Makita Bare-Tool BSS611Z 18-Volt LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless 6-1/2-Inch Circular Saw

August 2, 2013 - Comment

The Makita 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless 6-1/2-Inch Circular Saw delivers cordless cutting power to the jobsite. The BSS611Z has a Makita-built high-torque motor and a compact design for a range of cutting applications, and will cut 2X material at 45 degrees. .c26-caption {font-family: Verdana, Helvetica neue, Arial, serif;font-size: 10px;font-weight: bold;font-style: italic;}.c26-matrix1a {font-family: Verdana, Helvetica neue,

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The Makita 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless 6-1/2-Inch Circular Saw delivers cordless cutting power to the jobsite. The BSS611Z has a Makita-built high-torque motor and a compact design for a range of cutting applications, and will cut 2X material at 45 degrees.

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View largerBSS611Z FeaturesSPEED – 3,700 RPM for faster cutting and rippingEFFICIENCY – Large cutting capacity (2-1/4″ at 90°)COMFORT – Less weight with ergonomic gripPERFORMANCE – LXT Li-Ion batteries charge in 30 minutes, run longer and deliver 2.5X more cyclesBattery and charger not included

Tool SpecificationsBlade diameter6-1/2″Arbor5-8″No load speed3,700 RPMMax. cutting depth90° (2-1/4″) ,45° (1-9/16″), 50° (1-7/16″)Battery18V LXT Lithium-IonOverall length13-5/8″Net weight6.9 lbs. (w/battery)Makita-Built Motor Engineered for Versatile Power
The BSS611Z features a Makita-built high-torque motor that produces 3,700 RPM for faster cutting. The saw has a 50 degree maximum bevel cutting capacity and is engineered with a heavy gauge, precision machined base for smooth, accurate cutting and added durability.

Ergonomic Design in a Compact Size
The BSS611Z weighs just 6.9 pounds (with battery, sold separately) with a more compact design at 13-5/8 inches long and an ergonomic shape that fits like a glove for reduced operator fatigue.

Versatile Design for a Range of Applications
The BSS611Z is engineered for a range of cutting tasks, and is perfect for roofing, carpentry, remodeling, woodworking, and for any pro contractor who requires a best-in-class engineered cordless circular saw. The BSS611Z is just another example of Makita’s commitment to innovative technology and best-in-class engineering.

About Makita’s 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Tool Series
As one of the pioneers driving the cordless tool revolution, Makita changed the game with its breakthrough 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Series. Three years after its debut, Makita’s LXT Series has grown from seven to over 35 tools, providing a wide range of cordless solutions for professional tradesmen. Makita also added 18V Compact Lithium-Ion for cordless power in a more compact size.

About Makita
Makita is a worldwide manufacturer of industrial quality power tools, and offers a wide range of industrial accessories. Makita applies leading-edge innovation to produce tools that are stronger, lighter, more powerful and easier to use. Makita USA, Inc. is located in La Mirada, California, and operates an extensive distribution network located throughout the U.S. For more information, please call 800/4-MAKITA (800/462-5482) or visit the website at makitatools.com. Makita is Best in Class Engineering.

Warranty
Every Makita Lithium-Ion tool is backed by Makita’s 3-Year Warranty that covers repair due to defects in materials or workmanship up to three years from the date of original purchase.

What’s in the Box
Makita BSS611Z 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless 6-1/2-Inch Circular Saw (tool only).

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Product Features

  • Makita-built motor delivers 3,700 RPM for faster cutting and ripping through wood
  • Compact, ergonomic design at only 6.9 pounds reduces operator fatigue
  • Large 2-1/4-inch cutting capacity at 90 degrees
  • Tool only (battery not included) 3-year warranty on tool

Comments

handy steve says:

Great saw – get either the BSS610 or the BSS611 I’m a big Makita fan, so this may be just a bit biased: I like this saw a lot. This saw is very similar to Makita’s BSS610. The differences between the two are hard to find — and Makita doesn’t always tell you what the differences are. The 610 has three additional features that the 611 does not: a blade brake, a light and a better 45-50 degree adjustment. The 610 comes with a 24 tooth blade and the 611 with a 16 tooth blade; both blades are otherwise of similar quality. The price…

James Gage "Eagle Construction" says:

Great Little Saw This is a great deal for the money if you already have the batteries and charger. This saw does not have the light which I miss and didn’t come with a rip fence or a case; it’s a light duty saw. If it’s your only saw, you’ll be sorry; it just doesn’t have the torque of a corded saw and will choke in a slight bind while cutting plywood sheets or pressure treated 4x stock where the blade’s burried; situations where even a homeowner corded saw will power through. If the blade is touching your…

routerman says:

Beware of the Battery Another review complained that the battery didn’t fit the saw. I had the same problem, but I discovered the answer. This saw requires a 3.0 Ah battery. Most of the Makita tools that come with an Ion battery are of the 1.5 Ah variety. They won’t fit this saw! If you don’t own the bigger battery, figure another $100 into your purchase. Too bad this info isn’t listed in the product specs. I am returning the saw and keeping the drill I ordered at the same time.

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