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Review of Genesis GMT15A Multi-Purpose Oscillating Tool

Very Good
Rating
4.30 stars
269
Reviews
$39.99-$49.99
Price Range
Reviewed on: October 20, 2013
Author: BoolPool.com

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Very versatile tool with powerful 1.5 A motor
  • Works as detail sander, close-quarter saw, drywall cut-out tool, power scraper, grout removal tool, and more
  • Easy to use and control even with 21,000 oscillations per minute
  • Gives precise cuts and good for tight spaces
  • Many different attachments are available
  • Adapters are available for using with tools of other brands
  • Well worth the price
Cons
  • Not the best for curved cuts
  • Velcro wears off the pad in fairly short order
  • Metal backer on sanding pad is the same size as the pad

Review Summary

This is the summary of consumer reviews for Genesis GMT15A Multi-Purpose Oscillating Tool. The BoolPool rating for this product is Very Good, with 4.30 stars, and the price range is $39.99-$49.99.

The Genesis GMT15A Multi-Purpose Oscillating Tool is the most useful and versatile power tool for home repair, remodeling and restoration. The unique oscillating action of the head allows for use as a detail sander, close-quarter saw, drywall cut-out tool, power scraper, grout removal tool, and more. A full line of Genesis accessories is available or you can use the included adaptor to attach other brands of accessories to the Genesis Multi-Purpose Oscillating Tool.

It has a powerful 1.5-Amp motor which gives 21,000 oscillations per minute for fast sanding, grinding, cutting and scraping. A die cast aluminum gear housing gives durability and 4-Pin flange design holds accessories firmly in place. The grip is comfortable and non-slip. It handles many applications that used to require hard work by hand or expensive specialty tools. The tools cuts with good precision and is good for tight spaces.

Some users report that this tool is not the best tool for curved cuts. Also the metal backer on sanding pad is same size as the pad and therefore does not work well in tight spots. The Velcro wears off the pad in fairly short order and it falls off.

Overall, the Genesis GMT15A Multi-Purpose Oscillating Tool is an incredibly versatile tool which every home owner or DIY person much own. It includes: 3” Delta Sanding Pad, Assorted Sandpaper, Scraping Blade, 30mm E-Cut saw blade, HSS segment saw blade, Allen Wrench and Accessory Storage Box.

User Voice

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Review Group #: 1
(3.50 stars)
8 Reviews
Metal backer on sanding pad is the same size as the pad so it hits anything you are trying to sand in tight placesWhen sanding in a corner, the sanding pad fits nicely into the cornerVelcro wears off the pad in fairly short order
Review Group #: 2
(4.00 stars)
13 Reviews
The saw works very nice to get into tight spaces and make straight cutsThe scraper blade works well for cutting various materials, including carpet and carpet foamNot the best for curved cuts
Review Group #: 3
(4.50 stars)
15 Reviews
It cuts through studs like butter Good for cutting baseboardMakes clean cuts for drywall repairEasy to controlThe cutting tool works excellent for anything the needs straight edges like wall outlets and switches or recessed vanity mirror
Review Group #: 4
(5.00 stars)
16 Reviews
The wood saw works well and can be used to cut wood, composition board and drywall etc.Well worth the priceCan be used to cut plastic waste piping, trim plastic laminate, sand tight corners, and trim door casing for new tile
Review Group #: 5
(4.50 stars)
16 Reviews
This tool does the job with easeCan buy more attachmentsIt does its job efficiently
Review Group #: 6
(4.50 stars)
18 Reviews
The wood blade works very well for difficult cutsHarbor Freight blades work as wellSemi-circular blade for cutting through shims and trimming is thin, bends when heated upCan buy blades at Harbor Freight pretty inexpensively

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