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Model#: MKTNBJR182Z

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Makita BJR182Z 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion Reciprocating Saw (Bare Tool)

  • Makita BJR182Z 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion Reciprocating Saw (Bare Tool)
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This item is no longer available.
It has been replaced by the MKTNXRJ03Z.


Makita's 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion Recipro Saw delivers fast cutting and demolition performance to the jobsite. Featuring a high-torque motor with a 1-1/8 in. stroke that is engineered for a range of cutting and demolition tasks. Perfect for a range of applications including plumbing, flooring, electrical, demolition, and for general contractors who require a best-in-class engineered cordless reciprocating saw. This is just another example of Makita's commitment to innovate technology and best-in class engineering.
  • 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
  • Compact, ergonomic design at only 7.9 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
  • 3-year warranty on tool
  • 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion Reciprocating Saw (Bare Tool) - BJR182Z
  • Reciprocating Blade
  • Bare Tool - Battery and Charger Sold Separately
  • Operating Manual


Series: LXT
Cordless: Yes
Length: 17.75 in.
Weight: 7.9 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



4.6 / 5.0
27 Reviews
5 Stars
4 Stars
3 Stars
2 Stars
1 Star
Would you recommend?
Yes (24)
Easy To Use (23)
Powerful (20)
Heavy (2)
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Makita does it again
good design, makes it easy for those hard to reach places. You don't get fatigued, like you do with other heavy saws.
October 19, 2009
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Great Saw For the money
Bought this unit because I have outdoor work for it and already own the batteries and charger.
April 22, 2014
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
i like this saw it is well built sturdy and durable but it seams to be a little big in the neck due to the shoe button which is also a nice feature but makes it hard to cut smaller pipe
September 22, 2011
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Great tool!
Even though it is a refurbished tool, it looked brand new and seems to work flawlessly! My only negative is that the saw was just thrown into a box, there was no packing material for protection. It did arrive with no damage however.
Works just like a plug in saw without the cord!
I am using the smaller 1.5ah batteries and it still works well just less run time.
The toolless blade change is great!
May 30, 2012
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Avid do-it-yourselfer wh really puts tools to the test. This is one great saw at a really decent price.
December 30, 2010
January 21, 2011
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
as good as a new one
I bought it as a Valentine's day gift for my husband. He already had other power tools from Makita and he likes them. He wanted this saw so that he can use his Lithium battery that shares with the other Makita tools. The cordless design makes it very convenient to use. The reconditioned one works just as fine as a new one. He likes it.
March 1, 2011
Easy To Use
Great Special price for a special Tool
Tough basic tool at a great price !!
June 29, 2011
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
My tools!
Great for demo's all around use's must have tool...(-;
October 21, 2011
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
February 5, 2012

Questions & Answers

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What battery do I need to buy if I purchase a mikita 18v rechargable reciprocating saw? Not clear on it.
Jeff on Mar 28, 2014
BEST ANSWER: The 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Batteries - BL1830 would be best.
What are the differences between the two models of LXT recipro saws? (181 and 182) besides price. Not apparent to me.
Mike on Nov 17, 2012
BEST ANSWER: The Makita BJR181Z is slightly larger. Weighing 8.1 lbs. It also has a length of 19 and 5/8 inches.
The Makita BJR182Z weighs in at only 7.7 lbs. And it only has a length of 17 and 3/4 inches
What blades will fit in this saw?
Taylor on Oct 31, 2013
BEST ANSWER: Here is the link to all of the blades that will work with this saw:
does this tool use BL1815 battery
Bob on Sep 22, 2012
BEST ANSWER: Makita Cordless Saws require the BL1830. The BL1815 will only work in their drills.

New Vs. Reconditioned

What's the difference between New and Factory-Reconditioned?

Factory-Reconditioned products have been returned to the manufacturer and are restored to like-new operating condition; they go through a rigorous testing and inspection process. Plus, they offer a significant savings vs. new.
  • Reconditioned products may have minor cosmetic blemishes or scratches that do not affect item performance.
  • Reconditioned products may not come with all of the consumables the new version comes with (bits, sanding pads/papers, cases, etc.).
  • Both come with a manufacturer warranty and are covered by our Money Back Guarantee; New is 30 days, Reconditioned is 60 days.
Condition: New Factory Reconditioned
Features: Same Same
Specs: Same Same
Includes: 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion Reciprocating Saw (Bare Tool) - BJR182Z,
Reciprocating Blade,
Bare Tool - Battery and Charger Sold Separately,
Operating Manual
18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion Reciprocating Saw (Bare Tool) - BJR182Z-R,
Reciprocating Blade,
Bare Tool - Battery and Charger Sold Separately,
Operating Manual
Availability: Out of Stock Out of Stock
Warranty: 3 Year Limited 1 Year Limited


Warranty Information

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.

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