In his capacity at United he oversees the Residential and Commercial Building Division along with all Design-Build projects.He is also the editor of Home Construction & Improvement. Our, Merry Christmas from our crew to yours! Part of the M18™ cordless system by MILWAUKEE®. I'd keep your eye out on Home Depot sales as they have great deals on bundles. While this saw can’t replace the fond memories of pretending to build and the first time Dad showed me how to use his, it might just be time to say goodbye to those old corded models and make room for the M18 FUEL. Here are my freezable products (caulk, glues,etc), Kitchen install with these fine gents! Our range of circular saws come in a range of sizes and systems. Milwaukee is famous for its lines of M12™ 12-volt and M18™ 18-volt FUEL™ cordless tools that use REDLITHIUM® battery and brushless motor technology. The M18 FUEL 6-1/2" Circular Saw is the fastest saw in its class, offering up to 30 percent faster cutting, 2X more runtime and 3X longer tool life than competitive saws. Heard of an opportunity through a friend of a friend who knew I had a controls background. And it has saved me hours working on my 84 S10 and even my family's cars when they ask for a hand. Have to look at the specs to see if it's an older model or based off one. Milwaukee M18 2630-20 18 Volt Lithium Ion Cordless Circular Saw It’s from my visit to the Milwaukee Media Event last summer. Many of the products that we review are provided to us for free by a manufacturer or retailer. Flexible battery system: works with all MILWAUKEE® M18™ batteries. But opting out of some of these cookies may affect your browsing experience. Milwaukee 18v 66mm Circular Saw Kit M18FCS66-121C (In Store Only) So how did they do it? For our comparison, we look at the Milwaukee 2731 20-Fuel circular saw. /*# sourceMappingURL=https://www.redditstatic.com/desktop2x/chunkCSS/ReredditLink.f7b66a91705891e84a09.css.map*/I have it in my company truck, never had an issue, cuts shit just fine. ._2a172ppKObqWfRHr8eWBKV{-ms-flex-negative:0;flex-shrink:0;margin-right:8px}._39-woRduNuowN7G4JTW4I8{border-top:1px solid var(--newCommunityTheme-widgetColors-lineColor);margin-top:12px;padding-top:12px}._3AOoBdXa2QKVKqIEmG7Vkb{font-size:12px;font-weight:400;line-height:16px;-ms-flex-align:center;align-items:center;background-color:var(--newCommunityTheme-body);border-radius:4px;display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;-ms-flex-direction:row;flex-direction:row;margin-top:12px}.vzEDg-tM8ZDpEfJnbaJuU{color:var(--newCommunityTheme-button);fill:var(--newCommunityTheme-button);height:14px;width:14px}.r51dfG6q3N-4exmkjHQg_{font-size:10px;font-weight:700;letter-spacing:.5px;line-height:12px;text-transform:uppercase;display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;-ms-flex-pack:justify;justify-content:space-between}._2ygXHcy_x6RG74BMk0UKkN{margin-left:8px}._2BnLYNBALzjH6p_ollJ-RF{display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;margin-left:auto}._1-25VxiIsZFVU88qFh-T8p{padding:0}._3BmRwhm18nr4GmDhkoSgtb{color:var(--newCommunityTheme-bodyText);-ms-flex:0 0 auto;flex:0 0 auto;line-height:16px} Anyone who is looking to buy a new circular saw, the motor technology is crucial. M18 FUEL™ 57 mm metal circular saw Cordless / Sawing and Cutting / Circular Saws (10) Features. I personally don't like the grip on the M12 line as they tend to be bigger than the M18 line due to having to house the battery in the grip. Every single day. It’s not often I get really excited about a new tool unless it offers a significant upgrade to all the really good tools out there. I would try and stay away from the onekey if you can. You may be doubtful but once you’ve had a chance to try these tools you’ll be as blown away as I am. For the newest, most powerful tools, it’s the go-to pack. There's some site that some people on here mention as well for deals. Recently, Milwaukee released a compact line of brushless tools separate from the extreme-performance FUEL lineup. The M18 FUEL™ circular saw is perfect