Makita XHU08Z 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Brushless 30″ Hedge Trimmer, Tool Only

The Makita 18V LXT Brushless cordless 30” Hedge trimmer (model XHU08Z, Tool only) is part of Makita’s wide range of cordless outdoor power equipment. The XHU08Z hedge trimmer has a 30″ blade for increased cutting capacity & a 5-position rotating handle for increased comfort when trimming vertically or at an angle. A Makita-built Brushless motor delivers 4, 400 SPM for faster cutting speed when set on the high speed option. The cordless XHU08Z has zero emissions & reduced maintenance: there’s no engine oil to change, no spark plug to replace, & no air filter or muffler to clean. & there’s no need to drain the fuel for storage. Simply pickup your XHU08Z, load an 18V LXT Lithium-Ion battery (sold separately), & the trimmer is ready to use. The XHU08Z part of Makita’s expanding 18V Lithium-Ion series, the world’s largest cordless tool line-up powered by an 18V lithium-ion slide-style battery. Makita 18V Lithium-Ion batteries have the fastest charge times in their categories, so they spend more time working & less time sitting on the charger.

Product Features

  • 5-Position rotating rear handle for increased comfort during vertical and angle trimming
  • 3-Speed options (low: 2, 000 SPM, medium: 3, 600 SPM, high: 4, 400 SPM) allowing the operator to match speed to application
  • Variable speed trigger for increased operator control
  • Anti-vibration design aids in precision cutting
  • 30″ blade provides increased cutting capacity

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3 Responses to Makita XHU08Z 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Brushless 30″ Hedge Trimmer, Tool Only

  1. Anonymous says:

    Impossible to ship unbroken!

  2. Anonymous says:

    awesome tool as expected from Makita. That it takes 2 batteries is a good thing Works very well, much better than the POS Black and Decker that I had before this one.The two x 18v batteries give this one a lot of power and it runs forever. It went though branches up to 1/4” easily. It is not meant to go through 1” branches like another reviewer mentioned – this is a hedge trimmer not a tree pruner. Works great on bushes and shrubs.It is lot longer than the old one I had. When I got to the bushes at the inside corner where the house meets the…

  3. Anonymous says:

    Great hedge trimmer!! Left me time to enjoy the rest of the day! Update – 2019-08-30 Just over 3 months – broke! Sent to Makita for warranty repair. Started with noise while trimming, specifically while changing position from horizontal to vertical. Grinding Noise. Drive motor seems to have become loose or broken. Will update review upon result of their examination.Hedges on 3 sides of my house!!! Been lugging around a heavy 22″ trimmer and hundreds of feet of extension cords… can’t tell you how many times I have cut the cords!!! This…