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Milwaukee Deep Cut Band Saw AC with Case
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Milwaukee

Deep Cut Band Saw AC with Case

  • Gear Protecting Clutch
  • All Metal Direct Drive
  • 5 year limited tool warranty
$299.00 /each

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The Milwaukee Deep Cut Band Saw AC with Case has a powerful 11 Amp motor with Constant Power Technology (CPT) for maximum performance to tackle your toughest applications. Comfortable to use and easy to control with a balanced body design, lighter weight and slimmer motor housing for better cut visibility, this tool is not lacking in cut capacity with the versatility to cut up to 5 in. x 5 in. material in a single pass. The tool-free locking adjustable shoe lets you adjust from an extended shoe to no shoe in seconds and with the debris protection system, debris is removed during operation. Built-to-last with durability features, including Job Site Armor Technology, all-metal direct drive and a gear protecting clutch, this versatile saw is ideal for use in the field, in your workshop or for DIY projects around your home.

  • Powerful 11 Amp motor features CPT (Constant Power Technology) to maintain speed in the toughest applications for optimal performance
  • Job Site Armor Technology; proprietary composite material and crush zone barriers for exceptional durability
  • All-metal direct drive sealed system with gear protecting clutch delivers maximum tool life and extends gear and motor life by absorbing high-impact forces caused by blade lock-ups
  • 5 in. x 5 in. cut capacity with revolutionary cut visibility and slimmer motor housing for increased line of site
  • Lightweight 14.5 lb. design for less user fatigue and greater control
  • 3-position tool free shoe adjusts quickly for all cutting applications for less downtime
  • LED light illuminates work surface
  • Includes carrying case
  • Band saw blade sold separately
  • 5-year warranty
  • Click here for more information on Electronic Recycling Programs

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Ratings (13) (29) (14) (7)
Cordless/ Corded Corded Corded Corded Corded
Power Tool Features No Additional Features Case Included Variable Speed Case Included
Cutting Capacity Height 5 in 5 in 5 in 5 in
Depth of Cut 5.0 5 5 5
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can the deep cut band saw be used to cut wood? If so what saw blades are available?

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April 20, 2015
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Hello Rick. Yes, it can cut wood quite well (with the proper blade) thanks to its speed selection dial and variable speed trigger. I used it with a 10/14tpi blade just last week to cut the overhang off of a 1.5 thick laminated plywood workbench counter mounted to a metal frame. It easily cut a nice edge by "walking" the blade along frame using the metal surface as my guide.
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Hello Rick. Yes, it can cut wood quite well (with the proper blade) thanks to its speed selection dial and variable speed trigger. I used it with a 10/14tpi blade just last week to cut the overhang off of a 1.5 thick laminated plywood workbench counter mounted to a metal frame. It easily cut a nice edge by "walking" the blade along frame using the metal surface as my guide.
All the typical teeth per inch (tpi) count blades you would use for a hacksaw are available. I use the above mentioned 10/14tpi blade for thick (1/4in and up) aluminum and thick (1/2in and up) carbon steel (plus wood) and then a 20/24tpi blade for thin aluminum and most other steel, including stainless. The 20/24tpi stays on my saw most of the time as my go to blade - since it can cut anything, just slower. A good rule of thumb with any metal saw is that your blade should have 3 teeth touching metal for optimum blade life and cutting speed. How you hold the saw (in relation to the material) and your blade tpi work together. Also, aluminum likes to "load up" (clog) the teeth in higher count blades, especially if cutting too fast, so plan your blade purchase according to the material you want to cut. The case with this saw does have a handy spare blade pocket to have your second blade readily available. Read Less
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April 20, 2015
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Yes, it can be used for wood but would not deliver the precise cuts as a power saw, sawzall, or jigsaw.
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April 20, 2015
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The deep cut band saw is not intended to cut wood.
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Can the trigger to this band saw be set to locked on?

