Makita 5008MGA vs Makita SH02R1

Makita 5008MGA Makita SH02R1
Model Makita

Basic Info

Suggested Price $198.50 $129.99
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Release Sep 2013 Feb 2016


Top Features
  • Powerful 15.0 AMP motor delivers 5,200 RPM for proven performance
  • Magnesium components create a lightweight saw (11.4 lbs.) that is well balanced and jobsite tough
  • Large cutting capacity (3″” at 90°) and bevel capacity (0°-50°) with positive stops at 22.5° and 45°
  • Make quick, one-handed adjustments using large, rubberized levers
  • Two built-in L.E.D. lights illuminate the line of cut for increased accuracy
  • Electric brake for maximum productivity
  • Built-in dust blower clears the line of cut for greater accuracy
  • Better fit and more control with comfortable rubber grip on handle
  • Settings are easy to read with oversized number and ruler markings
  • Blade wrench is attached to saw for fast and convenient blade changing
  • Reinforced power cord withstands jobsite abuse and lowers repair costs
  • 24T Carbide Tipped Blade (D-21521)
  • Blade Wrench (783204-6)
  • Rip Fence (164095-8)
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  • Quick change from 0° to 45° and back using positive stops that are connected to easy-to-grip-levers
  • Easy-to-read number and ruler markings on base and depth guide allow user to measure and follow cuts accurately
  • Reinforced power cord withstands jobsite abuse
  • Make one-handed adjustments using large, rubberized levers
  • 1 year warranty
  • Makita-built motor delivers 1,500 RPM for faster cutting
  • 3-3/8″ blade delivers a maximum cutting depth of 1″ for a wide range of cutting applications
  • Adjustable cutting depth from 1″ at 90Degree and 5/8″ at 45Degree
  • Tilting base for bevel cuts from 0Degree – 45Degree
  • Cuts plywood, MDF, pegboard, particleboard, melamine, drywall and more

All Features

Spindle Lock Yes
Product Data Last Certified 2013-03-14
Assembled Width (in) 9.562 in
Assembled Weight (lbs) 10.6 lbs
Wattage 2300 W
Voltage 120 V 12
Package Depth 18.11
ETL Listed No
External Motor Brush Access Brushless Motor
Package Weight 15.21
Arbor Size 0.625 in
Package Width UOM IN
Blade Location Right Right
Maximum Cut Depth @ 90 Deg 3.0 in 1
Depth Adjustment Yes Yes
Net Package Quantity UOM EA
Integrated Rafter Hook Not Featured
Internet Product Code (IPC) 291867C0166
Integrated Work Light Yes
Dust Blower No
Maximum RPM – No Load 5200 rpm
Package Height 13.58
Amperage (A) 15.0 A
Integrated Laser Guide No
Dust Port No
Bevel Capacity 50 ° 45
Maximum Cut Depth @ 45 Deg 2.25 in .625
Assembled Depth (in) 13.125 in
Bevel Stop Yes
Saw Drive Sidewinder Geared
Electric Motor Brake Yes
Guide(s) Rip Fence
Powered Tool Power Source Electric – Corded
Miter Saw – Preset Bevel Angle Detents (°) 22.5° & 45°
Dust Collection No Yes
Cordless / Corded Corded Cordless
UL Listed Yes
Package Weight UOM LB
CSA Certified No
Housing Material Plastic, Magnesium
Package Height UOM IN
Tool Storage No Case Included
Saw Blade Diameter (in) 8¼ in
Tool-Less Blade Changing No
Main Handle Type Top Handle
Assembled Height (In) 10.875 in
Warranty 1 Year Limited
Package Contents Carbide tipped blade; Blade wrench; Rip Fence
Blade Wrench Included Yes – Stored on Tool
Color / Finish Teal, silver, black
Fence Included Yes
Net Package Quantity 1
Package Depth UOM IN
Package Width 12.6
Shoe Material Metal
Cord Length 96 in
Blades Included 1
Tool Weight 10.6 lbs
Maximum Speed (rpm) 1500
Cordless Tool Type Circular Saw
Certifications and Listings 1-UL Listed
Tools Product Type Power Tool
Blade Diameter 3.375
Product Depth (in.) 8
Battery Size 12-volt,Lithium Ion
Battery Amp Hours 2.0
Keyless/keyed blade change Keyed
Reconditioned No
Returnable 90-Day
Product Height (in.) 10.2
Product Width (in.) 14.5
Number of Batteries Included 2
Power Tool Product Type Cordless
Battery Power Type Lithium Ion
Batteries Included Yes
Charger Included Yes
Power Tool Features Depth Adjustment
Manufacturer Warranty 3-year limited warranty on tool, battery and charger

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