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Forum topic by john1102 posted 11-18-2011 05:27 PM 1036 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-18-2011 05:27 PM

Does anyone have a preference on handle position ergonmics (vertical vs horizontal handle). The makita has a horizontal handle while the hitachi has a vertical handle. I also see the very expensive festool kapax went with a vertcal handle. Thanks


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#1 posted 11-18-2011 05:32 PM

My wierd Chicago Electric actually has both. My old B&D had a Horizontal handle, I found I use the vertical handle MUCH more…

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#2 posted 11-18-2011 06:19 PM

Horizontal on my DeWalt. Works for me.
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#3 posted 11-18-2011 07:58 PM

Horizontal hands down

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