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 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
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Makita EX2650LH 25.4 cc MM4® 4‑Stroke Couple Shaft Power Head

$329.99 $329.00

PERFORMANCE : Powerful and fuel efficient 25.4 cc multi-position 4-stroke engine

DURABILITY : Heavy duty, dual stage air filter with large sealing areas and “Tool-less” filter access

VERSATILITY : Multi-position lubrication system enables continuous operation at any engine angle

EFFICIENCY : Quick release couple shaft attachment can be used with multiple attachments

INCLUDES : Tool kit

  • Quick release couple shaft attachment for use with multiple attachments
  • Heavy duty, dual stage air filter with large sealing areas is replaceable and easily accessible
  • Powerful fuel efficient 25.4 cc, 4-stroke commercial duty engine
  • Multi-position lubrication system enables engine to be inclined to any angle even during continuous operation
  • Mechanical automatic engine decompression for quicker, easier starts
  • Compact design with less weight
  • Oil filling port and drain plug are easily accessible with oil level view window for easy checking and replacing of oil
  • Steel drive shaft for less vibration and longer equipment life
  • Easily adjustable handle configuration for improved balance
  • Translucent fuel tank with large opening for easier refueling

BR400MP Broom Attachment

$279.00
  • Designed for optimal performance on pavement with cracks or uneven stones
  • Ideal for sweeping dust, leaves, or light snow and fluffing artificial turf
  • Wide sweeping surface of 23-5/8″ for maximum productivity
  • Durable nylon bristles for optimum performance
  • Steel drive shaft for less vibration and longer equipment life
  • Quickly attaches to power head for easy operation
  • For use with Makita couple shaft power heads

SW400MP Sweeper Attachment

$319.00
  • Designed to remove pebbles, sand, or leaves without damaging grass and for clearing away water and light snow from hard pavements
  • Ideal for construction waste and street maintenance
  • Wide sweeping surface of 23-1/4″ for maximum productivity
  • 12 durable rubber paddles for optimum performance
  • Steel drive shaft for less vibration and longer equipment life
  • Quickly attaches to power head for easy operation
  • For use with Makita couple shaft power heads

LE400MP Shaft Extension Attachment

$79.00
  • 42″ extended shaft reach allowing access to hard-to-reach branches and shrubs
  • Quickly attaches to power head for easy operation
  • Steel drive shaft for less vibration and longer equipment life
  • Less weight for operator comfort
  • For use with Makita Couple Shaft Power Heads

EE400MP Edger Attachment

$179.00
  • 8” steel blade for precise cuts and longer blade life
  • Adjustable wheel for quick and easy adjustment to desired cutting depth
  • Metal skid plate protects gear housing for increased durability
  • Guide marking on blade guard allows for cleaner more precise cuts
  • For use with Makita 25.4 cc MM4® 4-Stroke Couple Shaft Power Head model EX2650LH

EY401MP Pole Saw Attachment

$199.00
  • 10” reversible sprocket nose bar for efficient pruning of branches
  • Translucent bar oil tank with adjustable automatic chain lubrication for efficient operation
  • Steel drive shaft for less vibration and longer equipment life
  • Quickly attaches to power head for easy operation
  • For use with Makita Couple Shaft Power Heads

KR401MP Cultivator Attachment

$219.00
  • 9″ 6 tine steel blade for efficient rejuvenation of planting areas
  • Compact design, engineered to work in tight spaces
  • Steel drive shaft for less vibration and longer life
  • Less weight for operator comfort
  • Quickly attaches to power head for easy operation
  • For use with Makita Couple Shaft Power Heads

EN410MP Double-Sided Hedge Trimmer Attachment

$179.00
  • 20″ double-sided blade with higher blade speed for efficient cutting of hedges
  • Commercial duty gear case engineered for improved durability
  • Tip guard protects blade from unnecessary wear
  • For use with Makita Couple Shaft Power Heads

EN401MP Articulating Hedge Trimmer Attachment

$269.00
  • 20″ double-sided blade with 13 angle settings for efficient trimming of overhead and low-lying hedges
  • Angle change lever quickly and easily adjusts blade angle
  • Commercial duty gear case engineered for improved durability
  • 180º blade adjustment allows blade to be positioned along shaft for convenient transport and storage
  • Tip guard protects blade from unnecessary wear
  • For use with Makita Couple Shaft Power Heads

ER400MP Curved Shaft String Trimmer Attachment

$79.00
  • M8 x 1.25 RH shaft arbor fits common sized trimmer heads
  • 17″ cutting swathe for efficient grass cutting
  • Bump and feed trimmer head for quick and efficient line feed
  • Quickly attaches to power head for easy operation
  • Less weight for operator comfort
  • Curved shaft for improved balance and maneuverability
  • For use with Makita Couple Shaft Power Heads

EM405MP String Trimmer Attachment

$99.00
  • M10 x 1.25 LH shaft arbor fits common sized trimmer heads
  • Steel drive shaft for less vibration and longer equipment life
  • 17″ cutting swathe for efficient grass cutting
  • Bump and feed trimmer head for quick and efficient line feed
  • Quickly attaches to power head for easy operation
  • Less weight for operator comfort
  • For use with Makita Couple Shaft Power Heads