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12V max Lithium-Ion Cordless 2-Piece Combo Kit


Makita has added to its groundbreaking line of cordless power tools with the release of the 12V max Lithium-Ion Cordless 2-Piece Combo Kit, model LCT208W. The new combo kit features a versatile new 3-3/8” Circular Saw with a range of cutting capabilities, paired with a powerful and compact 3/8” Driver-Drill. The 12V max Lithium-Ion Cordless 3-3/8” Circular Saw delivers more work and faster cutting in a compact size. The saw has a no-load speed of 1,400 RPM with depth adjustment, a bevel capacity of 0°-45°, and a cutting capacity of 1” (90°) and 5/8” (45°). The blower function keeps the line-of-cut clear for improved visibility, and the soft grip handle and compact design (only 3.3 lbs.) provides increased comfort on the job.

According to Makita “The new SH01W cuts 30% faster and delivers 20% more cuts per charge than previous models”. “It will make approximately 70 cuts of ½” x 12” plywood at 90 degrees on a single battery charge. This is a powerful, versatile and compact saw for cutting a range of materials including plywood, MDF, pegboard, particleboard, melamine, drywall, and more. It’s a perfect addition to any tool box.”

The SH01W includes a 3-3/8” 20T carbide-tipped blade for a range of cuts. It’s ideal for remodelers, woodworkers, and general contractors.

The 12V max Lithium-Ion Cordless Driver-Drill (FD02W) is engineered with a Makita-built motor that delivers 200 in.lbs. of Max Torque with two speed settings (0-350/0-1,300 RPM), variable speed, and 18 clutch stages for a range of drilling and driving applications. It has a keyless chuck for quick bit changes, an L.E.D. light to illuminate the drilling surface, and an ergonomic grip that fits like a glove for even pressure and easy control. This versatile and compact driver-drill delivers pro power and pro speed, yet weighs only 2.2 pounds and is only 7-7/16” long, making it ideal for work in close quarters.

The LCT208W is Makita’s first release in the 12V max Lithium-Ion platform, with more solutions on the way. The change to “12V max” is consistent with lithium-ion battery voltage ratings that have been adopted in the marketplace since Makita first launched 10.8V Lithium-Ion products in 2008. Makita has engineered the new 12V max Lithium-Ion to be fully compatible with Makita 10.8V Lithium-Ion cordless solutions already available, including driver-drills and accessories, as well as an impact driver and a vacuum. Similar to the rest of Makita’s groundbreaking Lithium-Ion battery technology, the 12V max Lithium-Ion battery is charged on an ENERGY STAR qualified charger for maximum efficiency.


12V max Lithium-Ion 2-Piece Combo Kit (LCT208W)

The 12V max Lithium-Ion 2-Piece Combo Kit (LCT208W) is ideal for service and maintenance professionals, repairmen, remodelers, woodworkers, cabinet installers, and any general contractor or “build-it-yourselfer” seeking compact cordless tools with pro power and pro speed.

The LCT208W includes the 12V max cordless 3-3/8 Circular Saw, 3/8” Driver-Drill, one ENERGY STAR qualified battery charger, and two 12V max Lithium-Ion batteries. The combo kit also includes a tool holster, 20T carbide-tipped blade, #2 double-ended Phillips bit, and a contractor bag.