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Makita XSH03Z 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless 6-1/2'' Circular Saw, Bare Tool

Combines power and run-time for fast, reliable cutting and ripping, all with the freedom of cordless.
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Makita's 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless 6-1/2'' Circular Saw combines power and run-time for fast cutting and ripping—without the cord. The XSH03Z is equipped with Automatic Speed Change™ Technology, which adjusts speed and torque during operation for optimum performance. The Makita BL™ Brushless Motor is engineered for longer run time, increased power and speed, and longer tool life. The saw features Extreme Protection Technology (XPT™), engineered for increased dust and water resistance for operation in harsh jobsite conditions. Star Protection technology allows tool and battery to exchange data in order to protect against overloading, over-discharging and overheating. Compatible with Makita 18V LXT® and Compact Lithium-Ion batteries with the star symbol on the battery indicating Star Protection inside (battery and charger sold separately).


  • BL™ Motor delivers 5,000 RPM for faster cutting and ripping
  • Automatic Speed Change™ technology adjusts cutting speed and torque during cut for optimum performance
  • Brushless motor eliminates carbon brushes for cooler running and more efficiency
  • Motor is electronically controlled to optimize battery life for up to 50% longer run time per charge
  • Die-cast magnesium base, blade guard and safety cover for light weight and durability
  • Compact, ergonomic design—only 13-3/4'' long
  • Weighs only 7.3 lbs. with battery (battery not included) for reduced operator fatigue
  • Large cutting capacity (2-1/4'' at 90°) and bevel capacity (0°- 50°)
  • Positive stop at 45° with fine adjustment
  • LED battery charge level indicator
  • Electric brake brings the blade quickly to a stop
  • Dual LED lights for visibility in dim lighting
  • Built-in dust blower keeps the cutline free of debris
  • Retractable tool hook secures the tool when not in use
  • Rubberized soft grip handle for comfort on the job
  • Extreme Protection Technology (XPT™) improves dust and water resistance for operation in harsh conditions
  • Star Protection Computer Controls™ protect against overloading, over-discharging and over-heating
  • Compatible with Makita 18V Lithium-Ion batteries with a Star symbol (battery sold separately)

(1) Makita XSH03Z 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless 6-1/2'' Circular Saw, Bare Tool
(1) 6-1/2'' 24T C.T. Saw Blade (A-85092)

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Brand Makita
Manufacturer Part Number XSH03Z
Weight 7.550000
Tech Spec
  • Blade Diameter: 6-1/2''
  • Arbor: 5/8''
  • Maximum Cut Depth (at 90°): 2-1/4''
  • Maximum Cut Depth (at 45°): 1-5/8''
  • Maximum Cut Depth (at 50°): 1-7/16''
  • No Load Speed: 5,000 RPM
  • Compatible Battery (sold separately): 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion
  • Overall Length: 13-3/4''
  • Power Type: Cordless

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