Thanks to @Toolpig on Instagram (who is also a Missouri-based restoration/remodeling contractor) for running the new 18V X2 LXT (36V) Lithium-Ion Cordless/Corded 2.1 Gallon HEPA Filter Dry Vacuum, model XVC04Z.
In this first post he does a nice walk-around and calls out the key features. In the second post he runs the new vacuum with the powerful 18V LXT Brushless 6-1/2" Circular Saw and gives congratulations to Makita's "genius mad scientist engineers." We'll consider that a thumbs-up.
For more on the new 18V X2 LXT (36V) HEPA Filter Dry Vacuum (XCV04Z), go here, and go here for info on the 18V LXT Brushless Circular Saw (XSH03Z). For more on Makita's dust extraction solutions, go here.
Wow! I am just blown away by this New cordless Vacuum from @makitatools !! It's hard to believe something so small can be so powerful💪🏼💪🏼💪🏼 it's like 3 cfm shy of Festool CT power😍😍😍 it comes with the attachments you need for jobsite cleanups or powertool extraction!! It's built heavier than I expected. The power with batteries is far better than any cordless I have used. The power with a cord feels just like all of the other high end extractors I have used. This makes so much sense to me! I think this is a home run for Makita! The only things I would add are Bluetooth connection to cordless tools when on battery and powertool activation when plugged in. #DustExtractor #Vacuum #ShopVac #VacuumCleaner #DustCollection #ShopVacuum #Construction #Cleaning #Cordless #Brushless
All I have to say is this works really well! The vac is in battery mode. The saw has a 16 tooth rip blade. The birch plywood is very dusty normally. This is greatness and I am very excited to use it on the job. I love hybrid tools. I am more excited about this tool than any cordless miter saw or tablesaw. The uses are unending. It is extremely compact and has power to spare! The word game changer is thrown around a lot and I feel it is overused but for me this is the biggest one of the year! Congratulations @makitatools your genius mad scientist engineers in Japan knocked this one out of the park!!
The new Makita 18V X2 LXT Lithium-Ion (36V) HEPA Filter Dry Vacuum offers both corded and cordless operation, and is powered by TWO 18V batteries in cordless mode.
The new XCV04Z has an efficient 3-stage HEPA filtration system.