perfect for work overhead or in tight spaces. Delivering up to 1500 in. Lbs. Of torque and 0-2800 RPM, this tool is suited for a large range of fastening applications.

DEWALT DCK235C 18-Volt NiCad 2-Tool vs Makita XT248MB 18V 2-Pc review

This kit will include the DC759 18V 1/2-inch compact drill/driver delivers, which gives 380 unit watts of maximum power, and the DW056 18V affect driver, which gives 1,170 in-lbs of torque and speeds of 0-2,400 rpms. The kit comes with two 18V batteries, a 1-hour charger, and also will include a freelancer bag.

Hitachi KC18DGL Lithium Ion Driver Drill and Impact Driver

Covered by Hitachi’s Lifetime Lithium Ion tool warranty, the KC18DGL is a 18V Combo Kit that will include a driver drill (DS18DGL) and an affect driver (WH18DGL). The DS18DGL driver drill boasts 400 in/lbs of torque in an ergonomic, lightweight (only 3. 7 lbs) design. The WH18DGL affect driver weighs only 3. 1 lbs, still still delivers 1280 in/lbs of driving torque for heavier applications. Included alongside the tools are one BSL1815S lithium Ion battery and a bonus BSL1825 lithium-ion battery for fade free power, less weight and 3X the total battery life of conventional NiCd batteries. Other things include a fast charger, carrying bag and a double ended Phillips driver bit.

3/4" B20 Radius Demi 20mm Bullnose Wet Polisher 1 3/8" Core Bit Cup Granite Concrete Diamond Pad Stone toolsmart damo ONE YEAR WARRANTY vs Makita XT248MB 18V 2-Pc price

5″ Wet Variable Speed Polisher (with GFCI Breaker, 900W, 500-4500 RPM). 12 Pieces of 4″ (3mm Thick) Polishing Pad for granite marble concrete: 2 Pcs X Grit 50 100 200 400, 1 X Grit 800 1500 3000 Buff. 1 Pcs of 4″ Rubber Velcro Backer/Pad Holder. 1 part 4″ Turbo Cup Wheel. 1 part 1 3/8″ Core Bit/Hole Saw. 1 part B20 (20mm / 3/4″ Radius / Demi Bullnose) Router Bit.

Bosch DDS181-02LPB 18-volt 2-Tool Drill/Driver with Radio, 2 Batteries, Charger and L-BOXX2

Bosch’s DDS181-02LPB Lithium-Ion 2-tool 18-Volt combo kit (Drill/Driver and Compact Radio) with L-BOXX offers speed, power and performance in a compact movable package. The DDS181 is prepared for heavy-responsibility drilling applications in materials ranging from wood to metal. The small still powerful DDS181’s 7-inch head length is the smallest in its class, still it delivers top performance. Bosch’s PB180 18-Volt Compact Radio is the final jobsite radio that gives a powerful sound in a compact size. High performance neodymium speakers give the PB180 maximum sound quality and clearness. The PB180 18-volt compact radio is powered by Bosch 18-volt Lithium-Ion batteries or the Bosch AC adapter (included). The Bosch L-BOXX 2 Carrying Case is part of a stackable storage system intended to enhance tool organization and transportation on the jobsite. With this carrying case, you simply click, stack, and go. The Bosch DDS181-02LPB 2-Tool Combo Kit will include (1) DDS181, (1) PB180, (2) 18-Volt Lithium-ion SlimPack Batteries, (1) Charger, and (1) L-BOXX2.

Factory-Reconditioned Porter-Cable PCCK616L4R 20V Max 4-Tool vs Makita XT248MB 18V 2-Pc reviews

This is a factory reconditioned product. Reconditioned usually means that the product was returned to the maker, who brings the product back to like new condition. Some merchandise may contain cosmetic blemishes. Will include 20V Max 1/2 in. 2-Speed Cordless Lithium-Ion Drill Driver, 20V Max 5-1/2 in. Cordless Lithium-Ion round Saw, 20V Max 6 in. Cordless Lithium-Ion Reciprocating Saw, Compact LED Work Light, (2) 20V Max 1. 3 Ah Lithium-Ion Batteries – PCC681L, (1) 20V Max Lithium-Ion Charger – PCC691L, 5-1/2 in. 18T round Saw Blade, Kit Bag.

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  4. Makita BL1840B-2 18V LXT Lithium-Ion 4.0Ah Battery Twin Pack
  5. Makita T-01373 38 Piece Impact Drill-Driver Bit Set
  6. Makita B-31893 Ultra Magnetic Driver Bit Set, 21-Piece

Models to consider:
LCT203W DCK492L2CK24B220 115-DC4CKITAP320 P360 DCK275L
1Y0060N P882CLPK27-120 DCK450XPC3PAK DWTDW9116
P780 P8872791-22CT DCKTS386D2RPCCK604L2R MAKLCT400W
ZRP325 ZRP320 GG600DCK598L2 XT257TBXT211MB DF030DWX1
LXT406 LXT246PCCK616L4 M1011DCK475L PS31-2ALPB
DCK955X RK1807K2CLPK232-181 PCFP12236RXOC01Z DCK385C2
IQV20-202 CLPK22-120-RT-RBPCFP12234 DCD775KLP320 P360 XT252T
CLPK21180 XT258PMBRidgid R9651 CLPK241120RPFL6185BP CT225R-R
P1831 C-N7245P884 PS31-2ALPBXT255MB DCK255X
HDH181X-01-RT CLPK232-181RPFBC940 DWTDW9116CLPK25180 CLPK27-120
LXT1500 DCK290L2EYC151GQW PCFP12656K5SK-SP2 CLPK24180
RR9600 PCFP12236RCK24B220 DCKTS386D2RIQV20-201 BTFP3KIT
DCK275L BP-1248NK20-LC4000A XT248RLXT246 AB1PAK
M-41 CLPK243181KC18DVF LXT224W87021 WG918
ZRP882 PCCK616L4RDCK287D2 PCCK616L4XT405 XT211MB
CLPK232-181 CLPK250-181LCLPK21180 U/BTFP3KITPCFP12234 P884
PCFP12236 DCK240C2R9600 XOC01ZDCK298L2 XT405
XT248M BTFP2KITW87021 2791-22CTRidgid R9651 DCK287D2
DCK295L3 CK24B220RPFBC940 DEWDCK265LCLPK21120RT 1Y0060N
WG575.1 CLPK221181PS31-2ALPB EYC151GQWUS606448800 LXT211-R
DCK280C2 DCK271LEYC144V33 XT248RHDH181X-01-RT JTK-32S
SC22USCK XT439PMWG918 ZRP882C-N7245 CLPK22120AL


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