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  • Makita BJR181Z 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion Reciprocating Saw (Bare Tool)
Model#: MKTNBJR181Z

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Makita BJR181Z 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion Reciprocating Saw (Bare Tool)

Model#: MKTNBJR181Z
This item is no longer available.
It has been replaced by the MKTNXRJ02Z.


Makita new BJR181Z 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion Recipro Saw was engineered to deliver superior cutting speed and power through a wide range of materials. Able to easily cut through PVC, ABS, and EMT pipes, drywall and more, the BJR181Z also features two built-in LED lights that illuminate the working area. An adjustable shoe provides more versatility for different applications. Makita's 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion Recipro Saw is the perfect tool for plumbers, electricians, maintenance repairmen and more.
Includes Bare Tool.
  • Makita-built variable speed motor delivers 0-2900 Strokes per minute combined with a 1-1/8 in. length stoke to provide faster cutting
  • Tool-less blade change system allows for faster blade installation and removal for increased productivity
  • Large 2-finger variable speed trigger for added convenience
  • Two built-in LED lights illuminate the work area
  • Retractable tool hook secures the tool when not in use
  • Compact, ergonomic design at only 8.2 lbs. for reduced operator fatigue
  • Ergonomic shape fits like a glove with even pressure and easy control
  • Soft grip handle provides increased comfort on the job
  • Adjustable heavy duty shoe for more versatility different applications
  • 3-year warranty on tool
  • 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion Reciprocating Saw (Bare Tool) - BJR181Z
  • Reciprocating Blade
  • Bare Tool - Battery and Charger Sold Separately
  • Operating Manual


Series: LXT
Cordless: Yes
Length: 19.625 in.
Weight: 8.2 lbs.
Battery Type: Li-Ion
Blade Clamp Type: Tool Free
Orbital Action: No
SPM: 0 - 2,900
Stroke Length: 1-1/8 in.
Voltage: 18V


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Makita LXT Lithium-ion Tool Warranty

Every Makita® Lithium‐Ion Power Tool is thoroughly inspected and tested before leaving the factory. If you are not satisfied with any Makita Lithium‐Ion tool within 30 days of purchase, return it and Makita will provide, at Makita's option, a replacement or refund. Each Makita Lithium‐Ion Power Tool, Battery and Charger is warranted to be free of defects from workmanship and materials for the period of THREE YEARS from the date of original purchase. Should any trouble develop during the three‐year period for the Lithium‐Ion Power Tool, Battery and/or Charger, return the COMPLETE Power Tool, Battery and/or Charger, 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 our option, replace) without charge. This warranty does not apply to Makita Accessories, like flashlights.

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 three-year term of this warranty. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you many 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.