Milwaukee M18 Fuel Reciprocating Saw Kit Review

The Milwaukee M18 Fuel Reciprocating Saw Kit isn’t like your typical cordless reciprocating saw. The tool features Quik-Lok blade changing mechanisms that uses a spring loaded slide that can rotate to the front of the tool.

This allows you to put the blade in forward or reversed, although you cannot use it sideways. This mechanism is pretty substantial, which means you don’t have to worry about the blade releasing accidentally while the saw is in use.


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Notable features Of The Milwaukee Reciprocating Saw Kit Include:

  • Delivers the fastest cutting speed in its class, increased power and the durability of corded saws
  • Brushless motor: supplies constant power for faster cuts and reduced heat for extended life
  • Intelligence: provides optimized performance and overload protection using total system communication


The saw runs off of a 4.0 Ah battery, which when fully charged, you will be able to make upward to 80 consecutive cuts (if cutting a 2x4) with an aggressive blade. The actual number of cuts you’ll be able to make on a single, fully charged tool will depend on the material you’re cutting.

The tool features an adjustable foot that pivots that you can control with a lever that is easily accessible on either side of the tool.

When looking at what people had to say about the Milwaukee Reciprocating Saw Kit they had great things to say. Customers appreciate that this kit comes with everything you need for this tool to work—a sturdy carrying case, a battery charger, battery, blade and the tool.

Reciprocating Saw Kit with 1 Battery


What People Had To Say

Customers report that they were able to cut through thick trees and plants with no problem, thanks to the strong motor. People also like that the battery lasts a long time and they are able to tackle 3/4 of a project before changing a battery.

There were a few people who were not impressed with the Milwaukee M18 Fuel Reciprocating Saw Kit. These people commented that the battery takes too long to charge, and it doesn’t hold a charge after using the tool for a month.

Some people commented that their tool did not come with the hard plastic tool case, but instead came with a bag. One customer reported that their tool would hesitate or shut off completely when trying to run the tool at full throttle.

Our Rating