Average Customer Reviews
(based on 34 reviews)
of respondents would recommend this to a friend.
Most Liked Positive Review
Excellent saw , and easy to use tool-less blade change feature
I purchased this tool after burning out 3 competitors jigsaws in as many years. After using it almost daily for more than 20 years as a flooring contractor, I can say it is worth...Read complete review
I purchased this tool after burning out 3 competitors jigsaws in as many years. After using it almost daily for more than 20 years as a flooring contractor, I can say it is worth every penny I paid and more. The tool-less blade change is has worked flawlessly. This saw works as well today as it did when I bought it, which is impressive since I've dropped it onto concrete from off my table saw dozens of times. It doesn't look pretty anymore, but there is no need to replace it. When it does die, another Bosch will replace it
Most Liked Negative Review
Not worth a penny
I recieved this jigsaw (JS260) as a gift. Tried to use it for the first time and after 30 min. of trying to get a blade in it, I did some research...Read complete review
I recieved this jigsaw (JS260) as a gift. Tried to use it for the first time and after 30 min. of trying to get a blade in it, I did some research and found that it does not take Bosch U-shank blades. Ok. I tried a standard T-shank blade and after an hour of bloody fingers, internet research and instruction book reading, I realized that I, and hundreds of others willing to express their disappointment in Bosch on line, had gotten an lemon. Their innovative tool-less blade change system is worthless and the engineer who came up with the JS260 jigsaw probably should be fired. Very disappointed with my first and last experience with Bosch! Most frustrated experience I have had in years.
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By Woodville birder
from Waseca, MN, United States
Comments about Bosch Tools 6.0A Top-Handle Jig Saw:
I've used several different palm/hand sanders but none of them can compare to my Bosch sander. It is easy to use, (no vibrations) and sucks up the fine dust keeping my work area clean. I use it to sand surfaces that I've hand planned and it works great.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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from Nova Scotia, Canada
I bought this jigsaw about 1 month ago after a lot of research. I have used it extensively and I am very pleased with the performance. Bosch produces excellent quality tools and so far this saw is no exception.
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By Charlie Branch
from Coeur d'Alene, ID, United States
Purchased with a 10-pack of Bosch blades and a 2-pack of Spyder skeletonized blades a month ago. It's a joy to use with the tool-less blade change, variable speed, and ability to limit the maximum rpm. Cutting 1/4" birch plywood for top caps on kitchen cupboards turned out well. (Taping the cut lines to prevent splintering is a good tip.) I may use it later this winter to cut the frame on a wrecked Honda motorcycle as we build a static display to run the engine.
from Haysville, KS, United States
Easy to change blade, does move dust away from blade area. Only improve on would be to add a light to the work area.
All the power I needed
from Erie, PA, United States
Bought it to cut through double thickness of 1x6 to make an arch--accomplished the task nearly effortlessly.
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By Woodchuck one
from Burnaby, BC, Canada
Cuts true and fast, easy to change the blade, should have replaced my old saw sooner.
Great little saw!
from Coopertown, TN, United States
I bought it specifically to cut a window on a metal building, I had tried with a rotary saw with a metal blade with very poor results. This Jigsaw was amazing I was able to cut 4 windows in record time. Dod not have any problems with the blade load as I had read in other reviews.
from Fredericton, NB, Canada
I got this for Christmas after having done A LOT of research and comparing. I've used numerous big brand jig saws but they don't compare to the Bosch quality. A very smooth and detailed cut. Very easy to hold, handle and control. I would recommend this saw to anyone who is looking for a quality saw for a good price.
met my expectations
from Houston, Tx
easy to handle with various cutting surfaces. Switching blades was very easy.
Worked great until the blade lock and release quite working after 3 projects. So with that being said don't waste your money on this horrible design. Learn from my mistake.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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