New Harbor Freight Hercules Brushless Circular Saw

Harbor Freight Hercules Brushless Circular Saw

Harbor Freight has promised that more Hercules brushless power tools would be launching in 2021, and they’re making good on it. They’ve just introduced a new Hercules 20V  brushless 7-1/4″ circular saw, model 57612.

Harbor Freight’s Hercules 20V lineup now includes 4 brushless power tools:

The new circular saw’s specs seem on-par with other popular options on the market today.

Key Features & Specs

  • 7-1/4″ blade size
  • 5000 RPM
  • 0-50° bevel range
  • 2-1/2″ max depth of cut
  • 1-7/8″ max cut at 45°
  • Weighs 7.4 lbs
  • Magnesiu, blade guard
  • Attachable dust port
  • Built-in rafter hook
  • LED cutline visibility
  • Motor maintains constant power under load
  • Aluminum footplate

The brushless saw is priced just $10 more than Harbor Freight’s Hercules 20V (Max) 6-1/2″ cordless circular saw.

Price: $100

Buy now via Harbor Freight

Harbor Freight Hercules 20V Cordless Power Tool Bundle Deal

Harbor Freight has an in-store bundle deal promo, where you save $25 when you buy any Hercules cordless power tool, battery, and charger. I don’t know why they can’t also offer this online.


I find it interesting to think that, at least spec-wise, this tool would have bested all other 18V and 20V Max-class circular saws on the market just a few years ago.

Brushless tech has gotten far less expensive, with some brands launching entry-level-performing tools with brushless motors, although it doesn’t look like Harbor Freight is doing that here.

It’s good to see Harbor Freight pushing forward with a steady pace of new Hercules cordless power tool launches.

Still, it remains to be seen how well these tools fare against price-competitive brands.