The efficient and powerful motor of this battery-powered chainsaw makes it perfect for domestic light-duty use. It produces no smoke or fumes and is suitable for work in harsh and dirty environments.
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Pro Ideal for light-duty use
With a 14" long bar, this battery-powered chainsaw can do all the regular light-duty jobs you can think off. It's suitable for trimming bushes, cutting low-diameter trees, and preparing firewood.
Pro Very resistant to harsh settings
This tool has high resistance against both water and dust. It is ready to be used in tough and dirty environments. All the electrical parts of this chainsaw are sealed. In fact, you can work with it even while it’s raining.
Pro Suitable for indoor use, since there are no fumes
Since this chainsaw uses an electric motor, you don’t have to worry about hazardous emissions from the chainsaw. This means you can operate this tool indoors.
Pro Batteries can be used in other Makita tools
The 5 Ah batteries that come with this chainsaw can be used on any 18 or 36 V Makita product. In fact, the 18 V LXT batteries are now the de facto standard for almost all new Makita cordless tools.
Pro Includes batteries and a charger
Apart from the standard 14-inch bar and a chain, you’ll also get two 18 V, 5 Ah batteries, and a charger. But, if you already have them, you can also buy the chainsaw without the extra accessories for a lower price.
Pro Efficient brushless motor
This chainsaw has a state-of-the-art brushless DC motor produced by Makita. It actuates the chain through Makita’s Direct Drive System, so no power is lost in transition.
Con Limited to light-duty jobs
This chainsaw's primary limiting factor is the 14" long cutting bar, that limits the tool to only light-duty jobs.