Specifications at a glance
Professionals nowadays love the kind of tools that don’t need the constant supply of power. That means you don’t have to pay any extra time with the wires. No hassle at all. If you have a cordless grinder, you can easily reach the areas where you can’t reach with wires. Makita XAG03Z is the product for the new age power tool users. It has got the brushless motor with it that makes the working really enjoyable for users. Cutting rod, bolts and bars will be super easy with the assistance of this tool. Your steel and stainless steel wheels will no longer be useless due to rust coating. The grinder removes all the debris to keep rust away from your tool to avoid you buying similar tool several times. Curious to know the details about this tool? Read this ful review to get a clear view of the product.
Whom is this product ideal for?
Makita XAG03Z Angle Grinder is suitable for any grinding lover without considering professional or not. But, it best suits the professionals because it is not a tool of fun. Even though, the DIY enthusiast can work with it; but, having some knowledge at least to control the torque is mandatory to avoid any accident. Once you know how to use this grinder, it will be easier to work more in less time and with minimum effort.
Key Features of Makita XAG03Z
1. Grinding Wheel
Makita Grinder Tool features 5" x 1/4" x 7/8" INOX Grinding Wheel for providing you with optimal grinding opportunity. Coming with advanced design, its versatility allows grinding stainless steel and steel. Meanwhile, excessive noise or vibration won’t disturb you while working with your Makita grinder for this wheel design.
2. Ultra-thin Cut-Off Wheel
To get precise cutting and to avoid wasting material, the cut-off wheel needs to be thin. To assure cleaning cuts and fasting cuts, this grinder has an ultra-thin cut-off wheel. So, having this tool means you can work more in less effort.
3. Wheel Guards
Working with an electronic tool is risky, and the risk enhances when the blades or grinder wheel left naked. For giving the optimal security of your body and the cutting materials, Makita grinder features two guards for grinding wheel and cut-off wheel. They are adjustable and secure you from debris.
4. Automatic Speed Change technology
Knowing that even grinder professionals find it difficult to adjust speed all the time which causes an accident to many users. Makita has planned to tackle the issue adding automatic speed change technology. To perform better, it adjusts torque and speed during operation that many similar tools fail to do. This differentiates this grinder from many other grinders in the market.
5. BL Brushless Motor
Whether you are a professional grinder or an enthusiast, you should know the significance of the motor of a grinder. Featuring brushless motor, this cordless angle grinder runs more efficiently and for a longer time. The days of waiting for cooling your grinder have gone, and it is time to work until you finish your work.
While working with any power tool, make sure it comforts you at the workplace. This grinder has a rubber coated handle for assisting you in optimal comfort. Avoiding slip, it increases your productivity. For extra support, this Cut-Off grinder comes with a side-handle; so, you don’t need to worry about accidental drop down.
Common Questions and Answers
- Question : Is there any way to set up the speed? Answer :
Well, we haven’t found anything like that. But, yes, this grinder comes with auto speed controlling technology and the tool itself takes care of the speed according to your working materials and ability.
- Question : How can I add the cut-off wheel? Answer :
For attaching cut off the wheel, firstly, you have to remove front bolt of the thread; then, place the wheel and tighten the bolt. For loosening and tightening, you can use the wrench provided with the tool.
Now, it is time to share what we have found after observing Brushless grinder. We have tried to be as honest as possible though we might miss some of our experiences.
Our team has prioritized in this performance area of this tool; besides, this is what this grinder aims at. Our team has tried heavy steel and stainless steel; this tool grinds accurate to make them beautiful. Besides, its thin cut off wheel reduces material waste and cuts faster. We are happy with the performance; except, torque level. It seemed higher than other grinder torque level.
2. Ease Of Use
Though having some attention before starting working with that, experienced users find it funny and efficient working at a similar time. The rubber handle is ergonomic and the additional handle is also very comfortable. Besides, being cordless, we could use it anywhere. This seemed to us a great freedom.
The price is neither in the higher side nor the lower. But, after experiencing the performance, we think the price is less than what this tool deserves.
How to use and maintain Makita XAG03Z Angle Grinder?
1. How to use Makita XAG03Z?
Before beginning your grinding work, assure that the metal you are going to work on suits to your grinder. For instances, though Makita angle grinder works on medium thick metals and suits both steel and stainless steel; grinding a heavy metal could affect the tool. After choosing, place the metal stable and use goggles for securing your eyes. Now, use your both hands to hold the grinder and apply where you require. Taking care of your hands is a better initiative before confronting any serious issue.
2. How to maintain
Before maintaining Makita grinder, you should identify the issues. Check all the parts that could have loosen during the use; tighten them as soon as you find them. Checking cord is another important thing as cracking cord might result in a serious accident. Check the motor and adequacy of its rotation speed. Fix all the issues when identified. Additionally, use air vents to clean the debris gathered inside the tool; removing them will enhance the torque capacity and performance.
Achieving 4.7 stars out of 5 stars, Makita angle grinder has become favorite to many users. Its metal construction, high-speed brushless motor, torque capacity, ergonomic handles, advanced wheels differentiate this tool from other similar tools. Many customers have claimed its capability of meeting the expectation leaves another layer of its demand and popularity.
Meanwhile, some people think it as a tool for initial level, and few of the customers have confronted issues with speed and torque.
Our Final Thoughts
In conclusion of Makita XAG03Z Angle Grinder’s detail, we feel it is better to brief what we think at the end.
If you want to buy an Angle Grinder at a reasonable price; yet, don’t want to compromise with the performance, you may choose the Makita XAG03Z Angle Grinder. This good value, quiet, stable, comfortable and simple grinder is useful for almost any user. This is a good basic grinder which allows you efficient grinding for a longer time.