XCU03Z
36V (18V X2) LXT® Brushless 14" Chain Saw, Tool Only
36V (18V X2) LXT® Brushless 14" Chain Saw
XCU03Z

36V (18V X2) LXT® Brushless 14" Chain Saw, Tool Only

  • 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 offers improved performance and operator comfort
  • INNOVATION : "Tool-less" chain adjustment for convenient operation and maintenance
  • INCLUDES : Tool only (batteries and charger not included)

Landscapers and contractors are demanding more cordless alternatives to gas-powered outdoor power equipment. Makita is meeting demand with an expanding line of cordless OPE, including the 36V (18V X2) LXT® Brushless Chain Saw (model XCU03Z, tool only). With zero emissions, lower noise, and considerably less maintenance, the XCU03Z is a welcome solution for cutting and trimming applications. It’s powered by two 18V LXT® batteries (sold separately) for 36V power and run time, but without leaving the strongly-preferred 18V battery platform. And with the efficient Makita outer rotor brushless motor with direct drive system, users get high power efficiency that is equivalent to a gas chain saw.

The XCU03Z has a 14” guide bar and the Makita-built motor with variable speed delivers 0-3,940 FPM for increased cutting speed, but with less noise (only 100dB(A)). It has zero emissions and reduced maintenance: there's no engine oil to change, no spark plug to replace, and no air filter or muffler to clean. And there's no need to drain the fuel for storage. Simply pick it up, load two 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion batteries, and the saw is ready to use. Convenience features include a "tool-less" chain adjustments, a front hand guard engineered to actuate chain brake when engaged, an electric brake for maximum productivity, and more.

It’s part of Makita’s expanding 18V Lithium-Ion system, the world’s largest cordless tool system powered by 18V Lithium-Ion slide-style batteries. Makita 18V Lithium-Ion batteries have the fastest charge times in their categories, so they spend more time working and less time sitting on the charger.

For improved tool performance and extended battery life, Makita created Star Protection Computer Controls™. Star Protection is communication technology that allows the Star Protection-equipped tool and battery to exchange data in real time and monitor conditions during use to protect against overloading, over-discharging and overheating. For increased versatility, the tool can also be powered by Makita 18V LXT® and Compact Lithium-Ion batteries with the star symbol on the battery indicating Star Protection inside.

  • Weighs only 11.35 lbs. with batteries for reduced operator fatigue (batteries not included)
  • Makita-built Outer Rotor BL™ Brushless Motor direct-drive system provides high power efficiency equivalent to a 32cc gas chain saw
  • "Tool-less" chain adjustment for convenient operation and maintenance
  • Variable speed trigger (0-3,940 FPM) for easy operation
  • Two 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion batteries deliver 36V power and performance without leaving the 18V LXT® platform (batteries not included)
  • 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
  • Low noise level and zero emissions for operator comfort
  • 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
  • Rubberized soft grip top handle is engineered for the user to more easily apply even cutting pressure
  • 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
  • Batteries and charger not included
  • 3-year limited warranty
  • Only use genuine Makita batteries and chargers
LXT X2 Brushless (Black on White) XPT- Extreme Protection Technology Logo (Black on White)   Star Protection Computer Controls Logo (Color on White)
  • LXT® Lithium-Ion
  • Tool users who unplug the cord with Makita 18V LXT® experience new levels of convenience, efficiency and productivity. Makita created the 18V Lithium-Ion cordless tool category in 2005, and today it is the world’s largest 18V cordless tool line-up. Makita’s leading technology gives tool users unmatched performance and breadth of line, with innovation in motor and battery technology that is obliterating industry standards – and leaving old thinking behind. With high amp-hour batteries, efficient brushed and brushless motors, and 36V (18V X2) LXT® technology, Makita 18V LXT® tools not only meet corded demands, they can exceed the performance of corded, all while remaining in a single cordless platform powered by the industry's fastest-charging 18V lithium-ion batteries. [Learn More]

  • Star Protection Computer Controls™
  • Makita cordless tools are engineered for industrial applications, and for added protection during the most demanding jobs Makita created STAR Protection Computer Controls™. STAR is communications technology that monitors conditions during use, allowing the tool and battery to exchange data to protect against overloading, overdischarging and overheating. If STAR detects conditions that threaten to overload, overdischarge or overheat the tool or battery, the tool will automatically stop. At that time the user can either restart the tool, change or charge the battery, and put the tool back to work. When you slide a Makita 18V LXT® battery with the STAR symbol onto a Makita tool that has either the STAR symbol or a yellow terminal, you are benefitting from STAR Protection Computer Controls™.

  • XPT™ Extreme Protection Technology
  • 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.

  • Guide Bar Length : 14"
  • Pitch : 3/8" LP
  • Gauge : .043"
  • Chain Speed : 3,940 FPM
  • Net Weight (without battery) : 8.2 lbs.
  • Net Weight (with battery) : 11 lbs.
  • Battery : 2X 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion
  • Power Type : Cordless
  • Handle Type (Chainsaws) : Rear Handle
  • Form Factor (LXT) : X2
  • Motor Type : Brushless
  • Shipping Weight : 10.5 lbs.
  • UPC Code : 088381-832731
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