We just received word that Ryobi has come out with a new 18V One+ cordless band saw.
You know that a brand has been listening to user requests when the press release announcement starts off with the wait is over!
The new Ryobi cordless band saw, model P590, is said to be lightweight and portable. It features a 2-1/2″ cut capacity and is designed for cutting wood, metal, and plastic materials.
It features adjustable blade tracking and an LED work light.
- 575 SFPM (surface feet per minute) cutting speed
- 2.5″ cut capacity
- Integrated pommel handle
- 32-7/8″ blade size
- Comes with (2) 18 TPI blades
Price: $129 for the bare tool
ETA: November 2019
The new Ryobi band saw seems straightforward – it’s a compact cordless band saw with 2.5″ cutting capacity and what looks to be a standard blade size.
What’s not to like?
Raise your hand if this be on your wishlist.
Before anyone says it, I know what the number one question will be – “when will Ridgid come out with a cordless band saw?” The announcement of this new Ryobi saw should give you some hope that the answer is “soon” rather than “eventually,” although that’s not a guarantee.