Links Link Exchange Links. Makita provides a 3 year warranty on all of their handheld tools including the BTD! Most all trigger-activated lights are useful, but the light on this Makita, which can be found on other Makita drivers as well, really shines. It is significantly shorter than other tools but it is not the 15 minutes that Makita promises! Start Your Free Trial. Bottom line — Less work time — but less weight — you decide what you prefer!

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Start your free trial. It is in good working condition. Recharge Time 15 min. Compact, yet powerful — and super light weight. Become a member and get instant access to thousands of videos, how-tos, tool reviews, and design features.

This means – getting the screw started straight is easier, and in tight spots or makit on a ladder, etc, it makes a big difference because of it’s compact size and light weight In their effort to make an affordable, comfortable, light weight impact driver Makita sacrificed in our opinion the strength and durability of the ma,ita by using less metal and more plastic materials.

It Drives 4″ screws with ease. Newsletter Get home building tips, offers, and expert advice in your inbox. Tool only, includes belt clip. Buying Format see all. However, as you might expect, the batteries have a shorter life as well.


The tool balance with the small battery packs is excellent and its light weight allows you to work hours without fatigue. After the battery cooled down we slid the battery into the Makita smart charger and timed 24 minutes from a drained out battery to a fully impacf one. The design fits in my hand perfect, and the tool is well balanced.

Battery Type compact lithium-Ion bd Accessories batteries, charger, tool case. Custom-home builder and FHB brand ambassador John Hourihan provides a behind-the-scenes look at how the company’s windows and doors are made.

The battery life of the Makita cordless impact driver BTD isn’t quite as good as some reviews claim.

This thing is light weight, For most of the jobs I do, I don’t need the added power of the larger units and the lighter weight and size makes it more manageable and controlled.

They do have tarnish on them from previous use but that does not effect the function of the tool at all. The compact LiOn battery make the tool lighter but by doing that they sacrifice the working time. Kmpact counter torque kickback was hardly felt thanks to the great cushioning on the handle. So we ran the test a few times and the average was 24 minutes!

It is very compact, and comfortable to work with.

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You will receive the bare tools only. This drill too as many others did heat up slightly during the extensive test making it a bit uncomfortable to hold on the top for support at this stage we think that the extensive test is a bit more than what you would use the tool in every day use and the warming up of the tool is not a significant issue.


The compact Makita BTd felt very good in our hands while driving the bolts into the wood. The results were — 54 hex bolts placed in 1 charge! Pella Factory Tour Custom-home builder and FHB brand ambassador John Hourihan provides a behind-the-scenes look at how the company’s windows and doors are made. Best place to buy. Guaranteed Delivery see all.

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For the homeowner looking at tackling the occasional project like mine, I highly recommend the Makita BTD The compact dimensions are similar to a driver we recently reviewed Dewalt DCKL but Makita chose to use more plastic materials which brought the weight down to only 2.