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28060 Circular Saw

Craftsman - 28060 Circular Saw

This circular saw from Craftsman has an easy-to-read depth gauge and good gloved-hand trigger access

$110.00 (As of 12/1/2004)

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Editor's Review: Not Your Old Saw

review date: December 1, 2004

This circular saw offers fair to good sawdust control and gloved-hand trigger access. In addition, it has a depth gauge that is easily read. In our test, however, its flat aluminum plate flexed quite a bit when downward pressure was applied to the saw. Visibility is obscured in two ways with this saw: first, its wide front handle limits the view of the blade; second, its laser guide obscures the cutline. This same laser guide produced a line on our test model that was about 1/2 degree from being parallel with the blade.

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Editor Test Results:

Overall Rating N/A
Ergonomics Average
Sightlines Poor
Depth and Bevel Adjustments Average
Base and Blade Guard Average

Manufacturer Specifications

Manufacturer Craftsman
Manufacturer's Web Site www.craftsman.com
Manufacturer's Phone Number 800-697-3277
Weight 12 pounds
Dimensions 15 x 16 x 14 inches
Blade Size 7 1/4"
Max Depth of Cut (90/45 degrees) 2 7/16"
Amps 15
Corded/Cordless corded
Bevel Range N/A
Speed 5,000 rpm
Type Sidewinder