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Mac Allister 1200W 220-240V 165mm Circular saw MSCS1200

£40
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Product Details

Product Information

  • 5000 rpm no load speed
  • 165mm diameter blade
  • Features: Lock off trigger switch, Soft grip and2.5m cable
  • Comes with - TCT blade (165mm x & x T)

Features and Benefits

The robust Mac Allister 165mm circular saw delivers precise and powerful cuts thanks to it's laser cutting guide that ensures accuracy while you work.

  • Spindle lock allows easy blade replacement
  • The lock-off safety button prevents unexpected starts
  • Features an adjustable shoe for sawing at an angle between 0° & 45°
  • Dust extraction keeps your work area free of dust
  • The 24-tooth, tungsten carbide dipped blade can cut to a depth of up to 55mm
  • Rubber coated front handle eliminates slipping for greater comfort and control

Technical Specifications

Corded/CordlessCorded
Power output1200W
No load speed5000 rpm
Blade diameter165mm
Handle typeSoft grip
Switch typeLock off trigger switch
Dust extractionDust extraction facility
Cable length (mm)2500mm
Weight (g)4420g
Product code3663602628095

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El Galés - 1 month ago

So many things about this saw are bad. The laser guide points WAY off to one side - it's worse then useless. The depth adjuster seizes, making fine adjustment very difficult, and the quick release mechanism on the depth guide on mine stopped working fairly quickly, so now I always have to have a spanner on hand to adjust the depth. The guide on the angle adjuster is off. So you don't get a square cut when it says it's square. The blade is at an angle to the sole plate, so if you use a straight edge you get an innaccurate cut with a kerf a lot wider than the blade. The sole plate flexes. The blade moves sideways in relation to the sole plate when you adjust it up and down. The supplied blade was poor, and the saw takes blades of a size difficult to find. So replacing the poor supplied blade is a pain.

Don't buy this saw.

Worked fine for 2 days

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Mac Allister user - 1 month ago

The saw itself is really nice, well built etc. I am usually a fan of the low cost Mac Allister tool set, however, I think this saw was a dud or the brand are starting to lower quality.

When I first started using it, it cut off for a few seconds, I thought nothing if it and continued to cut timber. Working fine for various types of cuts on a decking project and then boom, it stopped starting the saw altogether. The laser light still comes on, but the saw wont start anymore. surley a 2 day old saw shouldnt have issues. Hoping to get a replacement and try again. I'll give it a second try since Mac Allister tools have been great in the past for me.

Disappointing

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SeeSaw - 1 month ago

I would not usually buy cheap tools, but I needed a circular saw for a job, and probably won't use again for a couple of years. The reviews seemed enthusiastic, and I have to say, I really like the feel and balance of the saw. It is very comfortable to hold. However, once the blade was mounted, I noticed an unexpectedly large amount of play in the bearings. Not a great sign. The foot plate is insubstantial, and is not square when set to the 0 degree point. The cut is way too ragged, and after 4 cuts the depth securing mechanism gave out. I will be returning the
saw tomorrow, and spending what I should have spent in the first place