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Makita 5008MGA 8-1/4'' Magnesium Circular Saw with L.E.D. Lights; Electric Brake

Item Number: 5008MGA

Retail Price: $311.99

Our Price: $201.99

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  • Large cutting capacity (3" at 90°) and bevel capacity (0 - 50°) with positive stops at 22.5° and 45°
  • 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

What's in The Box

  • Carbide-tipped blade (D-21521)
  • Blade wrench (783204-6)
  • Rip fence (164095-8)
  • Owner’s Manual


  • 3-Year Limited Factory Warranty
  • 30 Day Satisfaction Guaranteed
Blade Diameter 8-1/4"
Arbor 5/8"
Max. Cutting Capacity at 90° 3", at 45° 2-1/4"
No Load RPM 5,200
Watts out 2,300
AMPS 15.0
Length 13-1/8"
Net Weight (lbs. w/battery) 11.7
Shipping Weight (lbs.) 15.6
Customer Reviews

Average! Customer Rating:

(3 Reviews)

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June 5th, 2016

great saw

came down to Dewalt 575sb,and Makita 5007mga, the Dewalt won,over large hand's n glove's. but liked the Makita so much,bought it too !! use them both, n if money a strict issue, recommend the porter cable pc15tcsm, (no brake). but if $ serious issue,n need quality.the porter, I'm obsessive, also own Dewalt 535,worm drive, if $ n weight not an issue, get the Dewalt 535 worm drive !!! but if need break,n $ issue,the makita 5007NK hand's down,just makita fan n break,the 5007mga !!! otherwise dewalt 575sb,gloves weight,brake !!! own them all.hope helpful !!!
Asheville NC via Brooklyn NY
January 2nd, 2015

Makita 8-1/4'' Magnesium Circular Saw

Fine product. Very powerful, with the 24 tooth blade that came with the saw I ripped through 1 1/2" red elm using a track guide without lack of power, speed and no burning. Saw is no heavier than my 7 1/4" PC.
Ladoga, Indiania
September 9th, 2013


Great product.

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    • Item Number: 5008MGA
    • Retail Price: $311.99

      Our Price: $201.99
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