Metabo HPT C7SB3 7-1/4-Inch Circular Saw Kit Review

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  • It weighs less than 10lbs with a heavy-duty 15 amp motor & 6,000 RPM.
  • The 7-1/4-inch 24-tooth carbide blade comes with dual-stop bevel adjustments.
  • Wider cutting depth and angling at 90 and 45-degrees.
  • The dust blower works quickly to get rid of dust, debris, and wood chips.
  • Smooth, efficient, and burn-free cutting capacity.
  • The hex bar wrench accelerates blade changes and keeps the footplate sturdy.
Metabo HPT C7SB3 7-1/4-Inch Circular Saw Kit Review
Metabo HPT C7SB3 7-1/4-Inch Circular Saw Kit Review

Description

Smooth Performance

Metabo HPT C7SB3 Performance

The Metabo HPT C7SB3 features a 6,000 no-load RPM speed capacity along with its 15 amp motor. It’s capable of producing fast, sturdy, and smooth speeds for sharper and straighter cuts.

The most significant thing about the Metabo is that it produces faster and more effective power without burns or sparks or noise. So it is one of the quietest motors you’ll come to know in a circular saw.

The fact that it is a part of a complete circular kit makes the Metabo C7SB3 even more tempting. For framing, ripping, and accuracy, the Metabo circular saw features incredible stability and agility.

The one-piece aluminum die-cast base comes with better stability especially during high-pressure and demanding applications. While it is heavy-duty, it does reduce user fatigue after extended use.

The overall weight and size of the circular saw is light but sturdy. It weighs about 9.6lbs to eliminate fatigue but also stiffness during use. This makes the Metabo C7SB3 a budget-friendly yet rugged circular saw for everyday use.

Blade Quality

Metabo HPT C7SB3 Review Blade Quality

The cutting capacity of the Metabo HPT C7SB3 is 1-7/8-inches with dual positive stops at 45 degrees and at 90 degrees. The cutting capacity at 90 degrees is at 2-7/16-inch and at 45 it is 1-7/8-inches.

There’s a high-quality aluminum base scale that lets you measure exactly what you want to cut. The scales are positioned on the front and side for precision.

This, coupled with the high-quality 24-tooth carbide blade that can perform versatile cuttings including framing and ripping is of superior quality.

The design also features a strong hex bar wrench for smoother and faster blade changes. For carbide saw cutting, which is a thick metal cutting blade, a hex bar wrench is needed. It’s a productive tool for stabilizing the tool bed while blade changes.

This supports the blade while cutting hard materials with intricate measurements. Carbide saws, in this way, can cut surfaces without getting too hot or producing too many sparks.

The blade quality also reduces the number of sparks the metal cutting saw produces over time.

High-speed carbide blades, like the one of Metabo, is a cutting-edge tool. It is ergonomically-designed for it has a longer life span and it stays sharp for longer. It also produces less vibration which is something that a circular saw requires to reduce motor fatigue and premature wear and tear.

Ergonomics

Did you know that the Metabo was awarded the “best corded budget circular saw” because it included plenty of extra features to reduce user fatigue and improve performance?

The Metabo goes beyond what it can do with its 6,000 RPM and 15 amp motor. It has the design for cutting plywood OSB, 2x4k’s, and other commonly-used framing materials.

The dust blower can handle extended use because it keeps the work area mess-free and clear. You don’t have to worry about getting chips or dust away from the cutting line. The dust blowing mechanism runs for a long time and can take care of every inconvenience that comes up during the course of your cutting.

Moving forward, since this is a corded circular saw, you must be wondering about its ease of use. Cords generally are a nuisance when it comes to cutting productively and seamlessly.

But thanks to Metabo’s intelligent engineers, there’s a cord-control feature that holds the cord and keeps it out of the way. So you won’t accidentally cut the cord. It keeps things safe, tidy, and productive for you.

The bevel adjustment on the Metabo is supported by an ergonomic lever. This you can access with one hand, not two. Making sure you don’t get distracted from the real task at home. And use the single hand to adjust the bevel and maintain precision and stability in your cutting speed.

Maintenance

The Metabo comes with a 5-year warranty which keeps the circular saw from premature wear and tear. It surely completes the cutting power and precision of the circular saw.

The tool packs a punch, with its strong 6,000 RPM. And the build quality which is of aluminum further enhances the overall performance and value of the tool.

So having the 5-year warranty to back up not only the build quality but also the feature set is a huge advantage. And it proves the Metabo’s superiority at being lightweight but beastly.

Since it’s a corded electric circular saw, it boasts of a smooth and consistent start. The blade is carbide-tipped which keeps the cutting performance burn-free and vibration-free. And the cord holder and dust blower make the performance smoother and faster no matter the duration.

As a full circular saw kit, having the blade, cord, carrying bag, and other important parts together plus the excellent warranty makes the Metabo a fine and classy choice.

Additional information

Specification: Metabo HPT C7SB3 7-1/4-Inch Circular Saw Kit Review

Power
Engine Speed (RPM)

6000

Voltage (V)

120

Motor Power (Amp)

15Amp

Power Source

Electric

Brushless Motor

No

Depth of Cut - 90 Degrees (in)

2.4375

Depth of Cut - 45 Degrees (in)

1.875

Blade Diameter (in)

7.25

Blade Location

Right

Cord Style

Corded

Portability
Length (in)

15.9

Width (in)

11.2

Height (in)

10

Weight (pounds)

9.5

Utility
Bevel Capacity (degrees)

55

Electric Brake

No

Laser Guide

No

LED Lights

No

Dust Collection

No

Dust Blower

Yes

Dust Port

No

Usage

Beams & Timber

Money-back guarantee days

30

Warranty (Years)

5

Misc
Arbor Size (in)

0.625

Batteries Included

No

Batteries Required

No

Brand

Metabo

Color

Green

Model

C7SB3M

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