April 21, 2021

Manufacturer: Makita

Review8.1(out of 10)

Makita XBU03 18V LXT Blower: Class-Leading Weight and Power

Makita XBU03 18V LXT Blower Stakes its Claim as the Lightest, Most Powerful Blower in its Class The big news coming out of La Miranda, California has to do with the new Makita XBU03 blower. It’s an 18V LXT member of Makita’s OPE line, making a name for itself with class-leading weight and power. Pros […]

Review8.8(out of 10)

MAKITA XRU18 18V LXT X2 STRING TRIMMER REVIEW

Makita XRU18 String Trimmer Targets Gas-Replacing Power Makita has an intentional focus with their battery-powered lawn care line to “bracket the market”. In other words, they want to provide legitimate options to cover everyone’s needs. The Makita XRU18 18V X2 string trimmer is a great example. This model targets class-leading power for professionals who need […]

Makita XRU18 String Trimmer Video Review

Before we began testing out the latest battery-powered string trimmers for our Best Weedeater Roundup , we expected to put the existing X2 Makita XRU15 side-by-side against some of the newer models on the market. To our surprise, Makita sent us a newer model, the XRU18 string trimmer. This new flagship Makita X2 weedeater has just […]

Makita 36V Pole Saws | XAU01 and XAU02

Makita Pole Saws Offer Faster Cutting Speeds for Pros Makita has had a pole saw in the 36V OPE lineup for a while now, but it has been an attachment option for the Makita Couple Shaft system prior to now. The XAU01 and XAU02 Makita 36V Pole Saws operate on the 18V X2 platform to […]

Makita 18V LXT Brushless String Trimmer XRU12

Precise Trimming and Edging From Makita XRU12 Trimmer Makita continues to provide tools for you to “Rule the Outdoors“, this time with an 18V LXT String Trimmer. With a combination of unique design features, a lightweight build, and some solid runtime, Makita’s newest string trimmer addition makes the ideal choice for precise trimming and edging. […]

Makita 18V LXT Brushless Couple Shaft Power Head XUX02

Makita 18V Power Head Offers Versatility The Makita XUX02 18V Couple Shaft Power Head joins the line of OPE designed to help you “Rule the Outdoors”. This system offers you more versatility with quick and tool-less installation and replacement of attachments, as well as a stable of tool attachments to tackle your standard lawn care […]

Professional Lawn Care: Making the Switch to Battery Power

Changing Professional Lawn Care Crews to Battery Power Takes More Than Different Equipment As new regulations and customer interest continue to help battery-powered lawn mowers and other lawn care equipment gain traction, we decided to take a look at what it takes for a professional lawn care crew to kick the can. “Professional lawn care” […]

Makita 18V X2 LXT Cordless Earth Auger XGD01

Lightweight Makita Cordless Auger Moves A Lot of Earth Makita recently announced one of the newest additions to its line of battery-powered outdoor power equipment. The Makita Cordless Earth Auger delivers 36V of high-performance digging. With the ability to dig even and consistent holes, the XGD01 should make the ideal tool for many landscaping, construction, […]