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Review of Makita BUB182Z 18-Volt LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Blower - Bare-tool$91

Review of Makita BUB182Z 18-Volt LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Blower - Bare-tool

Very Good
4.30 stars
Price Range
Reviewed on: March 04, 2014
Author: BoolPool.com

Pros & Cons

  • Powerful and portable battery powered blower
  • Lightweight (Only 3.7 lbs.) and Compact (only 20
  • Variable 3-speed motor
  • Charges quickly and battery lasts for 12 minutes on single charge
  • Easy to handle and use with soft grip handle
  • Great for small cleaning jobs on hard surfaces; Versatile design for a range of applications
  • Good price and comes with 3 years warranty
  • Blower nozzle is only 7
  • Some users find this blower less powerful
  • Becomes expensive as have to buy battery and charger extra

Review Summary

This is the summary of consumer reviews for Makita BUB182Z 18-Volt LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Blower - Bare-tool. The BoolPool rating for this product is Very Good, with 4.30 stars, and the price range is $91.99-$118.95.

The Makita BUB182Z (Bare Tool) is a 18-Volt LXT Lithium-Ion versatile cordless blower built for maintenance professionals, repairmen, remodelers, electricians, cabinet installers, woodworkers and general contractors. With excellent power-to-weight ratio and longer battery run time, the BUB182Z is the perfect addition to any kit, tool bag or work shop. It features a Makita-built variable 3-speed motor to produce a maximum air velocity of 179 MPH and optimal speed control. Users love this blower for its compact design, lightweight and the soft grip handle for increased comfort on the job. You can get up to 12 minutes of continuous operation from a single charge at high speed and LXT Lithium-Ion battery and Rapid Optimum Charger produces 430% total lifetime work with 3x more cycles. Battery and charger are sold separately.

However, many user reviews talk about the small nozzle on this blower. Some users also complain about less power in this blower. It does become expensive as have to buy battery and charger extra.

Overall, the Makita BUB182Z 18-Volt LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Blower - Bare-tool is a portable and handy tool. It is very well rated and highly recommended by users. Makita BUB182Z comes at a good price and 3 years warranty.


  • Max Air Volume: 91 cfm
  • Max Air Velocity: 179 MPH
  • No Load Speed: 0-18,000 RPM
  • Battery: 18V LXT Lithium-Ion
  • Overall Length: 20-3/4"
  • Net Weight w/battery: 3.9 lbs.

User Voice

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Review Group #: 1
(5.00 stars)
15 Reviews
Great for cleaning debris off driveway and grass clippings off the patioThe lower speeds are ideal for cleaning off work spaces
Review Group #: 2
(4.50 stars)
20 Reviews
Charges quickly The blower nozzle is only 7" longHas variable speedA fully charged battery last about 12 minutes
Review Group #: 3
(4.50 stars)
22 Reviews
Powerful and portable battery powered blowerEasy to handleNo gas needed Easy to storeSome users find this blower less powerfulEasy to aim
Review Group #: 4
(4.50 stars)
25 Reviews
This small, light, powerful tool makes work of blowing leaves from the deck or gutters easyIt is a bare tool that means it does not come with batteryGreat for blowing dust off tools
Review Group #: 5
(4.50 stars)
30 Reviews
LXT batteries give it plenty of power and runtimeLight weight but powerfulNice looking toolHave to buy extra charger and battery

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