Best Track Saw Review: What Is Makita?
Makita is one of the most popular brands among DIYers. They are known for their quality products and they have been around since the early 80’s. Their name comes from the Japanese word “maki” which means “to cut”. Makita has become famous for their high-quality tools and accessories such as drill bits, screwdrivers, wrenches, pliers etc. They are well known for their high-end design and innovative features.
They have many different models of track saws. Some of them include the Makita M7000, Makita M7500, Makita M7600, Makita M7700, Makita M7800, Makita MT8000 and others. All these models are very powerful and durable.
The Makita MT8000 is the best model available for home use. It has a 6″ blade, which makes it suitable for cutting through wood and other materials. However, its power is not enough to cut through metal or plastic easily. The blade is sharpened with a diamond tip and it cuts through hard material like steel without any problem at all.
The Makita track saw has a powerful motor that ensures the blade can work at high speeds. The high speed of the blade and the smoothness of the cut is ensured by the quality of the components used. The specific model we are reviewing here, the Makita MT8000 comes with a cast aluminum table and strong steel tracks. All this ensures that the machine is durable and can handle tough jobs.
The machine has been designed for both right-handed and left-handed people. It has an easy to use control that ensures that the tool is easy to maneuver, even in spaces with limited visibility. The machine has a good price and is well worth the money.
Makita M7000: Best professional track saw
This particular model is designed for professional users. It has a longer and wider blade than most other track saws. The blade is made of tungsten carbide, which is harder than steel.
Sources & references used in this article:
Blade guard system for rotary saws by LRM Clark, AC Martenson – US Patent 4,848,001, 1989 – Google Patents
Crosshead for sabre saws and sabre saws incorporating same by DJ Nalley – US Patent 4,262,420, 1981 – Google Patents
Block-and-tape lumber measuring device for bench saws by SN Small – US Patent 2,747,625, 1956 – Google Patents
Miter box for portable electric saws by LC Nolte – US Patent 2,949,139, 1960 – Google Patents