Makita 6-1/2″ Subcompact Circular Saw, 18V LXT

Makita 6-1/2″ Subcompact Circular Saw, 18V LXT

The Sub-Compact 6-1/2” Circular Saw has a compact and ergonomic design at only 10-5/8” and 6.4 lbs. The compact size combined with the Makita-built brushless motor delivers up to 5,000 RPM and a superior power-to-weight ratio. The saw is equipped with Makita’s Automatic Speed Change™ technology, which adjusts cutting speed and torque under load for optimum cutting performance. The efficient brushless motor is electronically controlled to provide up to 50% longer run time than non-brushless motors, and in run-time testing the XSH04 made up to 174 cross-cuts per charge in 2×10 SPF lumber using one 5.0Ah battery (sold separately).

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Makita created a new class in cordless with 18V LXT® Sub-Compact tools. Makita Sub-Compact gives users 12V handling with 18V performance, and compatibility with the world’s largest 18V cordless tool system. The XSH04ZB is engineered for cutting and ripping applications, and is ideal for any contractor seeking a more compact cutting solution for framing, roofing, formwork, and more.

The Sub-Compact 6-1/2” Circular Saw has a compact and ergonomic design at only 10-5/8” and 6.4 lbs. The compact size combined with the Makita-built brushless motor delivers up to 5,000 RPM and a superior power-to-weight ratio. The saw is equipped with Makita’s Automatic Speed Change™ technology, which adjusts cutting speed and torque under load for optimum cutting performance. The efficient brushless motor is electronically controlled to provide up to 50% longer run time than non-brushless motors, and in run-time testing the XSH04 made up to 174 cross-cuts per charge in 2x10 SPF lumber using one 5.0Ah battery (sold separately). For extended run time users can load up a high amp-hour 18V LXT® battery (all sold separately) including 2.0Ah (BL1820B), 3.0Ah (BL1830B), 4.0Ah (BL1840B), 5.0Ah (BL1850B) or 6.0Ah (BL1860B).

Added convenience features include dual L.E.D. lights, electric brake, built-in tether notch (tether sold separately), and Extreme Protection Technology (XPT™) for improved dust and water resistance in harsh job site conditions. For improved dust extraction, the rear dust port easily connects to a vacuum system (dust extraction accessories sold separately).

ERGONOMICS : Compact and ergonomic blade-right design at only 10-5/8" long and 6.4 lbs. with 2.0Ah battery
PERFORMANCE : Delivers up to 174 crosscuts per charge in 2x10 SPF using one 5.0Ah battery (battery not included)
CAPACITY : Large cutting capacity (2-1/4” at 90°) and bevel capacity (0°- 50°)
DESIGN : On-board blade wrench for convenience
INCLUDES : Includes tool only (battery and charger not included)

  • Compact and ergonomic blade-right design at only 10-5/8" long
  • Weighs only 6.4 lbs. with 2.0Ah battery (battery not included) for operator comfort
  • Powerful Makita built electronically controlled BL™ Motor delivers 5,000 RPM for faster cutting and ripping
  • Large cutting capacity (2-1/4” at 90°) and bevel capacity (0°- 50°)
  • LXT® technology delivers up to 174 crosscuts per charge in 2x10 SPF lumber using one 5.0Ah battery (battery not included)
  • Automatic Speed Change™ technology adjusts cutting speed and torque during cut for optimum performance
  • Dual L.E.D. lights illuminate the work area
  • Electric brake for maximum productivity
  • Aluminum base and magnesium blade cover provide a lightweight, durable design
  • Rubberized soft grip handle provides increased comfort on the job
  • 3-stage L.E.D. gauge indicates battery charge level
  • On-board blade wrench for convenience
  • Built-in dust blower cleans the line of cut for operator accuracy
  • Flat motor housing design for stability when changing the blade
  • Ideal for framers, builders, roofers, forming, and more
  • Built-in tether notch (tether sold separately)
  • Includes a premium 24 tooth ultra thin kerf carbide tipped saw blade (A-85092) ideal for cordless circular saws; delivers smoother cuts and minimal material loss
  • Included dust extracting attachment directs material away from the operator; allows connection to a vacuum for improved dust collection
  • 3-year limited warranty