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October 18, 2021

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Skilsaw Super Sawsquatch Video

Skilsaw Super Sawsquatch Video

PTIA 2018 Winners Sqaure LogoLooking to cut big lumber in one pass? We visited Skilsaw during the 2018 World of Concrete event, and it just so happens that they’ve recently released a saw that can tackle your larger beams. The Skilsaw Super Sawsquatch is a 16-5/16″ circular saw that can cut clean through lumber up to 6-1/4″ thick.


Even at a 45° angle, the Skilsaw Super Sawsquatch can tackle up to a 4-5/16″ cut. It features a 15-amp motor and Skilsaw’s worm drive for plenty of torque. Due to its magnesium construction, this massive saw weighs less than 30 lbs. This saw features a dust port, repositionable auxiliary handle, and electric brake as well.

Who needs a saw like this? It’s certainly not the framer using 2x and 4x to frame out a house. This is a bigger deal in homes that go for a more rustic or natural look with timber beams that can often run in as 6x lumber. So while the market isn’t as deep for this large a saw, when you to cut large beams, this is the kind of saw you turn to.


Skilsaw Super Sawsquatch Features

  • 6-1/4 In. cutting capacity for one-and-done, clean cuts through 6X and lumber up to 6-1/4 In. thick
  • Largest capacity worm drive circular saw that delivers relentless power for the biggest jobs
  • Tough, durable magnesium die-cast footplate ensures accurate cuts every time
  • All magnesium construction for durability and reduced weight
  • 15 AMP Dual-Field motor keeps the motor cooler to provide increased power
  • 16-5/16 In. Skilsaw blade to make perfect cuts right out of the box
  • Electric brake for increased jobsite productivity

Skilsaw Super Sawsquatch Specs

  • Model Number: SPT70V-11
  • Arbor Size: 1″
  • Balde Size: 16-5/16″
  • Cord Length: 10′
  • Height: 17.5″
  • Weight: 27.3 lbs
  • Amperage: 15A
  • Max RPM: 2,500 No Load
  • Motor Gearing: Worm Drive
  • Max Cut Depth at 90°: 6-1/4″
  • Max Cut Depth at 45°: 4-5/16″
  • MSRP: $548.99
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