for professionals. Select Model Variant M18 FMCS-502X. But I’m looking at the cost of a circular saw, and the cost of this Milwaukee set - and I just get so much more bang for the buck with the set. .Rd5g7JmL4Fdk-aZi1-U_V{transition:all .1s linear 0s}._2TMXtA984ePtHXMkOpHNQm{font-size:16px;font-weight:500;line-height:20px;margin-bottom:4px}.CneW1mCG4WJXxJbZl5tzH{border-top:1px solid var(--newRedditTheme-line);margin-top:16px;padding-top:16px}._11ARF4IQO4h3HeKPpPg0xb{transition:all .1s linear 0s;display:none;fill:var(--newCommunityTheme-button);height:16px;width:16px;vertical-align:middle;margin-bottom:2px;margin-left:4px;cursor:pointer}._1I3N-uBrbZH-ywcmCnwv_B:hover ._11ARF4IQO4h3HeKPpPg0xb{display:inline-block}._2IvhQwkgv_7K0Q3R0695Cs{border-radius:4px;border:1px solid var(--newCommunityTheme-line)}._2IvhQwkgv_7K0Q3R0695Cs:focus{outline:none}._1I3N-uBrbZH-ywcmCnwv_B{transition:all .1s linear 0s;border-radius:4px;border:1px solid var(--newCommunityTheme-line)}._1I3N-uBrbZH-ywcmCnwv_B:focus{outline:none}._1I3N-uBrbZH-ywcmCnwv_B.IeceazVNz_gGZfKXub0ak,._1I3N-uBrbZH-ywcmCnwv_B:hover{border:1px solid var(--newCommunityTheme-button)}._35hmSCjPO8OEezK36eUXpk._35hmSCjPO8OEezK36eUXpk._35hmSCjPO8OEezK36eUXpk{margin-top:25px;left:-9px}._3aEIeAgUy9VfJyRPljMNJP._3aEIeAgUy9VfJyRPljMNJP._3aEIeAgUy9VfJyRPljMNJP,._3aEIeAgUy9VfJyRPljMNJP._3aEIeAgUy9VfJyRPljMNJP._3aEIeAgUy9VfJyRPljMNJP:focus-within,._3aEIeAgUy9VfJyRPljMNJP._3aEIeAgUy9VfJyRPljMNJP._3aEIeAgUy9VfJyRPljMNJP:hover{transition:all .1s linear 0s;border:none;padding:8px 8px 0}._25yWxLGH4C6j26OKFx8kD5{display:inline}._2YsVWIEj0doZMxreeY6iDG{font-size:12px;font-weight:400;line-height:16px;color:var(--newCommunityTheme-metaText);display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;padding:4px 6px}._1hFCAcL4_gkyWN0KM96zgg{color:var(--newCommunityTheme-button);margin-right:8px;margin-left:auto;color:var(--newCommunityTheme-errorText)}._1hFCAcL4_gkyWN0KM96zgg,._1dF0IdghIrnqkJiUxfswxd{font-size:12px;font-weight:700;line-height:16px;cursor:pointer;-ms-flex-item-align:end;align-self:flex-end;-webkit-user-select:none;-ms-user-select:none;user-select:none}._1dF0IdghIrnqkJiUxfswxd{color:var(--newCommunityTheme-button)}._3VGrhUu842I3acqBMCoSAq{font-weight:700;color:#ff4500;text-transform:uppercase;margin-right:4px}._3VGrhUu842I3acqBMCoSAq,.edyFgPHILhf5OLH2vk-tk{font-size:12px;line-height:16px}.edyFgPHILhf5OLH2vk-tk{font-weight:400;-ms-flex-preferred-size:100%;flex-basis:100%;margin-bottom:4px;color:var(--newCommunityTheme-metaText)}._19lMIGqzfTPVY3ssqTiZSX._19lMIGqzfTPVY3ssqTiZSX._19lMIGqzfTPVY3ssqTiZSX{margin-top:6px}._19lMIGqzfTPVY3ssqTiZSX._19lMIGqzfTPVY3ssqTiZSX._19lMIGqzfTPVY3ssqTiZSX._3MAHaXXXXi9Xrmc_oMPTdP{margin-top:4px} I care if it’s too big and beyond what I can do in my spare one. Show us what you got. Cheers! Each are available in different battery capacities. This sub is for tool enthusiasts worldwide to talk about tools, professionals and hobbyists alike. I put myself through engineering school wiring control cabinets. For instance, I wouldn't get a standard M18 brushed motor in a hammer drill, circular saw, impact gun, etc. ._2cHgYGbfV9EZMSThqLt2tx{margin-bottom:16px;border-radius:4px}._3Q7WCNdCi77r0_CKPoDSFY{width:75%;height:24px}._2wgLWvNKnhoJX3DUVT_3F-,._3Q7WCNdCi77r0_CKPoDSFY{background:var(--newCommunityTheme-field);background-size:200%;margin-bottom:16px;border-radius:4px}._2wgLWvNKnhoJX3DUVT_3F-{width:100%;height:46px} ._33axOHPa8DzNnTmwzen-wO{display:block;padding:0 16px;width:100%}.isNotInButtons2020 ._33axOHPa8DzNnTmwzen-wO{font-size:14px;font-weight:700;letter-spacing:.5px;line-height:32px;text-transform:uppercase} Lastly the Fuel line is continuously expanding, which is great. The POWERSTATE Brushless Motor outpowers all other 18-Volt cordless circular saws and allows you to perform jobs that previously required a corded tool. I’ve got to replace my circular saw - mine was my grandfathers, the blade is dull and it’s so old that replacements aren’t available anymore. I’ve got to replace my circular saw - mine was my grandfathers, the blade is dull and it’s so old that replacements aren’t available anymore. I’m leaning toward the M18 line as I favour power over portability, and I’m not using the tool all day. So unless you need a really large powerful saw for cutting giant timbers I recommend you give this new M18 Cordless Circular Saw from Milwaukee a chance. I'll just say that the brushed M18 circ is a total dog and I'd definitely buy brushless/Fuel there. You can also subscribe without commenting. 