Makita XFD01WSP

The Makita 18V Compact Lithium-Ion Cordless 1/2″ Driver-Drill Kit is a single battery driller with countless built-in features. The XFD01WSP sports a Makita-built four-pole motor that delivers 480 inch-pounds of max torque and 290 inch-pounds PTI Torque, with an all-metal two-speed transmission (0-400/0-1,500 rpm) to cover a wide range of drilling and driving applications. At only 7-9/16 inches long and 3.3 pounds, the XFD01WSP has a compact and ergonomic design for reduced operator fatigue and a new rubberized soft grip for increased comfort on the job. The built-in LED light illuminates the job area for applications in low-light conditions and close quarters.

Cordless ½ “Driver-Drill

The Makita 18V Compact Lithium-Ion Cordless ½” Driver-Drill (model XFD01WSP) delivers power, performance and superior ergonomics in a compact size, with a fast-charging battery for less downtime.

18V Lithium Ion Batteries

Makita 18V Lithium-Ion batteries have the fastest charge times in their categories, so they spend more time working and less time sitting on the charger.

Features and Specifications

  • Makita-built 4-pole motor delivers 480 in lbs. of Max Torque and 290 in.lbs. of PTI Torque
  • Variable 2-speed (0-400 & 0-1,500 RPM) covers a wide range of drilling and driving applications
  • Compact and ergonomic design at only 7-9/16″ long and weighs only 3.3 lbs. for reduced operator fatigue
  • New redesigned rubberized soft grip provides increased comfort on the job
  • Makita 18V Compact Lithium-Ion battery charges in only 15 minutes, 4X faster than 18V Ni-Cd

Customer Reviews and Scores

Rated at 4.4 out of 5 at the Amazon store by as many as 57 verified customers, the XFD01WSP which is available for an amazingly revised price of $100 only seems to be a good catch.  Not all machines enjoy such popularity!

While going through the customer reviews, we have come across some negative aspects about the product. A few of the customers seem to have been having trouble with the clutch. The clutch seems to fail after the first use when it really has to torque down a screw, locked right up. Also, the battery life is too short for lithium. Whatsoever, this cordless drill has been eulogized and recommended as a great piece of work, nevertheless, as it proffers more than what can be expected.

Reviewing the drill and going through the customer feedback, we can conclude that the XFD01WSP from Makita is a great cordless driller. This model is good for those who are deep into drilling work. The final verdict about this machine is nothing less than a total go for!

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