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Model#: MKTNGD0800C

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Makita GD0800C 1/4 in. Variable Speed Die Grinder

  • Makita GD0800C 1/4 in. Variable Speed Die Grinder
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Electronic speed control maintains constant speed under load.
High power 6.6 Amp motor.
  • Slender double-neck die cast aluminum gear housing for easy handling
  • Internal labyrinth construction protects bearings and motor from dust and debris for long tool life
  • Speed control dial for setting the optimal speed for various materials
  • "SJS" Super Joint System absorbs shocks caused by accidental wheel lock during operation to protect gear, collet and coupling for longer tool life
  • Double insulated
  • 1/4 in. Variable Speed Die Grinder - GD0800C
  • 1/4 in. Collet Cone - 192986-3
  • Side Handle - 192985-5
  • Wrench #13 - 781203-2
  • Wrench #19 - 781206-6
  • Operating Manual


Amperage: 6.6
Collet Size: 1/4 in.
Max. Wheel Diameter: 2 in.
RPM: 7,000 - 28,000
Switch Type: Slide (Lock-On)
Voltage: 120V



4.5 / 5.0
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Yes (2)
No (1)
Ergonomic Design (3)
Easy To Use (2)
Powerful (2)
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Ergonomic Design
Exceptional Tool
With a carbide bur the speed of rotation can be reduced so that the bit doesn't chatter in a hole when working steel & other materials.
May 4, 2009
No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Ergonomic Design
nice grinder but it gets to hot to hold
everything is nice but it gets to hot to hold quickly
June 16, 2009
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
works perfect, lasts a long time
Slow speed is what cuts and polishes stainless steel. But WOW this grinder gets hot. I have had this one more than 5 years. used it to build a very large cheese plant. suggest when it's to hot to hold stop and let it cool. works perfectly, lasts a long time.
April 3, 2010
Ergonomic Design
Good product with good price.
The variable speed is shown as from 1 to 5 and there are 3 marks betewn the numbers so you kind have to figure out what those speed would be and the speeder is loose. I wish the specif speed was more detailed and you could lock on such speed. Kind of hard to know you if you are running at 12 or 16 thousand or at 18 0r 21 thousand. The straight speeds are 1- 7000, 2- 10000, 3- 17000 4- 24000 and 5 28000. So each mark betwen 1 and 2 would be One more thousand but betwen 2and 3 would be 2300.... Makita, make it more detailed, please.
January 14, 2016

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Warranty Information

Makita Standard Warranty

The Makita Standard Warranty applies to both new and factory-reconditioned Makita tools. Every Makita tool is thoroughly inspected and tested before leaving the factory. If you are not satisfied with any Makita tool within 30 days of purchase, return it and Makita will provide a replacement or refund. Each Makita tool is warranted to be free of defects from workmanship and materials for the period of ONE YEAR from the date of original purchase. Should any trouble develop during this one-year period, return the COMPLETE tool, freight prepaid, to one of Makita's Factory or Authorized Service Centers.

Each NEW 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

If inspection shows the trouble is caused by defective workmanship or material, Makita will repair (or at its option, replace without charge).

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 one-year term of this warranty. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may 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.