Summary: I have owned and been using this Makita reciprocating saw for over a year now. NO problems. It does weigh a lot more than other similar saws, but it's performance is great. I advise users to wear padded gloves when using this for an extended time and of course protective eye wear.
Summary: Seriously tough saw! Very well made. Did I mention tough? The day after I bought it, I needed to cut a number of buried 4x4 formerly concrete encrusted fence posts that had been previously cut off at ground level.
It is difficult to easy into a cut with the blade running at the ...
30 March 2015
Summary: This saw is a beast with plenty of power. The only concern is that it is not variable speed. It has a dial that changes the speed but once you set the dial and pull the trigger then you are off and running. It is difficult to easy into a cut with the blade running at the predetermined speed.
Powerful, reliable and cuts through anything you throw at it
Eric aka SouthernSorrow, Amazon
30 March 2015
Summary: Cuts through anything.... After moving up from a 7amp saw to this 15amp heavy monster now it's only a matter of: A. Pick the correct blade for what you need to make go away. B. Attach the selected blade into the saw C. Apply the blade to the item to be cut D. Hold the saw firmly against the item E.