Makita BSS610 18-Volt LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless 6-1/2-Inch Circular Saw Kit

November 7, 2013 - Comment

Makita-built motor delivers 3,700 RPM for faster cutting and ripping through woodThe Makita 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless 6-1/2-Inch Circular Saw delivers cordless cutting power to the jobsite. The BSS610 has a high-torque Makita-built motor and a compact design for a range of cutting applications, and will cut 2x material at 45 degrees. .c26-caption {font-family: Verdana,

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Makita-built motor delivers 3,700 RPM for faster cutting and ripping through woodThe Makita 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless 6-1/2-Inch Circular Saw delivers cordless cutting power to the jobsite. The BSS610 has a high-torque Makita-built motor and a compact design for a range of cutting applications, and will cut 2x material at 45 degrees.

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View largerBSS610 FeaturesPERFORMANCE – LXT Li-Ion batteries charge in 30 minutes, run longer and deliver 2.5X more cyclesSPEED – 3,700 RPM for faster cutting and rippingCONTROL – Built-in dust blower and L.E.D. light for accurate cutsCOMFORT – Only 7.1 lbs. with ergonomic gripINCLUDES – (2) 18V LXT Lithium-Ion batteries, rapid charger, 6-1/2″ blade, rip fence and case

Tool SpecificationsBlade diameter6-1/2″Arbor5/8″Max. cutting depth90° (2-1/4″), 45° (1-9/16″)No load speed3,700 RPMBattery18V LXT Lithium-IonOverall length13-5/8″Net weight7.1 lbs. (w/battery)Makita-Built Motor Engineered for Versatile Power
The BSS610 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 BSS610 weighs just 7.1 pounds with a more compact design at 13-5/8 inches long and an ergonomic shape that fits like a glove for reduced operator fatigue. The BSS610 is also equipped with two built-in L.E.D. lights that illuminate the work area for more efficient work, as well as a built-in dust blower to keep the line of cut free of debris.

Versatile Design for a Range of Applications
The BSS610 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 BSS610 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. Makita Lithium-Ion batteries and chargers have a limited 1-year warranty. Please see makitatools.com for complete details.

What’s in the Box
Makita BSS610 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless 6-1/2-Inch Circular Saw, two 18V LXT Lithium-Ion batteries, 30-Minute Rapid Optimum Charger, 6-1/2-inch Carbide-tipped blade, Rip fence and tool case.

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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 7.1 lbs. for reduced operator fatigue
  • Designed with convenient features such as a built-in L.E.D. light to illuminate the work area, and a built-in dust blower
  • Makita LXT Lithium-Ion battery and Energy Star rated 30-Minute Rapid Optimum Charger produces 430% total lifetime work with 2.5X more cycles
  • 3-year warranty on tool; 1-year warranty on batteries and charger.
  • 1 30-Minute Rapid Optimum Charger (DC18RA)
  • 2 ea. 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Battery (BL1830)
  • 24T Carbide Tipped Blade (A-85092)
  • 3-year warranty on tool and 1-year warranty on batteries and charger
  • 30-Minute Rapid Optimum Charger communicates with the battery’s built-in chip throughout the charging process to optimize battery life by actively controlling current, voltage and temperature
  • 30-Minute Rapid Optimum Charger has a built-in fan to cool the battery to produce more lifetime work
  • 50° maximum bevel cutting capacity
  • 6-1/2″ blade delivers a 2-1/4″ cutting capacity for a wide range of cutting applications
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  • BDA350Z
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  • BDF451Z
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  • BFR750Z
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  • BHR202Z
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  • BHR241Z
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  • BJR181Z
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  • BST221Z
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  • BTL063Z
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  • BTP140Z
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  • Built-in L.E.D. light illuminates the work area
  • Built-in dust blower keeps the line of cut free of debris for more accurate cuts
  • Compact, ergonomic design at only 7.6 lbs. for reduced operator fatigue
  • Electric brake for maximum productivity
  • Heavy gauge, precision machined base for smooth, accurate cutting and added durability
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  • LXDG01Z
  • LXDT01
  • LXDT01Z
  • LXDT04
  • LXDT04A
  • LXDT04Z
  • LXDT06
  • LXDT06Z
  • LXDT08
  • LXDT08Z
  • LXFD01
  • LXFD01Z
  • LXLM03
  • LXLM04
  • LXMT025
  • LXMT02Z
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  • LXT Lithium-Ion battery and Rapid Optimum Charger produces 430% total lifetime work with 3x more cycles
  • LXT Lithium-Ion battery provides longer run time, 5x lower self-discharge (for use any time) and 16 firm holding contact terminals (for constant high power)
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  • Soft grip handle provides increased comfort on the job
  • The charger earned the ENERGY STAR® label for meeting the strict energy-efficient guidelines set by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and US Department of Energy (DOE)
  • Tool Case (824757-7)

Comments

Dennis Davila says:

Makita got it right. This is a great cordless circular saw without the weight of a regular circular saw. After reading many reviewsand doing much research, I finally bit the bullet and bought this kit. I was extremely surprised with the power of the saw and long lasting battery. The led light is bright and a great addition, the batteries recharge in just under a half hour and last a very long time of constant use. I purchased this saw for three book cabinet projects that I was building out of 3/4″ cherry…

Larry W. Cormicle "Larry-Iowa" says:

A 5 Star Cordless Saw! The BSS610 cordless saw is a 5 star winner!The saw blade is of sufficient diameter, 6-1/2 inches that you can cut a 2×4 at a 45 degree bevel in one pass.The saw has ample power. The two Lithium-Ion batteries and rapid charger keep you working continuously, as one in charging as the other is powering the saw.The base shoe is a machined die cast light weight metal and is of the highest quality and finish.This saw replaced my 7-1/4 Skill saw and with the blade on the left,…

TangoFox says:

Incredibly useful This saw is smaller and lighter than expected, which are the keys to its usefulness. I’m grabbing it all the time, especially while I’m doing a siding job right now. The light is not a gimmick at all – it has been very, very useful on several occasions working into dusk or in places without good lighting or (surprise) when I’m looking right into the sun and thus the line is in the shadow of the blade and motor. The brake is useful. I can’t find one fault with this saw – the horizontal…

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