makita_xcu03pt_action_shot_2This week at GIE+EXPO, Makita is announcing the release of the new 18V X2 LXT (36V) Chain Saw (XCU03Z, right). The saw features a Makita‐built Outer Rotor BLTM Brushless Motor direct‐drive system that provides high power efficiency equivalent to gas chain saw. It is powered by two 18V LXT Lithium‐Ion batteries, which are positioned for greater balance and ergonomics (available early 2017).

Makita Releases new XCU03PT 18v X2 LXT Gas Performance Battery Chain Saw at GIE 2016