GIZMODO ON THE 18V X2 LXT CHAIN SAW: "BAD @#$%"
Reviewer calls HCU02ZX2 a great option to gas-powered saws
Gizmodo.com recently weighed-in on the Makita 18V X2 LXT® Lithium-Ion (36V) Cordless Chain Saw. The reviewer gave the saw high marks for performance and run time, as well as the low weight and low noise. In the end, they called it a great option to gas-powered saws, but without the gas-soaked hands and clothing. Go here to read the entire review:
36V Power and Run Time
The HCU02ZX2 is powered by two 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion batteries for 36V power and run time. With a 12" guide bar and chain speed of 1,650 feet per minute (FPM), the HCU02ZX2 Chain Saw is engineered for demanding cutting applications, but without the noise, emissions, and maintenance of a gas powered model. The HCU02ZX2 is part of Makita's expanding 18V line-up, with 70+ tools powered by the fast-charging 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion battery. Makita LXT® is the world's largest 18V Lithium-Ion cordless tool line-up. For more on the HCU02ZX2, go here.