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WSR 1250-PE Reciprocating Saw

Hilti - WSR 1250-PE Reciprocating Saw

This reciprocating saw from Hilti features excellent speed control and trigger action

$270.00 (As of 10/1/2005)

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Overview

Editor's Review: Reciprocating-Saw Showdown

review date: October 1, 2005

This saw easily won our speed-control and trigger-action test. It has a large dial mounted on top of the saw that quickly changes the cutting action between straight and orbital. The twist collar used to lock the blade takes more effort to turn than others, but the result is a tight fit with no slop. The engineering for the adjustable shoe on this saw should be a model for all other saws. This is the only saw tested that has a safety on the trigger, which we found annoying.

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Editor Test Results:

Overall Rating N/A
Cutting Speed 2 out of 5
Handling 3.5 out of 5
Speed Control/Trigger Action 2.5 out of 5
Blade Change/Shoe Adjustment 3.5 out of 5
Nose Profile 3.5 out of 5
Quality of Extra Features 1 out of 5

More In-Depth Information

Reciprocating-Saw Showdown Online Membership RequiredThe newest corded saws cut more aggressively than their predecessors, and they're easier to adjust and handle

Manufacturer Specifications

Manufacturer Hilti
Manufacturer's Web Site www.us.hilti.com
Manufacturer's Phone Number 866-445-8827
Weight 11 lb.
Dimensions N/A
Amps 12
Strokes Per Minute 0 to 2,700
Stroke Length N/A
Special Features Smart Power system, variable-speed trigger, six-position contact shoe