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Makita XOB01Z 18V Random Orbit Sander Review

Makita XOB01Z 18V Random Orbit Sander

Makita XOB01Z features cordless with faster sanding capacity. It is a wonderful innovation for woodworkers that can remove material fast. For fast working and to match with the different materials it has a three-speed setting that are 7,000/9,000/11,000 OPM.

You can run this Makita random orbit sander up to 40 minutes for low speed and 20 minutes for high speed with a single charge and can control the speed for fast, medium and low setting with a one-touch electronic speed control switch if you need. For its cordless feature, it is very easy to work on a big project and comfortable also.

To get a comfortable sander Makita orbital sander is suitable because it has ergonomically design body and grip which will increase your comfort. The random orbit action size is 1/8nches large, and it has been designed for providing you a fast sanding, and you can also get a swirl-free finishing project with this Makita finishing sander.

This Makita cordless sander is able to reduce the free spin for its pad brake feature, and it will provide you overall finishing. To control the pad speed upon startup, it has pas control system. Besides, Makita sander has 5-inch 8-hole hook and loop abrasive paper to make your project smooth, and this paper is easily changeable.

Besides quick and fast sanding this cordless orbital sander is able to provide you with a clean environment. Because it has a dust bag to collect a large amount of dust and to reduce dust through the pad during sanding it has pad dust collection system. You will be happy with Makita random orbit sander for its durability as a longer use tool it has dust sealed switch and oversized sealed ball bearing construction.


  • Product Dimensions 5 x 8 x 3 inches
  • Item Weight 3 pounds
  • Size 5-Inch
  • Item model number XOB01Z
  • Part Number XOB01Z
  • Voltage 18 volts


  • Fast sanding capacity with variable speed
  • Provide good action in a single charge
  • Smooth and swirl-free finish
  • Easy and quick-change abrasive paper
  • Comfortable grip position
  • Ensures durability of the tool

Our Remarks

We have found this Makita 18v sander with its cordless feature which works well for quick and fast material removing. Though it is cordless, it can provide fast sanding for smooth finishing. It has variable speed so you can change speed as fast, medium and low with electronic speed control switch.

You can run this sander till 40 minutes in low speed and 20 minutes in high speed. But one thing is that you will not get the battery and the charger with this sander, you have to buy these separately. It is a durable sander which is giving you 3 years warranty options.

About the author

Cedric Prigent

A Home Renovation Consultant

Hi, this is proud Cédric! Not everyone can be proud of what they do. But I do because I beautify my home and people’s homes. It’s an unforgettable pleasure when people tell before me “Cédric, your home looks gorgeous!” or “Man, you did an excellent job!” I offer suggestions and innovative ideas to people who want to revamp their interior or exterior or both. At times, people request me to tell them which tool to use for the floors, walls, and other areas. I never hesitate to help them with my knowledge and expertise. Also, I feel really happy when someone like you asks me a question regarding home improvement. I try utmost to satisfy, and you’ll see a proof if you ever check my posts.

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