Founded Makita Electric Works (proprietorship) in Nagoya City. Began selling and repairing lighting equipment, motors, and transformers.


In 1958, Makita Corporation, which was founded in 1915 as an electric motor sales and repair company, became the first company in Japan to manufacture and sell electric planers. Over the half century since, Makita has worked to build a steady position as a manufacturer of  portable power tools and, today, continues its quest forward to provide products and services that are beneficial to all types of customers  engaged in housing construction. Makita’s history also parallels that of the evolution of power tools and, over the course of its history,  Makita has worked to dovetail its products to its customers’ developing needs.

Makita Range of Power Equipment for Lawns

Makita XCU08PT 18V X2 (36V) LXT® Lithium‑Ion Brushless Cordless 14″ Top Handle Chain Saw Kit (5.0Ah)

$449.00$499.00

EXCLUSIVE OFFER:

PURCHASE 2 ADDITIONAL BATTERIES VALUED AT $219 FOR ONLY $50!

ONLY AVAILABLE AT LAWN LIFE & SARLO MOWERS


POWER : Power equivalent to a 30cc gas chain saw

DESIGN : Top handle design built for the professional tree care industry delivers gas equivalent performance

INNOVATION : Torque boost mode powers through thick or hard branches

SPEED : Variable speed trigger and high chain speed (0-3,940 FPM) for improved cutting performance

INCLUDES : 2 ea. 18V LXT® 5.0Ah batteries and dual port rapid charger, 14″ sprocket nose guide bar and 3/8 pitch, .043″ gauge chain

  • Makita-built Outer Rotor BL™ Brushless Motor direct-drive system provides power equivalent to a 30cc gas chain saw
  • Variable speed trigger and high chain speed (0-3,940 FPM) for improved cutting performance
  • Torque boost mode powers through thick or hard branches
  • Two 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion batteries deliver 36V power and performance without leaving the 18V LXT® platform
  • Includes 14″ sprocket nose guide bar and 3/8 pitch, .043″ gauge chain
  • Captured bar nut and lateral chain tensioning for convenient operation and maintenance
  • Adjustable automatic chain lubrication with large oil reservoir
  • Large oil filling port with view window allows operator to easily add and check bar oil level
  • Built-in L.E.D. on/off switch with auto power-off function; automatically shuts the saw off after 60 seconds for extended battery life
  • Built-in lock-off lever helps prevent the chain from accidentally engaging
  • Low noise level and zero emissions for operator comfort
  • Rubberized soft grip top handle is engineered for the user to more easily apply even cutting pressure
  • Equipped with Star Protection Computer Controls™ to protect against overloading, over-discharging and over-heating
  • Features Extreme Protection Technology (XPT™) which is engineered to provide increased dust and water resistance in harsh job site conditions
  • 3-year limited warranty on tool, battery and charger
  • Only use genuine Makita batteries and chargers
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Makita XRU09PT1 18V X2 (36V) LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless String Trimmer Kit with 4 Batteries (5.0Ah), Teal

$369.95 $359.00

WHILE SUPPLIES LAST

POWER : Makita-built Outer Rotor BL™ Motor direct-drive system provides high power and increased torque

PRECISION : Variable speed trigger for power control

CONTROL : 2-speed options (Low: 5,000 RPM, High: 6,500 RPM) for run time management

COMPATIBILITY : Equipped with bump and feed trimmer head loaded with 0.080″ twisted quiet line

INCLUDES : 4 ea. 18V LXT® 5.0Ah batteries and dual port rapid charger

  • Makita-built Outer Rotor BL™ Brushless Motor direct-drive system provides high power and increased torque
  • Variable speed trigger for power control
  • 2-speed options (Low: 5,000 RPM, High: 6,500 RPM) allow the operator to match the speed to the application
  • Equipped with bump and feed trimmer head loaded with 0.080″ twisted quiet line
  • Reverse rotation function allows operator to quickly clear trimmer head of entangled grass and weeds
  • Direct-drive motor mounted directly on the trimmer head for increased efficiency and improved tool balance
  • 13-3/4″ cutting swath for increased productivity with more grass trimmed on each pass
  • Weighs only 9.9 lbs. with batteries for reduced operator fatigue
  • Extreme Protection Technology (XPT™) is engineered for improved dust and water resistance for operation in harsh job site conditions
  • Equipped with Star Protection Computer Controls™ to protect against overloading, over-discharging and over-heating
  • 3-year limited warranty on tool, batteries and charger

 

Makita XUX01M5PT 18V X2 (36V) LXT® Lithium‑Ion Brushless Cordless Couple Shaft Power Head Kit with String Trimmer Attachment (5.0Ah)

