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116 MPH 459 CFM 18-Volt LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless Blower (Tool-Only)

  • Brushless motor delivers gas-like performance
  • Variable speed control lever for various clean up conditions
  • Part of Makita’s expanding LXT system which offers 250+ tools
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Product Overview

With zero emissions and lower noise, the 18-Volt LXT Brushless Cordless Blower (XBU03Z) is a welcome solution for clean-up applications. Its powered by one 18-Volt LXT battery (sold separately), the same battery that powers the full range of solutions in the expanding LXT system. This blower features a compact and ergonomic design, weighing in at only 6.5 lbs. and measuring 32-1/2 in. L. With no carbon brushes, the Makita BL Brushless motor runs cooler and more efficiently for longer life and delivers speeds up to 116 MPH air velocity and a full 459 CFM. Makita's efficient BL Brushless Motor is electronically controlled to optimize battery energy use for up to 50% longer run time per battery charge than similar non-brushless tools. Electronic controls efficiently use battery energy to match the changing demands of the application for increased power and speed when needed. A cruise control lever provides management of power and run time. The XBU03Z features Makita Extreme Protection Technology (XPT). XPT is a protective seal inside the tool and is engineered for improved operation in harsh conditions by channeling water and dust from key internal components. Its part of Makita's expanding 18-Volt Lithium-Ion System, the worlds largest cordless tool system powered by 18-Volt lithium-ion slide-style batteries. Makita 18-Volt Lithium-Ion Batteries have the fastest charge times in their categories, so they spend more time working and less time sitting on the charger.
  • Makita-built BL brushless motor delivers up to 459 CFM and 116 MPH
  • Cruise control lever on variable speed trigger for power and run time management
  • Speed lock for convenient continuous operation
  • In-line fan design provides better tool balance and improved ergonomics
  • Compact design weighing only 6.5 lbs. with battery (battery not included)
  • Rubberized soft grip provides increased comfort on the job
  • Conveniently located hole on housing bottom to hang blower for easy storage
  • Sound pressure rating of 63 dBA, measured per ANSI B 175.2 standard
  • Features Extreme Protection Technology (XPT) which is engineered to provide increased dust and water resistance in harsh job site conditions
  • Equipped with Star Protection Computer Controls to protect against overloading, over-discharging and over-heating
  • 3-year limited warranty
  • Only use genuine Makita batteries and chargers






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Price
Ratings
(107)
(353)
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(710)
Battery/ChargerTool OnlyTool OnlyTool Only(1) 2.5 Ah Battery & Charger Included
IncludedNo additional items or accessories includedNo additional items or accessories includedNo additional items or accessories includedBattery,Charger
Blower TypeHandheld BlowerHandheld BlowerHandheld Blower/VacuumHandheld Blower
Voltage (volts)18182060
Maximum air speed (mph)116116135120
Maximum Air Volume (CFM)91459100605
Product Weight (lb.)3.0 lb6 lb3 lb10 lb
FeaturesAdjustable Speed,No Additional FeaturesAdjustable SpeedInterchangeable Nozzle ConnectionsAdjustable Speed,Antivibration,Turbo
Noise rating (dB)8363063
RefurbishedNoNoNoNo
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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
6.5 in
Product Height (in.)
19.5 in
Product Width (in.)
18 in

Details

Battery Amp Hours
No Battery
Battery Power Type
Lithium Ion
Battery/Charger
Tool Only
Blower Type
Handheld Blower
Charger Included
Charger Not Included
Commercial
Yes
Engine Type
Electric Motor
Features
Adjustable Speed
Included
No additional items or accessories included
Maximum air speed (mph)
116
Maximum Air Volume (CFM)
459
Noise rating (dB)
63
Number of Total Batteries Included
0
Power Type
Cordless
Product Weight (lb.)
6 lb
Refurbished
No
Returnable
90-Day
Start Type
Electric
Tools Included
Blower
Voltage (volts)
18
Watt Hours
0.0

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
3-year limited warranty

Questions & Answers

21Questions31Answers

Does the 197889-6 Flat End Nozzle attach directly to this blower?

Asked by Mark April 12, 2021
3
Answers

Not directly. You need the adapter piece, Makita 191B21-6 Adapter Pipe for XBU03 Models

How long does it run on a charge..

Asked by Curious April 9, 2021
4
Answers

A constant run you can get about 15-20 minutes but that’s with smaller batteries as well.

I have a Makita XDT11 18v impact drill with a 3 Ah battery. will that battery work on this?

Asked by Matthew November 15, 2020
5
Answers

yes all the 18v batteeries will work

What does tool only mean

Asked by Alle November 6, 2020
5
Answers

No battery

how much additional length is added to this blower when attaching the optional extension 197888-8

Asked by LARRY October 11, 2020
2
Answers

17 inches from bottom of the output nozzle.

What is the weight of this blower

Asked by llo October 10, 2020
2
Answers

5-pounds bare and 7-pounds with the 5-amp battery.

is my Makita BL1815N 18V 1.5 Ah Lithium Ion battery compatible with this blower?

