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The Latest and Greatest from Makita

Makita is proud to announce the release of their new power sander/polisher kit. Ideal for automotive professionals, enthusiasts, shops or dealers, the kit includes Makita's model 9227C7 electric polisher, a 21-inch heavy-duty tool bag, an auxiliary side handle for the polisher, one quart of 3M Perfect-It™ III Extra Cut Compound, and a foam compound pad. The 7" electric polisher is variable speed, going from 600 up to 3,000 RPM, with a pre-set speed dial for maximum control.

The polisher starts at $199.99 at Amazon.com.

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At 7.0 amps and only 6.2 lbs., Makita's new Pit Bull™ rotary hammer is not only powerful but extremely lightweight. It synchronizes its two impacts (revolutions per minute and blows per minute) so impacts are not overlapped—improvingdrilling efficiency 2X. A three-mode switch allows for hammering, hammering with rotation and just rotation, and the adjustable chuck allows for 40 different chuck positions. A built-in torque limiter ensures stable drilling and a SDS chuck moves with a touch for easy bit switching.

The Makita HR2455 Pit Bull hammer drill retails for about $239.

Makita's new cordless 12-volt impact driver features a rare earth-magnet motor, which increades the tool's power by 20% without affecting the size of the tool, and all ball-bearing construction and carbon brushes for durability. The impact driver delivers 887 in./lbs. of torque, which is roughly 3X the torque delivered by standard 12-volt drill/drivers. The handle and grip are ergonomically formed for increased comfort and the unit is only 6-5/8" long, allowing for greater flexibility and maneuverability in tight spaces. The impact driver comes with a 1/4" hex shank and comes with a charger, battery and case.

The Makita 6916DWDE 12-volt impact driver retails for $229.99 (list about $500).

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