Makita XSJ04Z 18V LXT Brushless Lithium-Ion 18 Gauge Cordless Offset Shear (Tool Only)

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Makita XSJ04Z 18V LXT Brushless Lithium-Ion 18 Gauge Cordless Offset Shear (Tool Only) Makita Model: mktnxsj04z
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Makita XSJ04Z 18V LXT Brushless Lithium-Ion 18 Gauge Cordless Offset Shear (Tool Only)


The 18V LXT Brushless Cordless 18 Gauge Offset Shear (XSJ04Z, tool only) cuts up to 18 Gauge mild steel and 20 Gauge stainless steel and is capable of radius cuts up to 3 in. These new shears are designed for HVAC, drywall, MEP, metal fabrication, metal manufacturing, roofing, and other trade segments.

It is equipped with a Makita-built brushless motor allowing for a high degree of power efficiency with an exceptionally high 3000 SPM speed. The shear head rotates 360 Degrees with an easy push-button for various cutting positions. The trigger can be locked in the on position for continuous use and lock-off position requires two actions to start. This metal shear features a pistol grip for easy maneuverability and cast aluminum gear housing for less weight. The XSJ04 also features a built-in L.E.D. light and belt clip.

It’s part of Makita’s expanding 18V LXT System, the world’s largest cordless tool system powered by 18V Lithium-Ion slide-style batteries. Makita 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Batteries have the fastest charge times in their categories, so they spend more time working and less time sitting on the charger. For improved tool performance and extended battery life, Makita created Star Protection Computer Controls. Star Protection is communication technology that allows the Star Protection-equipped tool and battery to exchange data in real time and monitor conditions during use to protect against overloading, over-discharging and overheating. For increased versatility, the tool can also be powered by Makita 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Batteries with the star symbol on the battery indicating Star Protection inside.


  • Cuts up to 18 Gauge mild steel, 20 Gauge stainless steel and capable of radius cuts up to 3 in. in various sheet metal types

  • BL Brushless motor is designed to run cooler and more efficiently for longer life; delivers variable 0 - 3000 SPM

  • Ergonomically designed pistol grip is optimized to provide increased maneuverability and comfort

  • Tool-free shear head rotates 360 Degrees for increased comfort in various cutting positions

  • Replaceable steel blades with a maximum cut capacity of up to 18 Gauge material thickness

  • Cast aluminum gear housing for less weight and increased durability

  • Overload protection is designed to protect the motor from burnout in abnormally high torque situations

  • Built-in L.E.D. light helps illuminate the work area for increased visibility

  • Trigger lock-on capability for continuous use; lock-off power switch requires two actions to start the power

  • Belt clip secures the tool when not in use

What’s Included:

  • 18V LXT BL Li-Ion 18 Gauge Cordless Offset Shear (Tool Only) - XSJ04Z

  • Belt Clip - 346449-3

  • Hex Wrench - 783215-1

  • Battery and Charger Sold Separately

Cutting Capacity (Mild Steel)

18 Gauge

Power Source


Inner Cutting Radius (Min.)

3 in

Cutting Capacity (Aluminum)

12 Gauge

Wifi compatibility


Batteries Included


Battery Type


Bluetooth Compatibility


Motor Type


Charger Included


Case Included




Operating Speed (SPM)


Cutting Capacity (Stainless Steel)

20 Gauge

Battery System



13.125 in.


5.1 lbs.

Warranty Term

3 Year

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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.