Powered by Invision Community, M12 fuel combo for 169 at HD, great price there, Opinions needed (Makita 18v Subcompact vs. Milwaukee 12v Fuel), http://www.homedepot.com/s/milwaukee%20m12%20free?NCNI-5. Display as a link instead, × 0Ah battery, battery and charger sold separately). Tools in Action The toolkit from Makita comprises of 5 tools with 18V XLT, including a hammer driver drill, impact driver, recipro saw, circular saw, and xenon flashlight.  Not a bad deal to jump into a huge platform with two nice tools to start out with. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. 00 As far as weight, the tool only weighs 2.8 lbs and that is with a battery. The M12 Fuel hammer drill is actually pretty damn good. I reached out to Milwaukee via their Facebook page and asked them when/if they'd be releasing more compact M12 fasteners a few weeks ago, and they told me nothing was in the works. These tool offer power of an 18V, but the size of a 12V tool. While only clocking in at an average weight of 3.3 lbs. Both of them are great tools. I've been using my 18v jigsaw for the last several weeks and though it ain't my Carvex it's an awesome portable saw. Both of these deals are limited time, so I'd greatly appreciate honest opinions. Upload or insert images from URL. They seem to be clearing out a lot of M12 stuff. I didn't even put a bit in it; it continues to spin after I release the trigger for a second or two, and this happens on both the 1st and 2nd gear. Makita created a new class in cordless with Makita created a new class in cordless with 18-Volt LXT Sub-Compact tools. Haven’t used it myself yet, but all the reviews are stellar and I’m glad I bought it. × Makita Sub-Compact gives users 12-Volt handling with 18-Volt run time and compatibility with the worlds largest 18-Volt lithium-ion cordless tool system. Square Drive Impact Wrench Kit is ideal for working in tight spaces and for overhead applications. It's also the cheapest of the trio. The impact has 2 speeds and Cam out mode, with led control. The 18V Sub-Compact Impact Driver is part of a new class of compact, with the size and weight of lower voltage tools but with the performance, power and compatibility of 18-Volt. Once you get it, let us know what you think. The big deal surrounding the new Makita Sub-Compact Circular Saw involves its combination of performance and size. All of these come inside a stylish contractor bag that has the trademark color of Makita. I know its probably all mental and I'm sure manufacturer are using new light weight materials that are just as strong. Nice Review. I own the Milwaukees but I do like Makita...I'd get the Milwaukee, the tools are comparable, though the Makita (I believe) is smaller. i dont have a problem at all with my m12 fuel system, i have five tools inside a milwaukee hard case along with  four lights, two chargers and a bunch of batteries.cant do that with my 18 volt dewalt system. Keep posting in this thread though, as I'm sure others are likely in the same boat with both promotions going on! The compact size combined with the Makita-built brushless motor delivers up to 5,000 RPM and a superior power-to-weight ratio. Their social media team will say nothing about anything that hasn't been formally announced. Just used the sub-compact 18v impact driver today.  If you want compact to go with a 12V. The driver is only 2.8 lbs while the impact is only 2.6 lbs. Dewalt Combo Kit Review – 20V Drill & Impact, Makita Combo Kit Review – Drill Driver and Impact Driver, Milwaukee Drill Driver Revisit Plus Impact Driver.  The drill offers 350 in.lbs. Big thank you to everyone who's posted. That stinks you have to wait. Basically comes down to the grip you prefer, the batteries you have and whether the one-handed bit change is worth having 2.5 speeds instead of 4 (come on; the 887 precision mode doesn't really count for much lol). the feel of the m12 along with the build quality is what sold me on the system. With the Makita, you get the best of both worlds!Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk, The only reason to buy the Milwaukee is practicality, there's a huge m12 lineup. I'm not planning on purchasing more tools in either platform (I know, famous last words) once I make my decision. CATERPILLAR 598 CATERPILLAR 598 Tool Extraordinaire; Members; 598 … The 18-Volt LXT Sub-Compact Brushless 1/2 in. The M12 stuff is good, but heavy and the balance is odd. Hitachi really seems to be bringing new tools to the market lately.  At The Home Depot, you can pick this kit up for about $240 which includes the drill, impact, two 2Ah batteries, a charger and a bag.  A ton of speed and power for most daily applications. I'm not a big fan of Milwaukee but it's semantics at this point! Speaking of weight, I like the larger base of the 18v compared to the torpedo-style batteries. Much better than the impact for overall performance. Both Makita 18V LXT Sub-Compact Drill-Driver and Impact Driver have dual LED worklights, rubberized soft grip handles, and Makita’s BL brushless motors. Two-Handed: Makita 18V LXT Brushless Sub-Compact Reciprocating Saw. The lightweight and compact design are certainly there along with performance that exceeds most 12-volt tools. While he loves remodeling his house, his passion is spending time with his wife and two children. i have an old milwaukee 9inch grinder thats weighs 14.8 lbs. Batteries have the fuel gauge so you don't need the tool to see capacity. Great balance and grip feel. Makita is the obvious choice to me. Makita Subcompact Review – Final Thoughts. Makita 18v LXT XSH04 6-1/2″ Circular Saw. and length of 7.25 inches, it can deliver as much as 480 in. This isn't to say the Fuel isn't good (it certainly is), but I knew I made the right decision the minute I sank my first screw. