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Makita BCS550Z 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion 5-3/8 in. Metal Cutting Saw (Bare Tool)
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Makita BCS550Z 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion 5-3/8 in. Metal Cutting Saw (Bare Tool)

Model#: MKTNBCS550Z
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Product Overview

Additional Information

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

Details

Makita LXT technology - "18V Power, 12V Weight."
LXT Lithium-Ion battery and Optimum Charging System produces 280% more lifetime work with 2x more cycles.
Includes Bare Tool.
Features:
  • Makita-built motor delivers 3,600 RPM for faster cutting in a wide range of metals including Unistrut all thread, channel, conduit, pipe, sheet metal, square tubing, steel and more
  • Compact, ergonomic design at 13-3/4-in long and weighs only 5.7 lbs. for reduced operator fatigue
  • Built-in LED light illuminates the work area
  • Ergonomic shape fits like a glove with even pressure and easy control
  • Soft grip handle provides increased comfort on the job
  • 3-year warranty on tool
Includes:
  • 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion 5-3/8 in. Metal Cutting Saw (Bare Tool) - BCS550Z
  • 30T Carbide Tipped Blade - A-94518
  • Bare Tool - Battery and Charger Sold Separately
  • Operating Manual

Specifications

Series: LXT
Cordless: Yes
Length: 13.75 in.
Weight: 5.7 lbs.
Arbor Size: 5/8 in.
Bevel Capacity: No
Blade Diameter: 5-3/8 in.
Blade Position: Right
Depth of Cut at 90 Degrees: 2 in.
RPM: 3,600
Shipping Weight: 6.25 lbs.
Voltage: 18V

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Makita18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion 5-3/8 in. Metal Cutting Saw (Bare Tool)
 
4.7

(based on 6 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good design (5)
  • Great blade (5)
  • Easy to use (4)
  • Good power output (4)
  • Safe (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • In the field (5)
    • In the workshop (3)
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    Reviewed by 6 customers

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    5.0

    lightweight

    By conan

    from USA

    About Me Professional

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Fast Cutting Speed
    • Good Design
    • Great Blade
    • Long Run Time
    • 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 (Bare Tool):

      This lightweight saw is fantastic. I use it to cut sheet metal products, ie. barlock, s-lock, drives and ductwork. I have also used it to cut 3/8ths rod and 5/8th unistrut.

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      this saw is 4 a left hander

      By o

      from lawndale

      About Me Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Great Blade

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion 5-3/8 in. Metal Cutting Saw (Bare Tool):

          be left handed and it will work great

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Cuts like butter

          By Joe Sparks

          from Chicago, IL

          About Me Professional

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Can cut using one hand
          • Easy To Use
          • Fast Cutting Speed
          • Good Design
          • Great Blade
          • Long Run Time
          • Powerful
          • Safe

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gifts
            • Home Improvement
            • In The Field

            Comments about 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion 5-3/8 in. Metal Cutting Saw (Bare Tool):

            I am a commercial and industrial level electrician and this is just a great tool. I have seen and used it's competitors version and this takes the cake. Its fast yet light at the same time. I use it for conduit installation combined with the makita 18v driver/hammer drill. Its light enough to use anywhere; you can cut on the ground, overhead, off a ladder, etc. Its made me quicker and I noticed its saving me the physical energy that I would use if I had a hacksaw or reciprocating saw. Make sure you tighten blade or it can slip due to high speed. Blade has lasted so far. I would recommend to ANY electrician, even if you work for a contractor that would not consider purchasing these. It will make your job easier and will save your back added stress. As far as battery life, amazing love the clutch and batteries dont lose charge in the cold from what I've seen.Half hour charge and your good to go for the day.

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            What port-a-band ?

            By rasnjsn

            from Pleasant Hill CA

            About Me Professional

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Add wood blade mini skill
            • Easy To Use
            • Good Design
            • Great Blade
            • Mobility
            • No spark metal cutting
            • Powerful
            • Safe

            Cons

            • Replacement blade 50 buck

            Best Uses

            • Gifts
            • Home Improvement
            • In The Field
            • In The Workshop
            • Light gauge mild steel

            Comments about 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion 5-3/8 in. Metal Cutting Saw (Bare Tool):

            Leave your drop cords rolled up on the truck and cut away . No sparks and minimal mess to cleanup . Also cuts alloy steel with ease .

             
            5.0

            great tool for electricians

            By slim

            from milwaukee wi

            About Me Professional

            Verified Buyer

            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 (Bare Tool):

              im an electrician and i cut alot of pipe. saw saves time and money. great product

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              • 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion 5-3/8 in. Metal Cutting Saw (Bare Tool)

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                Does it come with rip fence ?
                Asked on 2/16/2013 by Stephen from Bronx, ny

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                  No, a rip fence is not included with this saw.

                  Answered on 2/18/2013 by Ken from Atlanta, GA
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              Warranty

              Warranty Information

              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.