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Makita JS1300 18 Gauge Straight Shear

The 6.5 Amp 18-Gauge Straight Shear features a durable and lightweight cast-aluminum gear housing and 6.5 Amp motor that delivers powerful torque. A precisely milled cutting head and solid-steel blades help ensure clean, straight cuts, while 1/2 in. protected spindle withstands heavy torque loads. A lock-on button provides convenient continuous operation.


Cuts up to 18 gauge mild steel, 20 gauge stainless and 13 gauge aluminum

Pistol grip design for comfort and convenience

Shear head attachment rotates 360°

Lightweight cast aluminum gear housing for durability

Large variable speed trigger switch for controlled cutting speed

Retractable belt clip allows operation in tight areas

Lock-on button for continuous operation

Low noise (80dB) for operator comfort

Brushes are easily accessible for fast replacement

Double insulated

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