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Makita LXDT01 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless Motor 1/4 in. Impact Driver Kit

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  • 3-speed power selection switch (0-1,300, 0-2,000, 0-2,600 RPM & 0-1,300, 0-2,800, 0-3,400 IPM) provides the user with precise fastening control for a wide range of applications
  • Makita-built Brushless Motor delivers 1,460 in-lbs. of Max Torque
  • Makita-built Brushless Motor Technology delivers increased motor efficiency to provide up to 20% longer battery life per charge
  • Battery warning light and built-in LED light both flash when it is time to recharge the battery
  • Compact design at only 5-1/2 in. long and weighs just 3.3 lbs. for reduced operator fatigue
  • Makita's proprietary hammer and anvil impact mechanism are manufactured using the best raw materials with the highest quality steel and unique heat hardening process for maximum fastening and driving power
  • Convenient one-touch 1/4 in. hex chuck for quick bit changes
  • Built-in LED light with an independent on/off switch illuminates the work area
  • Ergonomic shape fits like a glove with even pressure and easy control
  • Soft grip handle provides increased comfort on the job
  • LXT Lithium-Ion battery and Rapid Optimum Charger produces 430% total lifetime work with 3x more cycles
  • 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion 3-Speed Brushless Motor Impact Driver Kit - LXDT01
  • (2) 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Batteries
  • 18V Lithium-Ion Charger
  • Tool Belt Clip


Series: Brushless
Cordless: Yes
Length: 5.5 in.
Weight: 3.3 lbs.
Batteries Included: 2
Battery Amp Hours: 3.0 Ah
Battery Type: Li-Ion
Drive Size: 1/4 in.
Drive Type: Hex
Handle Style: Pistol Grip
Maximum Torque: 1,420 in-lbs.
No-Load Speeds (IPM): 0 - 3,400
No-Load Speeds (RPM): 0 - 2,600
Power Settings: 3
Voltage: 18V

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Makita18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless Motor 1/4 in. Impact Driver Kit

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  • Good grip (3)
  • Good power output (3)


    Best Uses

    • Home repair (3)

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    Multi Speeds very useful not essential

    By Spearman

    from Seattle

    About Me Professional

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    • Easy To Use
    • Good Grip
    • Powerful


      Best Uses

      • Home Repair
      • In The Field
      • In The Workshop

      Comments about 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless Motor 1/4 in. Impact Driver Kit:

      Impact drivers have sort of revolutionized consruction over the last 20 years. The ability to drive screws without stripping the head or snapping the shaft while going into solid wood is really great. I still own Makita corded and 9.6V cordless drills from the early 90s. They're well made but they don't do what impact drivers do.

      This model is an improvement over older impact drivers. The brushless motor is smoother and quieter. My workmate has an older non-brushless 1.5h model and while a great tool, this new one is more powerful, faster, and the battery lasts longer. The multi speeds are very convenient and I'm glad I got them but they're not absolutely necessary. Especially if you can press lightly and operate your variable speed driver at low rpms. (The speed change button seems like another thing to fail over time but so far so good.) The only thing about the Makita is it's a bit more expensive than comparable models but that's because Makitas are built as well as can be.


      After years of suffering

      By Hungrysquirrel

      from Seattle, WA

      About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

      Verified Buyer


      • Fits In Tight Areas
      • Good Attery Life
      • Good battery life
      • Good Grip
      • Powerful


      • Noise To Be Expected

      Best Uses

      • Home Repair

      Comments about 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless Motor 1/4 in. Impact Driver Kit:

      Hoping this reconditioned tool holds up. If so it's a huge improvement over my current drill, especially when it comes to driving screws, nuts, bolts. I have much more control and strip less fastener heads.

      The speed control is great. Love the light and the glow in the dark ring is handy for attic and crawl space work when I set the tool down.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)


      Amazing, useful tool

      By flak4af

      from Lincoln NE

      About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

      Verified Reviewer


      • Compact
      • Easy To Store
      • Easy To Use
      • Good Grip
      • Good Safety Features
      • Lightweight
      • Powerful
      • Versatile


        Best Uses

        • Home Repair
        • In The Field
        • In The Workshop
        • In The Yard

        Comments about 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless Motor 1/4 in. Impact Driver Kit:

        The latest, portable impact drivers are amazing, and this one is a versatile, impressive tool. Lightweight and compact, fits hand and is balanced. Versatile, powerful, brushless motor. Three settings enable driving smallest screw to big bolts. In fact, have to watch the power on high. Had 3/8" dia. framing bolts set in basement concrete since the 1940s. On high, twisted the first bolt in half. Zip. Dropped down to medium and easily impacted out the rest. Works fine as drill, with (more costly) driver-based drill bits. LED light is good but wish there were a second LED underneath for full coverage from any working angle. Suggest buy quality, hardened impact screwdriver and socket accessories that can handle the impact torque. Have found Makita tools and battery systems to be excellent, going back 15 years to original, puny 9.6V nicads. Currently have four LXI batteries and six LXI power tools, all through CPO. Very satisfied with the system. In fact, hafta smile at my good judgement on this one. (Doesn't happen often ;-}

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          Is make from japan or china ?
          Asked on 12/21/2013 by sam from sydney, Aus

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            This kit is manufactured in China.

            Answered on 2/18/2014 by Ken from Atlanta, GA
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        Warranty Information

        Makita LXT Lithium-ion Tool Warranty

        The Makita LXT Lithium-ion Warranty applies to both new and factory-reconditioned Makita tools. Every Makita ® 18V and 14.4V LXT Lithium-Ion Industrial Power Tool is thoroughly inspected and tested before leaving the factory. If you are not satisfied with Makita 18V and 14.4V LXT Lithium-Ion tool within 30 days of purchase, return it and Makita will provide a replacement or refund. Every Makita 18V and 14.4V LXT Lithium-Ion tool is warranted to be free of defects from workmanship and materials for the period of THREE YEARS from the date of original purchase. The Makita LXT Lithium-ion battery has a limited one-year warranty. Should any trouble develop during the three-year period, return the COMPLETE tool, freight prepaid, to one of Makita's Factory or Authorized Service Centers.

        If inspection shows the trouble is caused by defective workmanship or material, Makita will repair (or at our option, replace) without charge. This warranty does not apply to Makita Accessories, like flashlights.

        This Warranty does not apply where:

      • Repairs have been made or attempted by others
      • Repairs are required because of normal wear and tear
      • The tool has been abused, misused or improperly maintained
      • Alterations have been made to the tool

      • In no event shall Makita be liable for any indirect, incidental or consequential damages from the sale or use of the product. This disclaimer applies to both during and after the term of this warranty. Makita disclaims liability for any implied warranties, including implied warranties of "merchantability" and "fitness" for a specific purpose, after the three-year term of this warranty. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you many also have other rights which vary from state to state. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.