Hitachi CR13V2 10-Amp Reciprocating Saw with Variable Speed Trigger Review

Powerful Power Saw with Professional Level Performance
Hitachi CR13V2 10-Amp Reciprocating Saw with Variable Speed Trigger Review

Product Name: Hitachi CR13V2 10-Amp Reciprocating Saw with Variable Speed Trigger

Product Description: Hitachi Reciprocating Saw

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  • 8.7/10
    Rating - 8.7/10
8.7/10

Summary

It is professional, convenient and compact reciprocating saw at the same time. Some users find the trigger too light and take it as a breech to safety, however, most of the users are satisfied with their choice and rate this product highly. We also highly recommend this tool to our readers.

Hitachi is an old and reliable name when it comes to domestic or industrial electric tools. It manufactures all kinds of corded and cordless tools for both home and professional uses. Our product of the day for the review is the Hitachi CR13V2 10-Amp Reciprocating Saw with Variable Speed Trigger.

It delivers the same efficiency and power which is desired by any professional on any kind of jobsite conditions. Detailed discussion of specs and features is as follows.

Powerful, professional level performance

The Hitachi 10-Amp Reciprocating Saw with Variable Speed Trigger can perform well in heavy duty jobs and in complex, longer tasks. Its mechanism drives its power from 10 AMP motor which can deliver up to 2800 SPM.

To make it even more compatible for varied applications and diverse materials, a two-fingered variable speed trigger has been conveniently placed. The speed can be selected according to material and application. The back and forth motion of a handsaw with stroke length of 1 1/8 inches lets the user chop through materials quickly and precisely.

Easy transport and maneuverability

The Hitachi CR13V2 Reciprocating Saw is compact in design and extremely light in weight. This makes it easy for the user to carry and use it for longer and complex tasks. A completely adjustable pivot foot allows the blade to pivot down to allow an easier access to difficult areas.

This power tool has a triple seal which is integrated to protect the tool from dust and other lint or carpenter waste produced during use. To increase the user safety and provision of more control, an innovative molded front cover has been provided. This increases tool’s life and eliminates the needs of frequent maintenance.

Specs and features

  • Item Weight: 13.4 pounds
  • Product Dimensions: 10.7 x 5.2 x 24.7 inches
  • Origin: China
  • Power Source: corded-electric
  • Voltage: 120 volts
  • Sound Level: 88 dB
  • Number of Handles: 1
  • Included Components: case
  • Warranty Description: 5-year warranty

Pros

  • Powerful 10-Amp motor powers the saw to 2,800 strokes per minute
  • Tool-less blade change for faster changes and less downtime
  • Two finger variable speed trigger for ease of operation and optimal cutting power in every situation
  • Innovative molded front cover for increased safety and control
  • Reversible blade, mountable up or down, for varied cutting methods
  • Adjustable pivot foot allows blade to pivot down to access hard to reach areas

Cons

  • Trigger is too light to pull; may cause errors

Verdict

Not many reciprocating saws in this price range deliver professional level performance. Most of them are only designed for light and medium duty jobs and exhaust after approx. 2 years, however, the Hitachi CR13V2 10-Amp Reciprocating Saw with Variable Speed Trigger is different.

It is professional, convenient and compact reciprocating saw at the same time. Some users find the trigger too light and take it as a breech to safety, however, most of the users are satisfied with their choice and rate this product highly. We also highly recommend this tool to our readers.

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