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Makita DS4012 Spade Handle Drill

The Makita ½” Spade Handle Drill with Variable Speed, model DS4012, delivers more features for material mixing. With variable speed control, the DS4012 delivers improved performance and control when mixing materials such as drywall mud, stucco, and thinset. It is an ideal mixing solution for drywallers, plasterers, tile installers, and painters. Additional uses include pulling wire and select plumbing applications.

The ½” Spade Handle Drill is powered by an 8.5 AMP motor, with a forward/reverse switch and 0-600 RPM for optimum mixing performance. The all ball bearing construction is engineered for smooth operation and longer tool life. Convenience features include a comfortable D-Handle that rotates 360 degrees with 24 detent stops for multi-position operation. It has a well-balanced design at only 6.2 lbs., and a rubberized grip for increased operator comfort.


Variable speed (0 – 600 RPM) for mixing and drilling in a wide variety of materials

Forward and reverse lever for operator convenience

Well-balanced design at only 6.2 lbs. for reduced operator fatigue

D-handle rotates 360° with 24 detent stops for multi-position operation

Rubberized grip for increased operator comfort

All-ball bearing construction for durability and longer tool life

Heavy duty industrial 1/2″ drill chuck engineered for positive bit retention

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