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Makita 40V XGT Cordless 6-1/2 in. Plunge Circular Saw Kit, AWS Capable

Makita 40V XGT Cordless 6-1/2 in. Plunge Circular Saw Kit, AWS Capable

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Product Description

The Makita 40V XGT® Cordless 6-1/2" Plunge Circular Saw delivers accurate cutting when combined with an optional guide rail system (sold separately) and is designed to produce minimal tear-out. This saw features a Makita-built brushless motor that provides variable speed (2,500 – 4,900 RPM) for powerful cutting. It also features Automatic Speed Change™ Technology which adjusts cutting speed and torque during the cut for optimal performance. The saw also has soft start and an electric brake for added convenience.

XGT® is a system of equipment, tools, batteries and chargers from Makita that utilize 40V max lithium-ion batteries. XGT® is engineered to deliver high power to take on high-demand applications, which lets users completely transition to a cordless job site. XGT® is equipped with advanced brushless motor engineering, intelligent digital communication, and superior durability features to out-power, outsmart and outlast the competition.

Other Features:

  • Constant Speed Control – Offers a consistent smooth finish under load
  • Cutting Capacity: 2-3/16" at 90°; and 1-9/16" at 45°
  • Bevel Capacity – -1 to 48°
  • Positive Stops – At 22.5° and 45°
  • Locking Lever – Makes blade installation easier by holding the blade in position so the wrench can be inserted
  • Large 1-7/16" Rear Dust Port – Directs material away from the operator or into a connected vacuum system
  • Built-In Depth Stop – Makes depth adjustments easy for clean cuts
  • Smooth Plunge Release Lever & Rubberized Soft Grip Handle – Provides operator comfort
  • XPT™ - Protects key internal components from dust and water
  • Auto-Start Wireless System (AWS®) Compatibility – Uses Bluetooth® technology to communicate between the tool and dust extractor
  • On-Board Hex Wrench Storage – For fast and easy blade changes
  • Dual Front and Rear Bevel Supports – Offer additional rigidity


  • (1) 40V XGT® Cordless 6-1/2" Plunge Circular Saw
  • (1) 40V max XGT® 4.0Ah Battery (BL4040)
  • (1) 40V max XGT® Rapid Optimum Charger (DC40RA)
  • (1) 6-1/2" 56T C.T. Cordless Plunge Saw Blade, Wood, MDF, Laminate (B-57342)
  • (1) Hex Wrench (783203-8)
  • (1) Interlocking Case, Small, 4-3/8" x 15-1/2" x 11-5/8" (821549-5)
  • (1) Interlocking Case, X-Large, 12-1/2" x 15-1/2" x 11-5/8" (821552-6)

Model Number: GPS01M1J


  • Blade Diameter: 6-1/2"
  • Arbor (mm): 20 mm
  • Max. Cutting Capacity (at 90°): 2-3/16"
  • Max. Cutting Capacity (at 45°): 1-9/16"
  • No Load Speed (variable speed): 2,500 - 4,900 RPM
  • Battery: 40V max XGT® Lithium-Ion
  • Overall Length: 14-3/4"
  • Net Weight (with battery): 11 lbs.
  • Automatic-start Wireless System (AWS™): Capable (transmitter sold separately)
  • Power Type: Cordless
  • Form Factor (LXT): X2
  • Motor Type: Brushless


Misplace the instructions? No problem! Hartville Hardware is here to help. Below is the instruction manual for the Makita GPS01 Circular Saw. Read it before you buy it, or come back and download it if you have questions.

Makita GPS01 Circular Saw Instruction Manual

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