- Rubberised soft grip of ergonomic design.
- 4 position pivoting head.
- Replacement Xenon bulb.
- Falling impact strength of 1m.
- 18v torch for use with lithium ion batteries
- Weight : 0.36kg
Value For Money
Ease Of Use
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Aurora Building and Maintenance -
March 19, 2019 @ 07:06
Review for Makita BML185 18V Cordless Torch
Replies for Makita BML185 18V Cordless Torch
I mean it does what it says on the tin but is very cheap and nasty the clicking of the light when you push it up and down is very annoying out of the DEWALT Milwaukee and Makita this is the worst
S3 Heating and Plumbing -
February 23, 2019 @ 06:25
Handy torch that runs off all my existing batteries. Lasts for ages off a 3amp battery. Lightweight and robust with a variable angle head. Spare bulb holder in the head too.
L Kennedy Property -
February 14, 2019 @ 07:45
A cracking little torch for the money.I use this when my phone light is not enough and the best bit is I don’t have to remember to change it.
B H heating solutions -
January 25, 2019 @ 07:36
It’s ok not the one I would recommend they do led one which is far better i wouldn’t waste my money getting one of these to old hat not very bright at all
A.parsonson plumbing -
December 13, 2018 @ 07:04
If your looking for a very bright, quality and long lasting light and this is for you! I'm more then happy with this light. In my small dark area this brightens the whole area up
MET Electrical Ltd -
November 22, 2018 @ 08:13
Good solid torch, good brightness although it would be good to select different levels.
Lasts a long time on the battery and always good to use the same batteries as the rest of my Makita kit.
Wadhams Plumbing and Heating -
June 29, 2018 @ 01:33
Nice solid torch and very bright, doesnt drain the batteries like other branded torches ive user,Would benifit from seperate settings for brightness.
ETM MIDLANDS -
March 19, 2018 @ 08:38
Nice little light, good make and sturdy! Would recommend for all round use not just as a builder.. Good buy!
W.c plumbing -
February 26, 2018 @ 11:05
Great torch from makita good price build quality brilliant easy to use flexible new led one is fantastic
Dovetails Joinery -
December 12, 2017 @ 06:06
Great torch, nice and bright great when you tidying tour gear away on these dark nights seems flimsy but has survived over a year now on the same bulb.
Wealden Boiler Services -
December 10, 2017 @ 10:06
Best torch ive ever owned, i have to purchase the battery but this bad boy just gives hours and hours of use, comfortable to grip, easy to charge, just don’t leave it in someone’s house or you wont get it back
A.Gibbins plumbing and heating -
December 1, 2017 @ 12:07
Use my torch quite a lot and does the job it's supposed to. The build feels very flimsy and plastic which isn't ideal for some one as clumsy as myself but that said it's survived so far
Pipeline Plumbing Services Ltd. -
October 29, 2017 @ 05:38
Good torch. Takes the makita batterys. Had this a year now and haven’t had to change a bulb yet. Great to get into small spaces or where an extension lead light isn’t viable.
Newport electrical services -
September 23, 2017 @ 10:53
Had this for about a year now and within the first few weeks the lamp went complete waste of money. Worked well up till then.
Rye Shoe Repairs & Locksmiths -
September 13, 2017 @ 06:04
Not the best quality light. Has taken a beating over the last year and still works but can be temperamental at times.
Belle Plumbing & Heating services -
June 26, 2017 @ 10:33
Had one for a while now, already had other makita 18v products. Very robust, took plenty of hammer and still works fine. Only ever used 2 bulbs in it in over 5 years, strong bright buld too
Ajm plumbing services ltd -
June 9, 2017 @ 10:30
Nice bright light easy to use torch , it does feel a little on the flimsy side but I've dropped mine a few times and it's still going
Fitzgerald Electrical & Plumbing Solutions -
May 21, 2017 @ 07:58
Useful addition to your kit as the batteries fit, would not go out and buy just as torch/charger and battery as it would be far too pricey! As you can get LED flood lights now that you charge up for around the same price as this torch bare! Which I have and use more often than the Makita torch, it's not very robust if you were to drop it from a height I rekon you may only come away with the battery still intact lol
Bennetts safe Gas -
May 18, 2017 @ 07:47
Good as a stand up torch but is very limited. Build is cheap and a bit crap. Bulbs are rubbish and can blow easily.
Patterson plumbing -
May 10, 2017 @ 08:50
Feels cheap and flimsy and isn't very bright although it is lightweight and easy to use 1 handed. Would buy the fluorescent torch as I have that too and is much better
Blue stones tiling solutions -
May 2, 2017 @ 08:30
Nice little torch. Give you a big bright light. Last long. Came as part of the kit. Doesn't drain battery to quick
Bitz 'n' PC'z Ltd -
April 30, 2017 @ 09:24
A great addition to the toolkit if you already have the batteries and charger. Good bright light and doesn't drain the battery too quickly.
J K Electrical Services -
February 18, 2017 @ 08:40
Afterglow Plumbing & Heating Ltd. -
February 17, 2017 @ 10:32
Matthews & Webb Property Maintenance -
February 10, 2017 @ 08:25
Brillent useful addition to the tool box