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Makita

Model # HG551V

Internet # 203736982

Store SO SKU # 1000668518

12-Amp Heat Gun

$81.71 /each

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Product Overview

Whether propped up on its built-in rear stand or comfortably gripped in your hand, this 12-Amp heat gun from Makita is a surefire tool for a variety of jobs. An 11-position numbered dial sets your preferred temperature (180 Degree to 1020 Degree F) and a two-speed blower (8.8 or 16 CFM) controls airflow for optimal heat-ups. This lightweight marvel is designed for industrial settings and excels at soldering copper tubes, edge banding, pendulum welding, stripping paint, heat shrinking, loosening putty and more.

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  • Temperature remains constant with built-in thermocouple control
  • Heating element protected by ceramic core for longevity
  • Includes protective case
  • Compact and lightweight (1.32 lbs.)
  • Compatible with Makita reduction nozzle, reflector nozzle and surface nozzle (sold separately)
  • 1-year limited warranty
  • Ceramic core protects the heating element for longer tool life
  • Ideal for stripping paint and varnish, thawing frozen metal pipes, loosening tile and putty, re-melting adhesive and more

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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.) 
11.75 
Product Height (in.) 
12.00 
Product Width (in.) 
4.00 

Details

Air volume (cu. ft./min.) 
8.8 
Amperage (amps) 
12 
BTU Heat Rating 
0 Btu/h 
Color Family 
Teal 
Cool Down Cycle 
No 
Cord Length (ft.) 
Corded Tool Type 
Heat Gun 
Cordless/ Corded 
Corded 
Minimum Temperature (F) 
180 
Power Tool Product Type 
Corded 
Product Weight (lb.) 
3.60 lb 
Reconditioned 
No 
Returnable 
90-Day 
Tools Product Type 
Power Tool 

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings 
1-UL Listed,CSA Listed,ETL Listed 
Manufacturer Warranty 
1 Year Warranty 

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what are the attachments available?

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To purchase the optional 3” Surface Nozzle (P-71423), 3/8” Reflector Nozzle (P-71445), and the 3/8” Reduction Nozzle (P-71439) for the Makita 12-Amp Heat Gun (HG551V), please call our Customer Service line at 1-800-4Makita (1-800-462-5482).
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The case for this heat gun has a place for 4 attachments, how can i puirchase them?

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To purchase the optional Makita 12-Amp Heat Gun (HG551V) accessories (P-71423, P-71445, and P-71439), please contact our Customer Service line at 1-800-4Makita (1-800-462-5482).
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What attachments does it come with? If any...

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The Makita 12-Amp Heat Gun (HG551V) does not come with any attachments only a tool case.
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Rated 5.0 out of 5 by 7 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by great tool Makita 12-Amp Heat Gun (Model # HG551V) heats up quickly and stays very very hot. It is very easy to use. It allows you to adjust blower speed and set the temperature you desire. I definitely recommend using gloves when handling this heat gun. I have used it for multiple projects and so far no complain with it. Quality seems to be good and should last for a long time. I would recommend this product. May 1, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Works Great! I can see I will be using this heat gun for a lot of projects to strip paint and in my art projects. I like that it can free which can allow for hands free use. It heats up really quickly! I would note, it's a good idea to get gloves that are made to protect your hands from the heat. I used a thin pair of work gloves and OUCH....it got hot to the touch through the gloves. I was melting candle wax from all of my candle sticks to clean them up, it was so easy with this heat gun but the metal candle sticks got hot hot hot very quickly! My next use is for a art project that I am painting and I can use this gun to quick dry paint rather than wait for it to air dry before applying the next layer. Very cool! May 27, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by hot! This is a very easy to use but highly adjustable heat gun that allows you to set the temperature and blower speed. I only use mine to strip paint, usually off of old windows and doors and trim, but can be used by hobbyists and electricians for electrical work as well. High quality and puts out a lot of heat. I use leather gloves and suggest you do also. July 18, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Powerful Whatever job that needs heat to make it easier, this is the product you'll want. It will soften caulk,(makes scraping easier.)It helps to unlock a rusty handle, I could go on and on for using this product. Just buy it, you'll be glad you did. June 4, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Quality I am impressed with the performance of this gun. Heats quickly and powerful. May 26, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Quality. Easy to use. Does it's job with ease. Can't complain. November 16, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by We'll worth the money ! I use this heat gun for window tinting I have had many other kind but this has to be one of the best I have used. January 28, 2014
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