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MAKITA RELEASES NEW 18V LITHIUM-ION BATTERIES WITH ON-BOARD L.E.D. CHARGE INDICATORS

The industry’s fastest-charging batteries now include L.E.D. charge indicators for increased convenience La Mirada, CA – Makita®, the industry leader in cordless power tool technology, has released new 18V Lithium-Ion batteries with on-board L.E.D. charge level indicators. New 18V L.E.D. batteries include the 18V 2.0Ah (BL1820B), 18V 4.0Ah (BL1840B), and the 18V 5.0Ah (BL1850B) Lithium-Ion …
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MAKITA GIVES CONTRACTORS NEW PRECISION SOLUTIONS WITH THREE LASER INSTRUMENTS

Time-saving laser instruments combine precision with versatility and durability September 2, 2015 La Mirada, CA – Makita® has released three new laser instruments engineered for precision and efficiency: the Self-Leveling Combination Cross-Line/Point Laser (model SK103PZ), as well as the Laser Distance Measure 164’ (LD050P) and Laser Distance Measure 262’ (LD080P). “On jobsites there is a …
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Makita 18V Brushless Impact Driver is More Powerful and More Compact

La Mirada, CA   Makita has released the new 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion Brushless Quick-Shift Mode™ 3-Speed Impact Driver, model XDT09M. It is the most powerful and most compact impact driver ever made by Makita. It’s part of Makita’s expanding 18V Lithium-Ion series, the world’s largest cordless tool line-up powered by an 18V Lithium-Ion slide-style battery. Makita …
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MAKITA RELEASES NEW 18V LXT BRUSHLESS 3-SPEED IMPACT WRENCH WITH 4.0AH BATTERY

La Mirada, CA – Makita has released a new cordless fastening solution for automotive, installation and fabrication trades with the 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion Brushless 3-Speed ½” Impact Wrench. The new XWT02M combines the extended run time of brushless motor technology with the new 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion 4.0 Ah battery, as well as 3 speed settings …
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Rob MacCachren Puts ROCKSTAR Energy Drink and Makita Tools On the Podium in LOORRS Season Opener

The first race with a new truck is never an easy task, even with the considerable talents of Rob MacCachren behind the wheel.  MacCachren has already racked up wins in the desert this season at Laughlin, San Felipe, and the Mint 400, but the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS) short course season is …
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MAKITA READY TO RACE WITH TWO OF THE SPORT'S TOP DRIVERS IN THE LUCAS OIL OFF ROAD RACING SERIES

Multi-time champion Rob MacCachren and 2011 Rookie of the Year Todd LeDuc join forces with Makita and Rockstar in 2012 La Mirada, CA – Makita Industrial Power Tools is ready to race in the 2012 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS) with two of the sport’s biggest heavyweights: Rob MacCachren, a perennial champion in off-road …
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Rollercoaster Ride for Team LeDuc Racing At Short Course Season Finale

The Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS) season came to a close last weekend at Firebird International Raceway in Chandler, Arizona.  The grandstands were packed as fans watched Kyle LeDuc dominate the Pro4 Unlimited field in his No. 99 Rockstar Energy Drink / Makita Tools F-150.  Kyle had qualified first and ran away from …