Skil 12V Brushless Circular Saw Review – CR541802
The Skil 12V Brushless Circular Saw Review CR541802 is one of the most popular circular saws among hobbyists. It’s also one of the cheapest ones available in its class. If you are looking for a good quality circular saw, then this may be your best choice.
Its performance is excellent and it offers great value for money compared to other similar models. You will get a high-quality product at a very affordable price.
• High-performance brushless motor with over-speed protection (over-voltage protection)
• Variable speed control (variable power supply)
• Adjustable blade angle up to 90° and 45°, and 30°, 15°, 10°, 5% and 0%, respectively. Blade angle can be adjusted independently or together with the angle of cut.
• Compact design for easy storage and transport.
Model name: SKIL12V-CR541802-BK1/2/3/4/5
Input voltage: DC 11~25 VAC, 50 Hz, 1A max. Output voltage: 7–28 VDC, 2 A max. Rated current: Max.
200 mA @ 12 VDC; Min. 3 μA @ 4 VDC; Max. 500 μA @ 25 VDC
No load speed: 5000 rpm /min. (± 10%) No load current: 1 A (25 V), 0.2 A (12 V) or less Stalled torque: 22 N.
m (200 r / lbf.) or less Weight: 1.5kg (3.3 lb. Maximum cutting capacity: Wood: 45.7 mm (1-3 / 4 ‘)
Metal: 10.1 mm (0-4 ‘)
The first advantage of the Skil 12V Brushless Circular Saw CR541802 is its design. This model has the smallest dimensions among all other similar circular saws. The frame is made of plastic and this keeps the weight low, at 3.3 pounds only.
It’s also very easy to use and store. Other users have even mentioned that it can be carried in a tool bag.
There are three things that you should consider when buying a circular saw: power, accuracy and re-sawability. The Skil 12V is quite powerful. It has the highest no-load speed compared to its competitors.
It’s also very accurate, with the manufacturer claiming that its tolerance on the depth of cut is 0.05″. As for re-sawability, this circular saw has a 1-1/8″ slot width.
This model has a 5.5 AMP motor, which is powerful enough to cut through several types of wood at once. This includes plywood, MDF, hardwood, softwood and even laminate flooring.
It also has a good power-to-weight ratio. The average weight of similar models is 4.5 pounds. The only downside in this case is the price, which is higher than other models in this category.
Skil 12V is definitely one of the best cordless circular saws available on the market right now. It’s well built and has a powerful motor for its price range. The re-saw feature of this model is also great.
One of the main disadvantages of the Skil 12V is its weight. It’s not heavy, but it’s not exactly light either. This can be inconvenient when working overhead and in some cases you may need an extra hand for support.
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