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Rockwell

Model # RK3441K

Internet # 204754147

4 -1/2 in. 5 Amp Compact Circular Saw

$96.03 /piece
  • Compact saw with the ability to cut thru a 2x4 in a single pass
  • Exceptional depth-of-cut for cutting 2" stock lumber
  • Built in dust port for a easy vac hookup and clean work area

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Model # RK3441K

Internet # 204754147

Rockwell's Compact Circular Saw (RK3441K) can essentially eliminate the need for a full-size 7-1/4 in. circular saw. With a 4-1/2 in. blade, the saw cuts 2x4s in a single pass and is about 50% lighter than conventional 7-1/4 in. circular saws. Weighing only 5 lbs., it is easy to transport and maneuver, and the slim, inline grip design provides great comfort, balance and control. Because the smaller, thinner blade takes much less effort and motor strain to cut through material, the saw can easily match the performance of a full-size equivalent. In addition, the saw ensures a tidy workspace and easy cleanup with a dust extraction port and 1-1/4 in. vacuum adapter.

  • 5 Amp, 3500 RPM motor delivers powerful performance
  • Arbor-lock button for easy blade changes
  • Dust port with vacuum hookup ensures a clean work environment
  • Bevel adjustment for 0 degree-45 degree; bevel capacity at 45 degree is 1-1/8 in.
  • Maximum cutting depth at 90 Degrees is 1-11/16 in.
  • Easy-set depth gauge lever for quick setup and cutting adjustments
  • Slim, ergonomic design for one-handed operation
  • 4-1/2 in. blade has a kerf less than half the thickness of larger 7-1/4 in. circular saw blades, offering same performance with less motor effort
  • Left-handed blade design provides remarkable cut line visibility
  • 3-year limited warranty

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SPECIFICATIONS

Dimensions
Blade Diameter 
4.5 
Maximum Cut Depth @ 90 Deg. 
1.7 
Product Depth (in.) 
15.31 
Product Height (in.) 
5.12 
Product Width (in.) 
4.21 
Details
Amperage (amps) 
Bevel Capacity 
45 
Blade Location 
Left 
Color Family 
Black 
Cord Length (ft.) 
10 
Corded Tool Type 
Circular Saw 
Cordless/ Corded 
Corded 
Depth Adjustment 
Yes 
Keyless/keyed blade change 
Keyed 
Maximum Cut Depth @ 45 Deg. 
1.125 
Maximum Speed (rpm) 
3500 
Power Tool Features 
Electric Brake 
Power Tool Product Type 
Corded 
Product Weight (lb.) 
5.00 lb 
Reconditioned 
No 
Returnable 
90-Day 
Tools Product Type 
Power Tool 
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications and Listings 
ETL Listed 
Manufacturer Warranty 
3 years limited 

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Cordless/ Corded: Corded
Brand: Rockwell
Power Tool Features: Electric Brake
Price: $50 - $100
Review Rating: 4 & Up
Blade Diameter: 4.5
Keyless/keyed blade change: Keyed
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We are planning to replace the steps of our staircase. Can this product cut the ready made rectangular oak wood (which is a hard wood)? Thanks

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YES BUT DO NOT PUSH IT
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October 1, 2015
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James - Most stair treads are 1" or 1 1/4" thick. This saw will cut through the oak hardwood stair treads. It will be slower going than with a compound miter saw or standard circular saw, though.
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March 23, 2015
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James,
Oak cost money, so I would use a larger circular saw with a fine tooth new blade.
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December 12, 2014
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I wouldn't chance it, use your 7/ 1/4" and a good blade.
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August 26, 2014
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This tool is designed to cut any wood up to 1&11/16" thickness.
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can i put a different blade brand?

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As long as it is the same size.
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October 1, 2015
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gilcraig - This saw will accept any brand blade that is of the same diameter. Nothing special about how it mounts.
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March 23, 2015
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You can use any brand blade as long as it is 4&1/2 inch diameter with a 3/8 inch arbor(center hole).
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You can use different blade brands if it is the same size. But I would stay with the Rockwell blades until your warranty is up. Years ago Sears made smaller blades so you might try them.
If you have a Discover credit card try to purchase your tools with it
because Discover will back you on the warranty or replacement.
Hope this can help you. Good luck.
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The description states the tool can cut 2 x 4's. Yet the maximum depth is 1 & 11/16. How can it cut 2 x 4?

