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Model # R8654B

Store SKU #1004038260

Store SO SKU #1003965298

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18-Volt OCTANE Cordless Brushless 7-1/4 in. Circular Saw (Tool Only)

  • OCTANE Brushless Motor Technology provide Best-in-Class Power
  • Includes: Blade, Blade Wrench, Dust Chute, and Vacuum Attachment
  • Free Parts and Service for Life with Registration
$ 169 00
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Product Overview

OCTANE Max Power

OCTANE Max Power

RIDGID OCTANE Brushless 18V tools utilize high performance brushless motors and state of the art OCTANE electronics are built to handle maximum power from OCTANE batteries.

Maximum Performance

Maximum Performance

OCTANE tool + OCTANE battery communicate for maximum performance in high demand applications

Extreme Runtime, Power, and Intellgence

Extreme Runtime, Power, and Intellgence

OCTANE electronics are designed to deliver maximum power to OCTANE tools

100% 18V Compatibility RIDGID

100% 18V Compatibility RIDGID

OCTANE tools and batteries work with the full RIDGID 18V product line

MAXIMUM PERFORMANCE AND EXTREME RUNTIME

MAXIMUM PERFORMANCE AND EXTREME RUNTIME

Feel the performance boost when you combine OCTANE tools with OCTANE batteries.

POWERFUL. DURABLE. PROFESSIONAL.

POWERFUL. DURABLE. PROFESSIONAL.

Engineered to deliver, time and time again.

FREE PARTS. FREE SERVICE. FOR LIFE

FREE PARTS. FREE SERVICE. FOR LIFE

On select tools. Check packaging for details.

Lithium Ion Batteries

Lithium Ion Batteries

Top grade lithium cells give you max power and life

Hex Grip

Hex Grip

Designed for maximum control and comfort

Lifetime Service Agreement

Lifetime Service Agreement

Upon registration within the first 90 days of purchase

Best-In-Class

Best-In-Class

Power and Intelligence

Buy with confidence with our 90 day no-risk satisfaction guarantee.

90 Day Satisfaction Guaranteed

Buy with confidence with our 90 day no-risk satisfaction guarantee.

Cordless Convenience

Cordless Convenience

Enjoy working tangle-free

  • OCTANE Brushless Motor Technology provide Best-in-Class Power
  • Includes: Blade, Blade Wrench, Dust Chute, and Vacuum Attachment
  • Free Parts and Service for Life with Registration
RIDGID introduces the 18-Volt OCTANE Cordless Brushless 7-1/4 in. Circular Saw (Tool-Only). The OCTANE Brushless 18-Volt 7-1/4 In. Circular Saw features a high performance brushless motor and advanced electronics that provide best-in-class power and intelligence. While providing increased performance with all RIDGID 18-Volt batteries, OCTANE tools provide maximum performance in high demand applications when paired with OCTANE batteries (batteries not included). Paired with an OCTANE battery (batteries not included), this tool gives 30% more power. With registration, this tool is backed by the Industry's Only Lifetime Service Agreement: FREE Parts. FREE Service. For LIFE. The OCTANE Brushless 7-1/4 in. Circular Saw includes a 7-1/4 in. blade, blade wrench, vacuum attachment, dust chute, rafter hook and operator's manual. Battery and charger sold separately.
  • Industry leading 2-11/16 in. depth of cut
  • RIDGID OCTANE Brushless 18-Volt 7-1/4 in. Circular Saw delivers 30% more power than the previous brushless unit (R8653B) when paired with an OCTANE Battery
  • The dust chute and included vacuum adapter cuts back on jobsite clean up
  • With the integrated accessory rail, users can attach the included rafter hook for additional storage options
  • LED light engages with trigger for a more direct and clearer line of sight
  • Offers up to 56° beveling cuts for added versatility
  • 100% Compatible: Works with all RIDGID 18-Volt Batteries and Chargers
  • Lifetime Service Agreement with registration within 90 days of purchase
  • Includes: (1) R8654B OCTANE Brushless Circular Saw, (1) 7-1/4 in. blade, (1) blade wrench, (1) vacuum attachment, (1) dust chute, (1) rafter hook and operator's manual
  • Battery and charger sold separately
  • RIDGID: Powerful. Durable. Professional.






  • Click here for more information on Electronic Recycling Programs
  • California residents see Prop 65 WARNINGS

Product Overview

  • OCTANE Brushless Motor Technology provide Best-in-Class Power
  • Includes: Blade, Blade Wrench, Dust Chute, and Vacuum Attachment
  • Free Parts and Service for Life with Registration
Model #: R8654B
Sku #: 1004038260
Internet #: 308056101

RIDGID introduces the 18-Volt OCTANE Cordless Brushless 7-1/4 in. Circular Saw (Tool-Only). The OCTANE Brushless 18-Volt 7-1/4 In. Circular Saw features a high performance brushless motor and advanced electronics that provide best-in-class power and intelligence. While providing increased performance with all RIDGID 18-Volt batteries, OCTANE tools provide maximum performance in high demand applications when paired with OCTANE batteries (batteries not included). Paired with an OCTANE battery (batteries not included), this tool gives 30% more power. With registration, this tool is backed by the Industry's Only Lifetime Service Agreement: FREE Parts. FREE Service. For LIFE. The OCTANE Brushless 7-1/4 in. Circular Saw includes a 7-1/4 in. blade, blade wrench, vacuum attachment, dust chute, rafter hook and operator's manual. Battery and charger sold separately.

