._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)} Milwaukee 2731 20-Fuel Circular Saw. We welcome visitors/newbies/DIYers asking questions about which tools to buy or use for a job. There’s also the question of run time using only a 18V single battery. Unfortunately, it didn’t all come up roses for the Milwaukee. Designed for the carpenter, remodeler and general contractor, the M18 FUEL 184mm Circular Saw from MILWAUKEE generates corded power, cuts faster and gives users up to 750 cuts per charge. 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. For the test I cut up four 2×6 PT boards every six inches. 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. The standard M18 tools used brushed motors, and the M18 Fuel uses brushless and are generally more powerful, more compact, and more expensive. Milwaukee Tools just released several new M18 cordless tools under the FUEL brand. Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. 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. 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. Milwaukee M18 Fuel Circular Saw in Use. You also have the option to opt-out of these cookies. From my research I think I’ve got it figured out. Out of these, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. Here are my freezable products (caulk, glues,etc), Kitchen install with these fine gents! The M18 FUEL™ circular saw is perfect for professionals. Each are available in different battery capacities. Want to get my understanding confirmed. Mostly light duty. You may be doubtful but once you’ve had a chance to try these tools you’ll be as blown away as I am. I think you’ll be as surprised and excited as I am! This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. 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. The saw also has a slot to accept a parallel cutting guide. Me and my needs - primarily homeowner, but have a side gig doing industrial electrical controls. These new technologies combine to create tools that you’d swear were plugged into the wall. Not standard. Supplied with 150 mm 34 teeth metal cutting blade. Thank you for sharing your experience and knowledge. /*# 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} Just to clarify, that’s dust from sitting around, not sawdust from being used. The POWERSTATE Brushless Motor provides 5,800 RPM and higher speeds under load for corded cutting performance. Unless money isnt an object and you love having nice things lol, How'd you get into doing controls on the side? New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. 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. Our M18 FUEL™ rear handle circular saw for wood is designed with professionals in mind. 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. 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Between the tax writeoff on tools and the many uses, I can justify spending some money. Have to look at the specs to see if it's an older model or based off one. Power – The first thing you’ll notice about this new M18 Circular Saw is the power. 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. 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. In some cases, we also have advertising or affiliate relationships with manufacturers and retailers of products and services we review. /*# 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. The circular saw can generate the power of 15amp corded saws, cut faster than 15amp corded worm drive saws and provide you with up to 570 cuts per charge. Fuel is like buying a cordless version of a corded tool. Where I work we have a bunch of Milwaukee tools. Our M18 FUEL™ Rear Handle 7-1/4” Circular Saw is designed for the professional carpenter, remodeler, and general contractor. 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. I wouldn't be discouraged on the power as they have M12 tools that go head to head with their M18 counterpart. There are three "grades" of M18 tools floating around. And keep an eye on your clearance shelf at Home Depot. REDLINK PLUS intelligence ensures maximum performance and protection from … It will drive 3 1/2 deck screws into treated wood and doesn't absorb too much battery. 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. Our, Merry Christmas from our crew to yours! I'd only recomend the fuel line to a professional who will use it day in and day out. M18 fuel are their top of the line brushless motors. 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. The POWERSTATE™ Brushless Motor provides 5,800 RPM and higher speeds under load for corded cutting performance. By clicking on 'Accept' or continuing to use this website, you agree that cookies can be placed. Show us what you got. Next I cut a stack of double OSB plywood into 4″ strips, I cut six 8′ long strips! Best in class durability for impact resistance. 50 degree bevel capacity. In general you have this correct. 