$419.00

SPEED : 3-speed options (up to 9,700 RPM) allows the operator to match speed to application

COMPATIBILITY : Compatible with a variety of optional couple shaft attachments for versatility

DESIGN : Lever style lock system allows for quick tool-less installation and replacement of attachments

CONTROL : Electronic Torque Control turns the motor off if rotation speed suddenly slows down or stops

INCLUDES : Power head, string trimmer attachment, (2) 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion 5.0Ah batteries and dual port charger

  • BL™ Brushless motor delivers up to 9,700 RPM for faster cutting
  • 3-speed options (Low: 5,700 RPM, Medium: 8,200 High: 9,700 RPM) allow the operator to match speed to application
  • Compatible with a variety of optional couple shaft attachments for versatility
  • Lever style lock system allows for quick tool-less installation and replacement of attachments
  • Electronic Torque Control turns the motor off if rotation speed suddenly slows down or stops
  • Reverse (clockwise) rotation system allows operator to quickly clear brush cutter head of entangled grass and weeds
  • Variable speed trigger switch for controlled cutting speed
  • Overheat warning system turns on indicator light and is engineered to automatically stop motor
  • The BL™ Brushless Motor eliminates carbon brushes, enabling the BL™ Motor to run cooler and more efficiently for longer life
  • Extreme Protection Technology (XPT™) is engineered for improved dust and water resistance for operation in harsh job site conditions
  • Equipped with Star Protection Computer Controls™ to protect against overloading, over-discharging and over-heating
  • 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion 5.0Ah battery BL1850B features an integrated L.E.D. battery charge level indicator
  • 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion 5.0Ah battery BL1850B reaches a full charge in 45 minutes or less
  • Makita technology delivers category-leading charge time so the battery spends more time working and less time sitting on the charger
  • Rapid Optimum Charger communicates with the battery’s built-in chip throughout the charging process to optimize battery life by actively controlling current, voltage and temperature
  • Compatible with Makita 18V Lithium-Ion batteries with a Star symbol
  • 3-year limited warranty on tool, battery and charger
  • Only use genuine Makita batteries and chargers
Sale!

Makita XML03PT1 18V X2 (36V) LXT Lithium‑Ion Kit with 4 Batteries (5.0Ah) Brushless Cordless 18″ Lawn Mower”, Teal

$569.00 $549.00

DURABILITY : Commercial grade steel deck

DESIGN : BL™ Brushless motor delivers 2,500 – 3,300 RPM for faster cutting

CONTROL : Single lever cutting height adjustment for quick adjustment of 10 cutting heights (13/16″- 2-15/16″)

INNOVATION : Quiet mode reduces noise by providing constant speed control at 2,500 RPM

INCLUDES : Includes 4 ea. 18V LXT® 5.0Ah batteries and dual port rapid charger

  • Commercial grade steel deck
  • BL™ Brushless motor delivers 2,500 – 3,300 RPM for faster cutting
  • Quiet mode reduces noise by providing constant speed control at 2,500 RPM
  • Single lever cutting height adjustment for quick adjustment of 10 cutting heights (13/16″- 2-15/16″)
  • Folding handles for compact storage and easy transportation
  • Grass catcher bag holds up to 16 gallons of grass
  • Includes plug needed for mulching operation
  • Cuts up to 7,300 square feet using two 5.0Ah batteries
  • Rubberized soft grip handle bar for added comfort
  • Weather-resistant construction (ipx4)
  • Features Extreme Protection Technology (XPT™) which is engineered to provide increased dust and water resistance in harsh job site conditions
  • Equipped with Star Protection Computer Controls™ to protect against overloading, over-discharging and over-heating
  • 3-year limited warranty on tool, battery and charger
  • Only use genuine Makita batteries and chargers
Sale!

Makita XT331PTX 18V X2 (36V) LXT® Lithium‑Ion Brushless Cordless 3‑Pc. Combo Kit (5.0Ah) and Brushless Angle Grinder

$769.95 $749.00

BLOWER : BL™ Brushless motor delivers up to 120 MPH air velocity and 473 CFM of air volume

STRING TRIMMER : 2-speed options (Low: 5,000 RPM, High: 6,500 RPM) allows the operator to match speed to application

CHAIN SAW : Variable speed trigger (0-3,940 FPM) for ease of operation

CONVENIENCE : Zero emissions and reduced maintenance; no need for gas or oil

INCLUDES : Includes 2 ea. 18V LXT® 5.0Ah battery, dual port charger and Brushless Angle Grinder

