Makita Lightweight Electric Circular Saw, 7-1/4-Inch

Last updated: May 9, 2022

This plug-in circular saw incorporates magnesium elements to deliver performance while remaining lightweight. At just 10.6 pounds, this saw still delivers 5,800 RPM to tackle tough tasks.

We looked at the top Circular Saws and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Circular Saw you should buy.

Product Details

Key Takeaway: Combining maneuverability and power, this lightweight tool reduces fatigue when you're working all day.

In our analysis of 26 expert reviews, the Makita Lightweight Electric Circular Saw, 7-1/4-Inch placed 5th when we looked at the top 14 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Magnesium components create a lightweight saw (10.6 pounds) that is well balanced and jobsite tough. Powerful 15.0 AMP motor delivers 5,800 RPM for proven performance and jobsite durability. Two built in L.E.D lights illuminate the line of cut for increased accuracy. Large cutting capacity (2 to 1/2 inches at 90 degree) and bevel capacity (0 degree to 56 degree) with positive stops at 22.5 degree and 45 degree. 1 year warranty.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

Large 7-1/4 inches carbide-tipped blade for working on larger projects. The blade is also very efficient at cutting material
Affordable. Easy to use. Durable
Powerful. Ergonomic. Well priced
Magnesium components create tremendous durability. Lightweight.
While it may only way 10 lbs, this saw is very durable and robust – it can even stand up to regular use on a construction site or workshop.

What reviewers didn't like

Safety features could have been done better
Corded. Almost too light
A little pricey. Wide dispersal of sawdust
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