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BTD142HW Cordless Impact Driver

Makita - BTD142HW Cordless Impact Driver

The Makita BTD142HW is a compact cordless impact driver has an exceptional trigger-activated LED light for work in dark spaces and has a battery that charges in 15 minutes - about four times shorther than the average charge time for others in its class

$210.00 (As of 7/1/2008)

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Editor's Review: Yes, You Need a Cordless Impact Driver

review date: July 1, 2008

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. Located high on the tool, this bright LED stays on for several seconds after the trigger is released, providing illumination in dark spaces even after driving tasks are complete.

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Editor Test Results:

Overall Rating Good
Runout N/A
Ergonomics/Balance Good
Endurance on a Single Charge 5x lower self-discharge
Torque 1,280 in./lbs.
Chuck/Transmission Quality N/A

Manufacturer Specifications

Manufacturer Makita
Manufacturer's Web Site www.makita.com
Manufacturer's Phone Number 800-462-5482
Weight 2.8 lb.
Dimensions 5 3/4 in. length
Chuck Type N/A
Clutch Settings N/A
Chuck Capacity N/A
Speed 0-2,300 RPM
Volts 18 v.
Recharge Time 15 min.
Battery Type compact lithium-Ion battery
Accessories batteries, charger, tool case