Makita® 16 Gauge Corded Shear

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  • Regular price $329.00
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The Makita 16 Gauge Shear (model JS1602) combines power and improved ergonomics for a range of metal cutting applications. The powerful 3.3 AMP motor delivers 4,000 SPM, with a minimum cutting radius of 1-3/16” for precision applications. Additional features include a lock-on switch for continuous operation, and a built-in thickness gauge for added convenience. The JS1602 weighs only 3.4 lbs. with a small circumference barrel grip (only 2-1/4”) for added comfort. The JS1602 is engineered for cutting sheet metal and metal decking, and is ideal for a full range of applications including production sheet metal, architectural sheet metal, sheet metal fabrication, decking, roofing, signs, and more.



  • Powerful 3.3 AMP motor delivers 4,000 SPM for the most demanding applications
  • Smaller circumference barrel grip (only 2-1/4”) for added comfort
  • Refined design at only 3.4 lbs. for increased control
  • Lock-on slide switch for continuous operation
  • Built-in thickness gauge for added convenience
  • Engineered for continuous operation in 16 gauge mild steel and 18 gauge stainless steel
  • Large easily replaceable blades with 8 cutting edge each
  • Engineered to cut without the material loss in kerf typically associated with nibblers
  • Highly visible line-of-sight for precise pattern following
  • Engineered for cutting sheet metal and metal decking


  • Capacity (aluminum, ga.): 13 ga.
  • Capacity (mild steel, ga.): 16 ga.
  • Capacity (stainless, ga.): 18 ga.
  • Strokes Per Minute: 4,000 SPM
  • AMPS: 3.3
  • Overall Length: 12-1/2"
  • Net Weight: 3.4 lbs.
  • Cutting Radius: 1-3/16"
  • 360° Rotating Head: No
  • Power Type: Corded


  • (1) Hex Wrench (783201-2)
  • (1) Shear Blade Set (191383-0)