A third category. I would try and stay away from the onekey if you can. I personally think you should stick with the fuel line whenever you decide to get a cordless driver. In general you have this correct. The cordless ones suck batteries quickly when cutting anything over 7/16 osb. 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. By clicking on 'Accept' or continuing to use this website, you agree that cookies can be placed. Otherwise youd just want the brushed motors. Supplied with 150 mm 34 teeth metal cutting blade. A lot of people mix and match M12 tools with M18 tools. We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. More innovative down the line. For my purposes, the M18 brushed tools are likely the better value, buying an M18 Fuel only for specific applications where it may be warranted. Next I cut a stack of double OSB plywood into 4″ strips, I cut six 8′ long strips! It’s struggled enough and like an old dog it’s just time to be put down. Standard M18 tools should be more than adequate for a homeowner, except I would not get the standard M18 if it is something where a weaker motor could bog down and not finish a job that the fuel motor would. Best Portable Jobsite Table Saw – Head-... Best Benchtop Thickness Planer – Head-t... POWERSTATE™ Brushless Motor: Outpowers all other 18-volt cordless circular saws and provides up to 3X longer tool life, REDLINK PLUS™ Intelligence: The most advanced electronic system on the market maximizes performance, REDLITHIUM™ XC 4.0 Battery Pack: Offers up to 4X more runtime, 20% more power and up to 2X more recharges than competitive batteries. 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. Milwaukee Tools just released several new M18 cordless tools under the FUEL brand. Here are some of its best features. Flexible battery system: works with all MILWAUKEE® M18™ batteries. May your d, @spyderproducts sent us their new STINGER Power Bi, Marking out locations for some exam room accessori, This website uses cookies to improve your experience. For the test I cut up four 2×6 PT boards every six inches. This compact and lightweight metal cutting saw utilizes a POWERSTATE™ Brushless Motor with 3,900 RPMs to deliver the fastest cutting speeds and longest tool life on the market. 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. The Fuel brushless is a contractor grade tool meant to be used everyday and abused. It has an easy to read bevel guide and depth of blade lever. Mostly light duty. Here are my freezable products (caulk, glues,etc), Kitchen install with these fine gents! This is an excited time in the tool industry. You also have the option to opt-out of these cookies. These cookies do not store any personal information. For instance, I wouldn't get a standard M18 brushed motor in a hammer drill, circular saw, impact gun, etc. For example, an M18 fuel 7-1/4 circular saw is $229 without batteries which would make getting it with the cheapest M18 kit you can find $429. The M18 FUEL™ circular saw is perfect for professionals. Best in class durability for impact resistance. It’s a combination of three different technologies including: POWERSTATE™ Brushless Motors, extended run-time REDLITHIUM™ XC 4.0 Battery Packs, and REDLINK PLUS™ Intelligence advanced electronics. Recently, Milwaukee released a compact line of brushless tools separate from the extreme-performance FUEL lineup. 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. Our goal is to provide readers with honest, objective information based on our own experiences. There's some site that some people on here mention as well for deals. These new technologies combine to create tools that you’d swear were plugged into the wall. Where I work we have a bunch of Milwaukee tools. The jobs they don’t want, I do want. 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. 