Makita's 7-1/4-Inch Hypoid Saw (model 5477NB), combines a powerful 15 AMP motor and Makita's efficient hypoid gears with ease-of-use features for more power, better performance, and superior cuts. The 5477NB is engineered for framing walls, siding, roofs, and floors using a range of dimensional lumber and engineered lumber, including OSB, LVL, PSL, plywood, and more. It is ideal for framers, builders, carpenters, and general contractors seeking a best-in-class 7-1/4-Inch hypoid saw. `The 5477NB has a powerful 15 AMP motor with ball bearing construction for increased productivity. Makita's efficient hypoid gears have greater surface contact and deliver more constant power. The oil bath technology and sealed gear housing are engineered for less maintenance, with high quality heat treated hypoid gears for long lasting performance.