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4390DW Cordless Reciprocating Saw

Makita - 4390DW Cordless Reciprocating Saw

This small reciprocating saw from Makita is great for cutting openings in drywall or plywood

$115.00 (As of 11/1/2001)

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Editor's Review: Cordless Reciprocating Saws Almost Come of Age

review date: November 1, 2001

The 4390DW isn't a full-size reciprocating saw (it doesn't even use a regular reciprocating-saw blade), and it uses the old stick-style Makita 9.6v battery. But for odd jobs like cutting openings into plywood or drywall or trimming shims, the Makita 4390DW is a sweetheart. This little blue saw looks a little dated now, but if you're still using Makita's 9.6v system, the saw body can be had for $115.

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Editor Test Results:

Overall Rating N/A
Cutting Speed N/A
Handling Very good
Speed Control/Trigger Action N/A
Blade Change/Shoe Adjustment N/A
Nose Profile N/A
Quality of Extra Features N/A

Manufacturer Specifications

Manufacturer Makita
Manufacturer's Web Site
Manufacturer's Phone Number 800-462-5482
Weight 3.1 lb.
Dimensions 13-1/2 in. long
Amps N/A
Strokes Per Minute 2,700
Stroke Length 9-1/16 in.
Special Features N/A
Volts 9.6
Battery Type NiCd (stick style)

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