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. That way you don't have to switch batteries and bits when drilling and the driving a screw behind it. Ridgid is another great option with their Octane line and Home Depot currently has a bundle deal going on with them now. Lastly the Fuel line is continuously expanding, which is great. We will always strive for objectivity and transparency in our reviews. ._1PeZajQI0Wm8P3B45yshR{fill:var(--newCommunityTheme-actionIcon)}._1PeZajQI0Wm8P3B45yshR._3axV0unm-cpsxoKWYwKh2x{fill:#ea0027} My suggestion with power tools is buy the corded version then go cordless. Alright, I’m tempted by a Milwaukee M18 set. It’s struggled enough and like an old dog it’s just time to be put down. The new 4.0 Ah battery packs really make a huge difference especially when combined with the brushless motor. Milwaukee’s M18 FUEL 18-Volt Brushless Cordless Surge Impact and Hammer Drill Combo Kit is an upgraded kit from its M18 product line. Fuel is Milwaukee's brushless and top shelf tool line but they have been selling non Fuel variants that are brushless. I suspect they are the older fuel models. Select Model Variant M18 FMCS-502X. 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. I just purchased the 12v fuel line and love it. The other advantage to brushless is better battery life, thus many more cuts, holes, etc. 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. 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 jobs they don’t want, I do want. We all use them. ._3Qx5bBCG_O8wVZee9J-KyJ{border-top:1px solid var(--newRedditTheme-line);margin-top:16px;padding-top:16px}._3Qx5bBCG_O8wVZee9J-KyJ ._2NbKFI9n3wPM76pgfAPEsN{margin:0;padding:0}._3Qx5bBCG_O8wVZee9J-KyJ ._2NbKFI9n3wPM76pgfAPEsN ._2btz68cXFBI3RWcfSNwbmJ{font-family:Noto Sans,Arial,sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:400;line-height:21px;display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;-ms-flex-pack:justify;justify-content:space-between;margin:8px 0}._3Qx5bBCG_O8wVZee9J-KyJ ._2NbKFI9n3wPM76pgfAPEsN ._2btz68cXFBI3RWcfSNwbmJ.QgBK4ECuqpeR2umRjYcP2{opacity:.4}._3Qx5bBCG_O8wVZee9J-KyJ ._2NbKFI9n3wPM76pgfAPEsN ._2btz68cXFBI3RWcfSNwbmJ label{font-size:12px;font-weight:500;line-height:16px;display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;-ms-flex-align:center;align-items:center}._3Qx5bBCG_O8wVZee9J-KyJ ._2NbKFI9n3wPM76pgfAPEsN ._2btz68cXFBI3RWcfSNwbmJ label svg{fill:currentColor;height:20px;margin-right:4px;width:20px}._3Qx5bBCG_O8wVZee9J-KyJ ._4OtOUaGIjjp2cNJMUxme_{-ms-flex-align:center;align-items:center;display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;-ms-flex-pack:justify;justify-content:space-between;padding:0;width:100%}._3Qx5bBCG_O8wVZee9J-KyJ ._4OtOUaGIjjp2cNJMUxme_ svg{display:inline-block;height:12px;width:12px}.isInButtons2020 ._4OtOUaGIjjp2cNJMUxme_{padding:0 12px}.isInButtons2020 ._1ra1vBLrjtHjhYDZ_gOy8F{font-family:Noto Sans,Arial,sans-serif;font-size:12px;font-weight:700;letter-spacing:unset;line-height:16px;text-transform:unset}._1ra1vBLrjtHjhYDZ_gOy8F{--textColor:var(--newCommunityTheme-widgetColors-sidebarWidgetTextColor);--textColorHover:var(--newCommunityTheme-widgetColors-sidebarWidgetTextColorShaded80);font-size:10px;font-weight:700;letter-spacing:.5px;line-height:12px;text-transform:uppercase;color:var(--textColor);fill:var(--textColor);opacity:1}._1ra1vBLrjtHjhYDZ_gOy8F._2UlgIO1LIFVpT30ItAtPfb{--textColor:var(--newRedditTheme-widgetColors-sidebarWidgetTextColor);--textColorHover:var(--newRedditTheme-widgetColors-sidebarWidgetTextColorShaded80)}._1ra1vBLrjtHjhYDZ_gOy8F:active,._1ra1vBLrjtHjhYDZ_gOy8F:hover{color:var(--textColorHover);fill:var(--textColorHover)}._1ra1vBLrjtHjhYDZ_gOy8F:disabled,._1ra1vBLrjtHjhYDZ_gOy8F[data-disabled],._1ra1vBLrjtHjhYDZ_gOy8F[disabled]{opacity:.5;cursor:not-allowed} .FIYolDqalszTnjjNfThfT{max-width:256px;white-space:normal;text-align:center} Basically if you're going to ask a lot of the tool, get fuel. There's some site that some people on here mention as well for deals. M12 is Milwaukee's 12v line and M18 is their 18v line. .s5ap8yh1b4ZfwxvHizW3f{color:var(--newCommunityTheme-metaText);padding-top:5px}.s5ap8yh1b4ZfwxvHizW3f._19JhaP1slDQqu2XgT3vVS0{color:#ea0027} I personally think you should stick with the fuel line whenever you decide to get a cordless driver. It’s from my visit to the Milwaukee Media Event last summer. I miss fabrication and figured I’d do it for kicks and a little extra spending money. 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. ._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} The 4 sheets of stacked OSB is a standard stress test and pressure treated lumber cross cuts are a very common application. I bought a corded drill and didn’t look back. I put myself through engineering school wiring control cabinets. 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. Edit - thank you everyone for the responses! I was able to do cut after cut with not even a hint of the saw having trouble with the task. 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. Summing up how I feel about this exciting new […], […] year the 6-1/2″ saw impressed us but the goal has always been to replace the corded 7-1/4″ saw with a cordless one without […], […] size 7-1/4″ blade but it’s powered by two 18V batteries and weighs 10.1 lbs. 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This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. […] 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. 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. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. 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