Very tough tool, the keyless chuck feature is worth the extra cost.
25 January 2014
Summary: I have had this saw for about 5 years. At the time of purchase I debated getting this model or another brand that was less money but required a screwdriver to change the blade. I have never regretted the decision to get this one.
Summary: I'm a carpenter and take on residential remodeling jobs year round with this little "homeowner's toy". I'm still trying to destroy the one I bought six years ago with probably over 2,000 hrs. on it. The piston-cage on the DW304 provides safe, smooth, maintenance-free operation at a mere 10 amp.
Summary: You really can't go wrong by buying this saw. I have worked in commercial construction for over 30 years and we had one of these saws on the jobsite for a couple years, doing hundreds of hours of demolition work, it is quite a good power tool.
THE PERFECT SAW FOR A NONPROFESSIONAL HOME OWNER LIKE ME
D. Blankenship, Amazon
22 June 2012
Summary: First let me say that I am NOT a professional carpenter, builder or fixer. In fact, when it comes to such matters I am pretty pathetic. But that being said, I feel I am a perfect individual to assess power tools because if I can use and manage them and get good results from them, then there is not...