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I wanted a cordless saw.
Canada Tire (3079 Boulevard des Sources, Dollard-des-Ormeaux, QC H9B 1Z6) had a sale on cordless saws. A regular priced saw is more than $100.00. This saw was about $20.00.
There were about five of them in opened boxes in the store.
I think they want to get rid of them.

The saw came without a power-pack.

I did not want to buy their power pack for two reasons.
1) The cost
2) The weight on the saw


I decided to mod/hack the saw to run on twelve volts, or a car battery with a short wire/line.

I needed a tool that could turn the screws holding the saw together. A "T-15" bit is required, so had to buy a tool.

Buy Wire, three meters of two stranded wire

Two alligator type clips for the end of the wire.

A 12 volt battery with high current output.



 

Step 1: Step 1

Open the saw with the T-15 tool.
The inside of the saw.
First thing to go was the safety lock on the trigger. It falls right off.
Good idea!
Thank you.

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