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Makita Drill

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Does anyone have an opinion of this drill, is there anything better at the price, preferably Makita.

http://www.toolshopdirect.co.uk/item.php/sn/BHP452RFWXPROMO
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  • leveller2911
    leveller2911 Posts: 8,061 Forumite
    edited 26 November 2009 at 11:17PM
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    You won't find a better make than Makita.Its a good cordless ,has a LI-ion 3 Amp Hr Battery. The only thing I would say is depending on how often you use it, you might consider a 2nd battery.Thats a decent price too.....

    Matabo are also excellant too, just steer clear of De-Walt (tat)......
  • 27col
    27col Posts: 6,554 Forumite
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    I have had a couple of Makita tools for over 30 years. Still going well.
    I can afford anything that I want.
    Just so long as I don't want much.
  • Apreciar
    Apreciar Posts: 627 Forumite
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    Is this special edition model better or wose value for money than a standard drill available.
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  • leveller2911
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    Apreciar wrote: »
    Is this special edition model better or wose value for money than a standard drill available.

    Its just a different colour , no better and no worse......Go for it, Makita will last for years.
  • Chippy_Minton_2
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    I've got the standard one in blue.

    Go for it 1st class drill, you won't regret it.
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  • amarg
    amarg Posts: 216 Forumite
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    That is a good price. Makita are never cheap, unless you get the imported ones from the USA, but then you struggle with spare parts and warranty etc.
  • Chippy_Minton_2
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    Sadly, I missed out when Screwfix were doing it for £120.
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  • chrislee765
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    Just in case you are still pondering..

    I have this exact drill. The special edition just means a different colour and a nice carry case. I think its a brilliant bit of kit. The battery lasts for ages, and when it runs out it literally takes 22mins to recharge. I've got an extra battery but have never really needed to use it.
    Its lovely and ergonomic, mechanically it performs well.

    Im really pleased with this drill and I hope it will last me for a good few years!

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