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Bosch JS572EN Jigsaw

WOOD magazine rating
Brand:
Bosch
Model:
JS572EN
Price:
$240

Description

Precision Control II Double-Roller System-Laterally self-adjusting guidance system minimizes blade defection for excellent cut precision
Switchable LED Lighting-For enhanced visibility of cutting area
Large Die-Cast Aluminum Footplate with Tool-Free Adjustment-For fast and easy bevel adjustments
Powerful Jig Saw with 7.2-Amp Rating-Highest jig saw amp rating, easily handles heavy loads
Versatile Variable-Speed Control-Dial sets max speed and accelerator trigger controls operating speed
Constant ResponseTM Circuitry - Maintains desired speed for consistent performance under load
Exclusive Multi-Directional Blade Clamp-Provides superior grip of T-shank blades (Does not work with U-Shank blades)
Aluminum gearbox with insulated cover
Tool-Free Blade-Change System-Fast insertion, blade ejection lever eliminates need to touch hot blade
Four orbital-action settings - Different blade strokes for smooth to aggressive cuts
Fully counterbalanced mechanism - Low-vibration design ensures extremely smooth operation
Dust blower with on/off switch - Keeps view of cut line free of dust

Amperage 7.2
Bevel Angle Range 45°
Case Type Hard plastic
Certifications cULus
Cord Length 13.1
Cutting Capacity Soft Wood 5-1/2"
Cutting CapacityAluminum 0.875
Cutting CapacityMild Steel 0.375
Height 8.5
Hertz 60
Max. Bevel Cut 45°
No Load SPM 800-2,800
Rating 120V
Stroke Length 1"
Tool Level 1 - Corded – variable speed high
Voltage 120V
Warranty Limited 1-Year Warranty
Weight 5.5 lb

Includes
3 Assorted Blades
Anti-Splinter Insert (2601016093)
Plastic Shoe (2601099225)
Inlay for L-Boxx 2

WOOD magazine review

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Review Summary

If you need a jigsaw that makes spot-on perpendicular cuts, even in thick woods and tight turns, then get the top-handle Bosch JS572EN. What makes this jigsaw so special? Two roller blade guides surround the blade to keep it cutting perfectly straight up and down. (Most other saws have only one guide, if any.) We used this saw to cut sweeping and tight curves in multiple species and thicknesses of solid wood and plywood, and the blade never deflected from 90°. Impressive.
That cuts down on time (and abrasive) spent sanding edges with a spindle sander. In fact, when used with Bosch’s Extra-Clean For Wood jigsaw blades, the JS572EN delivered such clean edges, they needed only a light hand-sanding. We also appreciate the LED light that illuminates the cutline—another first for jigsaws—making it easier to see and cut accurately. Other great features on this premium saw: a tool-free adjustment for tilting the footplate, tool-free blade ejection (so you don’t grab a hot blade), low vibration, and a handy 13' rubber power cord with a swiveling mounting boot to prevent kinking. Buy it in a kit (JS572EL) for $299, and you’ll also get a sturdy storage box, dust-collection attachment, blade shroud, and hard-wearing steel shoe for the plastic-coated footplate. Bosch also makes this saw in a barrel-grip version at the same prices as the top handle.

Detailed Ratings

4.8
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

5

Ease of Use

5

Value

4

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