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. There is more plastic and aluminum making it lighter, but not as durable.  The impact has an IPM rating of 0-1,600/0-3,900 IPM which means you can use this for a wide range of fasteners. Stay up to Date on Tool Reviews, Tool News and More. (with 18-Volt LXT Compact 2.0 Ah battery).  So why are we taking another look at it? Editorial Note: Tools in Action receives compensation from third-party advertisers, but that doesn’t affect our editors’ opinions. The assist mode is worth the difference in the kits alone, and it operates smoother and quieter. The chuck has a nice ratchet feel, doesn't loosen either. Sub-Compact Cutting and Ripping The Sub-Compact 6-1/2” Circular Saw has a compact and ergonomic design at only 10-5/8” and 6.4 lbs. It's awkward. I wanted sub-compact, but having 2 battery platforms sucks. I like my M12 stuff but the Fuel M12 stuff isn't very compact anymore comparatively. 4 lbs. The only reason to buy the Milwaukee is practicality, there's a huge m12 lineup. M12 fuel combo for 169 at HD, great price thereSent from my iPhone using Tapatalk, They are long overdue for a refresh, it's probably coming soon. The compact size combined with the Makita-built brushless motor delivers up to 5, 000 RPM and a superior power-to-weight ratio. One cool feature to the impact is the modes located at the base of the tool. It’s accurate to the best of our knowledge when posted. How can you even sleep at night Makita? if you can wait id hold off for a few months to see what else they will bring out. Makita Sub Compact Circular Saw Review Overview. Makita ; Compact vs Regular Sign in to follow this . Torque is great considering the size. and they told me that this drill will be available in a kit-form (with impactor) later this year.   You cannot paste images directly. As of this month their last addition/edition are the Sub compact “Hammer drills” — XPH11ZB and DHP483ZB. This drill/driver sits in between their regular premium line and the sub-compact. I friggin' love it. The charger for your m18s will work for the m12, so you aren't adding a charger. Plus Enter to Win Future Tool Giveaways! These tools are awesome for hanging cabinets and a ton of other applications. A smaller, more compact design isn’t always good enough. The most glaring and annoying thing about the Makita impact is that it doesn't have a quick load collet. They both feel great ergonomically, and appear to have similar specs.  The 2Ah batteries provide ample run time and won’t die out even when fastening 3″ screws. If you were blindfolded and you picked up these tools, you would assume they were 12V tools, they are that small and lightweight. But it depends on what tools you want. I'm trying to decide which tool set is best for my woodworking needs and I'm surprised that I can't find many video reviews on the black/white compact combo CT322W. I love the Milwaukee M12 Fuel tools. Charging is slow.... Makita has made a very nice sub compact set. Followers 2. The 18V sub-compact driver-drill and impact driver are a new category of compact, with the weight and size of lower voltage power tools but with the compatibility, power, and performance of 18V. The noise level of the M12 is also crazy high. The Sub-Compact 6-1/2” Circular Saw has a compact and ergonomic design at only 10-5/8” and 6.  I just think they are that nice. Balance is a little off, but nothing bad enough to worry about. Makita raised the bar with their subcompact line.  When on this setting the tool controls itself to help eliminate cam out and cross threading by driving at low speeds. La Mirada, CA – Makita® has created a new class in cordless tools with the release of 18V LXT® Sub-Compact Brushless. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk. Excited! Makita CX200RB 18V LXT Sub-Compact Combo Kit. Lots of power for the size tool.  These tools are awesome. The chuck is cheap and can loosen easily, but if you get one that is aligned properly, it's going to be fine for most jobs. No matter how good a 12v line is, it will never have the power of an 18v etc. I picked up the 12v Fuel to give it a trial run, and will do the same with the Makita, and return one or the other (or both) after testing them out a bit. aabee, They’re not going to crank out the same type of speed and power as most compact 18V drills, but they’re incredibly handy tools to have when you want 12V size without leaving Makita’s 18V battery. M12 Fuel vs Makita Sub Compact. Makita XSH04ZB LXt Sub-compact Cordless Circular Saw. I was gonna say... 18v Makita lineup is pretty big too. Both tools are designed with a brushless motor which means more power and a longer life. The Sub-Compact 6-1/2 Circular Saw has a compact and ergonomic design at only 10-5/8 and 6.4 lbs. The expansive breadth-of-line of the Makita 18-Volt LXT® Series means an 18-Volt battery from any LXT® tool will power the 18-Volt Sub-Compact Impact Driver. Very nice controls. (with 18V LXT Compact 2. The trade-off comes with their available torque and speed.  