Hitachi CR18DGLP4 18V Cordless Lithium-Ion Reciprocating Saw Review

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Hitachi CR18DGLP4 18V Cordless Lithium-Ion Reciprocating Saw Review

Product Name: Hitachi CR18DGLP4 18V Cordless Lithium-Ion Reciprocating Saw

Product Description: Hitachi Cordless Reciprocating Saw

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Currency: US

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  • 8.9/10
    Rating - 8.9/10
8.9/10

Summary

With a load of performance and accessibility features, the Hitachi CR18DGLP4 18V Cordless Lithium-Ion Reciprocating Saw is a big hit for a variety of applications. It is one of those tools which combine comfort, convenience and power in a compact package.

Hitachi has been producing high quality electronic tool since 1948. Its prestigious performance brings a lot of benefit to the regular consumers. It brings out the latest technology and innovations regarding metallurgy and electronics to the users and improves their performances.

Such a tool with latest technological advancements is the Hitachi CR18DGLP4 18V Cordless Lithium-Ion Reciprocating Saw. Not only it is economical, it also delivers the precision and power as is expected form the brand.

Battery compatibility

The Hitachi CR18DGLP4 18V is designed to have a compatibility with the Hitachi’s entire Lithium ion slide type batteries. This allows the user to work with the convenience of fade free power. The lithium ion batteries have 3 times more life than the typical NiCad ones and can also hold the charge for long. Moreover, they do not make the tool heavy because lithium ion batteries are light in weight.

This cordless reciprocating saw does not come with battery or its charger, but user can always buy it afterwards or can use the tool with a previous battery and charger.

Convenience features

The Hitachi CR18DGLP4 18V cordless reciprocating saw comes with a lot of convenience features which add to its appeal. It comprises of a full tool-less blade changing system, which makes blade replacement a much easier task. To reduce the user’s fatigue in longer jobs, the soft grip handle is designed to provide comfort. For the cut control and longer life of the blade, provisions for adjustable front shoe have been made.

To allow working in darker areas or confined spaces, an LED light has been integrated to illuminate the dark areas while working. It can generate a no-load speed of 3300 SPM with a stroke length of 1 inch. It can easily slice down woods of all kinds.

Specs and features

  • Item Weight: 4.7 pounds
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 1 x 1 inches
  • Origin: China
  • Item model number: CR18DGLP4
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Style: Recip Saw Only
  • Power Source: battery-powered
  • Voltage: 18 volts
  • Included Components: Bare-Tool

Pros

  • Compatible with all Hitachi 18V Lithium Ion slide type batteries for fade free power
  • Less weight and 3x the total battery life of traditional NiCad batteries
  • 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

Cons

  • Does not include compatible batteries

Verdict

With a load of performance and accessibility features, the Hitachi CR18DGLP4 18V Cordless Lithium-Ion Reciprocating Saw is a big hit for a variety of applications. It is one of those tools which combine comfort, convenience and power in a compact package.

For regular home users or amateur carpenters, it serves well in light to medium duty tasks. The users who are currently using this reciprocating saw are quite satisfied with what they got for their money. They highly recommend it to others as well.

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