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Model#: MKTNBML185

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Makita BML185 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Flashlight

  • Makita BML185 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Flashlight
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This item is no longer available.
It has been replaced by the MKTNDML185.

Product Overview

Additional Information

  • NEW UPDATED WARRANTY - Each new Makita Lithium‐Ion Power Tool, Battery and Charger is warranted to be free of defects from workmanship and materials for the period of THREE YEARS from the date of original purchase. Should any trouble develop during the three‐year period for the Lithium‐Ion Power Tool, Battery and/or Charger, return the COMPLETE Power Tool, Battery and/or Charger, freight prepaid, to one of Makita's Factory or Authorized Service Centers


Makita: Best in Class Engineering!
LXT Lithium-Ion battery and Optimum Charging System produces 280% more lifetime work with 2x more cycles.
4-position head pivots for greater versatility.
  • High illumination emits high power at 4500 Lux
  • New Xenon bulb for extra brightness
  • Runs up to 4.3 hours per charge
  • Compact design at only 11-1/8 in. length and weighs only .75 lbs.
  • 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Flashlight - BML185
  • Shoulder Strap
  • (2) Xenon Flashlight Bulbs - A90261
  • Battery and Charger Sold Separately
  • Operating Manual


Series: LXT
Cordless: Yes
Length: 11.125 in.
Battery: 3 Ah
Battery Type: Li-Ion
Net Weight (withbattery): 0.75 lbs.
Run Time: up to 5 hours
Shipping Weight: 1.15 lbs.



3.0 / 5.0
3 Reviews
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Would you recommend?
Yes (2)
No (1)
Ergonomic Design (1)
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Got light?
I use my Makita tools daily and my flashlight almost as often as my cordless drill gun. Since I am responsible for 80+ plus pieces of laundry equipment and over twenty coolers at work. I have to move around as I work. I don't know how many times having adequate, portable light has allowed me to spot a problem immediately without having to dig for diagnostic gear. I couldn't show up to work without it!
May 10, 2009
No, I would not recommend this to a friend
18v cordless flashlight
Automotive repair shop Good light short time that it lasted (suspect switch ng.need to have fixed) turn light on goes out about 30 seconds press switch again will relight then same thing happens.Have other MAKITA products that are far more reliable.
April 28, 2009
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Ergonomic Design
Great for working overhead
Focus the light on a job hands free.
Walking the dog at nite.
April 28, 2009

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what type of battery can be used on this item.
Gil on Sep 30, 2012
BEST ANSWER: You could use any of the model numbers - MKTNBL1830, MKTNBL1830-2, MKTNBL1815, MKTNBL1815-2.
MASK MAN on Mar 28, 2014
BEST ANSWER: No, there is not a case included with the flashlight.
What is the difference in the three Makita flashlights? How do I know which one I want to buy? Will both sizes/styles of 18 volt batteries fit in all three flashlights?
jim on Jan 3, 2013
BEST ANSWER: All of these flashlights use the 18 volt lithium-ion battery.

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