Everyone loves a good power tool head to head. So this week we’re comparing Compact and Sub-Compact Reciprocating Saws in a fight to the death! Losers get cut in half by the winner! Okay, maybe not a fight to the death, but still a tool comparison to watch!
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The Tool Contenders
RIDGID 18v Octane One-Handed
RIDGID’s newest reciprocating saw comes with the power of the Octane battery. You get improved battery performance tailored to the task at hand. Speaking of hands… this is a one handed tool designed to be used in tight spaces. The Orbital Cutting function is perfect addition for cutting wood while switching to non-orbital will help you effectively cut metal.
Milwaukee M18 Fuel Hacksaw
The Milwaukee Hacksaw line is an industry favorite whether it’s the M18, M18 Fuel or M12 edition. It’s a one handed reciprocating saw model also that is great for tight spaces and perfect for a contractor’s job site environment.
Makita 18v LXT Sub-Compact
Makita’s Sub-Compact 18v LXT is a perfect companion to the rest of the Makita Sub-compact line. With a pistol style grip, this reciprocating saw has a shorter blade stroke that’s perfect for cuts in tight spaces.
and for fun…
Makita 36v X2 LXT
The Makita 36v X2 LXT Reciprocating Saw is a beast of a model that uses two 18v batteries for a ton of power. There are few things this saw can’t cut through given the right blade.
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