New Skilsaw Cordless Wormdrive Saw

New Skilsaw Cordless Wormdrive Saw

Today is an exciting day in the power tool world. The Iconic Skilsaw, known for their legendary worm drive circular saws that are known as the “saw that built America” announce a new saw to their lineup. The first-ever cordless tool from Skilsaw comes in on their classic circular saw. Thankfully, I have an early sample to show you. Let’s see what this saw is all about in the New Skilsaw Cordless Wormdrive Saw.

First Look-

New Skilsaw Cordless Wormdrive Saw

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-7-1/4 inch Blade with 400 cuts per charge.

-Brushless Motor with Worm Drive Gearing- operates at 5800 RPM

48V battery, featuring the Skilsaw TRUEHVL technology. Additionally, the ability to recharge a battery in one hour using the TRUEHVL Quick Charger.

-Electric Brake

-Magnesium Construction

Cut Capacity is 2-3/8 at 90-degrees.

53-degree Bevel Capacity.

Weighs in at 11.09 pounds bare tool, with the battery adding 4.25 pounds.

My Thoughts-

New Skilsaw Cordless Wormdrive Saw

New Skilsaw Cordless Wormdrive Saw

This is a tool we have all been waiting for, some more patiently than others. With several rear-handle saws available today that have cordless capabilities, they are also not quite the same as a true worm drive saw. The question has always been when would Skilsaw jump in the game and bring an option users have been waiting for. Thankfully, we are now in a position to no longer be wondering.

My first impression on this saw comes down to solid construction. Fans of the classic Skilsaw Wormdrive Saws will feel a lot of love towards the design of this saw. The battery is a massive part of where the technology of this tool is evident. Chervon, the masterminds behind EGO’s powerhouse OPE line. With their legacy of incredible battery power, I don’t expect the new battery lineup to offer any issues.

The one potential negative is by specs alone, the saw is heavy. While weight is important, I think the balance is more the key to overall tool comfort. I think this tool for its applications, is fairly comfortable to use and once users have this saw in hand, this concern will be abated. I also found the install of the blade and all of the adjustments to be incredibly user friendly. The position of the dust port as well is a huge bonus on this saw.

Additional Information-

New Skilsaw Cordless Wormdrive Saw

The Skilsaw SPTH77M-12 will be available for preorder on October 11th, and will be in stores November the 10th. The Saw will come with a 5.0Ah battery and charger for $399.00.

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