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Model#: MKTN5740NB

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Makita 5740NB 7-1/4 in. Circular Saw

  • Makita 5740NB 7-1/4 in. Circular Saw
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Rated best buy for leading consumer publication
Heavy gauge aluminum wraparound base ensures stable support.
Well balanced design; weighs only 7.7 lb. for easy handling.
  • Ruler markings on base for precise cutting
  • Powerful 10.5 Amp motor
  • Only 84dB for quiet operation
  • Includes thin kerf premium carbide tipped "Mak Blade"
  • Line on blade case indicates blade position for accurate cutting
  • 7-1/4 in. Circular Saw - 5740NB
  • Carbide-Tipped Blade - A-90009
  • Wrench #5 - 783203-8
  • Rip Fence - 164095-8
  • Wrench Holder - 410047-0
  • Operating Manual


Length: 11.75 in.
Weight: 8 lbs.
Amperage: 10.5
Arbor Size: 5/8 in.
Bevel Capacity: 0 - 45 Degrees
Blade Diameter: 7-1/4 in.
Blade Position: Right
Depth of Cut at 90 Degrees: 2-1/2 in.
RPM: 4700
Voltage: 120V



4.3 / 5.0
4 Reviews
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Would you recommend?
Yes (4)
Easy To Use (4)
Powerful (2)
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Smooth operator...and a light-weight
I specifically bought this saw to use with a commercially available straight edge guide product. The advantages I expected were light weight and adequate power. For my primary use, that of cutting plywood with the guide, the light weight helps because I am always moving both the saw and the guide into cutting position. For my purpose, the power seems just right. One surprise, as this is my first Makita saw...I find it to be smooth running (vibration-free). Of course, as a reconditioned unit, the price couldn't be beat. I could not detect any prior use or evidence of seems brand spanking new and perfect.
April 27, 2009
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Works Well
A good tool for the price
April 28, 2009
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
My Favorite 7-1/4" Circular Saw
This saw may not be as powerful as some but the light weight and great design makes it the favorite of my three 7-1/4" circular saws.
April 28, 2009
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Quiet winner
After 5 years, my 5740NB has experienced constant use in the field, with only one breakdown -- a defective trigger at year three. Easily replaced by the owner at minimal cost. This quiet beauty is utterly smooth, well-mannered, and produces surgically-controlled cuts. A large, light alloy base plate, replaceable brushes, and a spindle lock all make this a professional tool. Yes, it is not as powerful as its larger cousins, but it will do the job, if you don't push the tool beyond its strength. Perfect for work on older houses with 15 amp circuits, because the saw's 10.5 amps won't trip the breaker or blow the fuse. The scribed line of sight mark on the footplate could be better, but highlighting it with a fine-tipped felt pen takes care of that issue. You won't go wrong with the 5740NB.
July 10, 2011

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Warranty Information

Makita Standard Warranty

The Makita Standard Warranty applies to both new and factory-reconditioned Makita tools. Every Makita tool is thoroughly inspected and tested before leaving the factory. If you are not satisfied with any Makita tool within 30 days of purchase, return it and Makita will provide a replacement or refund. Each Makita tool is warranted to be free of defects from workmanship and materials for the period of ONE YEAR from the date of original purchase. Should any trouble develop during this one-year period, return the COMPLETE tool, freight prepaid, to one of Makita's Factory or Authorized Service Centers.

Each NEW Makita Lithium‐Ion Power Tool, Battery and Charger is warranted to be free of defects from workmanship and materials for the period of THREE YEARS from the date of original purchase

If inspection shows the trouble is caused by defective workmanship or material, Makita will repair (or at its option, replace without charge).

This Warranty does not apply where:
  • Repairs have been made or attempted by others
  • Repairs are required because of normal wear and tear
  • The tool has been abused, misused or improperly maintained
  • Alterations have been made to the tool
In no event shall Makita be liable for any indirect, incidental or consequential damages from the sale or use of the product. This disclaimer applies to both during and after the term of this warranty. Makita disclaims liability for any implied warranties, including implied warranties of "merchantability" and "fitness" for a specific purpose, after the one-year term of this warranty. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.