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post #1 of 3 Old 06-25-2019, 02:38 PM Thread Starter
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Compact circular saws

Somebody knows the genesis 5.8 amp and rockwell 5 amp? good machines or not?
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post #2 of 3 Old 06-26-2019, 12:29 PM
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I have the rockwall but it is about 5-6 years old and I wish I didnt buy it. It is basically to large for my hand especially with that safety button on the side. It seems it was made for left handed use and I am right handed. I will take pictures later today to show what I mean.

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post #3 of 3 Old 06-26-2019, 02:03 PM
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Lots of reviews on Amazon ...

There are corded and battery versions that do do much the same work. I have an older Dewalt 18 V compact DW 936 circ saw with a 5 3/8 " blade if I recall, and it's my "go to" saw for almost all utility grade cuts.

It's been replaced by this one, more or less:

Battery powered saws are so handy that I use them almost exclusively now. My other battery powered saws are a Milwaukee 6.5" and a Rigid 6.5". For down sizing a 4 X 8 sheet of plywood it's great not to deal with a cord. Other use is sawing a gentle curve across the tops of 10 ft long fence sections ... no cord to get hung up on the pickets.

The answer to your question will only be as detailed and specific as the question is detailed and specific. Good questions also include a sketch or a photo that illustrates your issue. (:< D)
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