Makita

Makita’s all new CXT 10.8v Li-ion Range has landed!

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Makita are always working hard to improve and increase the size of their range! You are probably already well aware of their massive and popular 18v li-ion range (LXT) that you’ve most likely seen on sites up and down the

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ITS Survey 2015 – Competition Winner!

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Last month we ran our annual ITS Survey to see what our customers thought about ITS, the brands we stock and life on site in general… Needless to say, our awesome customers (that’s you by the way) certainly rose to

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Newsletter 12/07/2015 | Best Value 2 Piece Drill Kits

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With the coming of a brand-spanking-new catalogue at the start of the month, we felt it only right to highlight our best value 2 piece drill kit and let me tell you, there’s plenty of savings too be had! We’ve

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Newsletter 08/07/2015 | Makita 5704RK Circular Saw

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Our latest catalogue launched last week and with it brought a whole new bunch of great deals. Our frontpager this time is the Makita 5704RK 190mm Circular Saw at only £99.99! Not only is that a great value price but you

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MAKITA FACEBOOK COMPETITION WINNERS!

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Firstly, we’d like to say a big THANKS to everyone who got involved in our Facebook competition last week to win some Makita goodies – we’re blown away by the response! Many many people answered correctly that Makita was founded in

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Newsletter | 17/05/2015 – How about you add some Makita 18v Li-ion Tool bodies to your kit?

Everyone loves to add to an already badass tool kit so we’ve made it easy for all you Makita-heads out there with this selection of Makita bodies and bodies +1 battery options… As you can see, there’s something for everyone

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Newsletter | 26/04/2015 Power Tools for £99.99

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Everyone loves saving a few bob now and then, don’t they? And when you’re putting together your tool collection, it can turn into an expensive situation meaning it’s well worth investigating the best deals… WELL, look no further as we’ve

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Newsletter | 22/04/2015 – Makita Cordless Drills

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Here at ITS, we work hard to make it as easy as possible for you, our wonderful customers, to choice just the right tool for the job. So for our latest catalogue we decided to categorise our selection of Makita

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Makita – 100 years and still powering on!

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We check out the history of Makita and celebrate their 100th birthday Makita are 100 years old and far from being an old-biddy waiting for a letter from the Queen, Makita are pushing ever further forward into the future. The

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A Guide to Plunge Saws

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A plunge saw (or track saw) is a power tool, very similar to a ‘circular saw’ designed to make straight cuts and more often than not used in conjunction with a ‘track’ or ‘guide’. Why Buy a Plunge Saw? We

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New Makita Cordless Tools Winter 2015

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Makita Cordless Tools – Whats New? With all the New Years celebrations out of the way, it’s time we got back on the job. Luckily for us, Makita didn’t take a backwards step during the Holiday season, which is great

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ITS TOOL SHOW 2014 – Show and Tell at the After Show Party!

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We hosted our very first ITS Tool Show between 31st October and 2nd November – it was great fun! On the Halloween weekend we welcomed the trade to our Loughton HQ for the ITS Tool Show 2014 – the first

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Makita DHS680 Brushless Circular Saw 165mm

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The DHS680 circular saw; Makita, the ever powerful juggernaut of 18v cordless power tools in the UK have certainly been busy and continue to develop new and innovative tools for us to faun over a add to our collections! You can

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Makita 5ah kits, DTW281 and more coming soon to ITS – Part 2

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Continuing our rundown of new Makita models coming in Autumn 2014, we introduce you to the DTW281 Cordless Impact Wrench, The DLX2040MJ and DLX2040TJ 2 piece kits and the DLX6017 6 piece cordless kit. Makita DLX2050MJ and DLX2040TJ 2 Piece

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Makita DHP481, 5Ah and more coming soon to ITS – Part 1

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It’s that time of year again, as retailers start lining their shop fronts with seasonal treats, big brands like Makita start releasing their latest power tools for us to drool over! And it’s a pretty exciting new line up from

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ITS TOOL SHOW 2014 – No Business Like Show Business!

