Makita XUX01M5PT 18V X2 36V LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless Couple Shaft Power Head Kit

Makita XUX01M5PT 18V X2 36V LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless Couple Shaft Power Head Kit
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Features

Bl Brushless motor delivers up to 7, 100 RPM for faster cutting. 3-Speed options low 4, 200 RPM, medium 6, 000 high 7, 100 RPM for power Management

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Description

Landscapers contractors are demanding more cordless alternatives to gas-powered outdoor power equipment. Makita is meeting demand with an expanding line of cordless OPE that includes the 18V x2 LXT Lithium-Ion 36V Brushless cordless couple shaft power head. With zero emissions, lower noise maximum versatility, The power Head is a welcome solution for a range of trimming cutting applications. It s powered by two 18V LXT batteries for maximum performance run time without the hassles of gas without leaving the 18V battery platform. The power Head is compatible with a variety of optional couple shaft attachments, with a lever style lock system for quick tool-less installation replacement. It can be used with multiple attachments for trimming, edging, cultivating, brush cutting sold separately . Note that kit XUX01M5PT includes string trimmer attachment. Makita efficient BL Brushless motor is electronically controlled to optimize battery energy use forup to 50 longer run timeper battery charge than similar non-brushless tools. Electronic controls efficiently use battery energy to match the changing demands of the application for increased power speed when needed. With no carbon brushes, the Makita BL Brushless motor runs cooler more efficiently for longer life. For added protection, The electronic torque control turns the motor off if the rotation speed suddenly slows down or stops, the overheat warning system turns on an indicator light is engineered to automatically stop the motor. Added features include a variable speed trigger, reverse clockwise Rotation system that allows the operator to quickly clear the brush cutter head of entangled Weed grass.

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DBW: Shield too small, no harness, and a huge duffle bag

Overall, it does what it says, has plenty of power, had a problem of it stopping and having to reset hitting heavy overgrown grass weeds, but I got used to that. There a few problems I have with the design, first, the shield, if you can call it that, does very little to prevent debris from flying all over. Pictures of my other trimmer shields for comparison . Basically it s just there to cut the string. I can not attach either of the other heads because of the gear and recessed area in the head. Basically if you are going to sell a powerhead with a pole saw attachment, extension and hedge trimmer attachment which would increase the weight, why would you NOT include a shoulder harness and I am not talking about a single strap. I ended up buying another brand Double Shoulder Strap for 15 which helped tremendously. Nothing was packed very well, the box was almost completely open from the weight and I inspected before the driver left. Batteries had bounced all over the place. Instead of a shoulder strap, they give a DUFFLE BAG, although apparently very well constructed, with nice stitching of the Makita name on both sides, I find it hardly useful. I can bet it cost more than the shoulder harness would have cost. I would really be interested in how many people actually use this accessory, verses something like a double shoulder harness. Or at least include a strap that would go end to end on the bag so I can use it to carry my clothes when I travel. I have a whole collection of Makita tools, but this was disappointing. I don t know who in the marketing dept. thought of this, but it was an epic fail to me.

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