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Makita DUR181Z Strimmer 18v LXT Cordless Line Trimmer

The Makita DUR181Z is developed to be the lighter weight of Makita string trimmer's. Operating off of just one single Makita 18v lithium-ion battery the strimmer is ideal for home garden use.


The DUR181Z string trimmer is built as a lightweight (2.6kg) , 260mm diameter cutting head, cordless grass trimmer. Using just the one 18v Makita lithium-ion battery situated under the handle the strimmer is ideal for home gardening with it's well balanced weight. The lightweight and size means that they are suitable for nearly all users. The adjustable head can be angled to complete almost any grass trimming job around your home. As well as the adjustable head it's shaft can be adjusted up to a range of 180mm to give maximum comfort in posture whilst using the strimmer. The on off switch has a safety button to prevent accidental operation and a light to indicate low and empty battery status.

Key Features
  • Adjustable loop-handle
  • Adjustable cutting head
  • Well balanced tool design- The battery position is located under the main handle, exactly at the place that plays a role of pivot point when the tool is swung like a pendulum for grass cutting. The battery is therefore not swung around to minimize user’s fatigue
  • Easy to change spool assembly
  • 5 position pivoting head enables user to adjust cutting angle, allowing for trimming in tight spaces
  • Battery capacity warning lamp

In the Box
  • 1x DUR181 Grass Line Trimmer Body Only
  • 1x Safety Glasses
  • 1x Shoulder Strap
  • 1x Nylon Strimmer Cord
  • 1x Blade Guard

  • Battery: Li-ion
  • Voltage: 18V
  • Noise sound pressure: 82 dB(A)
  • Noise sound power: 88.5 dB(A)
  • Noise K factor: 2.5 dB(A)
  • Cutting diameter: 260mm
  • Cutting mechanism: Bump and feed single-line head
  • Shaft Adjustment Range: 180mm
  • No Load Speed: 7,800 rpm
  • Vibration K factor: 1.5 m/sec²
  • Vibration no load: 2.5m/sec²
  • Net weight: 2.8 – 3.1kg


As standard Makita offer a 1 year manufactures’ warranty on machines from the date of purchase

The 1 year warranty can be extended to a 3 year warranty* with online registration

All Makita products are thoroughly inspected before they leave the factory to ensure they meet the highest of standards but on rare occasions a machine may develop a defect, if this happens, don't worry, Makita's warranty system is one of the best around.

Makita services agents are located across the country and will be able to repair a faulty machine under warranty. Use this tool to find your nearest agent: Makita Dealer Locator.

If a suitable dealer can not be located then the Makita returns form can be used to arrange a free of charge collection of your machine for inspection by Makita.

*Please note:

  • Registration for Makita's extended 3 year warranty is only available within 30 days of the purchase date.
  • 3 year warranty is not available for Batteries, Battery Chargers, Accessories, Petrol Powered Products, Production Tools and Air Tools and Compressors.  
  • When filling out the 'Makita Dealer' section of the 3 year warranty form please enter 'J CARR & SON LTD'.
  • As well as providing a 3 year warranty certificate, proof of purchase will also be required, so please keep your receipt.

*This guarantee 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.
  • This guarantee does not affect your statutory rights.


  • We aim to despatch all power tool orders processed before 2pm on the same day for a next day delivery.
  • We offer free delivery on all power tool orders over £99.
  • Parcels with a cost of up to £150 are sent via Royal Mail on a first class Signed For service that is delivered next day 98% of the time, this includes Saturdays.
  • Parcels with a value of over £150 are sent on a next working day, pre 12pm delivery service with DPD.
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Despatched same day on orders place before 2pm.
Free delivery on orders over £99

Our expert verdict


The Makita DUR181 is a lightweight strimmer making it ideal for small/medium gardens.

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