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DeWalt DW 938 reciprocating saw

18 volt reciprocating saw DeWalt DW938


close up of DeWalt DW 938 18 volt reciprocating saw blade lock down clampMarco and Dirk brought up a good point on yesterday's post in the comment section about proper blade choice.

The blade in question was a multi-purpose wood and metal, and yes it would have done better with a pruning blade.

A portable reciprocating saw like the DW 938 would be handy for cutting PVC pipe in hard to reach places like under a sink.


I do like the easy unlocking mechanism for switching out blades. Our Skil reciprocating saw requires a small wrench to loosen and tighten blades, which is a real pain when that wrench is nowhere to be found.



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You can also get metal blades for cutting through old plumbing pipes, that is before they rust into dust for you.

/no never had that happen ;)

Comment by c. Tue Jan 1 17:23:49 2013
I haved used some wicked "demo" multi purpose blades with coarse teeth on all sides of the blade (think like a chainsaw bar). Forgot the brand name.
Comment by Phil Wed Jan 2 01:07:19 2013