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Thursday, May 22, 2014

Dust extraction accessories were part of test, which included the 12 gallon Xtract Vac Jobsite Vacuum (VC4710), and SDS-MAX Dust Extraction Kit (196537-4).

The Makita HR4013C was named best in key categories, including chipping.


Wayne Hart
Communications Manager
Makita U.S.A.
(714) 522-8088 x 4410

(800) 4-MAKITA



HR4013C tops a field of five with superior performance, vibration reduction, and more

In a New Hampshire quarry, the Makita HR4013C topped a field of five 1-9/16" rotary hammers.

The editors at gathered five top 1-9/16" rotary hammers and dust extraction systems. Then they took them to a quarry in New Hampshire for a side-by-side review.

After hours of drilling and chipping -- and based on a rigorous ten-stage criteria -- the Makita 1-9/1/6" AVT® Rotary Hammer came out on top. 

Makita was named best in anti-vibration, ease of use/operating features, and chipping. It also received high marks for drilling speed, value, and bit changes. It was named their overall pick with this resounding thumbs-up: 

"Makita took this Head to Head with superior AVT, great operator interface, and a few innovative features sprinkled in to top it all off. This tool performed exceptionally well in almost all categories, was a favorite among the crew, and is significantly more affordable than our number two model the Hilti TE-60-ATC-AVR."

To read the entire review, go here. Or click above to watch the accompanying video. 

Hard-Hitting Performance AND Comfort
In the development of the new HR4013C, Makita engineers focused not only on power and specs but also on the end-user's comfort when using the tool. The HR4013C with enhanced Anti-Vibration Technology (AVT®) gives concrete contractors the lowest vibration in the 1-9/16" category, while at the same time delivering 20% more impact energy for all-day industrial applications. For more on this remarkable engineering achievement, go here.


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