Makita SH02R1 12V Max CXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Circular Saw Kit, 3-3/8″ Review

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Makita SH02R1 12V Max CXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Circular Saw Kit

Makita SH02R1 is a brand new, very compact, fast and powerful circular saw that works on 12V Max CXT lithium-ion battery power, for comfortably cutting through melamine, drywall, pegboard, MDF, particleboard, plywood and more. It seems to be an upgrade to the saw model found in the Makita LCT208W Combo kit and has a Makita produced motor that offers 1500rpm rotating speed that enables quicker cutting through different surfaces with its 3-3/8” (85mm) blade that can cut a maximum of an inch deep in a variety of tasks. Cutting depth is adjustable- 5/8 inch max at 45 degree and 1 inch max at 45 degree and it has a tilting base between 0 to 45 degrees for bevel cuts. You will get two 12V Max CXT li-on slide style batteries (and charger) that prove better design, ergonomics and balance than the pod type batteries (and this Makita is not compatible with any of the pod-style batteries and chargers), especially over extended use and they even have LED charge level indicator so you won’t keep wondering how much battery you have left, when you’re working on your task. It weighs just 3.5 pounds with the 12V battery on and has the measurements of 14.5 x 8 x 10.2 inches (12-3/8 inch long)- small size and low weight make it ideal for tight areas and reduces user fatigue.

Makita SH02R1 12V Max CXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Circular Saw

Makita SH02R1 Circular Saw cuts very straight lines, even has an integrated dust blower so you can see where you’re cutting clearly and with no debris you will achieve more accurate cutting results by also helped with the LED light. The ergonomic handle is comfortable to hold with its rubber soft grip, which also helps give you the ability to work longer. You can change the blade quickly and conveniently as the saw has a blade wrench attached. So what you have in the shipped package is the circular saw- SH02Z, a li-ion charger- DC10WD, two batteries- BL1021B and a 3-3/8 inch circular blade- B-14607. To get the best results and durability, better performance, compact size and enhanced ergonomics, you’re recommended to use this 12V max CXT Lithium-Ion 4.0Ah battery (BL1041B) only, that also comes with safety features for over-heating, over-discharging and overloading with the “Battery Protection Circuit”. Each Makita tool is thoroughly checked before being delivered to the retailer or customer and you’ll get a three year limited warranty on the saw, batteries and charger (if any defects you can return the set to factory or Makita service center with freight prepaid) and like with any Makita lithium ion product if you’re not happy you can return it and Makita will give you either a refund or a replacement product.

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