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MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V

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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by Central Heating And Plumbing Solutions
20th May 2021

Makita , need I say any more , good strong and durable drill . 18 v power as and when you need it . I’m a firm believer in you get what you pay for . Had mine for years and it’s never skipped a beat . Will last for plenty more years too .

Makita , need I say any more , good strong and durable drill . 18 v power as and when you need it . I’m a firm believer in you get what you pay for . Had mine for years and it’s never skipped a beat . Will last for plenty more years too .


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by Cafe 19
23rd February 2021

Had this drill a few years now and its great it has tons of power especially paired with a 4ah battery and is just a great piece of kit I cant fault it

Had this drill a few years now and its great it has tons of power especially paired with a 4ah battery and is just a great piece of kit I cant fault it


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by Craig
21st February 2021

This is a great combi drill. It has plenty of power so don’t struggle when drilling into brick or any hard materials. I haven’t had mine for very long, so I’m currently unsure on how long they last but so far I can’t fault it.

This is a great combi drill. It has plenty of power so don’t struggle when drilling into brick or any hard materials. I haven’t had mine for very long, so I’m currently unsure on how long they last but so far I can’t fault it.


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by Ben Helliwell Electrical.
11th February 2021

Good combi drill used before good gear. Cheap for what you get in it good lasting batteries aswell. Would defo recommend to anyone willing to buy the makita power tools

Good combi drill used before good gear. Cheap for what you get in it good lasting batteries aswell. Would defo recommend to anyone willing to buy the makita power tools


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by Glennon plumbing services ltd
7th February 2021

Wouldn’t recommend for anyone who does installation work too light weight for holesaws and arbor drilling, go for the next drill up it’s much more powerful and robust

Wouldn’t recommend for anyone who does installation work too light weight for holesaws and arbor drilling, go for the next drill up it’s much more powerful and robust


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by Private
30th January 2021

This is a very good drill but it’s not as powerful as the next one up to this model this drill is perfect for wood aluminium I haven’t used it on anything else as yet but it’s perfect for those things anyway

This is a very good drill but it’s not as powerful as the next one up to this model this drill is perfect for wood aluminium I haven’t used it on anything else as yet but it’s perfect for those things anyway


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by B H heating solutions
13th December 2020

I have this and the next one up this is ok but there is a clear difference between them the metal chuck is far better and but build feels far better however at this price point it is a good combo drill had mine 6 years and still going strong

I have this and the next one up this is ok but there is a clear difference between them the metal chuck is far better and but build feels far better however at this price point it is a good combo drill had mine 6 years and still going strong


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by Jc Irvine
3rd November 2020

Had this drill for a few months previously had a DeWalt on and this has so much power with a 3 amp battery it will go through anything walls plaster bored it can be used with ease and as a hammer drill for softer walls

Had this drill for a few months previously had a DeWalt on and this has so much power with a 3 amp battery it will go through anything walls plaster bored it can be used with ease and as a hammer drill for softer walls


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by GH
24th September 2020

Really good value for money, not too heavy and battery life is good,all the spares are easy to get a cheap... charge time isn't too bad either

Really good value for money, not too heavy and battery life is good,all the spares are easy to get a cheap... charge time isn't too bad either


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by DT Security Systems
2nd May 2020

this is a great bit of kit for the price and all the batteries are inter changeable with other makita tools cant go to far wrong with this drill

this is a great bit of kit for the price and all the batteries are inter changeable with other makita tools cant go to far wrong with this drill


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by D Baker Carpentry
30th March 2020

Having got this drill / driver within a kit that I bought 4 years ago it’s still going very well.
The drill is quite powerful as not the largest drill in this range so a real plus point.
I only recently changed brushes in cordless and now as good as new
Used for a variety of tasks.
Would definitely recommend having in kit.

Having got this drill / driver within a kit that I bought 4 years ago it’s still going very well.
The drill is quite powerful as not the largest drill in this range so a real plus point.
I only recently changed brushes in cordless and now as good as new
Used for a variety of tasks.
Would definitely recommend having in kit.


