Metabo Brushless Reciprocating Saw Cordless Saw Reviews

Metabo Brushless Reciprocating Saws


Metabo Introduces Three Cordless and Brushless Recip Saws to Lineup

Metabo has brought three more reciprocating saw models to market, complementing their current line of recip saw options. These additions are all brushless models and promise powerful cutting capacity, longer tool life, and longer run times. Joining the Metabo lineup is the 12V PowerMaxx SSE 12 BL Compact, 18V SSE 18 LTX BL, and the 18V SSE 18 LTX BL Compact Saw.

10-Second Summary

  • Metabo adds brushless reciprocating saws to lineup
  • 12V PowerMaxx SSE 12 BL Compact, 18V SSE 18 LTX BL Compact, 18V SSE 18 LTX BL
  • Compact models have 3,000 SPM with 5/8″ stroke length
  • Full-size model has 2,700 SPM with 1-1/4″ stroke length
  • Quick-change blade system
  • LED work light
  • Compact models feature 180° rotatable blade and adjustable shoe
  • 3-year tool warranty, 3-year replacement on batteries

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What Do the Metabo Brushless Recip Saws Bring to the Table?

The PowerMaxx SSE 12 BL Compact and SSE 18 LTX BL Compact Reciprocating Saws both deliver up to 3,000 strokes per minute with a 5/8-inch stroke length. Unique to these compact models, you can insert either a reciprocating saw blade or a T-shank blade.

Metabo Brushless Reciprocating Saw

The compact saws also feature an adjustable shoe and a 180° rotatable blade to help with work in confined spaces. The adjustable shoe lets you set the cutting depth easily, which comes in handy when cutting into walls without running through any unseen wires or pipes.

The full-size 18V SSE LTX BL delivers up to 2,700 strokes per minute with a stroke length of 1-1/4 inches.

Metabo Brushless Reciprocating Saw

All of the Metabo brushless reciprocating saws include a tool-free Quick-change system to make blade changes easy and painless. Integrated LED work lights illuminate your cutting surfaces. Metabo also focused on user comfort with angled soft-grip handles and lightweight designs.

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Warranty Information

Like all Metabo tools, the Metabo brushless reciprocating saws all include a 3-year warranty. However, Metabo batteries and chargers also come with a 3-year replacement guarantee.

Pricing and Availability

Metabo authorized dealers have the brushless recip saws as bare tools, but kits come out July 2020. Kits will include the 18V saw, two 5.5Ah batteries, a 5-pack of blades, and a charger. Check out the lineup:

12V Metabo PowerMaxx SSE 12 BL Compact

  • Model 602322890 (bare tool) – $149

Metabo SSE 18 LTX BL

  • 602267550 (kit) – $TBD
  • 602267850 (bare tool) – $179

Metabo SSE 18 LTX BL Compact

  • 602366840 (bare) – $169.99

We’ll update this information as we learn more, but you can choose to jump that gun and do your own detective work by checking in with Metabo here.

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