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Makita Cordless Rebar Tying Tool With USA-Made Steel Tie Wire: A Perfect Match

Makita Cordless Rebar Tying Tool delivers big time savings and ease-of-use for tilt-up contractors

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The Makita cordless rebar tying tool now has a perfect accessory for fast and efficient rebar tying: 21-gauge steel tie wire made in the USA.

The 18V LXT® Brushless Cordless Rebar Tying Tool (XRT01) takes rebar tying from a two-handed task to single hand operation. It speeds up tying for all skill levels, from apprentice to skilled journeyman, and is a welcome solution for tilt-up contractors.

World’s Largest Cordless Tool System

The Rebar Tying Tool is part of the LXT system, which offers over 250 cordless solutions powered by the same fast-charging 18V lithium-ion batteries. Makita 18V Lithium-Ion batteries have the fastest charge times in their categories, so they spend more time working and less time sitting on the charger.

Category-Leading Performance

The tool has a tying capacity of up to 5,300 ties of #3 x #3 diameter rebar on a single charge of an 18V LXT 5.0Ah battery, twice the run time of the leading cordless competitor in the category. The XRT01 can tie two #5 diameter bars or four #4 diameter bars in under 1 second. Users can digitally adjust the tying strength to match various tension strength requirements.

Added features include 2 mode operation (single or continuous wire tie actuation) for fast and efficient tying, and an easy-load design for wire reel changes that includes an automatic locking mechanism built into the protective cover. Each wire reel delivers up to 120 ties of #3 x #3 rebar. It features a Makita Brushless BL™ Motor engineered to run cooler and more efficiently for a longer life than standard motors.

Made in the USA

The USA-made 21-gauge Tie Wire (item 191L22-4) is constructed with black annealed steel for maximum strength. Each reel will provide up to 120 ties for maximum productivity. When it’s time to change the reel, the efficient loading design has an automatic locking mechanism built into protective cover of rebar tying tool for fast changes and less down time.

The rebar tying tool is available in a kit with two 5.0Ah batteries, a Rapid Optimum Charger, hex wrench, belt clip, and tool bag. It’s also available as a tool-only (batteries and charger sold separately). The USA-made Steel Tie Wire (L-191L22-4) is sold separately. For more information, please visit

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