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by A R Nunn Plumbing and Heating
11th July 2019

It is a great combi drill, I’ve had it for around 7 years and use it on a regular basis, only thing I would say is to upgrade the battery, I have upgraded to the 5amp and it’s much better and lasts a lot longer

It is a great combi drill, I’ve had it for around 7 years and use it on a regular basis, only thing I would say is to upgrade the battery, I have upgraded to the 5amp and it’s much better and lasts a lot longer


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by A Royal Flush Plumbing
11th July 2019

sturdy drill, is my main use go to drill and replaced the Hitachi one that served me so well (still does if needed). knocked it about, covered in dust and never fails. upgraded battery that is interchangeable on other makita products, you cant go wrong

sturdy drill, is my main use go to drill and replaced the Hitachi one that served me so well (still does if needed). knocked it about, covered in dust and never fails. upgraded battery that is interchangeable on other makita products, you cant go wrong


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by JRS Plumbing & Heating
10th June 2019

Had for several years,Robust, batteries can be used on other Makita tools, and upgraded to 5.0 . When registered the drill Makita repair free of charge if any faults develop. had good customer service repair in days.

Had for several years,Robust, batteries can be used on other Makita tools, and upgraded to 5.0 . When registered the drill Makita repair free of charge if any faults develop. had good customer service repair in days.


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by Simple Grass Ltd
11th April 2019

Had this drill for a couple of years now, all been good better than previous drills I have owned. Upgraded the batteries to 5.0ah which makes a difference.

Had this drill for a couple of years now, all been good better than previous drills I have owned. Upgraded the batteries to 5.0ah which makes a difference.


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by Tune Building Services
11th September 2018

Makita used to be a good brand. Unfortunately don't expect the new Makita tools to last much more than 1 1/2 years before they give up the ghost. Customer service also dire. Had impact driver and drill both faulty within 18 months and because I didn't tell them I bought them - offered no help whatsoever. Over 30 years we have bought Makita brand - now switched.

Makita used to be a good brand. Unfortunately don't expect the new Makita tools to last much more than 1 1/2 years before they give up the ghost. Customer service also dire. Had impact driver and drill both faulty within 18 months and because I didn't tell them I bought them - offered no help whatsoever. Over 30 years we have bought Makita brand - now switched.


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by Royale Plumbing
30th June 2018

Had this for a few years and never let me down, great all round drill. Price is competitive. It has lasted longer than any previous brands used.

Had this for a few years and never let me down, great all round drill. Price is competitive. It has lasted longer than any previous brands used.


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by TLC property services uk
27th June 2018

Brilliant all round drill I've owned this drill for 18 months and I highly recommend, great value for money and easy to use, I wouldn't hesitate on buying another one when I need to.

Brilliant all round drill I've owned this drill for 18 months and I highly recommend, great value for money and easy to use, I wouldn't hesitate on buying another one when I need to.


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by Bells Heating & Gas
7th February 2018

Great still. Really recommend for any tradesmen. I want the pack. I usually use my Stanley fatmax but this was a upgrade.

I really recommend buying a belt for it

Great still. Really recommend for any tradesmen. I want the pack. I usually use my Stanley fatmax but this was a upgrade.

I really recommend buying a belt for it


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by N B Carpentry Ltd
9th December 2017

I have this as part of a multitool kit and I am very impressed by the power it has, also the battery life is very good. Great tool and I would highly recommend it.

I have this as part of a multitool kit and I am very impressed by the power it has, also the battery life is very good. Great tool and I would highly recommend it.


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by ASW
8th December 2017

I’ve had this drill for 2 years now doing various work. It’s never skipped a beat and it’s handled everything I’ve thrown at it. The three functions in the one drill makes it the first go to item allowing you to drill a wall and screw into it within seconds.

I’ve had this drill for 2 years now doing various work. It’s never skipped a beat and it’s handled everything I’ve thrown at it. The three functions in the one drill makes it the first go to item allowing you to drill a wall and screw into it within seconds.


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by Livie Electrical Services
8th December 2017

Ideal for a first drill or DIY it will get the easy basic jobs done, the newer brushless models are miles above this, worth spending the extra if your going to use it daily.

Ideal for a first drill or DIY it will get the easy basic jobs done, the newer brushless models are miles above this, worth spending the extra if your going to use it daily.


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by John Taylor Plumbing and Heating Ltd
22nd August 2017

I've had mine for quite a few years now, and apart from it's stuck on hammer, it's still going strong. Comes with a handy light when drilling, and a bracket so you can clip it on your belt.

I've had mine for quite a few years now, and apart from it's stuck on hammer, it's still going strong. Comes with a handy light when drilling, and a bracket so you can clip it on your belt.


