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Makita 5008MGA 8-1/4" Circular Saw

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Magnesium Circular Saw with L.E.D. Lights

The Makita 5008MGA magnesium components create a lightweight saw that is well-balanced and jobsite tough. Ideal for framers,roofers and carpenters for cutting dimensional, engineered and wet lumber, ripping panels, plunge cutting and more.

Standard Equipment:

  • 5008MGA Circular Saw
  • Carbide-Tipped Blade
  • Rip Fence
  • Blade Wrench

Optional Accessories:


  • Amperage: 15.0
  • Blade Size: 8-1/4"
  • No-load RPM: 5,200
  • Arbor: 5/8"
  • Max depth of Cut...
    at 45°: 2-1/4"
    at 90°: 3"
  • Length: 13-1/8"
  • Weight: 10.6 lbs


  • Magnesium components create a lightweight saw (10.6 lbs.) that's well balanced and jobsite tough
  • Large cutting capacity (3" at 90 degrees) and bevel capacity (0 to 50 degrees) with positive stops at 22.5 degrees and 45 degrees
  • Powerful Makita built motor delivers (2,300 W) proven performance
  • 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 enhances the line of cut
  • 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.

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