Makita GSR01M1 40V Max Circular Saw Kit Review

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  • The magnesium diecast base is lightweight and quick to maneuver.
  • Extreme weather protection against dust and water.
  • Fast 6,400 RPM cutting speed with intricate cutting depth and angle.
  • Optimal level performance with offset wrench and electronic brake.
  • It can cut 3x lumber material without overloading.
Makita GSR01M1 40V Max Circular Saw Kit Review
Makita GSR01M1 40V Max Circular Saw Kit Review

Description

Kit

Makita GSR01M1 Review Kit

The Makita GSR01M1 Max XGT comes in a full kit package. This is better than just the bare tool because it saves cost. Also, Makita decides for you the better battery setup and brand compatibility for your circular saw.

Beginners go for the complete kit option because it saves time and money in the long run. Battery compatibility can alter how much power gets delivered by the circular saw. So having this at your disposal without you doing any of the guesswork is a huge relief.

 

Motor

Makita GSR01M1 Review Motor

The Makita boasts a 40v motor with a top speed of 6,400 RPM. It is equipped with an automatic torque drive system and an electric brake.

The 40v motor technology brings about maximum performance without putting pressure or any kind of constraint on the power cord. There are only a handful of circular saw models that perform just as well as this Makita.

The brushless motor adds power without the heavy weight. So it produces less heat buildup even for prolonged use. The high output level combined with the 6,400 RPM means impressive sustainability and increased productivity.

The motor is tough enough to handle thick materials without lagging. The 6,400 RPM cutting speed is powerful and accurate enough for all home improvement and construction-site projects. Thanks to the high-quality automatic torque drive, the system is efficiently-rugged and versatile to use.

Cutting Depth  

This Makita GSR01M1 can handle complicated and intense tasks. It features a cutting depth of 2-9/16 inches. This scale allows excellent operation for cutting seamlessly through 3x lumber in a single pass.

What’s more? The bevel angle goes up to 53 degrees with 2 positive stops at 22.5-degrees and 45-degrees. Getting the bevel angle right, especially with a Makita that offers 53 degrees with 2 positive stops, is important. And adjusting it is a whole lot easier because the markings on the Makita are foolproof.

It’s very definitive and lasts longer than circular saws that have the points tattooed or painted on the footplate.

There’s even cutting visibility over and above the circular saw. This makes the circular saw less bulky and awkward to move around. And it has plenty of durabilities and cutting depth capacity to accommodate serious projects easily.

The strong visual contrasts on the scale increase precision and make the Makita a comfortable and accessible circular saw to use.

Battery Life

While the weight and stability on the Makita GSR01M1 is dependable. You can also rely on the brushless cordless circular saw’s responsive battery life. It’s truly one of a kind. It holds out to 2x as much sustainability and longer battery life.

This means that for heavy-load applications, the Makita will not need extra charging. The ‘XGT’ offers stronger battery optimization to reduce downtime, heat buildup, and kickbacks. So the longer the battery runs, the faster you can finish every job.

The lithium-ion battery reduces impact and has a higher energy transfer than non-lithium-ion batteries. It promises faster power efficiency on a single charge.

And compared with other brushed corded circular saws, the Makita GSR01M1 has longer and more productive charge retention than anything I’ve seen in a while.

Ergonomics

A dust blower in a circular saw improves how you use the circular saw on a daily basis. And a high-speed speed saw like this Makita requires an equally powerful and stable dust-blowing mechanism.

The Makita XGT features advanced dust- and water-resistant ergonomic design. Being cordless, it’s a given that a circular saw is as easy to maneuver as it is on any demanding on-job site.

But the dust blowing mechanism goes one step further to introduce a safe, dust-free, and clear working environment. It keeps the blade in view, no matter how intense the cutting gets.

The Makita Extreme Protection Technology has seals that prevent dust and water damage to the motor and all other important motor components. The diecast magnesium base, offset wrench, and 11.7-lbs weight contribute to the overall user-friendliness and convenience of the circular saw.

Additional information

Specification: Makita GSR01M1 40V Max Circular Saw Kit Review

Power
Engine Speed (RPM)

6400

Voltage (V)

40

Power Source

Battery Powered

Brushless Motor

Yes

Worm Drive

No

Depth of Cut - 90 Degrees (in)

2.5625

Depth of Cut - 45 Degrees (in)

1.75

Blade Diameter (in)

7.25

Blade Location

Right

Cord Style

Cordless

Portability
Length (in)

‎23

Width (in)

14

Height (in)

12.19

Weight (pounds)

11.7

Utility
Bevel Capacity (degrees)

56

Electric Brake

Yes

Laser Guide

No

LED Lights

No

Spindle Lock

No

Dust Collection

No

Dust Blower

No

Dust Port

No

Usage

Beams & Timber

Money-back guarantee days

30

Warranty (Years)

3

Misc
Batteries Included

No

Batteries Required

No

Battery Cell Type

‎Lithium Ion

Battery System

XGT

Brand

Makita

Color

Teal

Model

GSR01M1

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