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by ACR Plumbing & Heating
8th August 2017

On to my second one. Does the job and stands up to heavy use. Handy having the light on the front .

On to my second one. Does the job and stands up to heavy use. Handy having the light on the front .


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by Lyttle Smart Homes NI
27th June 2017

Great drills and had used makita for years without fault. Just managed to break the 2 i had in quick succession so replaced with panasonic. Would definitely recommend these as they are a powerful drill and make light work of the biggest jobs.

Great drills and had used makita for years without fault. Just managed to break the 2 i had in quick succession so replaced with panasonic. Would definitely recommend these as they are a powerful drill and make light work of the biggest jobs.


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by APH Electrics
27th June 2017

Other than the costly expense to batteries I really do think that the top of the range makita brushless models can't be beaten on the market

Other than the costly expense to batteries I really do think that the top of the range makita brushless models can't be beaten on the market


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by Heard electrical
26th June 2017

Excellent drill, high speed lots of power, batteries last hours. Wouldn't get another brand. Top quality drill

Excellent drill, high speed lots of power, batteries last hours. Wouldn't get another brand. Top quality drill


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by Dewsbury Developments Limited
26th June 2017

Great drill! I've used this on many of metal roofing jobs, the power doesn't last as long but it does what it's supposed to. I don't like the plastic chuck would prefer metal. Would recommend.

Great drill! I've used this on many of metal roofing jobs, the power doesn't last as long but it does what it's supposed to. I don't like the plastic chuck would prefer metal. Would recommend.


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by SSE
15th June 2017

Great bit of kit. Good build quality as always, tough and durable. Battery quick to charge and lasts a while.

Great bit of kit. Good build quality as always, tough and durable. Battery quick to charge and lasts a while.


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by Andys Handyman Services
5th June 2017

Great piece of kit does what its ment to even copes with smaller core cutters through brick and concrete

Great piece of kit does what its ment to even copes with smaller core cutters through brick and concrete


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by NDB Gas Services
12th May 2017

Certainly a good drill, does as it should when it should. No problems as yet and gets a good amount of working!

Certainly a good drill, does as it should when it should. No problems as yet and gets a good amount of working!


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by Ethos Heating Ltd
4th May 2017

Not a bad drill I have two they vary in strength and features such as metal chucks and brushless motors but avoid using the cheapest ones as they would struggle when put to hard use but not bad value for money

Not a bad drill I have two they vary in strength and features such as metal chucks and brushless motors but avoid using the cheapest ones as they would struggle when put to hard use but not bad value for money


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by CM Cleaning Services
3rd May 2017

We have couple of these hand drills they not the best built tools but for what I want them to do there perfect.
There cheaper than the better brands and if you looking for lightish use then it be good

We have couple of these hand drills they not the best built tools but for what I want them to do there perfect.
There cheaper than the better brands and if you looking for lightish use then it be good


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by Sunrise Plumbing & Heating
30th April 2017

Really good drill, powerful and robust seems to breeze through everyday tasks with no problems. Not badly priced

Really good drill, powerful and robust seems to breeze through everyday tasks with no problems. Not badly priced


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by M G BULLOCK LTD
17th April 2017

The Makita brand has always been synonymous with quality tooling and this still is no exception. Used and abused virtually daily. It just works!

The Makita brand has always been synonymous with quality tooling and this still is no exception. Used and abused virtually daily. It just works!


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by Jake Matthews Property Development and Management
20th December 2016

Brilliant bit of kit

Brilliant bit of kit


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by Vision CCTV West Yorkshire
31st October 2016

Been using this for around a year in the workshop, gets constant abuse daily and is still going strong.

Been using this for around a year in the workshop, gets constant abuse daily and is still going strong.


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by JRH Roofing
19th October 2016


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by A.J.K Joinery
11th October 2016

Great piece of kit

Great piece of kit


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by Steve Gray Plumbing & Gas Services
28th August 2016

Found mine to be very good..puts in 4 inch screws no problem.
The torque settings just gone wrong after 5 years hard use,,,buying another..

Found mine to be very good..puts in 4 inch screws no problem.
The torque settings just gone wrong after 5 years hard use,,,buying another..


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Review for MAKITA DHP453RAE LI-ION Combi Drill 18V by SN Plumbing & Heating Solutions
28th August 2016

Always had these drills. Great quality and great price.

Always had these drills. Great quality and great price.


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