PORTER-CABLE Bare-Tool PC18CSL 18-Volt Cordless 6-1/2-Inch Circular-Saw with Laser Guide (Tool Only, No Battery)

August 3, 2013 - Comment

Includes Tradesman 18V Cordless 6-1/2-in Circular Saw w/ Laser (Bare Tool) – PC18CSLThe Porter-Cable PC18CSL Circular Saw is a professional-grade tool that gives you the performance you need to make precision cuts quickly and easily. With a heavy-duty 13 Amp motor, the saw is up to the toughest tasks you can throw at it. It

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Includes Tradesman 18V Cordless 6-1/2-in Circular Saw w/ Laser (Bare Tool) – PC18CSLThe Porter-Cable PC18CSL Circular Saw is a professional-grade tool that gives you the performance you need to make precision cuts quickly and easily. With a heavy-duty 13 Amp motor, the saw is up to the toughest tasks you can throw at it. It also features a cordless, ergonomic design that gives you the comfort and efficiency you require around the shop and at the work site.

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An integrated laser guide ensures straight cuts.

This cordless saw can be taken wherever you need it. View larger. Make Long, Accurate Cuts Easily
The PC18CSL’s heavy-duty motor performs at 4,000 RPMs, making quick work of all your cuts. The tool features ball bearing construction as well as an electric brake that stops the motor instantaneously when the trigger switch is released. The saw’s spindle lock makes blade changes safe and easy.

Smart Features Help Get the Job Done Faster
The PC18CSL offers several smart, indispensable features that help professionals work more quickly and efficiently. An integrated laser guide shows the cut path on any surface while also allowing for improved accuracy on long rip cuts. Another smart feature is the tool’s depth-of-cut adjustment gauge that helps in cutting plywood and other shallow materials, maximizing the number of cuts available per battery charge.

Using a 6-1/2-inch, 18-tooth blade lets users cut two-inch lumber at a 45-degree bevel. For difficult cuts, the unit’s shoe can bevel up to 50 degrees and provide a clear line of sight. Other adjustments to the bevel allow for a variety of applications and uses.

Convenient Cordless Operation
Thanks to the cordless design, you won’t have to worry about tripping on cords, tangling them up, or cutting them by accident. Instead, you can concentrate on getting the job done safely and efficiently. As part of the Porter-Cable Tradesman cordless line of tools, the PC18FL flashlight uses an 18-volt battery that can be used interchangeably between other tools in the line. You can choose from either a nickel-cadmium or lithium-ion battery. Both types of batteries, and their respective chargers, are sold separately.

About Porter-Cable
Since its inception in a garage in Syracuse, New York in 1906, Porter-Cable has earned its place as one of the most trusted names in power tools today. As a subsidiary of Black & Decker, and sister company of Delta Machinery, Porter-Cable designs, manufactures and distributes a wide range of electric and cordless power tools for the professional woodworking, commercial/residential construction, plumbing and electrical markets.

At the forefront of power-tool innovation, Porter-Cable introduced the first 12-volt cordless drill in 1989, and has since been awarded with many industry accolades and awards, including Time’s “Top Ten Products of the Year,” Popular Science’s “Best of What’s New,” and Popular Mechanics’ “Design and Engineering Award.” In 1996, the Smithsonian Institution honored Porter-Cable’s history of innovation by establishing the museum’s first collection of archived materials from a power tool company, and in 1999 the company received one of the highest manufacturing honors when Industry Week selected Porter-Cable as one of the “Top 10 Manufacturing Plants in the United States.”

Today the company continues this long tradition of innovation and quality by using state-of-the-art CNC machining centers and motor winding cells to produce the highest quality components possible. Aluminum components are carefully machined and processed to provide close tolerances and surface finish to assure proper fit and function. Critical gears and pinions are meticulously fabricated from select cut steel and then heat treated for long lasting product life. And heavy-duty series universal motors are professionally designed and processed to provide maximum horsepower as well as optimum balance to result in a smooth running product. Supported by world-class manufacturing principles, Porter-Cable continues to embody a value system that drives its industry-leading objectives in priority of safety, quality, delivery, and cost through every process in its operation.

What’s in the Box
PC186CSL circular saw with laser guide; 6-1/2 inch 18-tooth carbide tipped blade, two AAA alkaline batteries for laser guide.

Product Features

  • Batteries and charger sold separately
  • On-board, adjustable laser guide shows cut path on any surface, improving guidance and accuracy
  • 6-1/2-inch blade allows cutting of 2-inch lumber at a 45-degree bevel
  • Operates at 3,700 RPM, powering blade cutting tip at 9,950 feet per minute
  • Cordless for convenience and ease of use


Zeek says:

Sooo portable!! I was never a fan of battery operated saws because of lack of power, but this one is GREAT for small quick jobs, especially where you don’t want to drag out a full size saw. I would recommend it!!

Daniel M. Lafler says:

Strong hard working saw This is the first cordless circular saw I’ve owned and I didn’t expect much from it. Especially since I’ve never heard of Porter-Cable. It had more power than I expected on battery (Ni Cd) would have. It easily cut through the 3/4 inch plywood sheets. The Ni Cd battery cut through 27 ft (3/4 inch thick) before it needed recharging and it cut very strongly through it! It is easy to control and the saw feels sturdy and well made. I’m very happy with it. The only thing I’m not happy with is that…

J. Berger "JeanieBeanie" says:

Handy saw The saw cuts great. The cordless aspect of it makes it completely portable. Easy to handle. Sturdy – Good quality

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