The Makita JS8000 Fiber Cement Shear Kit is best designed for cutting medium density cement-board. With up to 2,500 strokes per minute, the JS8000 can be applied to a various range of applications including drop-ins for sinks, flooring, and showers, as well as exterior tasks like siding, gable angles, and window openings. Its dense steel, efficient blades cut straight and outline lines quickly and quietly with up to 5/16-inch cutting capacity.
The Makita JS8000 Shear Kit cuts fiber cement quickly while producing less dust which is great for industrial use. It features a retractable hook that is convenient for temporary hanging the tool. Its pistol grip is ergonomically designed for easy operation and it has a rubberized grip that provides comfort. The Makita JS8000 is made out of sturdy aluminum gear housing for durability.
This Makita shear kit has an 8.2 feet power cord so that the user can easily maneuver the tool without hassle. As an additional feature, it has a lock-on switch for easy tool manipulation.