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December 22, 2015
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The arbor is only 3/8" and the only blades I can find right now are Rockwell and they are not cheap
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Teri - A 2x4, as purchased from your typical lumberyard, is actually only 1 1/2" thick, so this saw will cut all the way through it just fine.
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A 2x4 is not a full 2" thick after the rough lumber has been run through a planer to create a smooth surface on all four sides. Depending on whether the 2x4 is green (i.e. wet) or dry, the thickness will vary between 1 & 1/2" and 1 & 5/8"
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March 16, 2015
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2X4's actually measure 1.5"X3.5". They start out approximately 2X4 but after drying and planing they are reduced to the 1.5"X3.5".
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#1-does it come with a plastic container for storage? #2 do you sell as a kit with accessories how much is the kit??

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Ron,
Saw does NOT come with a plastic container. Saw comes with a blade and cutting adjustable guide.
Excellent saw.
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This one offered does not come with a Kit. Checkout CPoRockwell for total package sales.
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NO container, just the box it came in.
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September 4, 2014
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The RK3441 does not come with a storage case or bag. The purchase includes the saw, a 24Tooth Carbide-Tipped Blade, Parallel Guide, Vacuum Adapter and hex key for blade removal. The suggested retail is $99.99 plus shipping and handling.
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CUSTOMER REVIEWS

Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 198 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Really nice saw. Too bad Home Depot uses UPS and not FedEx. UPS is not as dependable as FedEx. The saw works great. Got it (finally) after dinnertime yesterday.and used it for the first time today. Love it. June 25, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Best purchase yet Great light weight saw for small jobs instead of the bigger circular saw or table saw. June 21, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Good tool for diy people This saw is perfect for my use in the home it's powerful and easy to handle I would recommend this to my friends and family May 31, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Rockwell 4 1/2" circular saw Really nice powerful little saw. I purchased this saw several months ago and used it quite a few times in a major first floor renovation project as a do-it-yourselfer. The saw cuts nice and is easy to maneuver into smaller confined areas. I do agree with those who mention that the safety and on switch is in an awkward place. I can say that if you are directly overhead of the saw and engage the safety and on switch, there is no problem, however if you have to use the saw over your head in a sideways position, it can be quite difficult or awkward to hold the safety and on switch in the on position without straining your hand a little. Awkwardness aside this is a really nice tool to add to the arsenal for those smaller jobs or tight areas - even those quick jobs. Rips and cross cuts fast. During my large renovation job I had to cut through numerous nails and screws with the included blade. Hardly even knew I was cutting through them until I looked at the cut ends of those nails! Looking at the blade after using it, the cutting edges were hardly damaged and did not break off like some saw blades. Handy for demolition work. Get a few extra blades to have handy. June 7, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Works like a champ Saw works great. Real convenient size. Cut like a dream. May 10, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Great design, poor visibility This saw is well-balanced and seems like a brilliant design. A few flaws, however, hamper the performance enough to merit (reluctantly) a two-star rating. The other reviews are accurate: the handle is thick and it is difficult to grasp around and press the safety button. I am a 5'4" female with somewhat small hands, and although I was able to do it, the awkwardness of the grasp decreased my dexterity with the saw. Annoying (does there really need to be a safety button?), but something you can get used to. The biggest design flaw, though, is the fact that the housing of the saw completely covers the view of the saw blade. You have to set, and re-set, and re-re-set the guide (cumbersome!!) to measure the distance of the cut left-to-right (rather than simply staying on your guide line). Even worse, without a view of the saw blade you have no precise way of knowing when the blade is about to make contact, or when you have reached the end of your guide line (pictures below). I am experienced with a circular saw and use my DeWalt effortlessly ... this Rockwell saw was a gift to myself because my boyfriend kept borrowing mine!! But after two cuts gone awry (askew and overshot), the design is a dealbreaker for me ... I have returned it. I will miss the lightweight versatility, but have resigned myself to another run-of-the-mill circular saw that works as intended. September 24, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Very happy Great saw. Perfect for me to use for projects around the house. April 5, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by perfect compact circular saw without the bulk, cuts everything great saw, easy blade change, fits hands left or right well (I'm ambidextrous ). I will say even with good size hands the safety switch using right hand to cut takes a little getting use to, have to push and get blade goin then seat hand where its comfortable, pushing using left hand to cut was easier. As far as visibility I dont see any issues there. I had no problem cuttin on my lines or seeing the mark where things were going with the saw. bevels great and holds, depth is accurate. ripped 6 or 7 pc of 1/2 cement board no problems, able to do cut outs for wall plugs easily. handles much better than a bulky circular saw and seems to eat through everything I could put it on!! allen wrench goes on holder thats on the cord, cord is plenty long enough to walk around 4x8s or 3x5s, has a cool vac attachment that works well, I opted not to use most of the time. even beats table saw for rippin straight boards!! cuts clean and precision is spot on each time. my favorite toy, ah tool lol. March 3, 2016
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