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I bought one when bLowes had one of their commercial offers on it. It looked OK, so I charged the battery and fired it up. Like a previous poster said, it makes a racket which immediately alerts you that it has a cheap Harbor Freight feel too it, especially the rotating cutter assembly that a flimsy feel to it and components with wide tolerances.
After getting a pipe stuck in it, I had to half disassemble it and realized the female threads weren't really designed for maintenance--simple white metal without any threaded inserts. Realizing this was a bad investment; I carefully repackaged it and brought it back to bLowes for a refund.
Sorry, but this thing wreaks of a cheap Chinese toy...
A guy on my crew had one, I wasn't impressed. It was taking him 2-3 tries to get one good cut. Eventually I made him go back to a tubing cutter because he was spending too much time screwing around with it. It's another example of a good concept poorly executed.