Specifications & Dimensions
|Dimensions and Weight:|
|Item Weight (lbs.):||8.7|
|General Warranty:||1 year|
|Package Contents:||Saw blade, blade wrench|
|Handle Type:||Ergonomic D Grip|
|Blade Size:||7-1/4 in.|
|Arbor Size:||5/8 in.|
|Adjustable Cutting Depth:||Yes|
|Blade Bevel Range:||0-45 deg.|
|Cut Depth At 90 Degrees:||1-3/8 in.|
Ratings & Reviews
Choose this 12 Amp Circular Saw for Quick and Sure Cuts
The Craftsman Evolv Corded 7 1/4-in Circular Saw provides 5500 RPM of raw energy to power through tough materials like wet lumber and concrete. Die-cast upper and lower blade guards are made of lightweight aluminum, reducing the saw's overall weight and making it a handy tool. Its 7-1/4 inch carbide-tipped blade is designed for rugged cutting jobs like masonry and continuous woodcutting.
With an ergonomic D-grip and glove grip bail handles, this 12 amp Circular Saw is designed for maximum comfort and control. A bevel capacity of 0-45 degrees and an integrated crosscut ruler help you undertake projects like framing with improved accuracy. Backed by the Craftsman name and warranty, this high quality tool can handle even the most demanding cutting tasks.
- The carbide-tipped blades included in this Craftsman Evolv Corded 7-in Circular Saw stay sharper longer.
- 12 amp motor provides 5500rpm for increased cutting power
- With a maximum cutting depth of 2-7/8 inch at 90 degrees and 1-3/4 inch at 45 degrees, you can make accurate angled cuts
- 7-1/4 inch blade has 24 serrated teeth makes this a great saw for smooth, quiet operation
- Includes: Saw, blade, wrench and manual
- 1 year limited warranty
- Available for Gift Wrap
Added on August 27, 2009
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Most Helpful Reviews
Great price for a great item. This Craftsman evolv 12 amp saw is a very good item to have. Ive never owned a saw so didn't really know what type I would need. After being helped buy a great salesperson it was this one that made it home. It is light, powerful and very handy. I love that it still carries the Craftsman name. This cut all the plywood and 2 by 4s for the fort I made my kids.
San Antonio, TX
Almost all of my tools are craftsman. There are many models within the craftsman family. While this model is not the highest model, it is still a great product, especially for the price.
Richmond Dale, OH
This craftsman 12 amp circular saw works very well. I got it for my husband for Christmas and he loves it. It has the craftsman name and warranty and a great price.
Additional info on Evolv 18780: 1) Good news- The saw DOES have a spindle lock. Sears web site specifications says it does not. If the saw lacked a spindle lock it would be a minor pain changing blades, especially blades with small teeth, such as plywood blades. 2) Nice weight- not too light to feel cheaply made, not too heavy to be a pain using like some of the higher amp saws. Manual says saw weights 8.3 lbs, not 8.7 listed in the ad. 3) 12 amps- should be more than sufficient for at least most home projects. This saw replaces a 40 year Skil that was only 9 amps. The 9 amp saw made it through 2 x 4s, 3/4" plywood, etc. with no problems, so a 12 amp should provide all the power I need. I tested on scrap wood and saw performed as advertised. 4) Power cord is 8' long- not stated in the ad specs. 5) Saw is made in China- could not find company name (mfg code 320), but probably would not have been meaningful. Overall, seems like a good saw, especially for the price.
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