Loading and releasing the battery pack is easy and it sits tight and firm once inside. They are very lightweight, at just over 8 tenths of a pound, and recharge in only 15 minutes! The tool came quickly through Amazon and was more than what I expected. This Makita cordless impact driver will drive screws and bolts into anything you can find, and if you need to bury screw heads so the surface is flush, you can do it with ease, WITHOUT striping the threads! Pictures from our tests. 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. Custom-home builder and FHB brand ambassador John Hourihan provides a behind-the-scenes look at how the company’s windows and doors are made.

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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.

Loading and releasing the battery pack is easy and it sits tight and btr once inside. Buying Format see all.

Makita USA – Product Details -BTDHW

Guaranteed Delivery see all. I found the 15 minutes charge to be very useful when managing the job All Auction Buy It Now. 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 trouble. The use of smaller lighter batteries helps bring the impact driver to a feather weight but sacrifices the work time of the tool — thankfully the smart charger brings the battery back to life very fast and when having an additional battery the short work time is no issue.


It seems like the tool will not handle hard abuse. Modern impact drivers have longer run times, smaller housings, and better features than your old driver.

We were some-what surprised because Makita advertises that it takes 15 minute only. The design fits in my hand perfect, and the tool is well balanced. I thought the led lighting was a bit gimmicky at first but as the sun came down, having the light on target helped in lining up the screw and bit. These tools are in good condition.

Additionally, the light weight, small size makes it super-easy to get into tight places and work long hours with out getting fatigued. I am doing a major deck overhaul, and it’s no-doubt the right tool for the job.

Best place to buy. The 3 minutes it took us were easy and comfortable to hold and handle the tool.

BTDHW Cordless Impact Driver Review – Fine Homebuilding

Where To BuyThis makita cordless impact driver? So we ran the test a few times and the average was 24 htd Tool only, includes belt clip. This tool is worn from use. For home use, this impact driver is the best choice though, because the smaller batteries are considerably lighter The compact LiOn battery make the tool lighter but by doing that they sacrifice the working time.


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 clip is made from stainless steel and can be installed on either side of your Makita Impact Driver or Drill.

Buying just the bare tool is a great option if you already have a 18V Makita iimpact. Musings of an Energy Nerd Buy Now. Battery Type see all.

Makita truly succeeded in creating a light weight and comfortable impact driver for prolonged use and handling. Although the smaller dimensions of the handle and tool, it felt very good and amazingly comfortable to hold, handle and work with. Skip to main content.

,akita I never would have made it through this project without this Makita cordless impact driver. That is less than the competitor but it is what you would expect from a battery that is half the size of the others!

Review: Makita BTD142HW 18v Kit

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