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Makita BCS550 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion 5-3/8 in. Metal Cutting Saw Kit
Model#: MKTNBCS550
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Makita BCS550 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion 5-3/8 in. Metal Cutting Saw Kit

Model#: MKTNBCS550
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Product Overview

Additional Information

  • Learn more about LXT LITHIUM-ION - Click Here »
    Makita LXT Technology

Details

Important Notice: Lithium-Ion Item - Express Delivery option not available due to transportation regulations.
Makita LXT technology - "18V Power, 12V Weight."
LXT Lithium-Ion battery and Optimum Charging System produces 280 percent more lifetime work with 2x more cycles.
Features:
  • Cuts Unistrut; all thread, channel, corrugated, conduit, pipe, sheet metal, square tubing, steel and more
  • Makita built, high torque motor produces 3,400 RPM for faster metal cutting
  • Compact design at only 12 in. length and weighs only 6.4 lbs. for less operator fatigue
  • Ergonomic shape fits like a glove with even pressure and easy control
  • LXT Lithium-Ion provides longer run time - 5x lower self-discharge for use any time and 16 firm holding contact terminals for constant high power
  • Rapid Optimum charger and battery communicates throughout the charging process using the built-in chip in the battery and built-in CPU chip in the charger; uses "Active 3 Control" for current control, thermal control and voltage control
  • Rapid Optimum charger (25-min for 3.0 Ah batteries) has a built-in fan to cool the battery to produce more lifetime work
  • Built-in LED light illuminates the work area
  • 3-year warranty on tool and 1-year warranty on battery
Includes:
  • 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion 5-3/8 in. Metal Cutting Saw Kit - BCS550
  • (2) 18V 3.0 Ah LXT Lithium-Ion Batteries - 194205-3
  • Rapid Optimum Charger - DC18RA
  • 30-Tooth Carbide-Tipped Blade - A-94518
  • Tool Case
  • Operating Manual

Specifications

Series: LXT
Cordless: Yes
Length: 13.75 in.
Weight: 5.7 lbs.
Arbor Size: 5/8 in.
Batteries Included: 2
Battery Amp Hours: 3.0 Ah
Battery Type: Li-Ion
Blade Diameter: 5-3/8 in.
Blade Position: Right
Depth of Cut at 90 Degrees: 2 in.
RPM: 3600
Voltage: 18V

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Makita18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion 5-3/8 in. Metal Cutting Saw Kit
 
3.7

(based on 3 reviews)

33%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • In the workshop (3)

    Reviewed by 3 customers

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    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    AMAZING

    By JUNIORMAN

    from Westland, mi.

    About Me Professional

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Good Design
    • Great Blade
    • Powerful
    • Safe

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • In The Field
      • In The Workshop

      Comments about 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion 5-3/8 in. Metal Cutting Saw Kit:

      I work in a machine shop and the equipment maintenance and repair is one of my responsibilitys. i had spent quite some time fighting with a corded circular saw and an abrasive blade to cut metal for any repairs that require fabrication. i have quite a few LXT tools already and decided to try a carbide tooth metal cutting saw and i was amazed with the difference. the tool leaves a much cleaner edge than a abrasive blade requireing little to no finishing after the cut. as well as getting a suprising number of cuts per charge considering what this tool is doing. it has gotten to the point that any metal cutting job i have i go to this tool, my 14" chop saw has not seen any use in months because this tool does a better job with a cleaner cut in the same if not faster time than a 15 amp abrasive blade chop saw it has totally changed the way i do fabrication work

      (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      never agen order online

      By myster

      from chicago,il

      About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • In The Workshop

        Comments about Factory Reconditioned Makita BCS550-R 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion 5-3/8-in Metal Cutting Saw Kit:

        then they send a box is missing some items

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        To high priced

        By Hans

        from North Haven, CT.

        About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Good Design
        • Great Blade
        • Powerful
        • Safe

        Cons

        • No rip guide and no hard
        • Price

        Best Uses

        • Home Improvement
        • In The Field
        • In The Workshop

        Comments about 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion 5-3/8 in. Metal Cutting Saw Kit:

        I feel that for the price charged the product should have at least had a rip guide and a hard case. Yor advertisment said a case was included but what I got was a soft satchel, which was not what I expected. The reason I selected your Makita product was because I've had several Makite items prior and found them to be very durable. --- Hans A. Ott

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        Makita Standard Warranty

        The Makita Standard Warranty applies to both new and factory-reconditioned Makita tools. Every Makita tool is thoroughly inspected and tested before leaving the factory. If you are not satisfied with any Makita tool within 30 days of purchase, return it and Makita will provide a replacement or refund. Each Makita tool is warranted to be free of defects from workmanship and materials for the period of ONE YEAR from the date of original purchase. Should any trouble develop during this one-year period, return the COMPLETE tool, freight prepaid, to one of Makita's Factory or Authorized Service Centers.

        If inspection shows the trouble is caused by defective workmanship or material, Makita will repair (or at its option, replace without charge).

        This Warranty does not apply where:
        • Repairs have been made or attempted by others
        • Repairs are required because of normal wear and tear
        • The tool has been abused, misused or improperly maintained
        • Alterations have been made to the tool
        In no event shall Makita be liable for any indirect, incidental or consequential damages from the sale or use of the product. This disclaimer applies to both during and after the term of this warranty. Makita disclaims liability for any implied warranties, including implied warranties of "merchantability" and "fitness" for a specific purpose, after the one-year term of this warranty. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.