What to look for in Hitachi C18DGLP4 18V Cordless Lithium-Ion 6-1 2 Circular Saw?
Hitachi Power Tools has renamed to Metabo HPT. Same great tools, with only a new name.. Soft grip handle for improved comfort and less fatigue. Left side blade position for easy operation. Electric brake for increased safety and precision. 50 degree bevel angle adjusts to meet the application. Built in spotlight for improved visibility of the cut line. Lightweight at 6.2 lbs for easy maneuverability. Includes 6 1 2 18 Tooth Saw Blade and Hex Bar Wrench
Is this what you need when you buy Hitachi C18DGLP4 18V Cordless Lithium-Ion 6-1 2 Circular Saw?
Covered by Hitachi s Lifetime Lithium Ion tool warranty, the C18DGLP4 tool body only 6-1 2 cordless circular saw combines comfort and convenience with power and precision. Available as a tool body only, it is compatible with Hitachi s 18V slide type Lithium Ion batteries sold separately . This saw features a built-in spotlight and electric brake and is capable of generating a no-load speed of 4,500 RPM.
Customer reviewsIt is excellent for all-around use for a home-owner and amateur carpenter
Outstanding saw for the money. I, of course, does not have the torque or performance of my trusty Milwaukee 120V circular saw, but that is an unfair comparison. It is excellent for all-around use for a home-owner and amateur carpenter. Being cordless, it is extremely convenient....the whole idea of going cordless. I bought the naked tool as I already had several 18V Hitachi batteries. Its ergonomics are great for my small hands, and I love the relatively light weight. Hitachi seems to have the grip feel of their tools down to a science the grips on all of their tools feel like they somehow mold to your hand to minimize fatigue. I have used this saw on both 2x4 s and OSB sheets, and thus far, it has worked quite well. Just keep in mind This saw is NOT a heavy-duty pro-grade tool, nor is it intended to be. It is perfect for cutting plywood and used as a board cut-off saw . You will need to buy a dedicated plywood blade, however, to cut OSB and plywood. I also recommend a good 8 foot saw guide when doing so. The coarse-blade provided is fine for boards, but not sheeting. Yet another excellent tool by Hitachi I own about every 18V tool they make they have all been simply outstanding, especially the hammer drill Model DV 18DSDL...a real BEAST One last thought Hitachi has a lifetime guarantee on nearly all of their 18V line. They DO honor this warranty I know from having a failure of a Hitachi recip-saw they repaired it at their Georgia facility and returned it immediately .