Makita LXOB01 18-Volt LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless 5-Inch Random Orbit Sander

September 18, 2013 - Comment

Corded Performance without the Cord. Three speed settings (7,000/9,500/11,000 OPM) engineered for fast material removal. Up to 40 minutes (low speed) and 20 minutes (high speed) of run time on a single charge. One-touch electronic speed control switch provides fast, medium and low settings. Ergonomically designed body and grip for increased operator comfort. Pad brake

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Corded Performance without the Cord. Three speed settings (7,000/9,500/11,000 OPM) engineered for fast material removal. Up to 40 minutes (low speed) and 20 minutes (high speed) of run time on a single charge. One-touch electronic speed control switch provides fast, medium and low settings. Ergonomically designed body and grip for increased operator comfort. Pad brake engineered for reduced free-spin and improved overall finish. Large 1/8-Inch random orbit action engineered for fast sanding and swirl-free finish. Pad control system for controlled pad speed upon start-up. Efficient through-the-pad dust collection system for a cleaner work environment. Dust-sealed switch and bearing for longer tool life. Uses quick-change 5-Inch (8-hole) hook-and-loop abrasive paper. Oversized sealed-ball bearing construction for longer tool life.

Product Features

  • Three speed settings (7,000/9,500/11,000 OPM) engineered for fast material removal
  • One-touch electronic speed control switch provides fast, medium and low settings
  • Ergonomically designed body and grip for increased operator comfort
  • Pad brake engineered for reduced free-spin and improved overall finish
  • Efficient through-the-pad dust collection system for a cleaner work environment

Comments

B. Manke says:

Nice little British gem. I am excited to write the first review for this tool! I was surprised and pleased to see the sander is manufactured in the UK. I have a lot of the Makita LXT tools and this one lived up to its brother and sisters expectations. I had a Bosch sander and was looking forward to ditching the cord and the associated hassles. This sander is a nicely crafted awesome piece of equipment. It has a nice quality feel, runs very smooth and is just plain handy. As you may expect the dust collection is not…

VertigoPilot says:

A cordless sander that’s easily worth the price! As a cabinet-maker/finish carpenter/builder I’ve owned at least a few hundred power tools over the past 35 years, including a fair number of cordless tools and at least two dozen sanders (all of them corded). I was skeptical whether this cordless would be a winner, or a dud like my first Makita cordless drill in 1983. It only took five minutes with this sander in my hand to know that it’s an absolute hit! If it got lost or stolen tomorrow I wouldn’t waste a minute ordering a new one, even if it…

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