While it doesn’t include as many attachments as other models, you can pair accessories from several different manufacturers with the Ryobi P340 without an issue. It offers precise control and reliable performance that should satisfy most homeowners.
When equipped with a three-amp-hour battery, the 18-volt Makita XMT03Z delivers up to 20 minutes of runtime, but you’ll have to purchase that cell separately. Its variable-speed dial can deliver between 6,000 and 20,000 oscillations per minute.
The Ridgid R862105B delivers 20% more power than the company’s brushed offering, and bests many options in the category with a four-degree oscillation range that helps further improve its cutting power. Its universal adapter makes it compatible with most accessories.
In addition to a host of cutting and sanding accessories, the Craftsman CMCE500D1 also comes with a two-amp-hour lithium ion battery and charger, as well as a convenient, zippered storage bag to help keep track of everything.
The Porter-Cable PCC710B comes with an 11-piece accessory kit that’ll have you ready to cut, grind, scrape or sand your way through the next obstacle that comes your way, and thanks to its convenient, two-finger system, switching between them is simple.
Metabo HPT CV18DBLQ5
In manual mode, users of the Metabo HPT CV18DBLQ5 can take advantage of five speed settings, for finessed work requiring as little as 6,000 oscillations per minute. Its automatic setting starts at 15,000 OPM, but jumps to 20,000 under load.
The Milwaukee 2626-20 offers excellent control, with 12 speed settings between 11,000 and 18,000 oscillations per minute. A bright LED panel situated near the head of the unit will do a nice job of illuminating your immediate work area.
The DeWalt DCS356D1 and DCS355D1 may have similar model numbers, but there are some important differences between these tools that are worth taking note of, like the three-speed transmission included in this new edition, and its reduced unit weight.
The brushless motor in the Bosch GOP18V-28N puts out up to 30% more power than the company’s previous 18-volt offerings, contributing to a longer life for the unit and increasing the runtime it can muster on a single charge.
The latest version of the German-made Fein MultiMaster uses four damping elements to separate the unit’s DC motor from its housing, causing it to make half as much noise and reducing vibrations by 70%, while it puts out 35% more power than the company’s previous model.