The Dewalt 371 is smaller than it looks, but not light as a drill. Seems it will make good for cutting small pieces of metal, especially like flat bar. The throat depth is almost 2 3/8. I would have preferred the "deep cut" type of portable bandsaw but apparently they are much bigger and heavier. I wanted much smaller and lighter than a hobby tabletop bandsaw, for cutting aluminum. This one is tiny! Can't stand a circular saw spewing aluminum chips everywhere. A jigsaw is a chore, especially for thicker flat bar or steel. Now to make a stand for it, maybe stick figure type, and to tack a plate on the existing work stop (throat height is not a concern).
4 years ago