Equipped with a Makita-built high-torque motor with a no load speed of 0-18,000 RPM and an air velocity of 179 mph, this BUB182Z is great to blow the leaves out of the garage. Quite powerful. It also features three speeds- Low (75 minute run-time), Medium (25 min.), and High (12 min.).
It features small size and very light weight, making it more useful and portable. It weights under 4 pounds, so this blower will never take a toll on your shoulders and back when use it.
The greatest bonus is that this Makita BUB182Z is cordless, which means there are more freedom and movement. As a result, you can use this unit to do a lot of other things.
In addition, the XLT lines of tools all use the same battery. So you can use the same battery for all of them If you plan on getting more Makita tools in the future. Great feature to save money.
The soft grip handle is designed for providing increased comfort on the job.
This Makita BUB182Z 18-Volt LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Blower features a very compact size so it is only ideal for small area. And maybe not powerful enough to blow a lot of leaves from grass.
The battery is sold separately. According to a lot of users, they forgot to buy the battery pack so the unit is useless.
Some reviews also say this machine looks a child’s toy and cannot do big jobs.
This Makita BUB182Z 18-Volt LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Blower features a lightweight and a compact size, making it portable and useful. Cordless design allows you to use it with more freedom. However, if you have a large outdoor area and have big jobs, then this machine is not your ideal choice.