Tool Review – Makita LXT Brushless Jigsaws – 18V Cordless

Tool Review – Makita LXT Brushless Jigsaws – 18V Cordless

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  1. devilfcm on July 30, 2023 at 3:36 pm

    Gr8 video. THX

  2. ealdydar on July 30, 2023 at 3:38 pm

    The on off for the barrel grip is a bad design. Bosh has had the barrel grip for well over 20yrs and the placement of the switch is convenient while holding can hit with thumb.

  3. Nick Nichols on July 30, 2023 at 3:41 pm

    Nick here in the us as usual you made a great video,Keep them coming love to watch your video they are very informative,be well and hope you and family have a merry christmas & happy new year,Nick PS did you ever find any Braces for your tool belt???

  4. Ben B Jr on July 30, 2023 at 3:42 pm

    Super nice video mate

  5. James Mason on July 30, 2023 at 3:43 pm

    JAMES MASON…??? That’s my nickname. HAA

  6. BONARUE on July 30, 2023 at 3:43 pm

    What is the run time on both jigsaws?

  7. Tye Page on July 30, 2023 at 3:49 pm

    Not the greatest review… barrel grip is just for plumbers and cabinet makers?

  8. lovetowatch on July 30, 2023 at 3:49 pm

    Hi dear can you give me some ideas what model of hammer drill. And circular jigsaw i should buy just for my project all are cordless i prefer please thank you

  9. Tommygun💪Aussie Carpenter on July 30, 2023 at 3:50 pm

    Nice video James great detailed review on the two models

  10. michaelmazzen on July 30, 2023 at 3:54 pm

    The big deal with the d-handle is that you can adjust the speed with the trigger for delicate scribing work and the like. So you can ease in and out of the cut. The d-handle is more versatile in that respect plus you can normally use it as barrel grip as well just lock in the trigger – normally you would use it upside down for better visibility and cleaner cut on the upside. At least that the preferred method in northern europe. Of course if your on a construction site rough cutting plywood non of this really matters ;- ) – also if you need to do a lot of back bevelling and angle cutting, getting out the allen key each time gets tiresome. Some of the bosch models have a decent quick release for adjusting the angel (the gst 135 is specifically well designed in this area, the 140 is crap…) test before you buy, lots of stuff to look out for…

  11. James Francis on July 30, 2023 at 3:55 pm

    That was the answer I was looking for.. thank you

  12. b baller24 on July 30, 2023 at 3:55 pm

    Milwaukee is well constructed and they perform well. All I buy now.

  13. Андрей Федина on July 30, 2023 at 3:59 pm

    Перед работой, добрый хозяин, смазывает ось ролика!)

  14. Gavin Collins on July 30, 2023 at 4:00 pm

    A nice review. Thanks for taking the time

  15. Creative Mario on July 30, 2023 at 4:01 pm

    Best jigsaw is when you see not dust at all when you cutting watch this 😉

  16. Mighty Me on July 30, 2023 at 4:03 pm

    You can turn off the soft start feature, set tool speed to 6, turn light on, adjust speed to 1 then back to 6, lights should flash, bobs your uncle…

  17. Andrzej P on July 30, 2023 at 4:04 pm

    Thank you so much man. Been looking for a real-life appliance review. Especialy the tip at the end where you talked about the on and off switch beeing placed more conveniently on the DJV182

  18. MightyHawx on July 30, 2023 at 4:05 pm

    Scratching my head over this lock button- why??

  19. Rico702Vegas on July 30, 2023 at 4:06 pm

    When you say "here"… Hilarious!
    "James ih"

  20. 低B井底娃 on July 30, 2023 at 4:08 pm

    Thanks for your video.
    I just open box. But I don’t know how to use it.
    This video can help me a lot.
    Some features are great.

  21. Yer Man on July 30, 2023 at 4:10 pm

    Another great review.

  22. Asphalt Warriors on July 30, 2023 at 4:10 pm

    That saw has some good features and appeared to work pretty good! You really know a lot about the trade, I can tell lol.

  23. President of The Internet on July 30, 2023 at 4:11 pm

    2 Makita Jigsaws – that’s just greedy. Unless of course you use both at once, in which case, I worship you

  24. Toby Goyder-Shanks on July 30, 2023 at 4:12 pm

    Worse machine I’ve tried that d handle jigsaw, the slow start is pure bollocks and a waste of time. Useless for fine work as it doesn’t know its started and then when it takes of it goes f’ing nuts. Crap for coping and there is no variable speed control. It’s like makita tried to do something different as a statement, all it says is buy dewalt or bosch if you want a decent jigsaw. I,m a makita fan but this one can piss right off.

