Review of Genesis GMT15A Multi-Purpose Oscillating Tool
Reviewed on: October 20, 2013
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Pros & Cons
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.
Review Group #: 1
Metal backer on sanding pad is the same size as the pad so it hits anything you are trying to sand in tight places • When sanding in a corner, the sanding pad fits nicely into the corner • Velcro wears off the pad in fairly short order
Review Group #: 2
The saw works very nice to get into tight spaces and make straight cuts • The scraper blade works well for cutting various materials, including carpet and carpet foam • Not the best for curved cuts
Review Group #: 3
It cuts through studs like butter • Good for cutting baseboard • Makes clean cuts for drywall repair • Easy to control • The cutting tool works excellent for anything the needs straight edges like wall outlets and switches or recessed vanity mirror
Review Group #: 4
The wood saw works well and can be used to cut wood, composition board and drywall etc. • Well worth the price • Can be used to cut plastic waste piping, trim plastic laminate, sand tight corners, and trim door casing for new tile
Review Group #: 5
This tool does the job with ease • Can buy more attachments • It does its job efficiently
Review Group #: 6
The wood blade works very well for difficult cuts • Harbor Freight blades work as well • Semi-circular blade for cutting through shims and trimming is thin, bends when heated up • Can buy blades at Harbor Freight pretty inexpensively
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