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Makita BSS610Z 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion 6-1/2 in. Circular Saw (Bare Tool)
Model#: MKTNBSS610Z
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Makita BSS610Z 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion 6-1/2 in. Circular Saw (Bare Tool)

Model#: MKTNBSS610Z
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    *Offer ends Dec 31, 2014 11:59pm ET. Offer not valid on reconditioned, open box or certified items. No adjustments on previous purchases. Subject to change without notice. While supplies last.

Details

Makita LXT technology - "18V Power, 12V Weight."
LXT Lithium-Ion battery and Optimum Charging System produces 280% more lifetime work with 2x more cycles.
Includes Bare Tool.
Features:
  • Makita-built motor delivers 3,700 RPM for faster cutting and ripping through wood
  • Compact, ergonomic design at only 7.6 lbs. for reduced operator fatigue
  • Built-in dust blower keeps the line of cut free of debris for more accurate cuts
  • Heavy gauge, precision machined base for smooth, accurate cutting and added durability
  • Built-in LED light illuminates the work area
  • Ergonomic shape fits like a glove with even pressure and easy control
  • Soft grip handle provides increased comfort on the job
  • 3-year warranty on tool
Includes:
  • 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion 6-1/2 in. Circular Saw (Bare Tool) - BSS610Z
  • 24T Carbide Tipped Blade - A-85092
  • Bare Tool - Battery and Charger Sold Separately
  • Operating Manual

Specifications

Series: LXT
Cordless: Yes
Length: 13.625 in.
Weight: 7.6 lbs.
Arbor Size: 5/8 in.
Bevel Capacity: 0 - 50 Degrees
Blade Diameter: 6-1/2 in.
Blade Position: Left
Depth of Cut at 50 degrees: 1-7/16-in
Depth of Cut at 90 Degrees: 2-1/4 in.
RPM: 3,700
Shipping Weight: 7.6 lbs.
Voltage: 120V

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Reviews

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4.2

(based on 10 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (10)
  • Good design (8)
  • Good power output (7)
  • Great blade (6)
  • Safe (6)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • In the field (10)
    • Home improvement (8)
    • In the workshop (7)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Professional (5), Avid do-it-yourselfer (4)

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    4.0

    Small omission-BIG problem

    By Mochaman

    from Wilmington, NC

    About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Fast Cutting Speed
    • Good Design
    • Good In Tight Spaces
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Inadequate Safety Features

    Best Uses

    • Gifts
    • Great Tool Addition
    • Home Improvement
    • In The Field
    • In The Workshop

    Overall - It's a MAKITA! I've used their products with great results. BSS610 Circular Saw is small, light and handy - a great 'go-to' saw for all but most demanding work a DIYer encounters. Addition of LED for the work surface is a plus... BUT, I MUST give it a 'DING' for a very silly and potentially dangerous omission .... A DUST NOZZLE! On more than one occasion, I've had dust particles fly back into my face and eyes - regardless of my position in relation to the dust port. Thank GOD I had safety glasses on!! The omission of such a relatively minor part from Makita boggles the mind... I'd consider this an essential part of a 'bare tool'.... Model #611 - which does not have a LED, includes a dust nozzle!

     
    5.0

    Very strong saw

    By godfather

    from michigan

    About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Fast Cutting Speed
    • Good Design
    • Great Blade
    • Long Run Time
    • Powerful
    • Safe

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home Improvement
      • In The Field
      • In The Workshop

      I was worried this saw might not be powerfull enough for the framing - I was wrong. I love the built in light and ease of adjustments of the saw and use it far more often than my saw with a cord.

       
      4.0

      Ideal

      By Sleep tech

      from Brandon, Ms

      About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Fast Cutting Speed
      • Good Design
      • Great Blade
      • Long Run Time
      • Powerful
      • Safe

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home Improvement
        • In The Field
        • In The Workshop

        In the field, in the shop, everywhere!

         
        5.0

        Great features, light weight, powerful.

        By Steve the toolman

        from Virginia Beach, VA

        About Me Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Good Design
        • Long run time
        • Powerful
        • Rips 2x4's easily
        • Safe

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • Exterior Trim
        • Home Improvement
        • In The Field
        • In The Workshop
        • Siding

        I do a lot of exterior rot repair. The light weight & power of this tool make replacing fascia, rake & soffitt boards a breeze.

         
        4.0

        Excellent Circular Saw

        By Gr8jl

        from Rockford, IL

        About Me Professional

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Good Design
        • Great Blade
        • Powerful
        • Safe

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • In The Field

          I work in construction mostly remodeling Baths and Kitchens... This little saw has handled everything i've thrown at it, which includes continuously stressing the tool to the max almost every day... I'm specifically impressed with the power, durability and ergonomics. So far, its the best cordless saw i've used. I would like to see them replace all the plastic adjustment knobs with metal though, specifically the blade depth knob if nothing else.

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          • Q:

            Makita 6-1/2 cordless circular saws...
            What is the difference between the 610 and the 611
            ?
            Asked on 10/28/2013 by Ted from Raleigh, NC

            1 answer

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              A:

              They are basically the same saw. The 610 includes is a kit, it includes batteries, a charger, a blade, a case. Were as the 611 is sold as a tool only.

              Answered on 10/31/2013 by Ken from Atlanta, GA
          • Q:

            does this saw include the rip guide?
            Asked on 12/9/2012 by jon from fenwick island, de

            1 answer

            • A:

              No, this does not include the rip guide.

              Answered on 12/9/2012 by Community Answer from None
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          Warranty

          Warranty Information

          Makita LXT Lithium-ion Tool Warranty

          The Makita LXT Lithium-ion Warranty applies to both new and factory-reconditioned Makita tools. Every Makita ® 18V and 14.4V LXT Lithium-Ion Industrial Power Tool is thoroughly inspected and tested before leaving the factory. If you are not satisfied with Makita 18V and 14.4V LXT Lithium-Ion tool within 30 days of purchase, return it and Makita will provide a replacement or refund. Every Makita 18V and 14.4V LXT Lithium-Ion tool is warranted to be free of defects from workmanship and materials for the period of THREE YEARS from the date of original purchase. The Makita LXT Lithium-ion battery has a limited one-year warranty. Should any trouble develop during the three-year period, return the COMPLETE tool, freight prepaid, to one of Makita's Factory or Authorized Service Centers.

          If inspection shows the trouble is caused by defective workmanship or material, Makita will repair (or at our option, replace) without charge. This warranty does not apply to Makita Accessories, like flashlights.

          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 three-year term of this warranty. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you many 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.