Thank you. The charging times for 5 amp/hour batteries is 45-50 minutes :o) as is the twin charger that came with my purchase choice (plus two additional 5 a/h batteries, total of four). For increased versatility, the tool can also be powered by Makita 18V LXT® and Compact Lithium-Ion batteries with the star symbol on the battery indicating Star Protection inside. For more efficient fastening, the impact driver features Assist Mode (A-mode) which helps eliminate “screw cam-out” and "cross threading" by driving at low speed until tightening begins. Cordless design eliminates the hassle of cord management and accidental marring of delicate surfaces. This video shows in action clips of the Makita X2 XSH06 Brushless 7-1/4" Circular Saw XSH06Z XSH06PT and is a quick video showcasing it's performance. OMG. variable blade speed for faster, more efficient cutting. How Much is the Makita XSH08 Really Like the XSH06? It performs up to 160 cuts of ¾” EMT with one charged 18V LXT 2.0Ah Battery. The quality of the magnesium saw shoe is clear. Love this tool! I have other Makita cordless tools and have had good experiences, so I went with this one. Reviewed in the United States on November 2, 2020. Reviewed in the United States on August 13, 2018. Almost forgot, the blade depth measurement seems to be off on mine by a quarter inch, will test soon to see for sure but figured it was worth mentioning. But when this saw came - almost for free - just paid for a dual charger and four(!) I love this drill! Great tools make a job go smoothly! The CX401SYB is a combo kit with four 18V sub-compact solutions for cutting, drilling, driving and fastening. Well, the batteries were in, blade started whirling right when I dislodged it from the box. Makita XSH01 Circular Saw Features. Makita 36V Circular Saw Review Features The Makita, model number XSH06, is built around a brushless motor that drives a 7-1/4″ blade 6,000 rpm’s which is all very impressive. A catch bar helps eliminate accidental follow through during repetitive cutting. For improved tool performance and extended battery life, Makita created Star Protection Computer Controls™. 022 911258-5 pan head screw m5x35 4 pc. Dual power mode offers either high power which delivers corded power for correcting or lower power which delivers extended run-time for polishing applications. It'll be with me for many years to come! Note to whoever buys this next, cut the entire box open. Writing in our sister publication, Tools of the Trade, Jeremy Kassel took a hands-on look at the Makita XSH06 18V LXT Lithium-Ion (38V) Brushless Cordless 7 ¼-in. Why did I wait so long and continue to... My first experience with a cordless circular saw. The saw has a capacity to cut up to 2-5/8″ thick material at a 90°. A: In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. There was a problem adding this item to Cart. It’s personal pref…. It is not as noisy as a corded saw, and it's definitely noiser than a hot knife cutting through butter, but it's as smooth and clean through wood as that knife through butter. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. It’s part of Makita’s expanding 18V LXT® system, the world’s largest cordless tool system powered by 18V Lithium-Ion batteries. Quick-Shift Mode™ uses the brushless motor’s electronic controls to find the best balance of speed and torque for each application for more efficient fastening. light that illuminates the work area for more efficient work, as well as rubber bumpers and a removable hook. It is right side blade which is standard for a sidewinder circular saw. The only issue I have had is using regular drill bits and not getting it tight on the bit. Three suggestions: 1- Bring the dust exhaust to the front portion of the blade shroud. The power and (6,000) rpm blade speed is amazing. Shipping was "Amazon OK" (still lenghty). Makita created the 18V Lithium-Ion cordless tool category in 2005, and today it is the world’s largest 18V cordless tool line-up. The Makita 36V XSH06 cordless circular saw has no shortage of features. Makita drops a new top dog framing blade. 019 911243-8 pan head screw m5x25 3 pc. The XBP05R1B is also equipped with a built in L.E.D. I have 3 sets of (two 5.0) batteries. The 9 in. (Makita offers over 70 tools that use the 18V LXT batteries). It has enough power, remains lighter than a traditional worm drive (even with 2x 5Amp)and never comes unplugged! Customer Questions The XDT16T delivers industry-leading performance in a compact and ergonomic design. They came up with the Makita XSH01 Cordless Circular Saw, which uses two of the 18V LXT batteries to do the job (hence the “X2”), essentially making this a 36V saw. Makita, a pioneer in Brushless motor technology and battery innovation, combines both in the 18V X2 LXT® (36V) Lithium-Ion Brushless 7-1/4” Circular saw kit (XSH08Z). I like this saw because it is rated at a higher rpm level than its corded counter part and you can tell at first use. I don't use it everyday and the batteries last a while before needing to be charged. Brief content visible, double tap to read full content. Definitely helps in low light settings. Makita 18V X2 means freedom from the cord, even for demanding applications like cutting sheet and dimensional lumber that traditionally called for a corded saw. Also for: Xsh07, Xsh05, Xsh04. Contractors are learning that cutting with a circular saw and compatible guide rail is a more portable option to a … I held off on this review because my initial impression was that it was bulky, awkward, and I was unsure of the battery drain over long periods of constant use. Free shipping for many products! ✔ One-hand operation. Cut-Off Saw makes single-pass, efficient cuts in concrete, pavestones, steel, and rebar without the hassles of gas. -Based on some previous reviews I thought that this might come with 4 batteries, but alas, I only got two. I've put 1/2 lag bolts into a 2Ã4 with no issues on the hammer drill setting. Amazon has encountered an error. Lights work great just as the corded. Right out of the box, I drilled two 1/16" holes 1/16". Dropped it and smashed my foot instead of losing a thumb. 5ahr batteries,,,,, well I didn't have to be too bright to bite!