  • Industry leading 2-11/16 in. depth of cut
  • RIDGID OCTANE Brushless 18-Volt 7-1/4 in. Circular Saw delivers 30% more power than the previous brushless unit (R8653B) when paired with an OCTANE Battery
  • The dust chute and included vacuum adapter cuts back on jobsite clean up
  • With the integrated accessory rail, users can attach the included rafter hook for additional storage options
  • LED light engages with trigger for a more direct and clearer line of sight
  • Offers up to 56° beveling cuts for added versatility
  • 100% Compatible: Works with all RIDGID 18-Volt Batteries and Chargers
  • Lifetime Service Agreement with registration within 90 days of purchase
  • Includes: (1) R8654B OCTANE Brushless Circular Saw, (1) 7-1/4 in. blade, (1) blade wrench, (1) vacuum attachment, (1) dust chute, (1) rafter hook and operator's manual
  • Battery and charger sold separately
  • RIDGID: Powerful. Durable. Professional.






  • Click here for more information on Electronic Recycling Programs
  • California residents see Prop 65 WARNINGS

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Ratings (1583) (441) (258) (283)
Blade Diameter 6-1/2
Batteries Included No No No No
Power Tool Features Depth Adjustment,Keyed Blade Change,Spindle Lock Brushless,Keyed Blade Change Brushless,Depth Adjustment,Electric Brake,Keyed Blade Change,Spindle Lock Brushless,Depth Adjustment,Electric Brake,Keyed Blade Change,Spindle Lock
Cordless/ Corded Cordless Cordless Cordless Cordless
Voltage (volts) 18 18 18 18
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Specifications

Dimensions

Maximum Cut Depth @ 90 Deg.
1.8125 in
Product Depth (in.)
15.32 in
Product Height (in.)
9.14 in
Product Width (in.)
8.98 in

Details

Batteries Included
No
Battery Power Type
Lithium Ion
Battery Size
18-volt
Battery/Charger
Tool Only
Bevel Capacity
56
Blade Diameter (in.)
7-1/4
Blade Location
Right
Charger Included
Charger Not Included
Color Family
Orange
Condition
New
Construction Material
Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)
Cordless Tool Type
Circular Saw
Cordless/ Corded
Cordless
Depth Adjustment
Yes
Included Accessories
Allen Key/Wrench,Blades
Maximum Cut Depth @ 45 Deg.
2.6875 in
Maximum Speed (rpm)
5600
Motor Type
Brushless
Number of Batteries Included
0
Power Tool Features
Brushless,Keyed Blade Change
Product Weight (lb.)
8.6 lb
Returnable
180-Day
Saw Drive Type
Sidewinder
Tools Product Type
Power Tool
Voltage (volts)
18

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Lifetime Service Agreement with registration within 90 days of purchase

Specifications

Dimensions

Maximum Cut Depth @ 90 Deg.
1.8125 in
Product Depth (in.)
15.32 in
Product Height (in.)
9.14 in
Product Width (in.)
8.98 in

Details

Batteries Included
No
Battery Power Type
Lithium Ion
Battery Size
18-volt
Battery/Charger
Tool Only
Bevel Capacity
56
Blade Diameter (in.)
7-1/4
Blade Location
Right
Charger Included
Charger Not Included
Color Family
Orange
Condition
New
Construction Material
Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)
Cordless Tool Type
Circular Saw
Cordless/ Corded
Cordless
Depth Adjustment
Yes
Included Accessories
Allen Key/Wrench,Blades
Maximum Cut Depth @ 45 Deg.
2.6875 in
Maximum Speed (rpm)
5600
Motor Type
Brushless
Number of Batteries Included
0
Power Tool Features
Brushless,Keyed Blade Change
Product Weight (lb.)
8.6 lb
Returnable
180-Day
Saw Drive Type
Sidewinder
Tools Product Type
Power Tool
Voltage (volts)
18

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Lifetime Service Agreement with registration within 90 days of purchase

Questions & Answers

Does this saw come with a wrench to change blades? Mine didn't come with one.

Does this saw come with a wrench to change blades? Mine didn't come with one.
Asked by: Bob
You should've got a hex key with it. But you can use both.
Answered by: panther
Date published: 2020-05-08

What battery (model number) does it use?

What battery (model number) does it use?
Asked by: Jack
Any battery will work in it
Answered by: panther
Date published: 2020-05-08

does this have electric break?

Asked by: Tools
I don't believe so but it does stop quickly
Answered by: Mark
Date published: 2020-01-30

Would like to know what is the bar that is on top (in front) of the handle. What is it's function?

Would like to know what is the bar that is on top (in front) of the handle. What is it's function?
Asked by: Eric
that bar swings out to let you hang the saw on a floor joist or any other 1 1/2" piece of stock
Answered by: Terry
Date published: 2020-06-03
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