Updated September 18, 2018 by Sam Kraft

The 10 Best Power Shears

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This wiki has been updated 15 times since it was first published in October of 2016. Designed for cutting straight lines through sheet metal, trimming asphalt shingles, and shaving siding, wood and other materials, these power shears are versatile tools to have in your arsenal. Whether you're a professional in need of an upgrade or simply gearing up for some projects around the house, one of these options should suit your requirements. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best power shear on Amazon.

10. PacTool SS404

9. Milwaukee 6852-20

8. DeWalt DW891

7. Makita JS8000

6. TruePower Electric

5. DeWalt D28605

4. Malco TSS1A Turboshear

3. Pit Bull Snips

2. DeWalt DCS491B

1. Makita JS1602


Sam Kraft
Last updated on September 18, 2018 by Sam Kraft

In addition to his corporate career as a marketing and communications professional in Chicago, Sam runs a popular blog that focuses on the city’s flourishing craft beer and brewery scene. He received his degree in journalism from DePaul University (which spurred his interest in freelance writing) and has since spent years developing expertise in copywriting, digital marketing and public relations. A lifetime of fishing, hiking and camping trips has left him well-versed in just about any outdoors-related topic, and over several years spent working in the trades during his youth, he accumulated a wealth of knowledge about tools and machinery. He’s a travel junkie, a health and fitness enthusiast, and an avid biker.


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