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

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

Product Name: Makita SH02R1 3-3/8" 12V Max CXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Circular Saw Kit

Product Description: Makita Cordless Circular Saw

Price: $$$

Currency: US

Availability: InStock

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  • 8.4/10
    Rating - 8.4/10
8.4/10

Summary

Although not for heavy industrial use, the Makita SH02R1 3-3/8″ 12V Max CXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Circular Saw is an ideal choice for craftsmen or professional technicians associated with light to medium duty jobs. It delivers speed, convenience and precision all at the same time. It has been designed for a more convenient and fatigue free use.

Industrial and jobsite constructive activities demand the circular saws to be perfect in performance and rugged enough to bear rough use. This is where Makita’s superior craftsmanship and use of high quality material and components kick in. our today’s product is the Makita SH02R1 3-3/8″ 12V Max CXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Circular Saw, which carries the same high quality features as we expect from any Makita power tool.

It can perform quickly with precision performance and accurate results. Specs and features are discussed below.

Compact and convenient size

The Makita SH02R1 3-3/8″ 12V Max has been designed to meet the comfort and convenience of the user. It weighs only 3.5 pounds. This is extremely light in weight and does not cause user’s fatigue while in longer and complicated tasks. Even within a compact stature, it has a one inch cutting capacity and can cut through many hard and dense materials.

These include wood, plywood sheets, pegboards, particle boards, MDF, melamine, drywall etc. there is also a built-in dust blower. This keeps the tool dust free and keeps the device cleaner for increased accuracy.

Lithium ion slide style batteries

The Makita 3-3/8″ 12V Max CXT is compatible with Makita’s original lithium ion slide style batteries. This improves the ergonomics of the tool and makes it lighter as compared to the pod-style batteries. These should be charged only with a Makita’s original charger. The tool also features an integrated LED battery charge level indicator.

A blade wrench saw is attached to aid in a rapid and convenient blade replacement. The battery protection circuit of this circular saw protects against the short circuiting or overheating of the tool. It comes with 3-year manufacturer warranty to assure after sales services.

Specs and features

  • Item Weight: 9.6 pounds
  • Product Dimensions: 14.5 x 8 x 10.2 inches
  • Origin: China
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Size: 3-3/8″
  • Style: Saw
  • Voltage: 12 volts
  • Included Components: (2) 12V max CXT Lithium-Ion batteries and charger
  • Battery Cell Type: Lithium Ion

Pros

  • Makita-built motor; 1,500 RPM for faster cutting
  • 3-3/8″ blade; maximum cutting depth of 1″
  • wider range of cutting applications
  • Adjustable cutting depth from 1″ at 90Degree and 5/8″ at 45Degree
  • Tilting base for bevel cuts from 0Degree – 45Degree
  • Cuts material like plywood, MDF, pegboard, particleboard, melamine, drywall and more

Cons

  • Inconsistent contact with wood

Verdict

Although not for heavy industrial use, the Makita SH02R1 3-3/8″ 12V Max CXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Circular Saw is an ideal choice for craftsmen or professional technicians associated with light to medium duty jobs. It delivers speed, convenience and precision all at the same time. It has been designed for a more convenient and fatigue free use. The grip and handle is soft and comfortable.

All tools are thoroughly inspected before being delivered into the market. Yet the warranty assures the user of after sales services. It is a highly-recommended tool and is used by professional technician of all fields.

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