When the job takes your Makita tool into harsh conditions, Makita Extreme Protection Technology (XPT™) provides added protection. XPT™ is a series of integrated seals engineered to channel away dust and water for increased durability. Wherever the job takes you, Makita tools equipped with XPT™ are engineered for increased durability and longer tool life.
CXT® is the next generation in 12-volt max cordless tools. 12V max CXT® gives users a more compact solution with more comfort and more capacity. The slide style lithium-ion batteries provide superior ergonomics and comfort, and allow go-to tools like the impact driver and drills to stand up on their own for added convenience. Select 12V max CXT® tools are equipped with efficient brushless motors for longer run time, increased power and speed, and longer tool life. For even longer run time, the expanding 12V max CXT® platform includes an efficient 4.0Ah battery.
The Makita 12V CXT® Lithium-Ion Cordless String Trimmer (model RU03Z, tool only, batteries and charger sold separately) is a versatile and powerful solution with less weight for landscape cutting and trimming, but without gasoline.
The RU03Z delivers 10,000 RPM and up to 38 minutes of run time on a single charge of the 12V CXT® Lithium-Ion 4.0Ah battery (sold separately). It has several advantages over gas-powered trimmers: the RU03Z 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 12V CXT® Lithium-Ion battery and get to work. Versatility features include a telescoping shaft to adjust the length of the tool, a 180-degree rotating head with 5 adjustable positions, an adjustable loop handle, and more. It weighs only 4.2 lbs. with battery (sold separately).
For longer run time, 12V max CXT® cordless tools are compatible with the 12V max CXT® Lithium-Ion 2.0Ah and 4.0Ah batteries (sold separately). 12V max CXT® Lithium-Ion batteries are engineered with a Battery Protection Circuit that protects against overloading, over-discharging and over-heating. It’s part of the expanding 12V max CXT® series, combining performance with superior ergonomics in a compact size.
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