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. Any more questions just shoot me a message and I will do my best to answer you. These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent. The Milwaukee M18™ cordless system offers more than 190 performance-driven solutions for heavy duty applications. When I tested this tool I actually quit trying to kill the battery because I ran out of wood that I wanted to “cut” up and throw away. I’ve tested it cutting through two sheets of OSB at one time, pushing through the cut as fast as I would with a corded saw with no sense of the saw bogging down. /*# 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. I just purchased the 12v fuel line and love it. But opting out of some of these cookies may affect your browsing experience. And I hear so much good things about Milwaukee that I’m considering returning to the battery world. M18 standard are motor with brushes and therefore are the cheapest. I'd be shocked if they released a non Fuel brushless tool that outperforms a Fuel model. Further muddying the waters is some newer M18 brushless (not fuel) tools. .c_dVyWK3BXRxSN3ULLJ_t{border-radius:4px 4px 0 0;height:34px;left:0;position:absolute;right:0;top:0}._1OQL3FCA9BfgI57ghHHgV3{-ms-flex-align:center;align-items:center;display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;-ms-flex-pack:start;justify-content:flex-start;margin-top:32px}._1OQL3FCA9BfgI57ghHHgV3 ._33jgwegeMTJ-FJaaHMeOjV{border-radius:9001px;height:32px;width:32px}._1OQL3FCA9BfgI57ghHHgV3 ._1wQQNkVR4qNpQCzA19X4B6{height:16px;margin-left:8px;width:200px}._39IvqNe6cqNVXcMFxFWFxx{display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;margin:12px 0}._39IvqNe6cqNVXcMFxFWFxx ._29TSdL_ZMpyzfQ_bfdcBSc{-ms-flex:1;flex:1}._39IvqNe6cqNVXcMFxFWFxx .JEV9fXVlt_7DgH-zLepBH{height:18px;width:50px}._39IvqNe6cqNVXcMFxFWFxx ._3YCOmnWpGeRBW_Psd5WMPR{height:12px;margin-top:4px;width:60px}._2iO5zt81CSiYhWRF9WylyN{height:18px;margin-bottom:4px}._2iO5zt81CSiYhWRF9WylyN._2E9u5XvlGwlpnzki78vasG{width:230px}._2iO5zt81CSiYhWRF9WylyN.fDElwzn43eJToKzSCkejE{width:100%}._2iO5zt81CSiYhWRF9WylyN._2kNB7LAYYqYdyS85f8pqfi{width:250px}._2iO5zt81CSiYhWRF9WylyN._1XmngqAPKZO_1lDBwcQrR7{width:120px}._3XbVvl-zJDbcDeEdSgxV4_{border-radius:4px;height:32px;margin-top:16px;width:100%}._2hgXdc8jVQaXYAXvnqEyED{animation:_3XkHjK4wMgxtjzC1TvoXrb 1.5s ease infinite;background:linear-gradient(90deg,var(--newCommunityTheme-field),var(--newCommunityTheme-inactive),var(--newCommunityTheme-field));background-size:200%}._1KWSZXqSM_BLhBzkPyJFGR{background-color:var(--newCommunityTheme-widgetColors-sidebarWidgetBackgroundColor);border-radius:4px;padding:12px;position:relative;width:auto} Milwaukee M18 2630-20 18 Volt Lithium Ion Cordless Circular Saw Each are available in different battery capacities. The bottom line is this new FUEL lineup is so effective that it’s really “CUT” the cord on several tools in my opinion! Design Features – In addition to the saw’s performance it also includes some nice design features. The M18 FUEL™ circular saw is perfect for professionals. 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. .s5ap8yh1b4ZfwxvHizW3f{color:var(--newCommunityTheme-metaText);padding-top:5px}.s5ap8yh1b4ZfwxvHizW3f._19JhaP1slDQqu2XgT3vVS0{color:#ea0027} 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. I'd keep your eye out on Home Depot sales as they have great deals on bundles. Quoted the job, won, built it, nailed it, and carried on from there. The DeWalt FlexVolt Worm Drive Style circular saw, the DCS577, uses FlexVolt battery technology.It’s a battery that can detect when to run at 20V max and when to run at 60V max depending on the tool you attach it to. The only fuel tool I bought not on some discount was the m12 fuel 3/8 ratchet that came with a free battery. 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. The 4 sheets of stacked OSB is a standard stress test and pressure treated lumber cross cuts are a very common application. Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. So to complete any sizable project you will need a 5 gallon bucket of batteries. ._1PeZajQI0Wm8P3B45yshR{fill:var(--newCommunityTheme-actionIcon)}._1PeZajQI0Wm8P3B45yshR._3axV0unm-cpsxoKWYwKh2x{fill:#ea0027} The other advantage to brushless is better battery life, thus many more cuts, holes, etc. I am to think it drains my battery when not in use. I care if it’s too big and beyond what I can do in my spare one. As far as circular saws I would suggest an 110ac saw. From my research I think I’ve got it figured out. Some are fuel some are not. I also tested the saw cutting 2×8 pressure treated lumber, again I was able to cut as fast as a corded circ saw. ._2YJDRz5rCYQfu8YdgB_neb{overflow:hidden;position:relative}._2YJDRz5rCYQfu8YdgB_neb:before{background-image:url(https://www.redditstatic.com/desktop2x/img/reddit_pattern.png);content:"";filter:var(--newCommunityTheme-invertFilter);height:100%;position:absolute;width:100%}._37WD6iicVS6vGN0RomNTwh{padding:0 12px 12px;position:relative} Eventually brushed tools will all be replaced by brushless. 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. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Want to get my understanding confirmed. ._1x9diBHPBP-hL1JiwUwJ5J{font-size:14px;font-weight:500;line-height:18px;color:#ff585b;padding-left:3px;padding-right:24px}._2B0OHMLKb9TXNdd9g5Ere-,._1xKxnscCn2PjBiXhorZef4{height:16px;padding-right:4px;vertical-align:top}._1LLqoNXrOsaIkMtOuTBmO5{height:20px;padding-right:8px;vertical-align:bottom}.QB2Yrr8uihZVRhvwrKuMS{height:18px;padding-right:8px;vertical-align:top}._3w_KK8BUvCMkCPWZVsZQn0{font-size:14px;font-weight:500;line-height:18px;color:var(--newCommunityTheme-actionIcon)}._3w_KK8BUvCMkCPWZVsZQn0 ._1LLqoNXrOsaIkMtOuTBmO5,._3w_KK8BUvCMkCPWZVsZQn0 ._2B0OHMLKb9TXNdd9g5Ere-,._3w_KK8BUvCMkCPWZVsZQn0 ._1xKxnscCn2PjBiXhorZef4,._3w_KK8BUvCMkCPWZVsZQn0 .QB2Yrr8uihZVRhvwrKuMS{fill:var(--newCommunityTheme-actionIcon)} 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. ._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} Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. Unless money isnt an object and you love having nice things lol, How'd you get into doing controls on the side? Not sure if it's a common thing or a me thing. ._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} ... Makita SH02R1 vs DeWalt DCS271B vs Milwaukee 2630-20 Circular Saw. Our, Merry Christmas from our crew to yours! ._3-SW6hQX6gXK9G4FM74obr{display:inline-block;vertical-align:text-bottom;width:16px;height:16px;font-size:16px;line-height:16px} Press J to jump to the feed. I miss fabrication and figured I’d do it for kicks and a little extra spending money. 50 degree bevel capacity. It’s from my visit to the Milwaukee Media Event last summer. Me and my needs - primarily homeowner, but have a side gig doing industrial electrical controls. For additional information please visit our additional disclosure policies. Milwaukee has hit a home run with their FUEL lineup. There’s also the question of run time using only a 18V single battery. 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. 5 M18 Brushless Top-List: 5.1 M18 Compact Brushless ½” Drill Driver (2701-22CT) 5.2 M18 Compact Brushless ½” Hammer Drill/Driver (2702-22CT) 5.3 M18 Compact Brushless ¼” Impact Driver (2750-22CT) 6 M18 FUEL Top-List: 6.1 M18 FUEL ½” Drill/Driver (2703-20 / 22XC) 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. Been working as an engineer for a long time in an unrelated field. ... We are on a mission to create a completely cordless jobsite with our complementary M12™ and M18™ systems. For more information, check out our, 2013 ToolBoxBuzz Tool Awards on Tool Box Buzz Tool Box Buzz, Milwaukee M18 FUEL 7-1/4" Circular Saw Preview Tool Box Buzz, Milwaukee M18 FUEL™ 7-1/4” Circular Saw Review - Tool Box Buzz Tool Box Buzz. It will outperform any preconceived notions you have. M18 FUEL™ 57 mm metal circular saw Cordless / Sawing and Cutting / Circular Saws (10) Features. The new 4.0 Ah battery packs really make a huge difference especially when combined with the brushless motor. The saw also has a slot to accept a parallel cutting guide. Milwaukee’s M18 FUEL 18-Volt Brushless Cordless Surge Impact and Hammer Drill Combo Kit is an upgraded kit from its M18 product line. Just to clarify, that’s dust from sitting around, not sawdust from being used. .ehsOqYO6dxn_Pf9Dzwu37{margin-top:0;overflow:visible}._2pFdCpgBihIaYh9DSMWBIu{height:24px}._2pFdCpgBihIaYh9DSMWBIu.uMPgOFYlCc5uvpa2Lbteu{border-radius:2px}._2pFdCpgBihIaYh9DSMWBIu.uMPgOFYlCc5uvpa2Lbteu:focus,._2pFdCpgBihIaYh9DSMWBIu.uMPgOFYlCc5uvpa2Lbteu:hover{background-color:var(--newRedditTheme-navIconFaded10);outline:none}._38GxRFSqSC-Z2VLi5Xzkjy{color:var(--newCommunityTheme-actionIcon)}._2DO72U0b_6CUw3msKGrnnT{border-top:none;color:var(--newCommunityTheme-metaText);cursor:pointer;padding:8px 16px 8px 8px;text-transform:none}._2DO72U0b_6CUw3msKGrnnT:hover{background-color:#0079d3;border:none;color:var(--newCommunityTheme-body);fill:var(--newCommunityTheme-body)} You may be doubtful but once you’ve had a chance to try these tools you’ll be as blown away as I am. Milwaukee 2731 20-Fuel Circular Saw. Not standard. Theres m18 brushed thats still sold for some odd reason in milwaukee and then m18 brushless being the standard and decent tools and the fuel. Unfortunately, it didn’t all come up roses for the Milwaukee. Kit comes with a canvas carry bag, M18™ and M12™ Multi-Voltage Charger, two 4.0 Ah battery packs, framing blade and blade wrench. So how did they do it? I bought a corded drill and didn’t look back. Product reviews on this site contain our opinion of a product or service. Flexible battery system: works with all MILWAUKEE® M18™ batteries. 4 Milwaukee M18 Brushless vs. FUEL: Which One’s For You? Fuel is Milwaukee's brushless and top shelf tool line but they have been selling non Fuel variants that are brushless. M18 FUEL™ Metal Cutting Circular Saw (Tool Only) The M18 FUEL™ 5-3/8" – 5-7/8” Metal Saw delivers the fastest cuts with the longest tool life and up to 370 cuts in ¾” EMT. Thank you for sharing your experience and knowledge. In this review we’re looking at the M18 Circular Saw. The standard M18 tools used brushed motors, and the M18 Fuel uses brushless and are generally more powerful, more compact, and more expensive. We will always strive for objectivity and transparency in our reviews. There are three "grades" of M18 tools floating around. Todd Fratzel is the Editor of Tool Box Buzz and the President of Front Steps Media, LLC, a web based media company focused on the Home Improvement and Construction Industry.He is also the Principal Engineer for United Construction Corp., located in Newport, NH. The Milwaukee M18 Fuel Circular Saw is one of the most impressive uses of cordless tool tech we’ve seen to date. […] a detailed review on this saw that should help shed some light on why I feel so strongly about it: Milwaukee M18 FUEL Cordless Circular Saw. Ridgid is another great option with their Octane line and Home Depot currently has a bundle deal going on with them now. 18 volt brushless 55mm cordless circular saw. Cheers! It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website. Lastly the Fuel line is continuously expanding, which is great. /*# sourceMappingURL=https://www.redditstatic.com/desktop2x/chunkCSS/IdCard.de628c13230c59091a5d.css.map*/._2JU2WQDzn5pAlpxqChbxr7{height:16px;margin-right:8px;width:16px}._3E45je-29yDjfFqFcLCXyH{margin-top:16px}._13YtS_rCnVZG1ns2xaCalg{font-family:Noto Sans,Arial,sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:400;line-height:18px;display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex}._1m5fPZN4q3vKVg9SgU43u2{margin-top:12px}._17A-IdW3j1_fI_pN-8tMV-{display:inline-block;margin-bottom:8px;margin-right:5px}._5MIPBF8A9vXwwXFumpGqY{border-radius:20px;font-size:12px;font-weight:500;letter-spacing:0;line-height:16px;padding:3px 10px;text-transform:none}._5MIPBF8A9vXwwXFumpGqY:focus{outline:unset} M18 FUEL™ 57 mm metal circular saw Cordless / Sawing and Cutting / Circular saws (13) Features. That way you don't have to switch batteries and bits when drilling and the driving a screw behind it. That’s with the blade buried at 2 inches and is good enough for 5th fastest overall and best among 6-1/2-inch models. I put myself through engineering school wiring control cabinets. 