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THE FIRST ITS TOOL SHOW 31 OCTOBER – 2 NOVEMBER 2014… PRE-REGISTER FOR EXCLUSIVE OFFERS This Autumn, ITS are hosting the very first ITS Tool Show at our Loughton HQ between the Friday 31st October and Sunday 2nd November and

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Power Tools Battle of the Brands, they think it’s all over… it is now!

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The heat was on for the top brands in our power tool Battle of the Brands… The staff here at ITS aren’t immune to the excitement of the World Cup starting in Brazil this week and we thought it’d be

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The NEW Makita 2712 Site Saw; A Hummer of a Saw for Your Site

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The Makita 2712 Site Saw – a heavy duty tool that Arnie would want to use The new Makita 2712 Site Saw offers heavy duty power and is portable, which kinda got me thinking… When driving, I bet there are

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Makita BL1850 : Makita 5.0Ah Lithium-ion Battery; is it on its way?

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Could Makita be about to send a shudder down the spines of their competitors with an earlier than thought release of the BL1850, otherwise known as the Makita 5.0Ah battery? It seems like only yesterday we at ITS were busy

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Makita DJV182Z & DJV181Z Cordless Brushless Jigsaws: Floats Like A Butterfly…

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Makita continue to develop their range with new DJV181Z & DJV182Z cordless brushless jigsaws… Here at ITS we love a good chinwag about what new and exciting products could be about to hit the market. New badass mitre saw? Sure!

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Makita LS0815FL 216mm Mitre Saw – the Mitre Saw Makita have always lacked?

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Will Makita release the LS0815FL 216mm Mitre Saw in the UK? Keeping our ear to the ground is part of what we do and as such, we’ve discovered faint rumblings that Makita may be releasing a new 216mm slide compound

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Looking ahead to the Makita DHP481

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ITS have gained some insider information on what we believe to be the upcoming DHP481 which is a brushless cordless hammer drill driver. Please be aware that this blog doesn’t contain any official information, its speculation based on in depth

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Makita DHR263ZJ and DHS710ZJ – Danger Danger High Voltage!

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Introducing the Makita DHS710ZJ 36v Circular Saw & DHR263ZJ 36v SDS+ Rotary Hammer Drill With the forthcoming release of two new power tools, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the tech guys down at Makita have been watching too much top gear

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Wrap up warm with Winter Workwear

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Predicitions are that the coming winter is going to be one of the longest and coldest in recent history, which means that conditions are going to be pretty rough for those of you working outside or on a new build

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What Makita Drill to Buy

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How do you know what Makita Drill to Buy? In this blog I hope to give you a bit of a breakdown of the various models of cordless drills that Makita make so you’ll know the market well enough to

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Makita DCJ200 & DCJ100D Heated Jackets and BCG180 Caulking Gun

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New from Makita the DCJ200 & DCJ100D Heated Jackets and the BCG180 Caulking Gun Makita have been busy recently launching their new 4Ah battery and related cordless drills and drivers and this has been the focus of most customers and

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Makita DHP480 & DDF480 Drills the DLX2002M & DLX2005M Cordless Kits and the DHP456RMWX

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Makita 4.0Ah: DHP480 & DDF480 Drills the DLX2002M & DLX2005M Cordless Kits and the DHP456RMWX Makita have just launched out some exciting new tools to add to the huge range of 18v Lithium-ion cordless tools, in the shape of the DHP480

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Makita 4.0 Ah Battery Official Info

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Makita 4.0 Ah Battery…. its here! The big news this month is the release of the Makita 4.0 Ah battery (BL1840) Here at ITS we have worked hard to bring you the all the infomation that you need on this

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What Is The Difference Between 1.3Ah & 3.0Ah Makita 18v Batteries?

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We have had a lot of customers ask us just exactly what the difference is between the Ah rating on batteries for cordless tools and in particular the 18V Makita batteries.  A common question is: “Do all Ah ratings power all cordless power tools?”

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ITS Introduce the Makita BMR103B

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The latest addition to the Makita jobsite radio range is the BMR103B. This Jobsite Radio builds upon the success of the BMR100 and BMR102 but now boasts an integrated iPhone/iPod dock connection. This allows you to hook up your iPod/iPhone

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