If you're looking at a worm drive saw, look very seriously at this hypoid drive saw
F. Maxwell, Amazon
20 August 2015
Summary: Very happy with this over the Skilsaw, Milwaukee, and Ridgid worm drive saws I'd been considering. Like those saws it competes with, it's not light, but it will power through cutting tasks that would bind sidewinders to a standstill. Hypoid gears mean no need to change oil.
Summary: A beast, pure and simple. Heavy, has high torque that will twist your arm, but will cut through anything. I burnt up a competitor's saw that I had had for years doing framing and some plywood with trying to cut through 3/4" particle board. The rascal smoked about halfway through the second sheet.
Summary: I have had this saw for almost a year and it is very easy to use and the included carbide blade cuts very clean. It is a bit heavier then I expected, but it is still lighter then the 25+ year old saw that it replaced.
The angle and blade depth adjusters are easy to use and the blade bolt tool in the ...
Ren Keppinger, Amazon
31 October 2014
Summary: Smooth cutting and very well built. I have owned and used a non worm drive saw for many years. This worm drive saw is much easier to use accurately and safely. I made a few highly angled compound cuts recently that I'd never successfully completed with the non worm drive unit without some kick back.