Makita DT03R1 Max CXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Impact Driver Kit Review

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Makita DT03R1 Max CXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Impact Driver Kit

Makita DT03R1 is the new compact impact driver with 970 inch pounds of maximum torque for power, performance and speed, that runs on 12 volt Max CXT lithium ion battery (BL1041B) for different driving and fastening applications at flexible speeds of 0 to 2,600rpm and 0 to 3,500ipm. It is compact in size as it is only 6 inches long (product dimensions are 14.5 x 4.4 x 12 inches) and weighs 2.3 pounds, has an ergonomic design overall and the handle is comfy to hold with its soft grip of rubber and slide battery that lets the impact driver to conveniently stand on its own. And you will get two of these slide type batteries with onboard L.E.D charge level indicators and they are somewhat superior to the pod style batteries in terms of design- ergonomics and enhanced balance. As it weighs less and is compact in size, you can hold it in your hand longer with much less operator fatigue and can go into the small areas easily and you can work longer with the longer running Max CXT li-ion 4.0Ah batteries that come with a great security feature “Battery Protection Circuit” for protecting against over-heating, over-discharging and overloading.

Makita DT03R1 Max CXT Cordless Impact Driver Kit

This impact driver kit (that includes the main impact driver tool (DT03Z), battery charger (DC10WD), two 12V lithium ion batteries (BL1021B) and a tool case) is made in China, which is no indication of its quality as most stuff is manufactured in China these days. You’ll get three years limited warranty on the impact driver, charger and batteries (they are all properly checked and tested prior to getting out of factory) and you should only use Makita batteries and chargers with it for the optimal performance. It includes an integrated LED light for you to see what you’re doing better and a quarter inch hex chuck so the bits can be changed quickly. Makita makes great quality, solid and durable power tools and their exclusive anvil and hammer are made with the best quality steel and are toughened with heat so that it will last the users much longer. If you’re not happy with any Makita li-ion product you receive you can return it and they will either give you a refund or replace it with another unit and if any defects within 3 years of purchase you can simply return the kit to the factory or one of their service centers. Please note that this kit is not compatible with any of the pod-type tools, batteries or chargers.

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