Hilti 12V One-Hand Reciprocating Saw SR 2-A12 Review


Hilti 12V One-Hand Reciprocating Saw SR 2-A12 Review

The Hilti 12V One Hand Reciprocating Saw SR2-A12 is one of the best saws made by Hilti. This model was designed with safety features and ergonomics in mind. The blade guard is very strong and will not break easily even if it gets hit hard from a heavy object like a rock or tree branch.

The handle is very comfortable to hold and the grip area is large enough so that you won’t have any problems gripping it. There are two different types of blades available:

1) A straight cutting blade which cuts through wood and other materials without breaking.

2) A serrated cutting blade which cuts through harder materials such as plastic, metal, etc.

but at a slower rate than the straight cutting blade.

There are four settings for the speed control: slowest, medium, fast and superfast. You can adjust the speed up to 4 times faster than normal. When using superfast setting, you can cut through thick branches with ease.

The saw comes with a 1/4″ x 3/8″ steel blade insert which makes it easy to work with. The blade itself is made out of high quality stainless steel and has a black oxide finish. It has one hand clamping lever which allows you to tighten and loosen the blade within a few seconds.

It is very easy to use.

When this saw is working at full throttle, it is extremely loud so you would probably want to wear hearing protection. This saw is perfect for both professional and home use. It is not too big but it is definitely not a toy either, it strikes a balance in between.

It is very well built and can definitely last a lifetime with proper maintenance. This saw is great for cutting wood, plastic, metal, pipes, etc. If you are looking for a good reciprocating saw then look no further, the Hilti 12V One-Hand Reciprocating Saw SR2-A12 is the one for you.

Hilti SRE-C020

The Hilti SRE-C020 is an efficient electric reciprocating saw. This is a corded model so it is best used for small tasks around the house such as trimming trees, cutting branches or other minor home maintenance tasks. It has a 1.3 Amp motor which delivers 0-2 500 strokes per minute.

The Hilti SRE-C020 has an adjustable shoe which allows you to make flush cuts. The shoe has four positions and can be set at 22.5deg;, 45deg;, 67.5deg; and 90deg;.

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It also features an adjustable footplate which can be rotated through 180 degrees and can be set at 7 different positions.

This reciprocating saw has a straight blade with a quick release mechanism. The blade can be changed very quickly by loosening a lever, pulling the blade back and then sliding a new blade into place and closing the lever. The blades are very cheap so you won’t have to worry about replacing them very often.

The blade itself is fairly thin so it can cut through most materials easily.

The Hilti SRE-C020 has a very light weight design which makes it comfortable to use for extended periods of time. It also has an over mold handle which adds to the comfort level and also gives you a secure grip on the tool even when your hands are wet or greasy. The shoe and footplate are also designed to prevent slippage when in use.

This reciprocating saw is an excellent choice for trimming trees and other light duty home maintenance projects.

The Makita XSR01Z is a cordless unit. It uses the latest in Lithium-Ion battery technology to give you unprecedented power and performance. This is ideal for cutting, slicing and sawing.

The Makita XSR01Z comes with 2 batteries and a rapid Optimum Charger which will have the first battery charged in less than 30 minutes. You can get up to 1 hour of run time on this cordless reciprocating saw. It has an adjustable shoe for flush cutting and a depth guide to prevent the blade from slipping off the material.

The saw weighs less than 2 pounds and the battery itself is even lighter. It has an over molded grip which provides a very comfortable feel and also offers great control over the tool even when your hands are wet or greasy. The shoe and footplate are also designed to prevent slipping.

This cordless reciprocating saw is excellent for quick jobs around the house or garage and it easily fits into tight areas that a larger tool could not.

Both of these saws are great options. It really comes down to the type of work that you will be using it for. The Hilti SRE-C020 is a great reciprocating saw for general purpose home maintenance and remodeling work.

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It also has a very comfortable feel which makes it a joy to use. The Makita XSR01Z is great for quick around the house type projects and also for tight places that a larger tool could not get into. Both of these are excellent reciprocating saws and both are very popular models.

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