Makita LXDT08 18V LXT Brushless Impact Driver Kit Review

Makita LXDT18VLXDETK Review:

The Makita LXDT18VLXDETK is a high performance brushless impact driver kit designed for use with small hand tools such as screwdrivers, wrenches, pliers and other small items. The kit comes complete with all the necessary parts needed to build your own custom-built toolbox or workbench. The kit includes a pair of 18V lithium polymer batteries (included) which are charged using any standard household 110-volt outlet. The kit’s head unit features a built-in LCD display and can be controlled via remote control.


• High quality, high power brushless motor provides up to 3A continuous current at maximum output power of 2A.

• High efficiency constant voltage DC-DC converter maintains constant operating temperature even under heavy load conditions.

• High capacity Li-ion battery pack provides up to 10 hours continuous runtime between charges.

• Low profile design allows easy installation into tight spaces.

Specifications: • Voltage Range: 0~9 V (1~20 W) • Current Rating: 2 A Continuous @ Max Output Power of 2 Amps • Dimensions (LxWxH): 7.25″ x 4.5″ x 2.5″

What’s included:

(1) Makita LXDT18V Brushless Impact Driver Tool (1) Battery (2) Charger (2) 19mm Accessories Kit (1) Carrying Bag

Owner Reviews:

I can testify that this tool is one of the most durable power tools I’ve ever owned. I am a wood worker and use this impact driver extensively to drive large lag bolts into hard wood without any problem. I was working on a job and had a large wooden beam which would not fit through the doorway. So I used this impact driver to bore out the center of the beam to make it slightly smaller. I then removed the fasteners from the sides of the beam and slowly turned it sideways to move through the doorway (this took about 45 minutes).

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The tool worked perfectly! The battery lasted nearly 6 hours before showing any signs of wear. I actually had the tool on loan from the job but I’m definitely buying one after this job. It’s the perfect addition to my collection of cordless power tools.

There are many different brands and types of impact drivers on the market, but I prefer the Makita brand for its precision and quality. The battery pack lasts me at least 10 hours before showing any signs of wear, which is much longer than other driver drills of this type. The kit comes with two batteries and a charger so you have one battery charging while the other is in use, giving you nearly endless power. The kit also includes a sturdy carrying case for protection of your driver drill. I highly recommend this tool to anyone who works with their hands or on cars.

Makita LXDT18V Impact Driver Kit

The Makita LXDT18V does not disappoint. It is an excellent tool that can be used for driving and removing screws. The impact driver also doubles as a drill and has many uses in the workshop. With this you can hang shelves, fasten wooden boards, mount pictures, etc…

The product is solidly built and works reliably. I highly recommend it.

— By R. Roper

I have to give this power tool a five star rating. It is probably one of the more most useful tools I have come across in a long time. The Makita LXDT18V impact driver can be used for a wide variety of jobs and can get into some pretty small places. You can use this driver with any bit and hex shank drill bits.

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