The Makita 5740NB 7-1/4-Inch Circular Saw combines a powerful 10.5 amp motor with a compact design that has less weight for easy handling.
View larger5740NB FeaturesEFFICIENCY – Powerful 10.5 amp motor delivers 4,700 rpm for fast cutting
CAPACITY – Cuts 2-1/2 inches at 90° and 1-5/8 inches at 45°
ACCURACY – Heavy-gauge aluminum wraparound base with ruler markings for precise cutting
COMFORT – Compact design with less weight (8 pounds) for easy handling
INCLUDES – 24T thin kerf carbide-tipped blade, wrench, and rip fence
Tool SpecificationsBlade Diameter7-1/4"Arbor5/8"Max. Cutting Capacity at 90°2-1/2"Max. Cutting Capacity at 45°1-5/8"No Load Speed4,700 rpmWatts Out1,000AMPS (120V)10.5Overall Length11-3/4"Net Weight8 lbs.The 5740NB has a powerful 10.5 amp motor with a no-load speed of 4,700 rpm that delivers only 84 dB for quiet operation, with a heavy-gauge aluminum wraparound base engineered for a longer tool life. The 5740NB has a cutting capacity of 2-1/2 inches at 90 degrees and 1-5/8 inches at 45 degrees.
The 5740NB has ruler markings on the base for precise cutting. Blade changes are convenient with a flat motor-housing design for increased stability when changing blades. The saw has a well-balanced design and weighs only 8 pounds for easy handling. The saw includes a thin kerf carbide-tipped blade engineered for fast cutting.
The 5740NB is engineered for framing walls, siding, roofs, and floors using a range of dimensional lumber. It is ideal for framers, builders, masons, and contractors seeking a superior 7-1/4-inch circular saw with less weight. The 5740NB is just another example of Makita's commitment to innovative technology and best-in-class engineering.
About Makita Saws
Cut after cut, Makita saws deliver power, performance, and capacity with less weight and more ease-of-use features. Makita has a full range of corded and cordless saws and blades for cutting wood, metal, and masonry, including table saws, miter saws, reciprocating saws, circular saws, jig saws, metal cutting saws, plunge saws, and more, as well as a complete line of blades and accessories.
Makita is a worldwide manufacturer of industrial-quality power tools and offers a wide range of industrial accessories. Makita applies leading-edge innovation to engineer power tools that are compact and energy efficient, yet deliver industrial-strength power and results. Makita U.S.A., 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 makitatools.com. Makita is Best-in-Class Engineering.
Every Makita tool is thoroughly inspected and tested before leaving the factory. If you are not satisfied with any Makita tool within 30 days of purchase, return it and Makita will provide a replacement or refund. Each Makita tool is warranted to be free of defects from workmanship and materials for the period of ONE YEAR from the date of original purchase. Should any trouble develop during this one-year period, return the COMPLETE tool, freight prepaid, to one of Makita's Factory or Authorized Service Centers. Please see makitatools.com for complete details.
What's in the Box
Makita 5740NB 7-1/4-Inch Circular Saw, 7-1/4-inch kerf carbide tipped blade, wrench, and rip fence.