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Old 06-02-2011, 09:19 PM   #1
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Milwaukee Saw With Blade On Left 6391-21


Has anyone used the milwaukee 6391-21 with bade on left with tilt lock? Have heard good things but wonder from a contractors stand point. Have a dewalt worm drive now and its getting a little weak.
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Old 06-03-2011, 08:11 PM   #2
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I've never liked milwaukee saws as they feel top heavy/high to me. I have the porter cable mag saw and really like the feel of it and the quick change blade. The moveable dust filter I never can get to move, but I don't have a reason to use it anyway.

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I loved my Tilt-Lock, but someone else loved it more than me.

I can understand a left hand blade on a cordless saw, because the torque is alot less, but a corded left hand blade could be very dangerous for a right handed person IMO.
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I had one, even with owning worm drives for years, I found it hard to use. I ended up giving it away.
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Thats what i was worried about thats all i have ever used is worm drive also. Guess I will look into a skill mag 77.
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i have a dewalt worm drive, its just ok. i have used the skils for years, seems like too much torque. but i was really impressed by the rigid worm drive that i tried the other day. you hit the trigger and it doesnt even flinch off your mark. btw, ive used the milwaukees and i wasnt impressed.
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I have had plenty of porter-cable left saws and just got the newer mag p-c left saw a year ago and love it. it feels great. I am right handed and in no way see it being dangerous. I would only purchase the 325MAG. Period.
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Took my old milwaukee 4 pack down to the local dealer today and he said he would give me 125 bucks for it. Said deal only one battery that worked so so. Used the store credit to get a milwaukee 6477 worm drive. Its a pretty nice saw, kinda reminds me of the skil worm drive in my opinion. Others might not think so but it suits me fine.
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i was really impressed by the rigid worm drive that i tried the other day.
IIRC, finehomebuilding did a worm drive test and the rigid came out on top. I have one, but only use it for stone, so don't use it as much as the latter mentioned PC mag.
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I have the left blade tilt lock but it lives at home so I dont use it much. I'm not sure how it would be more dangerous than the right side blade. I have milwaukee worm drive at work and prefer that of course but wanted something cheeper as second/backup saw that still had left side blade.
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Jim, How do you like the milwaukee compared to other worm drives? I like mine so far but only had it a couple days. Dose yours have a little play in the base not enough to get outta square but a bit. Maybe im just to dam picky.
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My base seems rock solid to me. I dont have a lot to compare it too as its the third wormdrive I have owned and one of the others was milwaukee also(Much older model). I dont cut wood for a liveing either so it sees A lot of use for a short period then nothing for weeks or more. The only issue I have with it is probably a non issue anyway. When it winds down and is allmost at a stop you can feel a bit of a subdued klunk-klunk pause klunk klunk. I suspect its backlash in the gears where its going from inertia of blade driveing the armature and then armature driving the blade and back and forth as they spin down.

I do recall Inner 10 had issue with the oil in his. I think he changed out the oil and all was well.

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