DEWALT Bare-Tool DCS370B Band Saw Review

Ratings
  • Battery - 8.8/10
    8.8/10
  • Ease of Use - 9.1/10
    9.1/10
  • Value - 9/10
    9/10
  • Cutting - 9.3/10
    9.3/10
  • Durability - 9.2/10
    9.2/10

Summary

The DEWALT Bare-Tool DCS370B Cordless Band Saw allows you to get through different cutting sessions with less fatigue and comes in an ergonomic design that makes the overall performance excellent.

9.1/10
The DEWALT Bare-Tool DCS370B Band Saw is designed to give you superior performance, balance, and good ergonomics – leading to cuts that are more accurate and with lesser fatigue. In addition, it includes a blade tracking adjustment for increasing the lifespan of the blade.

Whether you are a homeowner looking to do some house renovation or DIY (Do-It-Yourself) projects, you will find that this saw has all that you need. And if you are a technician, plumber, etc, you will not be disappointed by the performance of this unit because it is versatile and flexible so that you can carry out common projects with it.

In the following sections, we have spelled out the features of this unit as well as the benefits to look for before buying. We also included the not so good things about this unit so that you will be able to make an informed decision after reading this review. Your job then is simply to read carefully the following lines and note the benefits you stand to gain from this unit.

Features

  • The DEWALT Bare-tool DCS370B band saw has a cutting capacity of 2-1/2” cut capacity.
  • It comes with an integrated hang hook to for you to hang the saw without causing damage to its base.
  • It can cut through heavy materials with good speed.
  • This machine is a bare tool. This means that you need to buy battery and charger separately.
  • This tool can cut up to 2” SCH 40 pipe, etc.
  • This machine has designed to give you better ergonomics and balance that is required for making accurate cuts.
  • The DEWALT DCS370B allows you to change blades with convenience.

Pros

  • If you frequently cut through metal and heavy materials, this unit is suitable for you. This tool comes with lots of benefits, as it is cordless – it being cordless means, you can easily work off a lift or other similar job sites conveniently with this tool. In addition, you wouldn’t have to use a tubing cutter with it – and you know using that can even harm your wrists.
  • The handle grip and hook on this unit is also very beneficial. The handle is ergonomically designed so that it is easy for gripping while the hang-hook makes easy to hang your tool without causing damage to the base of the tool.
  • This tool is best for electricians and commercial plumbers who frequently cut through tons of metals. Not only does it come in a good weight, it is also well balanced so that it is convenient to use. Moreover, the safety features on this unit make it much more attractive to plumbers and technicians.
  • The DEWALT Bare-Tool DCS370B Band Saw is portable and very quick in cutting pipe. Unlike other models that take longer and harder to cut through materials as this, this unit makes that much easier and exciting. During our research, we also discovered that some users are very happy about this as it helps them complete their projects on time and with more efficiency than other power tools, they have used.
  • Unlike competing models from brands like Milwaukee, etc, this unit is much more efficient when it comes to cutting materials. If you want to do “one handed” cutting, it is easy and if you want to cut straight, it does an impressive job, thereby making life easier for you.
  • Whether you are a homeowner or an occasional user, you will find this unit efficient for all your cutting needs. It is going to be an investment you will be happy with as it is durable and long lasting.

Cons

  • Some customers complain that it does not work as expected. In addition, the opening on this unit is not very wide which might hamper the option of cutting big materials. While this is a minor con, you have to make sure these things will not affect your work before you buy it.

Conclusion

The manufacturer, DEWALT, is a leading manufacturer in the production of power tools and we were expecting great quality performance in this unit. We were not disappointed as it proves to be an improvement on the firm’s reputation. The DEWALT Bare-Tool DCS370B Cordless Band Saw allows you to get through different cutting sessions with less fatigue and comes in an ergonomic design that makes the overall performance excellent. It also comes with an integrated hang hook for hanging your unit and a blade tracking adjustment that helps to loosen the blade tension, thus prolonging the life of the stock blade. If you are looking for an inexpensive power tool that is also durable, you will find this unit a better option than many other competing models out there.