DeWalt Dual Trigger Bandsaw DCS379

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When it comes to cutting, a good band saw is an asset when working with a number of materials in a host of applications. Of course, as with any saw, you want precision, control, and safety. A sure way manufacturers can maximize all three is through performance and ergonomics. This is precisely what DeWalt aims for with its 20V dual trigger bandsaw (DCS379).

However, the question remains: Does this model have the performance and design features needed to “make the cut”? Let’s explore what it has so that you can decide.

DeWalt Dual Trigger Bandsaw Performance

Starting with the heart of this tool, the DCS379 runs thanks to a brushless motor and a 20V (5.0Ah) battery. DeWalt tells us that this duo generates enough power to make this saw a commercial-grade unit.

Specifically, DeWalt says that you should get 535 max watts at 570 SFPM and a cut capacity of a shade over 3 inches. Also, expect to get roughly 120 cuts on a single charge.

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  • Model: DeWalt DCS379
  • Battery: 20V (5.0Ah)
  • Brushless motor
  • Blade: 18 TPI 35-3/8 in
  • Cuts per charge: ~ 120
  • Weight: 8.4 lbs

Moreover, according to DeWalt, the DCS379 cuts 12-gauge strut in about 5 seconds.

Finally, in terms of control, this model comes equipped with a variable speed trigger.

DeWalt Dual Trigger Bandsaw Design

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Perhaps the most important design element is the DCS379’s dual trigger.

First and foremost, DeWalt’s goal was a setup that would help ensure two-handed operation. As I mentioned earlier, this accounts for both enhanced control and safety.

And, speaking of safety, this bandsaw features an integrated blade guard, which helps protect the operator against blade contact. Furthermore, it keeps the unit cleaner for increased durability and blade longevity.

Last, but certainly not least, the DCS379 is Tool Connect Chip ready. If you’re not already familiar with this feature, it employs Bluetooth to let you connect to and control your tools using an app.

DeWalt DCS379 Price

The 20V DeWalt dual trigger bandsaw retails as a kit for $529.99 and comes with a 5.0Ah battery and charger. You can also pick up the DCS379 bare for $379.99.

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