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    A while ago I bought a very nice Makita 18v hammer drill and it came with 2 batteries.





    This week my jigsaw broke and I realised a circular saw would be more useful to me. I saw that Makita do a cordless one which uses the same batteries as the drill. Woo hoo. I'm just waiting to see how I can get it over here. They may not allow Penny to bring it in her hand luggage





    I was curious and did a bit of research and the Makita LTX batteries fit all their cordless tools. Cool bananas. So obviously I've been looking around and gonna get me one of these beauties I don't need it, but that's not the point







    So, you TRC tool Gods, what else can you recommend?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Yorick View Post
    I was curious and did a bit of research and the Makita LTX batteries fit all their cordless tools. Cool bananas. So obviously I've been looking around and gonna get me one of these beauties I don't need it, but that's not the point


    That's the spirit.

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    What what else do you need? (or want!)

    I've also got a dedicated makita hammer driver that's great for firing screws into the hard stuff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DefTrap View Post
    What what else do you need? (or want!)

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    Not sure, so need suggestions I've got a few bob to spend, so why not ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DefTrap View Post
    What what else do you need? (or want!)

    I've also got a dedicated makita hammer driver that's great for firing screws into the hard stuff.
    Yorick some time soon...



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    I've got that that drill. I think.

    Just reminded me that one of the batteries is completely shot, won't recharge, does fuck all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Taipan View Post
    Yorick some time soon...


    Can't see it

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    Default Re: Makita Tools

    Iím heading down the same route but with Dewalt. Got the usual drill/driver which I like, also just got the impact driver but havenít had cause to use it yet. Circular saw is next on the list.

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    Being like minded Screwfix were doing an Hitachi torch same as the Makita one for £3.99 bare and as I have an Hitachi cordless could not resist. As for the cordless saw let the saw do the work softly softly catchy monkey.

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    I found myself in the same place, 18v Makita cordless drill, so I have just added one of these, it's ace! 1/2" impact wrench, undoes the toughest bolts with ease and does them up again really tight. I've always managed fine with a good socket set, but hey, cordless toys are more fun!!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Zimbo View Post
    I found myself in the same place, 18v Makita cordless drill, so I have just added one of these, it's ace! 1/2" impact wrench, undoes the toughest bolts with ease and does them up again really tight. I've always managed fine with a good socket set, but hey, cordless toys are more fun!!


    How much was that, if you don't mind me asking?

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    The missus just told me she's bringing a big suitcase back from her next visit to UK in 3 weeks. She's room for the torch and circular saw. Woo hoo. I don't think they'd let her take the saw in her cabin bag


    There's still a bit of spare room in the case

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yorick View Post
    The missus just told me she's bringing a big suitcase back from her next visit to UK in 3 weeks. She's room for the torch and circular saw. Woo hoo. I don't think they'd let her take the saw in her cabin bag


    There's still a bit of spare room in the case
    I'm pretty sure they don't allow tools through security these days. I've seen torches confiscated as potential offensive weapons.
    Ok in the hold though, even battery stuff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DefTrap View Post
    I'm pretty sure they don't allow tools through security these days. I've seen torches confiscated as potential offensive weapons.
    Ok in the hold though, even battery stuff.
    It will go in the big hold suitcase.


    When I was bringing the cordless hammer drill, I had to put the drill in the hold, and they insisted I took the batteries in my cabin luggage.

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