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I think you’ll be as surprised and excited as I am! It will drive 3 1/2 deck screws into treated wood and doesn't absorb too much battery. It has an easy to read bevel guide and depth of blade lever. Me and my needs - primarily homeowner, but have a side gig doing industrial electrical controls. I am to think it drains my battery when not in use. For the test I cut up four 2×6 PT boards every six inches. If you want old school good power and reliability, get a skilsaw mag 77lt which is still good . View More View Less. 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The saw also has a slot to accept a parallel cutting guide. There are three "grades" of M18 tools floating around. Their recent introduction of the M18 FUEL lineup has effective CUT THE CORD on several everyday power tools including the circular saw, Sawzall, and angle grinder. M18 brushless costs less than fuel, but I'm not sure if that's because they are older models or because they are actually inferior to the M18 fuel. The standard M18 tools used brushed motors, and the M18 Fuel uses brushless and are generally more powerful, more compact, and more expensive. And keep an eye on your clearance shelf at Home Depot. The brushless you mention is old stock that will die once that stock gets depleted. A lot of people mix and match M12 tools with M18 tools. Where I work we have a bunch of Milwaukee tools. I am framing in my shop and doing 20 ft sections at a time and got the 12v for my wife but I am digging it. Been working as an engineer for a long time in an unrelated field. The M12 Fuel tools are in many cases stronger than the M18 brushed tools, but still have the Fuel advantages in a smaller & lighter package. As with the Milwaukee M18 Fuel Sawzall, I think a lot of people’s corded circular saws will start gathering dust after a Fuel Circular saw purchase. Milwaukee M18 vs M18 Fuel Alright, I’m tempted by a Milwaukee M18 set. 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Our goal is to provide readers with honest, objective information based on our own experiences. I’m a lucky guy, I get to test cool new tools all the time. The Milwaukee M18 cordless circular saw 6-1/2" version is small but will run all day and has plenty of power to cut through 2x material or sheet goods. Power Tools Air Tools Hand Tools Measuring & Layout Cordless Tools Automotive Lawn & Garden, Home » Latest Tool Reviews » Cordless Tools » Saws » Milwaukee M18 FUEL 6-1/2″ Circular Saw Review. Any worm drive or hypoid saw will suit your needs. Because it’s a side gig I don’t care if a job is too small or not terribly profitable. ._12xlue8dQ1odPw1J81FIGQ{display:inline-block;vertical-align:middle} There will be now two versions of cordless fuel saws on the market from milwaukee, sidewinder and worm drive style, not an actual worm drive but I have heard they are making an actual worm drive cordless. This tool is built tough enough and offers the power and run time so that anyone doing framing and carpentry could use it on a day to day basis. Thank you for sharing your experience and knowledge. I wouldn't be discouraged on the power as they have M12 tools that go head to head with their M18 counterpart. For lighter jobs, the M12™ circular saw is perfect, giving you the power without excess bulk. Just to clarify, that’s dust from sitting around, not sawdust from being used. I suspect they are the older fuel models. The POWERSTATE™ Brushless Motor provides 5,800 RPM and higher speeds under load for corded cutting performance. I