I still like cases for my tools. The Makita 18V LXT Sub-Compact Combo Kit is the perfect – and right now, only – solution for the Pro who insists on carrying both heavy-duty and truly compact cordless tools every day without having to buy into a separate battery platform. Makita finishes with a slight advantage over Skil in the overall size race. Plus the assist mode is actually quite quiet. Speaking of compact, let’s jump into the Makita Sub Compact Circular Saw Review and see how this saw performs. The Makita is a much bigger line for their 18V tools and I really like how I can use one battery platform with the Makita. but that weight can be a good thing too.I  dont know,, i just have a problem with tools that defy gravity. Specifications Up to 30,000 RPM of speed A 6.5 amp motor 1.25 horsepower A total weight of 3.9 pounds Pros Fits in the hand well Can be easily transported Highly durable Cons Motor drops when unlocking the base And now let … I think this 18v sub-compact lineup has taken the Makita 12v out of the market. This has been on my wish list for some time now. I know Milwaukee's 12v Fuel has been out for 3-4 years, but they told me they don't have any plans to come out with newer versions of their Fuel fasteners.  Yes, there are other manufacturers who make subcompact tools but trust me, they are not like the Makita subcompact. The 1/2-inch drill-driver is 6-3/8-inch long, boasts a mechanical variable 2-speed transmission of 0-500 and 0-1,700 RPM, and weights 2.8 pounds including the 18V battery. So here is the deal, a while back we reviewed this Makita combo set which you can find here. DeWalt has a 20V MAX tool kit consisting of five tools: a cordless drill, compact driver, flashlight, circular saw, and grinder.  If I had to be picky, it would be the bag. The new 18V LXT Sub-Compact Brushless includes the most compact and lightest weight tools in the 18V category, giving contractors the size and handling of a 12-volt tool with the performance, power and compatibility of 18 volt. I like the feel of the 2753 over the dcf 887 because it feels like its built heavier in the motor and impact mechanism but in reality I'm sure the dcf 887 is probably just as durable and might be less fatiguing over a days work. I have the brushless barrel grip 18v jigsaw, their new brushless 18v recip, the brushless 18v sander and the new compact impact gun. Performance, size and weight is practically indistinguishable on these two units. We need to go Sub-Compact! Great review I just ran across this page. Do you want a hand held planer, sander, or other wood working tools? Keep in mind that the Makita Subcompact Hammer Drill is essentially a 12V tool strapped to an 18V battery. Our marketing partners don’t review, approve or endorse our editorial content. Makita XRH06ZB 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Sub-Compact Brushless Cordless 11/16" Rotary Hammer, Accepts Sds-Plus Bits, Tool Only 4.7 out of 5 stars 82 $229.00 $ 229 . Once you pick this tool up, you will understand why I feel this is the drill to own. Of all the comparisons to make I don't think this one stands up. In addition to having better ergonomics, I've found that the drill is superior (non-spinning chuck, shorter length) and the impact is as well (assist mode, slightly higher torque). One thing that's really awkward about the 12v Fuels are their angled chucks on both the drill and impact. The entire Sub-Compact lineup is designed to have the compact size and weight of 12-volt tools without forcing you away from Makita’s 18-volt battery. Is this common? × It will be for only these kits. Just wanted to get some opinions on which way to go between the 12v brushless Fuel impact/hammer drill combo kit by Milwaukee and Makita's 18v brushless sub-compact drill/impact combo. Today, LXT® Compact continues to refine the formula of faster-charging batteries, more power and speed, and a leading power-to-weight ratio. Sometimes they'll say "we can't say anything yet but keep checking this page", mostly about storage solutions, but most companies don't talk about stuff much until the press release is out. if you wanted to get one id go makita. One of the great things about 12v tools is their ergonomics. The drill is lightweight and feels great in your hands.  These tools are compact, lightweight and offer plenty of power. By CATERPILLAR, March 8, 2017 in Makita. Check out the price of the Makita RT0701C compact router. Skil has the weight advantage, better than 1.5 pounds lighter than Makita.  Now I am not saying you’re going to be mixing concrete with the driver, but when you look at the size of these tools, you will be impressed by their output. The CX200RB combo kit contains the XFD11ZB compact drill/driver and the XDT15ZB impact driver.  This is where you’re wrong.  I tried hard to find something I don’t like about them, but even with a low price tag, it’s hard to beat. Isn't the deal from HD $169 with a free tool or 4.0 battery? Charging is super fast. If you need a simple comparison, I can give you my personal experience and observations. T, Well the obvious counter would be:  Makita's 18V system is triple the size of Milwaukee's 12V. trying to decide between the subcompact or M12 gen2 combo kit any advice. There new stuff looks great. Makita Sub-Compact Drill / Driver & Impact Driver – Get a Grip on the Ergonomics Comfortable ergo with a compact form-factor make the Makita Sub-Compact tools feel like a natural extension of your hand. The 18V Sub-Compact Hammer Driver-Drill is part of a new class of compact, with the size and weight of lower voltage tools but with the performance, power and compatibility of 18-Volt.   Your link has been automatically embedded. Agree, I like the M12 Fuel tools as well, as they are perfect garage use. They were groundbreaking when they were released but their size hasn't aged well. Makita has the advantage with a length that’s nearly 4″ shorter than Skil and close to an inch shorter than DeWalt. I don’t think so. torque and the impact offers 1,240 in.lbs. Paste as plain text instead, × I was speaking to a national rep (Canada). I bought the set for my dad for $200 from HD, which is the present price.
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