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  1. Can a tile saw used for wood cutting (to replace a circular saw if the timber is not too thick)? And of course use a blade for cutting wood rather than abrasive blade. The reason I want to do this is that common circular saws are 165/185mm blade size, whereas common tile saws are 110mm that are very compact and lightweight, easy to operate and great for weekend DIY jobs. Apart from the size, obvious wet cutting features and default abrasive blades, the only difference I've noticed is that the RRP is a lot higher e.g.12,000rpm whereas common circular saws RRP i
  2. So for those of you who dont already know the Milwaukee tools that we buy in the USA are different then most of the rest of the world. When i say different i personally think ours are lacking in features. For example our fuel cases are red in the USA. Elsewhere they are black and much different. Our hand tools are red and theirs are red and black. This thread is about the Fuel circular saws. Below are pictures of our saws vs theirs, they have the ability to connect a hose and from the videos i have seen have almost zero dust (great for cutting indoors or just not having to clean up). The
  3. Hi I'm in the UK and use a Milwaukee M18 Fuel CCS55 circular saw professionally, it's always performed flawlessly but lately (it's about 3 years old now) I can make a cut stop the machine go to make another cut and it will not start again sometimes I can give it a sharp tap and it will start sometimes I have to leave it a couple of hours, sometimes overnight, the saw isn't over heating or putting stress on the battery, I've tried a freshly charged battery but it still will not start. I've tried blowing through the vent on the motor I just can't work it out, has anyone come across this, I love
  4. Hell every one, thanks To all of you for continuing to share your experiences and knowledge. For some time now I’ve been using the dewalt circular saws, I’d say I’ve owned 7-8 of them. I currently own 4, two flex and 2 20v. The reason I’ve had to keep buying them is the bed plate is always working it’s way out of square to the blade. I’m framing with them and I usually have at least one other guy with me sharing my tools. I try to be gentle, but they never seem to last longer than 6 months with a true bed plate... ive had 20 year old makita saws that have been beat up huge
  5. What do you guys think of these? I am not talking about the nice ones that come with special nice setups like the Dewalt track saw or Festool, but rather ones that are universal. For example I have a Milwaukee jigsaw & fuel circular saw and they don't make any tracks that work with either well as far as i have seen. Are any of the ones like these E. Emerson Tool Co. one's any good? I saw these and they looked nice for the price & come in variety of sizes. Also looks like they come in different track styles -- CLICK HERE - link to a bunch of them
  6. i am looking to update my grandfather skilsaw from the 50s. should i buy a battery saw or another skilsaw. i would also like to know the run time for the battery. i will be using it around the house and sometime at work.
  7. After the Dewalt media event 2015 I feel a bit dissapointed with what they showed. Milwaukee had some more interesting tools at their event IMO. Everybody has said that 2015 is the year for Dewalt to shine, but so far I'm not that impressed. What I'm hoping for in the 20V cordless line at this moment is: -Updated jigsaw with barrel grip (maybe brushless, but that will increase the price tag of course) -Brushless, more powerful circular saw -Brushless angle grinder -Brushless compact impact wrench. Take the technology from the new DCF899 and smash it in the form factor of the DCF880 These n
  8. I had the opportunity to get my hands on the new M12 circular saw this past weekend. Honestly, I was impressed with the run time of the saw and the speed. I own the old 6 1/2" M18 brushed version and I don't see much of a difference between the two in terms of run time and power. While I don't think you are going to be ripping OSB all day with it, I do think it has it's place on the site for quick cuts and anchor templates. It will be interesting to see if other companies come out with a similar product.
  9. i have an old skil circular saw model homebuilder and i would like to know what year they made that tool. i have tried emailing skil with no help
  10. So I'm currently on the Dewalt 20v max line and felt like filling in some tools that I did not want from the Dewalt 20v line and here is why: Fuel circular saw; I wanted a compact saw for smaller cuts and waiting for Dewalt to release a bigger blade size brushless saw for heavier jobs. The m12 will do for the time being until then Fuel rotary hammer drill; I don't drill often in concrete and when I do it's usually smaller holes so the M12 felt perfect for that. If I find myself in need for a bigger one I will get another Dewalt 20v max Fuel 1/2" impact wrench; I simply could not leave that poo
  11. I am wondering ig anybody owns or has owned Skil 7 1/4" Circular Saw model #5380-01? I have looked for a review on this saw on youtube and can't seem to find a video review on this particular saw, because the current saw that I have just isnt cutting it anymore. My current saw is from the the 1960's and I am just loooking to upgrade to a newer and better circular saw. Thank You for taking the time to look!
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