Latest review: This is an excellent saw. The detents are accurate. Unlike the Dewalt saw, you cannot alter the detents, but that's only really needed with sliding mitre saws. Mine was assembled in Japan, I think.
Latest review: Straight out of the box the fence wouldn't lock down. Poor manufacturing. The guard system allows no other cuts than ripping of small stock, is flimsy and eventually broke. Bad. Next the fence got
Latest review: On opening the clear plastic blade set broken under the heavy saw, rusting rail after two months & compound adjustment frozen in place. Please consider buying @ this level anything that isn't
Latest review: I got this a few months ago to use an online gift voucher I had.
Now that I've been using it around the house I can say that it's an excellent little tool to have. You need to remember its size
Latest review: very good circular saw, i have a couple of other saws but this one is the best one that i always use, it has never failed on me, or had a fualt since i bought mine.
I really like using this saw
Latest review: I didn't set out to buy a battery saw but I ended up with 2 x 18v Makita batteries so went for this saw. Though a little dubious to begin with, I use it all the time now and haven't used my corded
Latest review: These saws are big, heavy and powerful but thats why you buy one. Well not so much for the weight. These saws have remained a similar design for 30 years and its a well proven, simple and reliable
Latest review: Ive had one of these for years, they are powerful and useful. When i first got it i took a bit of a chance as they were fairly new on the market and only 3ah batteries were availble. Now there are
Latest review: I've had this saw for two years now and apart from a few problems - the fence is weak in the centre, the accuracy of the detent could be improved and the connection points for the dust extractors are
Latest review: Nice saw for a bit over $100. About the weight you would expect of a small saw, but easy to use. I found it surprisingly quiet. Quite powerful for a small
Latest review: Used this saw with a pruning blade to trim a large tree. Very good to use and made the job easy. Cutting braches to six inch diameter. When I used the hacksaw blade I found that it strips the teeth
Latest review: I purchased this Mitre Saw in Victoria and had problems on the first day with it.
I returned it under warranty and they found it had a warped blade - straight from the factory. Following this I
Latest review: I have one of these machine, I use it for demolition and concrete cutting as a builder. Its excellent, provided you follow the book by the letter and have the correct fuel, two stroke oil is very
Latest review: This is the second Makita circular saw I have owned, and the first one to stop working all by itself. The first one I inherited, gave decades of faithful service, and it's operational life was only
Latest review: found the rest of my metabo kit very good in general. however the circular saw is a dog does not even compete with old battered makitas or dewalts. sent back once told (its ok) will be sending to
Latest review: This Makita saw (LS1017L) is a discontinued model, currently only carried by Bunnings. It's not shown on the Makita Australia website. It does not bevel to the right, unlike the model carried by all
Latest review: We have had a number of scroll saws ryobi dewalt and makita and have found the Makita to be reliable but the over speed on load is a real concern. The blade change system is too slow
Latest review: I often once wondered how QC of Japanese quality Makitas's would be effected once they became involved with Chinese production short-cuts.. Well unable to choose any-longer here in AU between those