Summary: Bought this primarily for the cutting end designs for my pergola rafters and beams. It worked wonderfully and the XC4.0 battery gave me plenty of cuts. I think I had to replace it with another battery once the entire project. ..
Overcoming blade installation issues yields great results
rene amy, Amazon
20 April 2015
Summary: I bought this locally, as I needed it immediately for a project. The installation of blades is a bit tricky - simple hint: the blade should rest against the rear roller guide when installed properly - but after getting that frustrating bit of design trouble out of the way by trial and error...
When cutting the blade has a tendency towards cutting clear ...
Daniel M. Lenahan, Amazon
24 March 2015
Summary: When cutting the blade has a tendency towards cutting clear plastic guide, I could have bought another product for less and still got the job done. Not what I expected from a Milwaukee product.
Summary: I've got to say this thing sucks. I'm giving it two stars because it works and it feels heavy and well built, unfortunately that's where the positive ends. Mine has the quick adjustable base that doesn't square itself very well. I have to use a square so it'll cut accurately.
I was very disappointed. It's the first Milwaukee tool that I didn't ...
Douglas Hughes "Doug", Amazon
9 January 2015
Summary: I'm having the same problem with the blade not being straight in the tool. Also, the blade comes out, while I'm cutting. I was very disappointed. It's the first Milwaukee tool that I didn't like. The motor and everything else runs smooth and is balanced. Milwaukee needs to do a recall on this one.
Summary: This jig saw is pretty solid and hard working like a lot of other Milwaukee products that I have. But the other reviews that warn you that it doesn't track straight are right on the money. The blade is crooked and makes it almost impossible to cut a straight line, let alone anything fancy or fine.