Hitachi CR18DGLP4 vs Milwaukee 6538-21

Model Hitachi

Basic Info

Suggested Price $89.97
Release Oct 2015 Sep 2012


Top Features
  • Compatible with all Hitachi 18V Lithium Ion slide type batteries for fade free power, less weight and 3x the total battery life of traditional NiCd batteries (batteries and charger soldseparately)
  • Tool-less blade changing system allows for quick replacements and reduced downtime
  • Soft grip handle for improved comfort and less fatigue
  • Adjustable front shoe for depth of cut control and extended blade life
  • LED light for convenient visibility and precise cuts
  • Lifetime Lithium Ion Tool Warranty
  • The product is easy to use
  • The product is durable
  • The product is manufactured in United States
  • 15.0 amp Milwaukee motor with highest overload protection in the industry, prevents motor burn up/failure
  • Constant power technology maintains constant speed under load for unmatched cutting performance
  • Patented gear-protecting clutch extends gear and motor life by absorbing high-impact forces caused by sudden blade lock-ups
  • Patented counter-balanced mechanism for a smooth running, low vibrating reciprocating saw
  • Variable-speed trigger and dial speed control

All Features

Item Weight 4.7 pounds
Batteries Required? Yes
Power Source battery-powered
Voltage 18 volts
Origin China
Style Recip Saw Only
Batteries Included? No
Item Package Quantity 1
Included Components Bare-Tool
Batteries 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
Cord Length (ft.) 8.0
Power Tool Product Type Corded
Corded Tool Type Reciprocating Saw
ETL Listed Yes
Reconditioned No
Amperage (amps) 15 A
UL Listed 1-UL Listed
Strokes per minute 2800.0
Variable Speed Yes
Product Depth (in.) 19.5 in
Product Width (in.) 3.75 in
Keyless/keyed blade change Keyless
Cordless/Corded Corded
Assembled Width (in.) 3.75 in
CSA Listed Yes
Product Height (in.) 5.8 in
Adjustable Shoe Yes
Product Weight (lb.) 9.8
Assembled Height (in.) 5.8 in
Length Of Stroke 1.25 in
Assembled Depth (in.) 19.5 in
Manufacturer Warranty 5 Years
Returnable 90-Day

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