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Since there is a portable band saw table offered, it only makes sense to have a lock on switch.
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April 15, 2015
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No. I use a clamp to do this. My saw is mounted to a special table and I must use an on and off foot switch switch with the trigger clamped to the on position to operate it. I use a clamp that can be immediately removed if necessary.
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April 9, 2015
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No, there is no lock switch as in many other power tools. I have the SWAG table (love it) and they even recommend simply using a "quick grip" squeeze clamp to hold the trigger down. I plan on getting the foot pedal so I have a quick off switch and finer control of the cutting action.
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March 16, 2015
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This tool cannot be locked in the ON position. The lock button is only used to lock the trigger in the OFF position.
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Is there an accessory stationary bracket for cutting pipe, etc., made for this band saw?

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Yes, Milwaukee makes a stand that converts it to a vertical saw with a cable clamp that is great for pipe. You can even use standard pipe for legs.
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I don't believe there is. I just buzzed through the Milwaukee website and they did not list any bracket under the accessories for this bandsaw.
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September 11, 2013
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Yes. The 6232-21 Milwaukee® Deep Cut Band Saw AC with Case is compatible with the 48-08-0260 Milwaukee® Portable Band Saw Table and available on www.HomeDepot.com.
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can this saw cut through 8" iron pipe size?

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I don't know about 8" pipe, but I have cut 6" pipe with it by drawing a line square to the [axis of the] pipe with a wraparound and rolling the pipe. The 5" throat allows you to cut a fairly deep chord before you need to start rolling the pipe.
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April 22, 2016
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No. This tool only has a 5" by 5" cut compacity.
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Rated 4.8 out of 5 by 28 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by great time saver! A little pricey but great product. Nice wide cutting width. has handled all of my home metal cutting projects easily. September 20, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by portable band saw makes life easier. better than a hacksaw or sawzall. September 13, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by OMG, where has this been all my life?!? I've used smaller and (obvious now) cheaper port-a-bands before. This is my first time using one of this size and power. I feel like I've been introduced to a fabrication method that I completely missed. Prior to this tool I was cutting metal tubing and thin plate with a combination of different types of reciprocating and scroll saws. Ergonomics feel good in the hands. The little LED is real nice. It feels sturdy, like I could drop it from waist height and it would be alright. The cut capacity is more than I would even need. I use a Lenox 24 tpi bi-metal blade for most of my cutting which is limited to aluminum, mild steel and chromoly. The case is nice, but I realized that I probably didn't need it since I can just store the bandsaw as it and it takes up less space. I also use the port-a-band table stand from Swag Off-road to have this double as a stationary vertical bandsaw, works awesome, precise, convenient, stores nicely. August 9, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Saw I have been doing metal work for years and using Chop saw, cutting torches, and cut off wheels to cut things, and now I kick myself for not purchasing this saw years ago. I done several large projects and no once powered up the chop saw, this deep cut saw took care of almost everything. Cuts fast and clean. The variable speed adjustment near the thumb is nice for quick changes in cutting speed. Blade changes are simple, and the cut depth works for most common metal stock, anything bigger is going to need a torch anyway. The only draw back is the weight, however to get the power and speed I can understand the need for the weight. April 26, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Made a hard job very easy Had to narrow a car trailer frame by 2", cuts had to made in the center of 5 cross beams thru 2x4 3/16 wall steel tubing. Made very striaght cuts and very little weld prep after. It did not seem to work the saw very hard. All 10 cuts took only 35 mins. Saved me a ton of time over useing plasma cutter and grinding April 20, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Better than expected Cutting 60 year old black steel pipes - 2.5" diameter with 1/4" wall thickness. Practically destroyed a 4" cutoff wheel after 20 minutes per cut. This machine chews through it with ease - 30 seconds. Awesome tool April 5, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Cuts like cutting butter! Easy to use, Just purchased. Used it to make straight cuts in 2x2 inch 1/4 inch wall square tubing. Smooth easy to hold. March 1, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Best portable Bandsaw available I love this saw. I've been using the Milwaukee brand bandsaw ever since the first portable model was introduced into the construction market. Each version becomes more user friendly, now we just need to expand the cutting width to 8" for wider and larger materials. October 20, 2015
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