Makita’s cordless string trimmers are some of the very best weed wackers on the market. These battery powered weed wackers are easy to use and high performance, making them some of the best weed wackers to buy for home use or professional use. Makita’s cordless string trimmers are powered by the Makita’s infamous 18V lithium-ion battery. These fast charging, high power batteries offer you maximum power and little down time, making them highly efficient so you can do your best work all day long. If you’re looking for the best string trimmer, the Makita is the best choice for you!

18V LXT Lithium‑Ion Cordless String Trimmer, Tool Only

The XRU02Z delivers 7,800 RPM and up to 45 minutes of run time on a single charge of the 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion 3.0Ah battery (sold separately). It has several advantages over gas powered trimmers: the XRU02Z has zero emissions and reduced maintenance, with no need for gas or oil. For users, the tool is always ready to use: simply load a fully-charged 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion battery and get to work. Versatility features include a telescoping shaft to adjust the length of the tool, a 180-degree rotating head with 5 adjustable positions, an adjustable loop handle, and more. It weighs only 6.4 lbs.

Cordless Weed Wacker Uses

Cordless weed wackers are becoming more popular because they are easy to use, require less maintenance, and are versatile. Because cordless weed wackers do not require gasoline, you’ll never have to mix fuel and oil again! This is not only very convenient, it helps you avoid the mess and hassle of owning a gas weed wacker. Battery powered weed wackers also means less maintenance – no spark plug replacement, no need to clean carburetors, and no need to clean up a gasoline or oil mess. The best part about using a cordless weed wacker is that they can easily be used anywhere. They are lightweight, quiet running, ergonomical, and balanced well to help you reduce body strain. No need to worry about refueling, no need to worry about maintenance, just get the job done.

36V (18V X2) LXT Brushless String Trimmer Kit with 4 Batteries (5.0Ah)

(model XRU15PT1) With zero emissions, lower noise and considerably less maintenance than gas-powered string trimmers, the 36V (18V X2) LXT String Trimmer is a welcome solution for landscapers. It’s powered by two fast-charging 18V LXT Batteries for maximum power and run time, but without leaving the strongly-preferred 18V battery platform.With the efficient Makita® BL™ brushless motor, the trimmer delivers longer run time, more power and speed, and longer tool life. Makita’s efficient BL Brushless motor is electronically controlled to optimize battery energy use for up to 50% longer run time per battery charge than similar non-brushless tools. The XRU15PT features a Makita-built Outer Rotor Brushless Motor with direct drive which provides high power and increased torque.

Balance and Ergonomics

With improved ergonomics and balance, the Makita Brushless Cordless Combo Kit offers increased versatility along with a control lever that provides better run time and power management. This is an efficient brushless motor that offers fast cutting time that also works in bad weather conditions. And with its 18-volt Lithium-Ion battery, this blower can charge quickly and can match the changing demands of the application for increased power and speed when needed.

18V LXT Lithium‑Ion Brushless Cordless 2‑Pc. Combo Kit (4.0Ah)

This blower features a compact and ergonomic design, weighing in at only 6.5 lbs. and measuring 32-1/2” long. With no carbon brushes, the Makita BL™ Brushless motor runs cooler and more efficiently for longer life, and delivers speeds up to 116 MPH air velocity and a full 459 CFM.

The efficient brushless motor delivers up to 6,000 RPM for faster cutting with the string trimmer. The XRU12Z is equipped with Automatic Torque Drive Technology, which automatically shifts from 4,000-6,000 RPM depending on the density of the application. There are three speed options (4,000/5,000/6,000 RPM), allowing users to match the speed to the application. The easy-loading bump-and-feed trimmer head is compatible with .080” or .095” line and offers reverse rotation allowing users to quickly clear the head of entangled grass and weeds.

string trimmer rotating head

Trimmer can be rotated 180-degrees and can be tilted into five different positions, making it easy to find the perfect angle which allows for cutting weeds to be completed a lot easier. The spool is made out of a metal-reinforced bump knob which gives it extended life and is reliable and feeds easily. It has a compact design that features an instant feed spool system that works well with the easy-click trimmer head installation.

18V LXT Lithium‑Ion Brushless Cordless Curved Shaft String Trimmer, Tool Only

Landscapers are demanding more cordless alternatives to gas-powered outdoor power equipment. Makita is meeting demand with an expanding system of cordless OPE, including the 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless Curved Shaft String Trimmer (model XRU13Z, tool only, batteries and charger sold separately). With zero emissions, lower noise, and considerably less maintenance, this cordless string trimmer is a welcome solution for landscapers. It’s compatible with Makita’s fast-charging 18V LXT batteries, and features an efficient Makita BL™ brushless motor for longer run time, increased power and speed, and longer tool life.The XRU13Z also features a telescoping curved shaft that adjusts from 59-1/2” to 63-1/2” in length for convenient operation in tight spaces.