ROCKWELL VERSACUT SAW
ROCKWELL VERSACUT SAW WITH INNOVATIVE BLADE GUARD
Rockwell® is introducing a saw this spring that may send many circular saws into retirement. It’s called the Versacut™ and this multi-functional mini circular saw is compact and balanced, powerful, precise and easy to manage.
Not you average circular saw the Versacut has with retractable blade guards and can be used with one hand because its inner and outer blade guard design isolates the blade, keeping it away from the user. In addition the the saw’s shoe plate, provides a clear view of the blade. It’s a perfect compact trim saw by delivering quick and precise cuts, even plunge cuts.
The Versacut has a 3-3/8 in. diameter blade and a maximum depth of cut of 1-1/16-in., weighs only 4 lbs. Blade changes are easy by loosening the blade screw with the key that is provided. Versacut has a circular body with an ergonomic concave midsection. The overmold comfort grip makes one-handed operation very comfortable.
Constructed of high-impact ABS, the single-speed, 4-amp saw has a no-load speed of 3500 rpm. The trigger with lock-off switch is conveniently located beneath the barrel of the saw.A dust extraction port helps clear the work area and a parallel edge guide clamp is provided to set up consistent and accurate rip cuts.
The 7-pc. Versacut kit includes a fast-cut, 24-tooth, carbide-tipped blade (RW9231, $14.99), one smooth-cutting, 44-tooth, high-speed-steel blade (RW9229, $10.99), one Diamond tile cutting blade (RW9228, $16.99), a no-mar base plate cover, parallel edge guide, a vacuum adapter, and carrying bag. A 3-pc. blade set (RW9232K, $39.99) also is available.
Rockwell offers an optional Miter Station (RW9246, $79.99) to be used to make cross-cuts, angle, bevel and rip cuts in wood, aluminum sheets, laminates, parquet, flooring, baseboards, trim, and more.
Constructed of composite material, the base measures 13 in. x 36 in. The base is easy to assemble and store when not in use. Its maximum cutting length for cross-cuts is 13 in. in materials up to 7/8 in. thick. The maximum cutting length for bevel cuts at 45º is 6 in. in materials up to 3/4 in. thick.
The Rockwell Versacut Saw (RK3440K, $139.99), and Rockwell Versacut Miter Station (RW9246, $79.99) are available through online Websites, including amazon.com. It also is expected to be available through various local retailers such as Lowes, Menards and independent hardware and lumber yards.
Purchase a Rockwell Versacut saw here: Rockwell-RK3440K-VersaCut-Circular-Saw
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