Circular Saw features all ball bearing motor.

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Featuring 51° bevel capacity, 15 Amp HD5687 Skilsaw is suited for making angled rough cuts while framing roof or creating clean corner joint on baseboard. Saw includes 20 A AC-DC switch, anti-snag lower guard, and rear view depth adjustment, as well as stamped steel foot plate, spindle lock, and 8 ft cord. It is supplied with 24-tooth carbide tipped construction blade.

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SKIL Pumps up Pro Performance with Its Latest SKILSAW

New high power SKILSAW delivers professional-grade features at an exceptional value

MT. PROSPECT, Ill., May 11 /- SKIL Power Tools is proud to offer the next generation of SKILSAW with the new HD5687. This new circular saw takes its heritage from the Worm Drive SKILSAW and offers the ultimate combination of unmatched performance, lightweight design and unbeatable value and is designed to tackle any project on the jobsite. With a high power motor and enhanced functionality, this SKILSAW has the cutting capacity to help carpenters and contractors take on the toughest projects at a more affordable price point.

A superior power-to-weight ratio separates the new HD5687 Skilsaw from other circular saws in its class by engineering a 15 amp, saw with all ball bearing motor, without the added weight. SKIL has also taken the Worm Drive SKILSAW handle design preferred by professionals on the jobsite and incorporated them into this saw, making it more comfortable for users. The HD5687 Skilsaw is a clear cut choice for those cost-conscious users who want to get the job done without sacrificing power and performance.

The HD5687 Skilsaw features a 51-degree bevel capacity to allow for a wider range of cutting angles, ideal for making an angled rough cut while framing a roof or creating a clean corner joint on a baseboard. Additional features include a professional 20 Amp AC-DC switch, patented anti-snag lower guard, rear view depth adjustment, stamped steel foot plate, spindle lock and eight foot cord. The saw comes ready to go with a 24-tooth carbide tipped construction blade.

Available at Lowe's and professional supply houses, the new HD5687 Skilsaw has a retail price of $89. As part of a new partnership, Lowe's now offers the most extensive selection of SKIL tools of any one retailer.

About SKIL Power Tools

SKIL Power Tools is a leader in portable electric power tools and accessories serving the consumer do-it-yourself and professional construction markets. Founded in 1924 with the invention of the Worm Drive SKILSAW, SKIL now delivers a complete line of power tools designed and engineered to help DIYers achieve home project success, while providing professionals durable, cost-conscious tools for the jobsite. For more information about SKIL Power Tools including information on where to buy the products above, visit or call toll-free 877-SKIL-999.

CONTACT: Marilyn Bowden, SKIL Brand Manager, +1-224-232-2994,

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