  25. Dustin Wray on July 30, 2023 at 4:13 pm

    *I was using my 25 year old Jig Saw at my daughters house when the jaw that holds the blade broke. A contractor who was working there also let me borrow his Dewalt Jig saw to finish my job, and I was amazed at the quality and power and smoothness of this machine>>>****   I finished the job and when I got home I ordered the same model for myself that night. I have since used it several times and I enjoy it more every time I use it .*

  26. Handy All Around on July 30, 2023 at 4:14 pm

    no leds i see,,,,,,,,,,the new makita 110v has led,,,,,,,,,,,,,,wish i could find a review on it

  27. Offgridd on July 30, 2023 at 4:16 pm

    Nice review, answering my question about the difference between this two machines.
    Switched to this 18V system of Makita half a year ago and am very happy with the shear power of the brushless motors in this tools 🙂
    It’s very tempting to collect machines around the 18V Li-Ion batteries and charger; Makita has done a great job to promote this 🙂

  28. Tom c on July 30, 2023 at 4:17 pm

    I turned away from these saws dues to the no load feature. It would annoy the shit out of me for small intricate cuts where you have to cut then back of and cut again to nibble away material.
    They should have had an option to turn the no laod option off.

  29. Narinder Shergill on July 30, 2023 at 4:17 pm

    Hey mate what jigsaw blades do u recomend?

  30. Danny F on July 30, 2023 at 4:18 pm

    A very very very very helpful video. Thanks.

  31. Mike Morgan on July 30, 2023 at 4:19 pm

    Barrel grips are really great with a coping foot as it’s much easier to hold a barrel grip upside down when coping moulding profiles.

  32. John S. on July 30, 2023 at 4:24 pm

    simple and clear

  33. Paul Wharton on July 30, 2023 at 4:24 pm

    Many thanks for the video – you answered a lot of questions I had.

  34. Alex Ibarra on July 30, 2023 at 4:25 pm

    I was reading a review on it and a guy was bitching about the speed and after watching this video I am impressed by them both, looks like I’ll be getting brushless over the brushes one

  35. Pamela Tarr on July 30, 2023 at 4:27 pm

    Bought for my husband, don’t see much of him now, always cutting timber in his man shed

  36. don burke on July 30, 2023 at 4:29 pm

    You made a few mistakes with your comments about this tool ,one example is the angle of cut/attack adjustment.You said it’s adjust the depth of cut…. wrong!

  37. JonnyC321 on July 30, 2023 at 4:29 pm

    I’m a Chippy, if you know your tools you’d know you really don’t need a brushless motor in a jigsaw, it’s not a tool you use to do continual heavy work. Not only that but if your going to make a new brushless jigsaw don’t put a stupid safety start on it that actually makes the tool more dangerous to use. And put a variable trigger on it so tradesman can alter cutting speed by depressing trigger. This is simple stuff makita…. ask the trades what they want out of a tool…. I’d have a word with your r&d department. Someone should get the sack for developing that tool, they are totally out of touch with their end user requirements.

    And yes, I’m a makita fan boy….

  38. Roger DM on July 30, 2023 at 4:29 pm

    Hello thanks for the review. Wich of two is better for control in straigh cutting. Thanks

  39. One Talented Man on July 30, 2023 at 4:30 pm

    More control with a barrel grip not only upside down manoeuvering is limited with a D shaped handle jigsaw. Over 46 years of cabinet making using jigsaws daily myself. Barrel grip has changed the jigsaw use greatly experiment using the machine full time for a week in daily use will change your mind I’m certain, it’s a game changer barrel grips. High quility blades make a huge diference also to the accuracy of the cut.

  40. Guitars and Synths on July 30, 2023 at 4:31 pm

    How does it compare to Bosch cordless jigsaw?

  41. Gino de Palm on July 30, 2023 at 4:31 pm

    Def Thumps up. You gave a good review and therefore I now know which machine to choose. Thanks.

  42. milan geurkink on July 30, 2023 at 4:32 pm

    do both machines have the no load setup?

  43. Alan Elias on July 30, 2023 at 4:32 pm

    Killer review

  44. Thorben Reich on July 30, 2023 at 4:33 pm

    Thanks for explanation. Now I know which model I would like to buy.

  45. supershotgun Gaming on July 30, 2023 at 4:33 pm

    Barrel model should have trigger on top instead on sides , as millworker I don’t feel comfortable using barrel model.

  46. Marky In Uk on July 30, 2023 at 4:34 pm

    Thanks for this video much appreciated 👍😀

  47. Machiel Hoogenes on July 30, 2023 at 4:34 pm

    I had the 14.4 model d grip and now have the t style grip 18v. Both good machines but I have a problem with both,
    The blades are slightly twisted when locked
    This seems to be a problem of the locking system.
    This turns with locking.
    Did anyone noticed this.
    I looked at the shop at the latest model and he had the same.

  48. Tool Craze on July 30, 2023 at 4:34 pm

    Great video James. I see you put a lot of effort into your video. Good stuff buddy, take care