Asked by Bob July 1, 2020
2
Answers

Thank you for your question. The XBU03Z 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless Blower, Tool Only is compatible with Makita 18V Lithium-Ion batteries with a Star symbol. Please check your battery for the star symbol.

Why doesn't come with the flat nozzle?

Asked by Rip June 25, 2020
2
Answers

No, you have to buy it separately. Also you need another adapter to connect in between.

Does this include a shoulder strap or additional nozzles?

Asked by Victor June 18, 2020
4
Answers

Mine did not have either a shoulder strap or nozzle. It is comfortable to hold in one hand and works fine without a nozzle.

Will a 18 volt battery work if it's not a LXT if it's a 18 volt Makita battery?

Asked by FRS June 16, 2020
2
Answers

Thank you for your question. No, the Makita LXT® Lithium-Ion line of products are only compatible with Makita 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion batteries.

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Customer Reviews

  • 4.5
    out of 353 reviews
  • 88% recommend this product
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I watched a lot of reviews on a lot of blowers and decided to go with the makita since I have oth...
I watched a lot of reviews on a lot of blowers and decided to go with the makita since I have other tools and like them. Best decision I made for a blower. Has a lot more power then I expected yet also wanted out of an 18v blower. I'd buy again for sure without question. Blows wet leaves pretty decent for what it is as well.
by JOSH
3 people found this helpful
Great blower! I use it every other day. Just enough battery life to get the job done but having m...
Great blower! I use it every other day. Just enough battery life to get the job done but having more then one battery always helps.
by BillyBob
2 people found this helpful
I’m impressed with this blower, super light weight, I do have another gas blower and still works ...
I’m impressed with this blower, super light weight, I do have another gas blower and still works but is heavy and I have to carried on my back, plus when I don’t use it that often it takes at least 6-7 pulls to make it run, Now this Makita blower it makes my duty’s so easy, not only to blow the leafs of my front driveway, and the back patio ,also I use it to blow the extra water when I wash my truck, It takes about 30 min to full charge the battery, I don’t have to carrier it on my back, I’m very please with this makita blower
by Zzz
5 people found this helpful
I have to say that this blower really surprised me, in a good way. I have a different brand batte...
I have to say that this blower really surprised me, in a good way. I have a different brand battery powered leaf blower now that I thought was ok. This Makita blower put it to shame. I can’t believe the force this thing generates. It has very similar force to my old gas powered blower. You can feel the “kick” when to press the trigger, which surprised me. I couldn’t believe the force it generates, compared to my other one, no contest, this one beats it hands down. It also has the ability to blow without constantly pressing the trigger, which is nice for a large area. I would definitely recommend this Makita blower.
by johnny
7 people found this helpful
This has the power I need. I was looking for a lightweight, cordless, adjustable speed blower. ...
This has the power I need. I was looking for a lightweight, cordless, adjustable speed blower. The nozzle is appx. 17" in length. I love that there are no cords or gas to deal with. This is perfect for the garage, the shop, porch, patio, sidewalk, and deck. My son also uses this to blow off the car to dry it, after washing. Works with my 18v Makita battery and charger, which is awesome. I have used it all around my house and yard. I live in Arizona, so I can't speak for a yard full of leaves, like up north, but it worked great for my needs. The only reason I knocked a star off, is because this really needs a more narrow nozzle extension, as this one is rather wide, so the air cannot be directed as well, it is more of a wider area, but it still more than satisfies my needs, and I believe I can buy an extension for this... This unit does have good power and works well. Also, my battery has lasted as long as I needed it, with more battery still left, so I am happy, and it is Makita brand, which is such good quality. I would recommend this blower. I think this is a great buy, especially if you have the 18v Makita battery. A great addition to your Makita tool collection.
by AzVeggieMom
6 people found this helpful
The Makita Blower works great, it comes ready to get to work, and there are accessories available to add for easier or extended use. The blower easy cleared leaves, small rocks and debris. It does have a power of 116MPH velocity and 459 CFM. It comes with a hex tool to tighten it together, and the cruise control comes in handy so you do not have to pull the trigger continually while using it. It is compact and light at 6.5 lbs. with the battery on it and it is ready for a shoulder strap but I don’t think I need it. The blower does not emit gas or does not need an extension cord and the battery lasts quite some time and if you have an extra-large yard then an extra battery will do the job. Overall this is another good quality product by Makita, good quality and works great.
by AngelM
6 people found this helpful
Works way better than expected!! Battery life is really good....
Works way better than expected!! Battery life is really good.
by HomeDepotCustomer
Definitely Works, only downside it drains a battery pretty quick. Solution is get better batteri...
Definitely Works, only downside it drains a battery pretty quick. Solution is get better batteries to use.
by Ryan
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Rating provided by a verified purchaser
by HomeDepotCustomer
Bought for my wife, I have two gas blowers but...
Bought for my wife, I have two gas blowers but wanted one she could use easily. Disappointed the battery only last about 5 minutes. Returned and bought an electric blower.
by HomeDepotCustomer
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