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5" Angle Grinder
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Model No: GA5053R

Anti-Restart, Soft Start

Two-Stage Safety Paddle Switch (AC)

  • Increased continuous input rating with high jobsite durability
  • Soft start feature gradually increases speed to eliminate start up shock
  • Anti-restart feature prevents accidental start up of tool when switch is locked in the on position
  • Fixed wheel cover is not easily detachable for maximum operator safety
  • Re-designed gear housing for enhanced shaft lock durability
  • Labyrinth construction features a complex series of channels to prevent penetration of dust and debris into the field and armature for maximum operational life
  • Motor winding protection features "zig-zag" varnish on the armature and hardened powder on the field coils to act as an impenetrable barrier to dust and debris
  • Rotatable gear housing can be positioned at every 90o for optimal positioning
  • Removable 90o side handle can be mounted on left or right side of tool
  • Use with optional Makita 5” Clip-On COW Guard (part no. 199710-5) during cutting applications
  • Use with optional Dust Cover Screens (part no. 199514-5)


INCLUDES: Side Handle (158237-4), Lock Nut Wrench 28 (782424-9), Wheel Cover (347480-2), Inner Flange (224399-1), Lock Nut 5/8"-45 (224486-6) 


Maximum Capacities:

Grinding Wheel 5" (125 mm)

Spindle Thread:

5/8" - 11 UNC

No Load Speed:

11,000 RPM

AMPS (120 V)

11.0 A

Vibration Level

Noise Level

Overall length

12-3/4" (325 mm)

Net Weight

5.5 lbs (2.5 kg)

4-1/2" & 5" Clip-On Cut Off Wheel Guards


Anti-Vibration Side Handles

Anti-Vibration Side Handles

Dust Cover Screen Attachments

Dust Cover Screen Attachments

Note: Makita Canada reserves the right to change specification of products without notice. The contents of the parts breakdown and Instruction manuals may be different from current products.