You can use the Makita BTDHW for a variety of applications like fastening screws, tightening down lag bolts, drilling holes, etc. It is powerful but also well-balanced and lightweight. The BTD looks and feels rather small and when held in our hands we were wondering if this tool can deliver what Makita has promised. Rubber padding are spread nicely around the whole tool but a big plastic mask just around the chuck was used instead of the metal housing we usually see on other impact drivers. The useful afterglow feature keeps the LED glowing for about 10 seconds after the trigger is released. The battery life of the Makita cordless impact driver BTD isn’t quite as good as some reviews claim.

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From driving 6″ lags to removing stripped out screws I have had mlkita problems. That’s fine if I’m at home, because they charge in no time, but if I were regularly working away from my charger, I’d want to step up one level and get the LXT Makita lithium-ion driver with the 3Ah batteries.

You must be logged in to post a comment. That is less than the competitor but it is what you would expect from a battery that is half the size of the others! The impact driver will put screws into just about any material you want it to — pressure treated wood, hardwoods, brick, even Tapcon screws into concrete blocks — without crill.

A few reviewers stated they were disappointed that the tool did not come with a belt clip, although a couple others stated theirs did, so if a belt clip is important, frill it is included. Awesome tool for work or home! Cons Work time Power — —. 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.


However, as you might expect, the batteries have a shorter life as well. The four pole motor of this Makita cordless drill provides maximum torque of 1, in. People who have tried the new compact cordless impact driver from Makita are pleased with its fast battery charge time and comment that the battery ,ikita for several days of moderate to heavy use.

Btd42hw were some-what surprised because Makita advertises that it takes 15 minute only. Hands down the best cordless drill I have used.

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The compact dimensions are similar to a driver we recently reviewed Dewalt DCKL but Makita chose to ddrill more plastic materials which brought the weight down to only 2.

I never would have made it through this project without this Makita cordless impact driver. Save on Cordless Drills Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days.

It is significantly shorter than other tools but it is not the 15 minutes that Makita promises! That’s great when you’re installing a bunch of 3″ screws, because it doesn’t tire btc142hw wrist out It Drives 4″ screws with ease.

Makita BTD142HW Impact Driver Kit

We called Makita to complain about a burned out LED on a 2 year old tool just to see how they handle the call and found a helpful agent who offered to take the tools to a service center where it would be fixed btd142he no charge. Easier to use and handle then the bigger heavier models that are used by most Men. The tool is versatile and can accept older version 18V batteries.


Bottom line — Less work time — but less weight — you decide what you prefer! For the homeowner looking at bgd142hw the occasional project like mine, I highly recommend the Makita BTD The tool came quickly through Amazon and was more than what I expected. The design fits in my hand perfect, and the tool is well balanced.

The BTD looks and feels rather small and when held in our hands we were wondering if this tool can deliver what Makita has promised. The compact Makita BTd felt very good in our hands mikkta driving the bolts into the wood.

Though negative comments were scarce, one user did purchase seven batteries, most of which malfunctioned rather quickly. Incredibly short charge time and lots of power to get the job done.

The LED light is extremely bright and stays on after the trigger has been released making under cabinet work much easier. Many users have btd142ha this tool because friends or coworkers have recommended it, which indicates that this is a high-quality, reliable product. Show More Show Less. This lowers the tools weight but makes it less durable in that area where usually gets hit and scratched when working in tight narrow spots.

Additionally, the light weight, small size makes it super-easy to get into tight places and work long hours with out getting fatigued.