Model # R3204

Internet #205076385

Store SKU #222089

RIDGID Fuego 12 Amp 6-1/2 in. Magnesium Compact Framing Circular Saw


Fuego 12 Amp 6-1/2 in. Magnesium Compact Framing Circular Saw

$89.00 /each

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Product Overview

The RIDGID Fuego 12 Amp 6-1/2 in. Circular Saw is the fastest and lightest framing saw on the market. FUEGO tools are engineered to be the fastest, lightest and most compact tools on the market while delivering full power. With free registration, RIDGID power tools are covered for life. Free parts, free service, for life. Includes: R3204 Circular Saw, 18 Tooth Carbide Tipped Blade, Hex Wrench, Operator’s Manual. See below for more details.

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  • Powerful 12 Amp motor delivers the fastest cutting speed in its class at 6,100 RPM
  • Mg magnesium base durable and lightweight base for tough applications on the jobsite
  • 0-50° bevel capacity with detent system quickly lock your saw into the most common angles; capable of cutting finished 2X material at 45° in a single pass
  • Full length front and rear kerf indicators for added cutting precision
  • Integrated dust blower helps to clear cut line for improved accuracy
  • Ratcheting depth and bevel lock levers can easily be secured in multiple positions
  • 18 tooth thin kerf carbide tipped blade - for smooth cross and rip cuts as well as longer life
  • Hex grip enhancing micro-texture for secure grip and maximum user comfort
  • Ergonomic shock absorbent pommel handle ergonomic design minimizes “wrist arch” when making bevel cuts
  • Externally accessible brushes minimizes downtime
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Cordless/ Corded Corded Corded Corded Corded
Blade Diameter 7.25 6.5 7.25 7.25
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Customer Questions & Answers

does it come with a case

Asked by: 1toolmedic
Answered by: Papalap
Date published: 2016-12-21

what size is the blade arbor? 1/2" or 5/8"

Asked by: Bruce
Answered by: aghome42
Date published: 2015-09-20

What is the cut depth when at a 45 degree bevel?

Wondering if it'll cut through a 2x4 when at a 45 degree angle
Asked by: Peter
Cuts to 1 5/8" at 45 degrees, just enough for a 2X4.
Answered by: Papalap
Date published: 2017-02-14

Where can I purchase a rip guide for this 61/2 " Ridgid Fuego Compact Framing Saw?

Where can I purchase a rip guide for this 61/2 " Ridgid Fuego Compact Framing Saw?
Asked by: Texasfatfish
Is this for right handed or for left handed
Answered by: Elinun
Date published: 2017-01-09
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Customer Reviews

Fuego 12 Amp 6-1/2 in. Magnesium Compact Framing Circular Saw is rated 3.7 out of 5 by 45.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Solid circular saw Overall, great product. It is a lightweight, 6 1/2" circular saw. It is what it is. The blade is on the right (for better or worse). I am right handed and would prefer blade left, but I can live with decision. Here is why. I researched tons of circular saws as I am laying hardwood floors and I need to cut planks repetitively. I borrowed a cordless Dewalt 20V 6 1/2" inch and it has been convenient, except for batteries. The blade for the Dewalt is positioned on the left, which I like. The saw is lightweight. I thought I wanted a corded saw with a left blade, but I only found two made, one by Bosch and one by Milwaukee. Both models are 10+ lbs. For my hardwood floor cuts, I want a light saw, as I am cutting free-hand using a speed square. This Rigid saw's larger brother received good reviews on websites, so I trusted this saw would be good as well. I feel that it is. The saw is light enough that I feel comfortable with it in my left hand so I can see my cut line while holding a speed square on the plank in my right. I can adjust the depth of the cut, which will allow me to hold the speed square to the plank with my left hand, and cut while holding the saw in my right. I decided on this saw as opposed to cheaper alternatives, like the Ryobi 7 1/4" saws that are a little lighter (7-7.9 lbs), because the composition of the saw appears to be sturdier, not plastic. I decided against cordless because a $100 saw easily turns into $200+ when you get two batteries and a battery charger. I am happy with it overall.
Date published: 2016-09-14
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Check your saw before your measurements I've owned this saw for years now. I'll admit this is my first circular saw, but I've gotten to know it very well. Most projects I've done were very simple where accuracy was important but not the main priority. Over summer 16 I've taken my craft to new levels, this is were truth came came out. I use guides and/or jigs majority of the time to try to achieve straitest cuts possible. This saw is no where near strait! Never been dropped or abused in the slightest way, but after recording measurements on the saw its self the 0° setting & blade trueness are way off! I was very upset as I thought back on all the material, cuts, blades, time& effort that was wasted trying to reach higher levels of percision. I checked the math so many times & I thought carpentry just wasn't for me but it wasn't me it was the effing saw... Big mistake as a noob, at the time the saw was good for my price range but I would have spent triple if I knew the time that could be saved. if you happen to still purchase make sure you know how to assess the trueness of the tool, there are other draw backs on this tool but this was the most significant. Good luck
Date published: 2016-09-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good, solid saw - lightweight, handy for remodel/overhead/vertical use. Blade depth lock doesn't... Good, solid saw - lightweight, handy for remodel/overhead/vertical use. Blade depth lock doesn't seem to clamp down at max depth, but hasn't been a problem. Doesn't come with a rip fence - really silly - you can order one from Rigid for <$3 + shipping - a needless hassle. Soft case would have been nice, too; but after 6 mos. & several projects, I'm a satisfied customer & would buy it again.
Date published: 2016-12-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ridgid 6 1/2" Magnesium corded circular saw Nice light little saw. Nice baseplate. Cuts pretty true (+/- quarter degree) right out of the box. Designed for framing, but I have been using it with a strait edge & a fine tooth blade for nice cuts in cabinet grade plywood. Motor is made for dimensional lumber so it has plenty of power.
Date published: 2016-09-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best saw ever!!!! This little saw turns at 6200 rpms while the bigger ones turn at about 5800 it won't slow down on long angle cuts it is the best saw I've ever bought!!!!
Date published: 2016-09-22
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Junk Adjustment depth barely works. Then broke after 10 uses and rigid won't replace cause I registered to late.
Date published: 2016-10-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Does the job needed, light weight easy to use. Does the job needed, light weight easy to use.
Date published: 2016-11-23
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not what I thought it would be I wanted to replace a small light weight Mikita that was a good saw but I was tired of cutting the power cord into because the cord came out of the side the blade was on. I wanted it for cutting smaller lumber like siding 1x4 1x8 and the like. Something easer to use than a full size saw. The saw will not follow a square at all has no adjustment for the table so it can. The table is very rickidy and can be pushed side to side while sawing leaving the tail of the blade ruining the cut of the work piece. For the price it should be better. Unless you have no experience at all using a good saw you will not be happy. If you are doing something like sharpening stakes it will be fine. If making a living with a saw look elsewhere. Wally.
Date published: 2016-03-15
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