DRT50Z – 6mm (1/4″) / 8mm (3/8″) Cordless Trimmer 18V LXT® Li-Ion [Bare Tool]



  • Up to 10% Faster Trimming than Corded Model RT0700C
  • BL motor delivers the power and performance for corded demands
  • Cordless for easy maneuverability
  • Aluminum base for higher durability and accuracy
  • Plastic cover plate protects workpiece from scratches
  • 4 Different base assemblies for added versatility
  • BL motor delivers 30,000 RPM for fast trimming
  • BL motor with high power to weight and size ratio
  • BL motor is electronically controlled to optimize battery energy use for up to 50% longer run time per charge
  • BL motor eliminates carbon brushes, enabling the BL motor to run cooler and more efficiently for longer life
  • BL motor efficiently uses energy to match torque and RPM to the changing demands of the application
  • Conveniently located variable speed control dial (10,000 – 30,000 RPM) enables user to match the speed to the application while holding the body
  • Dual LED job lights illuminate cutting edge and increase visibility
  • Connectable to Makita vacuum cleaner with optional dust nozzle for a cleaner work environment
  • Smooth rack-and-pinion fine depth adjustment system for more precise settings
  • Slim and ergonomically designed body for increased comfort
  • Quick release cam lock system for convenient depth adjustments and base removal/installation
  • Constant speed control maintains constant speed under load
  • Soft start function minimizes start-up shock and makes the tool start smoothly
  • Flat top for stability when changing bits. Base can be removed quickly to install other bases (plunge, tilt and offset)
  • Push button switch, including lock-off button prevents accidental start up
  • Battery protection circuit protects against overloading, over-discharging and over-heating


Collet Cone, Trimmer Base Assembly, Straight Guide Assembly, Template Guide, Wrench x2, Trimmer Guide


Li-Ion Ah 6.0 5.0 4.0 3.0 2.0 1.5

Collet Capacity 6 mm, 8 mm or 1/4″, 3/8″
No Load Speed (RPM) 10,000 – 30,000
Plunge Capacity w/ Trimmer Base: 0 – 40 mm (0″ – 1-9/16″)
w/ Plunge Base: 0 – 35 mm (0″ – 1-3/8″)
Vibration Level Rotation w/o Load: 2.5 m/s² or less
Vibration K Factor Rotation w/o Load: 1.5 m/s²
Vibration Level Cutting Grooves in MDF: 4.5 m/s²
Vibration K Factor Cutting Grooves in MDF: 1.5 m/s²
Sound Pressure Level 78 dB(A)
Sound Power Level N/A dB(A)
Noise K Factor 3 dB(A)
Dimensions (L x W x H) w/ BL1815N / BL1820B: 134x89x208 mm (5-1/4″x3-1/2″x8-1/8″)
w/ BL1830B / BL1840B / BL1850B / BL1860B: 134x89x226 mm (5-1/4″x3-1/2″x8-7/8″)
Net weight 1.8 – 2.1 kg (3.9 – 4.6 lbs.)

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18V LXT® Li-Ion, Wood Surfacing/Fine Finishing

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