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Best Compact Cordless Reciprocating Saw Head-to-Head Review


…and one-handed. Often called Sawzalls (Milwaukee Tool’s proprietary reciprocating saw name), these two classes of saws represent the most comfortable cutting experience, trading off cutting speed and power for lighter weight and less vibration. Two-handed models are more closely related to standard saws. They sometimes shift from an inline design and angle the secondary handle down in a shorter design that can more easily reach into tight s…


Best Cordless Reciprocating Saw Head-to-Head Review


…ebar (5/8″) and Lenox Lazer CT carbide blades for our thick metal testing. Head-to-head against Milwaukee and Diablo, these Lenox blades made more cuts in rebar before teeth started coming off by a wide margin. Cut-for-cut, they’re the best thick metal blades we’ve ever tested. You can pick them up in 4″, 6″, and 9″ lengths. Milwaukee returns to the top of the charts in this test with Hilti not far behind. Similar to the trend we’ve been see…


Best 12V Cordless Reciprocating Saw Head-to-Head Review


12V reciprocating saws (or Sawzalls, Milwaukee’s proprietary name) are incredibly useful when space is tight or you just don’t want to wield a heavy-duty model. We set out to discover who makes the best 12V cordless reciprocating saw, keeping in mind that these aren’t going to be used for the same kind of cuts as their 18V and corded cousins. SUPPORT OUR ADVERTISERS Best 12V Cordless Reciprocating Saw Milwaukee M12 Fuel Hackzall…


Best Corded Reciprocating Saw Head-to-Head Review


…we switch the blades out to Lenox Lazer CT carbide blades for thick metal. Head-to-head against Milwaukee and Diablo, we made more cuts in rebar before teeth started coming off by a wide margin. Cut-for-cut, they’re the best thick metal blades we’ve ever tested. You can pick them up in 4″, 6″, and 9″ lengths. Roofing Sandwich: 15-Amp Class Only the toughest saws compete in our toughest test. With a sandwich of 2 x 10…


Best 18V Cordless Reciprocating Saw Head-to-Head Review


…ng speed in all materials. Reasonable size. Why 18V Cordless Reciprocating Saws? Reciprocating saws in the 18V/20V class like these are full replacements for corded models in the 10A – 13A range and some can even replace 14A – 15A saws (though several brands have what we call cordless “super saws” that we’ll look at in a different review). Like drills and impact drivers, these become primary tools instead of just supplementing th…


DeWalt DCS310 12V MAX Pivot Reciprocating Saw Review


…2. It has been updated to reflect its performance in our 12V reciprocating saw head-to-head review. SUPPORT OUR ADVERTISERS I knew the world was changing when I went an entire week without using a single 18V tool. Now, that’s not to say that I haven’t since whipped out my heavier-duty 18V tools for use on tougher assignments, but my handful of 12V cordless tools is really starting to do well for around 75% of the work I need to get don…


Best Cordless Combo Kit: 4-Tool Kit Buying Guide


…: Check on Amazon Warranty: 3 years limited   Makita and Milwaukee go head to head for the best overall in this group, even going so far as to have the same bonus tool in their kits – an angle grinder. Both take advantage of brushless motors and are awfully close in performance specs. Both give you outstanding tools all the way around and are a step above the rest with their circular and reciprocating saws. Makita and Milwaukee also hav…


Best Cordless Band Saws Compared


…of these saws will make the job easier. If you’re still using a hack saw or a reciprocating saw you have got to upgrade—like this week. Best Cordless Band Saws – Tool By Tool Bosch BSH180-01 Despite its compact dimensions, the 18V Bosch BSG180 can jam material up to 2-1/2” diameter in its steel maw. I liked the cast aluminum base that securely housed the blade drive system. While the two piece blade guard is a nice gesture, I was perpl…