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. 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. The 7 1/4 fuel circular saw is pretty awesome though. The extra power from the M18 fuel is worth the price on those tools. We welcome posts about "new tool day", estate sale/car boot sale finds, "what is this" tool, advice about the best tool for a job, homemade tools, 3D printed accessories, toolbox and shop tours, bag dumps and so on. I prefer my personal m18 fuel drill I got off the clearance shelf new in box over the m18 brushless ones we have at work simply because of power output. Supplied with 150 mm 34 teeth metal cutting blade. Part of the M18™ cordless system by MILWAUKEE®. So my old DeWalt stuff would have battery life if I let it set there, where the Milwaukee was dead. Milwaukee 18v 66mm Circular Saw Kit M18FCS66-121C (In Store Only) It has a very sturdy rafter hook and a very nice magnesium shoe. View More View Less. Any worm drive or hypoid saw will suit your needs. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. We have been testing the new M18 FUEL 6-1/2″ Circular Saw (Model 2730-22), our thoughts and review comments are listed below. The M12 tools are generally smaller and lighter, but less powerful, naturally. We never have and never will accept payment in exchange for a positive review. 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M18™ Circular Saws The 18 volt heavy duty range of cordless wood and metal cutting circular saws are ideal for professional wood cutting and metal cutting tasks. /*# sourceMappingURL=https://www.redditstatic.com/desktop2x/chunkCSS/TopicLinksContainer.361933014be843c79476.css.map*/._2ppRhKEnnVueVHY_G-Ursy{-ms-flex-align:center;align-items:center;display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;margin:22px 0 0;min-height:200px;overflow:hidden;position:relative}._2KLA5wMaJBHg0K2z1q0ci_{margin:0 -7px -8px}._1zdLtEEpuWI_Pnujn1lMF2{bottom:0;position:absolute;right:52px}._3s18OZ_KPHs2Ei416c7Q1l{margin:0 0 22px;position:relative}.LJjFa8EhquYX8xsTnb9n-{filter:grayscale(40%);position:absolute;top:11px}._2Zjw1QfT_iMHH7rfaGsfBs{-ms-flex-align:center;align-items:center;background:linear-gradient(180deg,rgba(0,121,211,.24),rgba(0,121,211,.12));border-radius:50%;display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;height:25px;-ms-flex-pack:center;justify-content:center;margin:0 auto;width:25px}._2gaJVJ6_j7vwKV945EABN9{background-color:var(--newCommunityTheme-button);border-radius:50%;height:15px;width:15px;z-index:1} Milwaukee 2999-22 M18 Fuel Impact and Hammer Drill Combo Kit. Hence you can put more amps out to the tool than a corded tool in many cases. I’m a lucky guy, I get to test cool new tools all the time. Every single day. Between the tax writeoff on tools and the many uses, I can justify spending some money. Our M18 FUEL™ rear handle circular saw for wood is designed with professionals in mind. Show us what you got. Edit - thank you everyone for the responses! I'll just say that the brushed M18 circ is a total dog and I'd definitely buy brushless/Fuel there. 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. Have to look at the specs to see if it's an older model or based off one. I dabble in many things beyond an average homeowner, auto repair, metal fab/welding, carpentry. However, I likely wouldn't have gone fuel with any of my tools had they not been on the clearance shelf at Home Depot the day I bought them. 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