If you need a product that can quickly cut through a variety of materials, a reciprocating air saw may be a good addition to your tool kit. Reciprocating air saws can cut wood, metals, plastic, drywall, and even Masonite for your industrial saw needs. Ingersoll Rand makes two very similar reciprocating air saws, with a few key differences that you should be aware of before making any purchases. Let’s take a look at both, and see which would be the best fit for your reciprocating air saw needs!
Ingersoll Rand 429 Reciprocating Air Saw
The Ingersoll Rand 429 reciprocating air saw is very lightweight at only 1.32 pounds or 0.60 kilograms, allowing you to work for a long time very easily. This product is heavy duty, and designed to be able to cut intricately in a variety of materials. The Ingersoll Rand 429 is also only 8.25 inches long, so you can hold it comfortably.
This saw comes with a durable build for longevity, and has six steel cutting blades included with the product for your convenience. The Ingersoll Rand 429 also comes with two hex wrenches, and includes an adjustable blade guide.
The Ingersoll Rand 429 comes with a positive blade runner and can reach a maximum of 10,000 strokes in a minute.This reciprocating air saw is also designed to cut on curved and flatter surfaces, so you have a variety of project options available to you.
To make using this product even easier, it comes with reduced vibration. This allows you to install sun roofing, conduct body shop repairs, and even work on exhaust systems and mufflers with stability.
More features of the Ingersoll Rand 429 Reciprocating Air Saw
- 87.3 / 100.3 dBA of sound
- 3/8 in. minimum hose size
Ingersoll Rand 429G Reciprocating Air Saw
Much like the previous product, the Ingersoll Rand 429G reciprocating air saw is similarly lightweight at only 1.55 pounds or 0.70 kilograms. This is accompanied by a length of 10 inches, which is slightly longer than the previous product, but still easy to work with. This product is also heavy duty, and designed to cut a variety of materials with ease.
The Ingersoll Rand 429G comes with six 4-inch blades for your convenience, as well as two hex wrenches. This product also comes with reduced vibration technology, which makes it wonderful for working on exhaust and muffler work, sunroof installation, and body shop repair. This vibration control makes using the Ingersoll Rand 429G much easier and reduces fatigue.
This product, unlike the previous, comes with variable speeds to match the project you are working on, giving you more control. The Ingersoll Rand 429G also comes with a lock-off throttle for your convenience. This product also features an adjustable guide and a front exhaust system. For an easier working experience, this product also includes an ergonomic grip.
Much like the previous product, the Ingersoll Rand 429G can reach a maximum of 10,000 strokes per minute. This product is great for cutting intricate shapes as well, especially in aluminum, plastic, sheet metal, and fiberglass. The Ingersoll Rand 429G has a light curve radius with those materials, too. This allows you to work on a variety of finer projects.
More features of the Ingersoll Rand 429G Reciprocating Air Saw
- 84.3 / 95.3 dBA of sound
- 1/4 in. minimum hose size
If you are in need of a product that can cut through a wide variety of materials quickly and easily, you may want to invest in a reciprocating air saw. If you prefer a saw that comes with a positive blade runner, a smaller minimum hose size, and a smaller overall length, then the Ingersoll Rand 429 may be the best saw for you. Alternatively, if you need a product that has a lock-off throttle, a front exhaust system, quieter sound, and an ergonomic grip, then the Ingersoll Rand 429G may be a better fit for your needs. Both of these products offer a great cutting speed, light curve radiuses, andsix blades, making either a wonderful choice for a reciprocating air saw.