Skil 5680-02 vs Makita 5008MGA

Skil 5680-02 Makita 5008MGA
Model Skil

Basic Info

Suggested Price $136.84 $198.50
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Release Sep 2012 Sep 2013


Top Features
  • The product is 7-1/4″ Circle Saw/Laser
  • Easy to use
  • The product is manufactured in China
  • Laser Cutline Guide for accurate cuts
  • 51 Degree Bevel Adjust w/Positive Stop at 45 Degree for increased accuracy
  • Power-On Indicator lets you know when the tool is plugged in
  • Safety Lock / Guarded Trigger Minimizes Accidental Starts
  • Wide Foot Plate for stability when cutting
  • 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

All Features

Shoe Material Steel Metal
Depth of Cut @ 90 Deg 2-7/16″
Arbor Size 5/8″ 0.625 in
Amps 15.0
Tool Weight 10.1 lb. 10.6 lbs
Blade Side Right
No Load RPM 5300
Standards UL Listed, CSA Certified
Number of Conductors 3
Cord Length 6 ft. 96 in
Handle Type Tilt
Depth of Cut @ 45 Deg 1-15/16″
Item Circular Saw
Brake Type None
Bevel Capacity 51 Degrees 50 °
Voltage 120VAC 120 V
Country of Origin (subject to change) China
Features Laser Outline Guide, Safety Lock, On-Tool Wrench Storage, Anti-Snag Lower Guard
Blade Dia 7-1/4″
Corded/Cordless Corded
Includes Carrying Bag
Tool Length 14″
Bevel Stops 45 Degrees
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
Package Depth 18.11
ETL Listed No
External Motor Brush Access Brushless Motor
Package Weight 15.21
Package Width UOM IN
Blade Location Right
Maximum Cut Depth @ 90 Deg 3.0 in
Depth Adjustment 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
Maximum Cut Depth @ 45 Deg 2.25 in
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
Cordless / Corded Corded
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
Blades Included 1

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