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In January 1991, one of a contractor's worst fears became my reality. My van was broken into and all my power tools were stolen. I was able to borrow some tools to stay in business. Meanwhile, I asked everyone I knew which tools were the best buys. Though I would have never wished for this to happen, at least it was a good chance for me to start over with the best. My biggest quandary was which circular saw to choose. I could no longer get a Rockwell, which I had had before. So I set my sights on the other top American-made 71/4- inch circular saws — the Milwaukee 6367, the Porter-Cable 617, and the Black &