Rated 4.0 out of 5 by 27
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by diyww Way above average
I have used all the top name brand tools and Makita is tops right now. I really like the brushless motor. I waited for a sale on the combo set to get a better value. It is pricey even on sale, but well worth it. Get it on sale if possible, I got the combo plus another tool for less than $300. The power and size of both tools was excellent. No pilot holes needed during rough framing. The charging time is about 30 minutes. No need to time it, it's faster than other batteries. I used the tools for 30 minutes almost continuously right out of the box.
December 31, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Marquez Excellent
I got it as a gift for my husband for Xmas . He loves it !!!!!
January 23, 2016
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Paul Good but issue with the drill
There are many reasons to like this combo kit. Nice hard case, relatively compact size, great battery life, & fast charging. I had no issues with the impact as it ran flawlessly without any issues. I did wish that it had a battery life indicator & that LED would stay on for about 10 sec after trigger is released like the drill. The drill, while it had all the features, I had an issue with the chuck turning/slipping while I'm tightening a bit on it. This would only happen while on low speed driver mode. It would eventually catch allowing you to tighten it, but often it would slip almost a full turn. I'm certain that it's not the plastic chuck that was causing this, but rather some small part inside the clutch. I really wanted to like this drill as it had all the features, light weight, had good balance & powerful enough for my intended uses, but that one issue was annoying enough to look into higher rated models & other brands.
January 4, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by hjt Great Combo Kit for Any Homeowner!
Nice combo pack with two baterries, drill, and hammer drill. Everything I have come to expect from Maikta qality and value!
January 19, 2016
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Rocky Makita 18-Volt XLT Brushless Cordless Combo
I purchased the product for less than a month and the driver/drill has a broken funtion. When you turn the selection to driver with the speed up to 16 and battery fully charged, its not operationing properly. When I turn the selection to either the drill or hammer selection it works fine. This is the first time I have had a problem with any Makita porduct in the last 10 years.
November 3, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Kojak Best Purchase Ever
Incredible torque. None better. I was very sorry to have lost it somewhere and replaced it with a lesser quality piece. I am hoping to lose the replacement to go back to the first.
November 4, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by steveshomework Formula 1 of cordless tools!!
No Kidding - If cordless tools had race car rankings - Your lookin at Formula 1 class
Had to struggle with the power output and get control of trigger for the first couple weeks.
sent several screws WAY beyond where they needed to go!
after getting myself adjusted - BEST set I've ever had, and worth the $$
a bit heavy, but I'm used to heavy tool belt. impact driver took on 12" ledgerlocks no stopping
2 1/4" hole saw thru 8 2x4s and didn't slow down
If you are a pro - this ones for you!
June 5, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by MrLC Excellent Quality, Great Power, Long lasting
This is my third purchase of Makita power tools and I'm as pleased as can be. The drill & impact certainly do not disappoint. My old 18V Makita impact (with brushes) Has the same torque figures but doesn't deliver the power as efficiently or as quickly. This impact will drive a lag bolt into a 2x4 incredibly fast. The batteries last a really long time as well and charge in 30 minutes or less. The only things I don't like is that the impact doesn't have a battery meter like the drill and the LED light doesn't stay on after releasing the trigger like the drill. Overall though, these tools are a great value for the money. Makita certainly knows what they're doing. They are after all the industry leader in 18 volt cordless power tools.
March 31, 2015