just purchased the 12v fuel line and love it. Milwaukee tells us that, like the other new M18 FUEL products, the Milwaukee M18 FUEL circular saw will be able to perform at levels that previously required a corded model. DeWalt FlexVolt Worm Drive Style Vs Milwaukee M18 Fuel Rear Handle Circular Saw on Paper DeWalt FlexVolt Worm Drive Style. The M12 and M18 are the 12V and 18V nominal battery voltages. From my research I think I’ve got it figured out. That way you don't have to switch batteries and bits when drilling and the driving a screw behind it. This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. In some cases, we also have advertising or affiliate relationships with manufacturers and retailers of products and services we review. We will always strive for objectivity and transparency in our reviews. Design Features – In addition to the saw’s performance it also includes some nice design features. The Milwaukee M18 Fuel 6-1/2-Inch Circular Saw clocked its fastest cut of 9.1 seconds on a 4-foot crosscut in OSB. There is a strong argument to be made for having M12 versions of tools that benefit from small size and weight, such as a drill/driver. Select Model Variant M18 FMCS-502X. Some are fuel some are not. There’s also the question of run time using only a 18V single battery. The M12 tools are generally smaller and lighter, but less powerful, naturally. After all that the battery meter still showed 75% of a charge remaining! Designed for the carpenter, remodeler and general contractor, the M18 FUEL™ 7-1/4” Circular Saw from Milwaukee® delivers the power of a 15A corded saw, cuts faster than a 15A corded saw and gives users up to 750 cuts per charge. Tool Industry News & Reviews by Professionals #tbbcrew #toolreviews #construction #carpentry, Copyright © 2009-2020 Tool Box Buzz, LLC All Rights Reserved. Further muddying the waters is some newer M18 brushless (not fuel) tools. It’s struggled enough and like an old dog it’s just time to be put down. This is an excited time in the tool industry. The M18 FUEL™ circular saw is perfect for professionals. . ... Makita SH02R1 vs DeWalt DCS271B vs Milwaukee 2630-20 Circular Saw. For additional information please visit our additional disclosure policies. M12 is Milwaukee's 12v line and M18 is their 18v line. I'd only recomend the fuel line to a professional who will use it day in and day out. Since you have side gigs that make you money I would suggest at a minimum get the M18 brushless, or spend a bit more and get the Fuel line. Fuel is like buying a cordless version of a corded tool. These new tools all include several advanced features including: brushless motors, high capacity 4.0 Ah batteries, and advanced electronics that maximize the motor and battery output for maximum efficiency resulting in longer run time and greater power. The extra power from the M18 fuel is worth the price on those tools. Quoted the job, won, built it, nailed it, and carried on from there. Not sure if it's a common thing or a me thing. Power – The first thing you’ll notice about this new M18 Circular Saw is the power. I miss fabrication and figured I’d do it for kicks and a little extra spending money. Milwaukee has hit a home run with their FUEL lineup. You can find it kitted with Milwaukee’s M18 Fuel chainsaw, 2732 circular saw, Super Sawzall, SDS-Max rotary hammers, table saw, and 9″ angle grinder. It has a very sturdy rafter hook and a very nice magnesium shoe. I'd be shocked if they released a non Fuel brushless tool that outperforms a Fuel model. Any more questions just shoot me a message and I will do my best to answer you. The M18 and M18 Fuel is where I start to get a little uncertain - seems that the batteries are the same, but the tools themselves are different. The cordless ones suck batteries quickly when cutting anything over 7/16 osb. Unfortunately, it didn’t all come up roses for the Milwaukee. Milwaukee M18CCS55. Hence you can put more amps out to the tool than a corded tool in many cases. 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