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Tool Guide Update: 14 Circular Saws Waiting for Your Reviews!

comments (3) January 27th, 2012 in Blogs
JFink Justin Fink, Senior Editor

Click To Enlarge Photo: Rodney Diaz

Even after narrowing down the list of available 7 1/4-in. sidewinders currently on the market, we still ended up with 14 tools to test.

We had to make a decision:

Option 1 - Pack all 14 saws into the print version of the article, knowing full well that each review would have to be cut down dramatically in length and detail.

Option 2 - Include only the 7 best saws in the print version of the article, but include all 14 reviews in our ever-growing Tool Guide.

We chose Option 2. The Tool Guide now has 14 new entries for you peruse, and we're looking for feedback from you.

Used/Own one of these tools? Add your own review!

 

Bosch CS10

Craftsman 27311

DeWalt 364k

DeWalt DW369CSK

Hilti WSC7.25-S

Hitachi C7BMR

Makita 5007MGA

Milwaukee 6394-21

Porter Cable PC15TCSMK

Ridgid R32021

Ridgid R32031 Fuego

Skil HD5687M-01

Rockwell RK3434

Ryobi CSB142lzk






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Comments (3)

Oldtelephoneman Oldtelephoneman writes: I promise I will be nice, however it is late march of 2013 and you are still advertising a 2011 tool guide. I know if I wait you will be out with the NEW tool guide but I need a new circular saw now and the DW396CSK I wanted is MF discontinued.

Oh well I should have replaced my old saw earlier.
Posted: 5:03 pm on March 31st

stewfam stewfam writes: I like to give a review, but I'm really looking for a review on the 5 1/2 in. circular saws. I can't seem to find what I'm looking for in that category. Thanks, Mike Stewart
Posted: 10:51 pm on October 15th

timrowledge timrowledge writes: Hmph. I am offended! Well, not really. But no mention of the Festool tracksaws? At least the DeWalt copy is shown, so that is something.
My Festool TS5 earned its keep while building my house. It made cutting subfloor pieces simpler and quicker - no measuring in many cases. It made trimming the T&G roof decking simpler, safer and faster. It quickly and safely cut formica to rough size.
All with no mess.

Posted: 10:09 pm on March 1st

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