The Hitachi CR13VBY is a reciprocating saw that operates with an electric cord and a 12-amp motor. Launched in 2008, it is primarily used for the cutting of materials such as wood, metal, and pipes. The saw operates at a no-load speed of up to 3000 strokes per minute and has a stroke length of 1-1/4 inches, enabling fast cutting.
The CR13VBY incorporates vibration reduction technology, reducing vibrations by over 65% compared to similar models. It also features a swing blade reciprocation for less rebound effect leading to smoother cuts, especially in wood. Additionally, it provides a variable speed trigger to adjust blade speed according to the material being cut and a tool-less blade change system for quick replacements. The saw is designed to resist dust and water, and the grip handle is designed to prevent slipping. It is also equipped with a corded-electric power source, operates at 120V and can reach a maximum wattage of 1300W. The blade length is 18.3 inches and the saw weighs 9.7 lbs.
- Model number: CR13VBY
- Product type: Reciprocating Saw
- Manufacturer: Hitachi
- Release date: January 2008
- Power source: Corded-electric
- Voltage: 120V
- Amperage: 12A
- Wattage: Maximum 1300W
- Blade length: 18.3 inches
- Speed: 0-3000 strokes per minute
- Weight: 9.7 lbs
- Material compatibility: Wood, pipes, aluminum, mild steel, copper, plastics like PVC
- Design features: User vibration protection technology, swing blade reciprocation, variable speed trigger, tool-less blade change, triple sealed construction for dust and water resistance, ergonomic and slip resistant grip handle
- Included accessories: Case, 5 saw blades
The Hitachi CR13VBY Reciprocating Saw comes with a 30-day satisfaction guarantee and a 1-year limited warranty. This warranty effectively covers any manufacturing defects that may occur within the product during this period. In order to claim the warranty, the user should retain the original proof of purchase, as it is generally required to validate the claim. The exact process of claiming the warranty may vary, so it is advisable to contact the manufacturer or the authorized dealer directly in case of any issues.