Important things to consider before buying Makita XRU02Z 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless String Trimmer
Makita-built motor delivers 7,800 RPM for faster cutting speed and performance. Ergonomic design is well balanced with less weight only 6.4 lbs. with battery, sold separately . Compact size is ideal for trimming and precise edging. Telescoping shaft allows the user to adjust the length of the tool from 48-1 2 to 56-1 2 for an optimum cutting position. Battery and charger sold separately
What is the advantage of this Makita XRU02Z 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless String Trimmer?
The XRU02Z delivers 7,800 RPM and up to 45 minutes of run time on a single charge of the 18V LXT Lithium-Ion 3.0Ah battery sold separately . It has several advantages over gas powered trimmers the XRU02Z has zero emissions and reduced maintenance, with no need for gas or oil. For users, the tool is always ready to use simply load a fully-charged 18V LXT Lithium-Ion battery not included and get to work. Versatility features include a telescoping shaft to adjust the length of the tool, a 180-degree rotating head with five adjustable positions, an adjustable loop handle, and more. It weighs only 6.4 lbs. with battery sold separately .
Cutting Capacity diameter 10-1 4 inch.
No Load Speed 7,800 RPM.
Battery 18V LXT Lithium-Ion not included
Battery Charge Time minutes 30 with a 3.0Ah battery, sold separately
Overall Length 10-1 4 inch.
Net Weight 6.9 lbs.
Shipping Weight 8.6 lbs.
Makita 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless String Trimmer Tool Only 180 degree rotating head allows user to easily convert from trimmer to edger with a 10-1 4 cutting width Instant start up simply load an 18V LXT battery sold separately and the tool is ready to use Zero emissions and reduced maintenance, with no need for gas or oil Easy-loading bump and feed trimmer head for increased user convenience Adjustable loop handle is designed to suit the user s height and working posture Spool assembly is easy to attach and rewind, with improved reinforced metal bump-feed button Battery capacity warning system turns on indicator light, it is engineered to automatically stop motor to notify user when is time to recharge the battery Built-in lock-off lever for user convenience.
Customer reviewsGood product, EXCEPT
Good product, EXCEPT... the wire cutter does not come sharp nor is the placement of the cutter appropriate. This will result in the plastic cutter wire to extend beyond the cutter head skirt guard, resulting in damage breakage of the plastic skirt. Not a huge deal, but I did have to modify trim the plastic skirt after the first use of the trimmer due to some damage resulting from this design flaw. I also sharpened the string cutter myself. With these modifications, the trimmer is working well, but I can t believe these easily correctable design flaws were allowed to make it to the customer. I m a big advocate of Makita and own many of the cordless tools but frankly this should be embarrassing to the engineers at Makita.