Makita 5007MG Magnesium 7-1/4-Inch Circular Saw Review

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Makita 5007MG Magnesium 7-1/4-Inch Circular Saw Review

Product Name: Makita 5007MG Magnesium 7-1/4-Inch Circular Saw

Product Description: Makita Circular Saw

Price: $$$

Currency: US

Availability: InStock

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  • 9.2/10
    Rating - 9.2/10
9.2/10

Summary

The Makita 5007MG Magnesium 7-1/4-Inch Circular Saw is a high performing tool which can deliver precision performance and increased result accuracy. It is designed for a larger range of industrial or jobsite uses.

Makita is a worldwide producer of high quality electronic tools of both home and industrial uses. The recent innovation in Makita’s industrial level tools is the integration of magnesium components. These kinds of parts are stronger and more durable, yet are light in weight. This improves the overall ergonomics of the tool along with its performance.

Hence the tools become more energy efficient and compact. The Makita 5007MG Magnesium 7-1/4-Inch Circular Saw is one of those tools with magnesium components and is proved to be an excellent choice.

Versatile power built-in motor

The Makita 5007MG comprises of a Makita 15 ampere industrial motor. It can deliver the speeds of up to 5800 RPM. Along with the internal components made up of magnesium, it becomes a fast yet light in weight saw. Hence it is a well-balanced tool able to deal with regular jobsite abuse. It has a relatively larger cutting capacity of 2 ½ inches at 90 degrees.

The maximum bevel capacity is of 56 degree and allowances are made for rapid back and forth changes. It is suitable for versatile applications i.e. framing walls, floors and roofs, plunge and bevel cutting, as well as masonry and metal cutting etc.

Ultra-coated framing blade

This circular saw comes along with a Makita’s premium ultra-coated blade, sized 7 ¼ inches. The tool is M faced, hence provides a dual pointed tip and similar 10 degree beveled faces. This is to increase the cutting performance to the maximum. The blade has carbide tips which prove to be helpful in dealing with harsh conditions or cutting through heavy and dense materials.

Along with the smooth cutting of blade and the heat vents, the tool releases lesser heat and makes it comfortable for the user. It also comes with a blade wrench for rapid and convenient blade replacement.

Specs and features

  • Item Weight: 10.6 pounds
  • Product Dimensions: 20.9 x 17.9 x 13.9 inches
  • Origin: China
  • Item model number: 5007MG
  • Size: Medium
  • Style: Circular saw
  • Power Source: corded-electric
  • Voltage: 120 volts
  • Included Components: case
  • Warranty Description: 1 Year, 30 Day

Pros

  • A lightweight saw (10.6 lbs.); well balanced and jobsite tough.
  • 0 AMP motor delivers 5,800 RPM for proven performance and durability
  • Two built-in L.E.D. lights illuminate the line of cut for increased accuracy
  • Large cutting capacity (2-1/2″ at 90°)
  • Bevel capacity (0°-56°) with positive stops at 22.5°and 45°
  • 1 year warranty
  • Economical for low budget craftsmen

Cons

  • Requires constant power supply

Verdict

The Makita 5007MG Magnesium 7-1/4-Inch Circular Saw is a high performing tool which can deliver precision performance and increased result accuracy. It is designed for a larger range of industrial or jobsite uses. Although Makita manufacturers conduct a thorough inspection of each tool before sending it to market, in case of any issues, replacement ore refund is assured.

All the tools come with Makita’s warranty to assure the user gets the best after sales services. The professional technicians have tried and tested this tool, and have highly recommended it to others as well.

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