Model # JN1601

Internet #203162029

Store SO SKU #1000668777

Makita 5 Amp 16-Gauge Nibbler
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Makita

5 Amp 16-Gauge Nibbler

  • Ergonomic design for increased user comfort and control
  • Engineered for industrial performance
  • Large stroke for clean precise work
$29175 /each
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Product Overview

  • Ergonomic design for increased user comfort and control
  • Engineered for industrial performance
  • Large stroke for clean precise work
The Makita 16-Gauge Nibbler has a die that rotates 360° and a large 1/4 in. stroke for clean and precise work in keystone plate, deck plate and other corrugated sheet materials. Comfortable to use no matter how long the job lasts, this tool has an ergonomic and slim design for easy gripping and weighs only 3.6 lbs. for easy handling. Loaded with convenience features, including a built-in thickness gauge and lock-on sliding switch for continuous operation, experience less downtime with easy punch and die replacement and lasting durability with the double insulated design.
  • Clean and precise work in keystone plate, deck plate and other corrugated sheet materials; handles 16-Gauge mild steel and 16-Gauge stainless
  • Die rotates 360°
  • Large 1/4 in. stroke
  • Ergonomic, slim body design for easy gripping
  • Lightweight 3.6 lb. design for easy handling and less user fatigue
  • Lock-on sliding switch for continuous operation and less downtime
  • Built-in thickness gauge
  • Easy punch and die replacement for less downtime
  • Double insulated for durability
  • Includes: 16-Gauge nibbler, spanner wrench and blade wrench
  • 1-year limited warranty
  • Click here for more information on Electronic Recycling Programs

Product Overview

  • Ergonomic design for increased user comfort and control
  • Engineered for industrial performance
  • Large stroke for clean precise work
Model #: JN1601
Internet #: 203162029

The Makita 16-Gauge Nibbler has a die that rotates 360° and a large 1/4 in. stroke for clean and precise work in keystone plate, deck plate and other corrugated sheet materials. Comfortable to use no matter how long the job lasts, this tool has an ergonomic and slim design for easy gripping and weighs only 3.6 lbs. for easy handling. Loaded with convenience features, including a built-in thickness gauge and lock-on sliding switch for continuous operation, experience less downtime with easy punch and die replacement and lasting durability with the double insulated design.

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  • Clean and precise work in keystone plate, deck plate and other corrugated sheet materials; handles 16-Gauge mild steel and 16-Gauge stainless
  • Die rotates 360°
  • Large 1/4 in. stroke
  • Ergonomic, slim body design for easy gripping
  • Lightweight 3.6 lb. design for easy handling and less user fatigue
  • Lock-on sliding switch for continuous operation and less downtime
  • Built-in thickness gauge
  • Easy punch and die replacement for less downtime
  • Double insulated for durability
  • Includes: 16-Gauge nibbler, spanner wrench and blade wrench
  • 1-year limited warranty
  • Click here for more information on Electronic Recycling Programs

Info & Guides

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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
12.1
Product Height (in.)
8.3
Product Width (in.)
3.2

Details

Amperage (amps)
5
Color Family
Blue
Condition
New
Cord Length (ft.)
6.4
Corded Tool Type
Nibblers/Shears
Cordless/ Corded
Corded
Cutting speed (ft./min.)
6.8
Power Tool Features
Lock On Switch
Product Weight (lb.)
5.3lb
Returnable
90-Day
Switch Type
Slide
Tools Product Type
Power Tool
Variable Speed
No

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
1-UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
1 Year Warranty

Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
12.1
Product Height (in.)
8.3
Product Width (in.)
3.2

Details

Amperage (amps)
5
Color Family
Blue
Condition
New
Cord Length (ft.)
6.4
Corded Tool Type
Nibblers/Shears
Cordless/ Corded
Corded
Cutting speed (ft./min.)
6.8
Power Tool Features
Lock On Switch
Product Weight (lb.)
5.3lb
Returnable
90-Day
Switch Type
Slide
Tools Product Type
Power Tool
Variable Speed
No

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
1-UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
1 Year Warranty

Questions & Answers

will this tool cut thru propanels ribs and flat?

Asked by: terry
Yes we just did a job with panels with ridges. It glides right over them if you keep a light up pull on tool while going forward.
Answered by: Contractor
Date published: 2017-05-20

Can this be used on 16ga Stainless Steel?

Asked by: Rena10
The Makita 5-Amp 16-Gauge Nibbler (JN1601) has a stainless steel max cutting capacity of 1.2 mm (3/64”), which is outlined on page one of the Instruction Manual.
Answered by: MakitaTeam
Date published: 2016-04-28

Do you sell the blades for the nibbler?

Asked by: Dgovnr
The Makita 5-Amp 16-Gauge Nibbler (JN1601) does not require replacement blades it requires replacement punches and dies. To purchase the replacement punch (A-83951) and the replacement die (A-15051), please contact our Customer Service line at 1-800-4Makita (1-800-462-5482).
Answered by: MakitaTeam
Date published: 2016-01-13

Will this cut through copper sheets? 16-20 gauge?

Asked by: Marilee
We cannot recommend the Makita 5-Amp 16-Gauge Nibbler (JN1601) to cut through copper sheets. When questions regarding tool capacities arise, we recommend you reference the specifications section of the tool’s Instruction Manual. The JN1601’s specifications can be found on page 1 of the Instruction Manual.
Answered by: MakitaTeam
Date published: 2015-12-31
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Customer Reviews

5 Amp 16-Gauge Nibbler is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 32.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Purchased this item to remove sheet metal from a donor car. This item goes through panels like bu... Purchased this item to remove sheet metal from a donor car. This item goes through panels like butter. The cutting head is a little large so sometimes it gets stuck which is no fault of the tool. I was definitely pleased w/this purchase and would recommend it to others purchasing for the same reason.
Date published: 2017-07-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This tool has been a great, it cut the metal... This tool has been a great, it cut the metal siding I have been installing without any problems. I highly recommend this nibbler!
Date published: 2017-12-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great using it to cut mostly 26 gauge ductwork.... Works great using it to cut mostly 26 gauge ductwork. Makes cutting openings easy recommend for any hvac contractor
Date published: 2017-12-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Much better than a cutoff wheel. Takes a bit of... Much better than a cutoff wheel. Takes a bit of getting used to, but works great for steel roof.
Date published: 2017-12-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good quality 110 volt tool at a reasonable price.... Good quality 110 volt tool at a reasonable price.
Date published: 2017-08-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 5 Star Review Rating provided by a verified purchaser
Date published: 2017-08-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 5 Star Review Rating provided by a verified purchaser
Date published: 2017-11-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 5 Star Review Rating provided by a verified purchaser
Date published: 2017-12-27
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