The Makita 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless 5-3/8-Inch Trim Circular Saw combines cordless cutting power with less weight in a compact size. The BSS501 has a Makita-built high torque motor and a 2-inch maximum cutting capacity — the best in its class — making it ideal for woodworkers and finish carpenters.
View largerBSS501 FeaturesSPEED – 3,600 RPM for faster cutting and rippingCOMFORT – Only 5.7 lbs. with ergonomic gripCONVENIENCE – Built-in dust blower, L.E.D. light for accurate cuts and 2" capacityPERFORMANCE – LXT Li-Ion batteries charge in 30 minutes, run longer and deliver 2.5X more cyclesINCLUDES – Two 18V LXT Lithium-Ion batteries, rapid charger, 16T TCT. blade, rip fence and case
Tool SpecificationsBlade diameter5-3/8"Arbor5/8"Max. cutting depth90° (2"), 45° (1-3/8")No load speed3,600 RPMBattery18V LXT Lithium-IonOverall length14-3/8"Net weight5.7 lbs. (w/battery)Makita-Built Motor Engineered for Versatile Power
The BSS501 features a Makita-built high torque motor that produces 3,600 RPM for faster cutting. The saw has a 50 degree maximum bevel cutting capacity and is engineered with a stainless steel base plate for smooth, accurate cutting and added durability.
Ergonomic Design in a Compact Size
The BSS501 weighs just 5.7 pounds with a more compact design at 14-3/8 inches long and an ergonomic shape that fits like a glove for reduced operator fatigue. The BSS501 is also equipped a built-in L.E.D. light that illuminates the work area for more efficient work, as well as a built-in dust blower to keep the line of cut free of debris. The blade wrench stows away for fast blade changing.
Versatile Design for a Range of Applications
The BSS501 is a light, powerful cordless trim saw ideal for professional woodworkers and finishing carpenters. It's also great for builders and other pro trades making cuts overhead, in tight spaces, or through light material that does not require a standard size circular saw. The BSS501 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.
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.
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 BSS501 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless 5-3/8-Inch Circular Trim Saw, two 18V LXT Lithium-Ion batteries, 30-Minute Rapid Optimum Charger, 5-3/8-inch carbide-tipped circular saw blade, rip fence and tool case.
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