  • Blower with BL™ Brushless motor delivers up to 120 MPH air velocity and 473 CFM of air volume
  • Sound pressure rating of 60.2 dB(A); measured per ANSI B 175.2
  • 6-stage air velocity/volume selection dial with variable speed control trigger
  • String Trimmer delivers up to 60 minutes of run time under load on the low speed setting using two 18V LXT® 5.0Ah BL1850 batteries
  • Makita-built Outer Rotor BL™ Brushless Motor direct-drive system provides high power and increased torque
  • 2-speed options (Low: 5,000 RPM, High: 6,500 RPM) allows the operator to match speed to application
  • Accepts industry standard spindles M10x1.25 LH for more convenience
  • Bump and Feed trimmer head rotates the same counterclockwise direction as professional grade trimmers
  • Chain Saw delivers up to 3,940 FPM for ease of operation
  • Built-in L.E.D. on/off switch with auto power-off function; automatically shuts the saw off when operation is delayed for extended battery life
  • 14″ guide bar for increased capacity
  • Two 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion batteries deliver the power and run time for gas powered demands without leaving the 18V LXT® platform
  • Feature Extreme Protection Technology (XPT™) which is engineered to provide increased dust and water resistance in harsh job site conditions
  • 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion 5.0Ah battery BL1850B features an integrated L.E.D. battery charge level indicator
  • 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion 5.0Ah battery BL1850B provides up to 65% more run time per charge compared to 3.0Ah battery BL1830
  • 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion 5.0Ah battery BL1850B reaches a full charge in 45 minutes or less
  • Dual Port Charger charges two (2) 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion 5.0Ah batteries in only 45 minutes
  • Dual Port Charger features a built-in USB port for charging portable electronic devices
  • The Makita Rapid Optimum Charger communicates with the battery’s built-in chip throughout the charging process to optimize battery life by actively controlling current, voltage and temperature
  • Built-in fan circulates air through the battery during the charging process to cool the battery for faster charge time.
  • 3-year limited warranty on tool, battery and charger
  • Only use genuine Makita batteries and chargers

 

Sale!

Makita XCU03PTX1 18V X2 (36V) LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless 14″ Chain Saw Kit (5.0Ah) and Brushless Angle Grinder

$419.95 $389.00

POWER : Makita-built Outer Rotor BL™ Brushless Motor direct-drive system provides high power efficiency

SPEED : Variable speed trigger and high chain speed (0-3,940 FPM) for improved cutting performance

DESIGN : Compact rear handle design for operator comfort

INNOVATION : “Tool-less” chain adjustment for convenient operation and maintenance

INCLUDES : Includes 2 ea. 18V LXT® 5.0Ah batteries, dual port rapid charger and Brushless Angle Grinder

  • Makita-built Outer Rotor BL™ Brushless Motor direct-drive system provides high power efficiency equivalent to gas chain saw
  • Variable speed trigger and high chain speed (0-3,940 FPM) for improved cutting performance
  • Built-in L.E.D. on/off switch with auto power-off function; automatically shuts the saw off when operation is delayed for extended battery life
  • Two 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion batteries deliver power and performance without leaving the 18V LXT® platform
  • Built-in lock-off lever helps prevent the chain from accidentally engaging
  • Front hand guard engineered to actuate chain brake when engaged
  • Compact rear handle design for operator comfort
  • 14″ guide bar for increased capacity
  • Low noise level and zero emissions for operator comfort
  • “Tool-less” chain adjustment for convenient operation and maintenance
  • Weighs only 11.5 lbs. with batteries for reduced operator fatigue
  • Features Extreme Protection Technology (XPT™) which is engineered to provide increased dust and water resistance in harsh job site conditions
  • Electric brake for maximum productivity
  • Rubberized soft grip top handle is engineered for the user to more easily apply even cutting pressure
  • Large oil filling port with view window allows operator to easily add and check bar oil level
  • Adjustable automatic chain lubrication with large oil reservoir
  • Equipped with Star Protection Computer Controls™ to protect against overloading, over-discharging and over-heating
  • L.E.D. battery indicators show charge level for each 18V LXT® battery
  • 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion 5.0Ah battery BL1850B features an integrated L.E.D. battery charge level indicator
  • 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion 5.0Ah battery BL1850B provides up to 65% more run time per charge compared to 3.0Ah battery BL1830
  • 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion 5.0Ah battery BL1850B reaches a full charge in 45 minutes or less
  • Dual Port Charger charges two (2) 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion 5.0Ah batteries in only 45 minutes
  • Dual Port Charger features a built-in USB port for charging portable electronic devices
  • The Makita Rapid Optimum Charger communicates with the battery’s built-in chip throughout the charging process to optimize battery life by actively controlling current, voltage and temperature
  • Built-in fan circulates air through the battery during the charging process to cool the battery for faster charge time.
  • 3-year limited warranty on tool, battery and charger
  • Only use genuine Makita batteries and chargers