SKIL 5280-01 15-Amp 7-1/4-Inch Circular Saw with Single Beam Laser Guide Review

Outfitted with Laser Technology for Extreme Precision
SKIL 5280-01 15-Amp 7-1/4-Inch Circular Saw with Single Beam Laser Guide Review

Product Name: SKIL 5280-01 15-Amp 7-1/4-Inch Circular Saw with Single Beam Laser Guide

Product Description: Skil Circular Saw

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Currency: US

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  • 7.9/10
    Rating - 7.9/10
7.9/10

Summary

The SKIL 5280-01 15-Amp 7-1/4-Inch Circular Saw with Single Beam Laser Guide is appreciated by the current users. The features most acknowledged are the light weight and the laser beam. The safety button which is needed to pull the start trigger is conveniently placed to aid in one-handed operation.

SKIL electronics aim to produce high quality electronic tools and equipment for low budget users. The technicians who have just begun at their jobs do need to stock themselves up, but without spending much money. Keeping this consideration in viewpoint, manufacturers have produced the SKIL 5280-01 15-Amp 7-1/4-Inch Circular Saw with Single Beam Laser Guide which lives up to their own expectations.

This is a high quality and durable tool, which comes with a suitable blade to save the user from the hassle of buying one. Following are the details of specs and features.

Powerful motor

The SKIL 15-Amp 7-1/4-Inch Circular Saw with Single Beam Laser Guide is basically an improvement of the previous versions of saws from SKIL producers. Hence it is invested with a better and powerful 15 Ampere motor. This delivers a comparatively higher speed and power. Also, it is up to 15% lighter than a [previous version.

The weight and compactness of size reduces the user’s fatigue in longer hours and tiring jobs. A shaft lock has also been added to make the blade changing even more convenient. It can easily cut through dense materials such as wood, plywood, metal etc.

Laser beam for extreme accuracy

The SKIL 5280-01 Circular Saw with Single Beam Laser Guide has been invested with a single beam of laser light which serves as a guideline. This allows you to place the blade accurately on the desired line. The result is the ultimate accuracy of the cuts. It has a bevel capacity of a 51-degree angle with a positive stop at an angle of 45 degrees.

This tool comes with a carry bag and it’s composed of padded material which assures long lasting, protective housing as well as portability of the tool. The torque clutch results in lessening the risk of kickback, hence acts as a safety feature.

Specs and features

  • Item Weight: 8.7 pounds
  • Product Dimensions: 14.2 x 9.8 x 8.5 inches
  • Origin: China
  • Item model number: 5280-01
  • Style: Saw
  • Power Source: Electric
  • Voltage: 120 volts
  • Horsepower: 2.5 HP
  • Included Components: Circular Saw,24-Tooth Carbide Blade, Wrench, Carry Bag

Pros

  • 15-Amp motor for better power and performance
  • 15% weight reduction then other models; reduces user fatigue
  • Single beam laser for more accurate cuts
  • Carrying bag for convenient portability and storage
  • 51Degree bevel with positive stop at 45Degree for greater cut capacity
  • Economical for low level craftsmen or woodworkers

Cons

  • No electric brake; hence no safety feature
  • No provision of LED light

Verdict

The SKIL 5280-01 15-Amp 7-1/4-Inch Circular Saw with Single Beam Laser Guide is appreciated by the current users. The features most acknowledged are the light weight and the laser beam. The safety button which is needed to pull the start trigger is conveniently placed to aid in one-handed operation.

For the initiation of a woodworking shop or other profession use, it is an ideal tool which comes with all features in a low price. It also comes with a one year repair-or-replace warranty for home users. It ia a highly-recommended tool by most of the professionals.

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