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Can anybody recommend a good jigsaw?




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Post Fri Apr 30, 2010 2:10 am

Can anybody recommend a good jigsaw?

Looking into getting a jigsaw to get some of the cutouts a bit more easier done than by hand.
What are you using? Can anybody recommend a good lightweight jigsaw I should look into?

Thanks for any help.


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Post Fri Apr 30, 2010 5:41 am

Re: Can anybody recommend a good jigsaw?

If cost is a consideration, I recently picked up a very decent Porter Cable jigsaw at Lowe's for $80. Excellent value for $$.

However, if you want smooth & excellent performance, go with the higher-cost Bosch (they make excellent tools) jigsaw. More adjustable, infinitely smoother, for about $175.

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Post Fri Apr 30, 2010 3:16 pm

Re: Can anybody recommend a good jigsaw?

I'll second the Bosch recommendation. I used one for 15 years, sold it to my neighbor, bought a new one of the same model 6 years ago. (top handle type)

http://www.amazon.com/b/ref=amb_link_14 ... d_i=228253

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