MAKITA 40V MAX XGT® 16" Chain Saw Kit

Makita SKU: GCU05M1
MAKITA 40V MAX XGT® 16" Chain Saw Kit

MAKITA 40V MAX XGT® 16" Chain Saw Kit

Makita SKU: GCU05M1
Model Number: MAKGCU05M1
Regular Price $629.99

Landscapers and contractors are demanding more cordless alternatives to gas-powered outdoor power equipment. Makita is meeting demand with an expanding line of cordless OPE, including the 40V max XGT® Brushless 16” Chain Saw (GCU05M1).

With zero emissions, lower noise, and considerably less maintenance, the GCU05M1 is a welcome solution for cutting and trimming applications. It’s powered by one 40V XGT® 5.0Ah battery for power and long run time, and with the efficient Makita-built brushless motor users get high power efficiency that is equivalent to a 42cc gas chain saw.

The GCU05M1 has a 16” guide bar and Makita-built motor with a variable-speed trigger that delivers 0-5,020 FPM for increased cutting speed. It has zero emissions and reduced maintenance: there's no engine oil to change, no spark plug to replace, and no air filter or muffler to clean. And there's no need to drain the fuel for storage.

Convenience features include lateral chain tensioning with dual stud for efficient chain retention, captured bar nuts, adjustable automatic chain lubrication with large oil reservoir, and a built-in L.E.D. on/off switch with auto power-off function which automatically shuts the saw off when operation is delayed for extended battery life.

XGT® is a system of equipment, tools, batteries, and chargers utilizing 40v max lithium-ion batteries. XGT® is engineered to deliver high power to take on high-demand applications, allowing users to completely transition to a cordless job site. XGT® is equipped with advanced brushless motor engineering, intelligent digital communication, and superior durability features to outpower, outsmart and outlast the rest.

  • OUTPOWER: Makita-built brushless motor delivers power of a 42cc gas chain saw
  • OUTSMART: 27% faster chain speed at 5,020 FPM*
  • OUTLAST: Extreme Protection Technology (XPT™) engineered for improved dust and water resistance
  • No gas, emissions, oil mixing or pull starts
  • High performance with low noise levels
  • Reduced maintenance lowers operating costs and minimizes down time
  • "Tool-less" chain adjustment for convenient operation and maintenance
  • Variable speed trigger and high chain speed (0-5,020 FPM) for improved cutting performance
  • Adjustable automatic chain lubrication with large oil reservoir
  • Large oil filling port with view window allows operator to easily add and check bar oil level
  • Rubberized soft grip top handle is engineered for the user to more easily apply even cutting pressure
  • Includes 16" sprocket nose guide bar and 3/8" low profile pitch, .050" gauge chain
  • The digital communication within XGT® actively monitors and protects against overload, over-discharge and overheating
  • XGT® Tools and Batteries are designed with a multi-layer contact interface for more constant power delivery to take on high-current demands
  • XGT® Batteries feature rigid rails with impact-resistant construction to secure the battery to the tool during high-demand applications
  • The XGT® Rapid Charger with dual-fan design circulates air through the battery to cool the battery and circuit board quickly for faster charging
  • The XGT® Rapid Charger’s digital display indicates battery charge level (-80%, +80%, 100%)
  • The XGT® Rapid Charger’s built-in chip thoroughly communicates during the charging process to control current, voltage, and temperature for more efficient charging
  • Compatible with Makita® 40V max XGT® Lithium-Ion Batteries
  • 3-year limited warranty on tool, battery and charger
  • Only use genuine Makita batteries and chargers


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