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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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Poor design of "tool less" blade insert
from Altadena, CA, United States
Comments about Bosch Tools 6.0A Top-Handle Jig Saw:
I've owned my JS260 for a short time and it is already broken. The blade won't stay inserted. Very poor design.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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from Gainesville, FL.
I manage a Model Shop for the School of Architecture at the University of Florida. It can be very hectic and the students are extremely hard on equipment. As I transition hand tools over to Bosch, I have found them to be among, if not the best. The students have put this jig saw through its paces and it is still going strong and maintains its accuracy. Miter saw and drills are on the way.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy to Use
from Roseville, CA, United States
Was looking for a replacement jigsaw that burned out last year and am very pleased with this Bosch jigsaw. Blade changes are a snap and it cuts as expected...no surprises. Have a Bosch tablesaw and dishwasher...outstanding products!
from Santa Cruz, CA, United States
I am sold on the quality and performance on this and all of my Bosch power tools.
Blade securing system the best.
from Mundare, AB, Canada
Bought this product because my old jigsaw blade securing screw was stripped and it would not keep the blade stable. Really like the blade changing and securing and the overall balance of the tool when in use. Blade guide gives the tool a solid feel when cutting thick material. Tool has ample power and I am really pleased with the quality for the price.
Strong cutting ability
from East Greenwich, RI, United States
great saw easy to handel great power not sure what else to say
I purchase my 18V Drill a year ago it was the best investment I have ever made. I do not use my 115VAC Drill occasional
from Savannah, GA
This tool did everything expected and more. It is very easy to operate, provides a great cut, and the anti-splinter insert is a great plus.
I was eagerly looking ...
from Edmonton, AB, Canada
I was eagerly looking forward to using my new Jig Saw for the first time when I went out to my Garage an realized that thieves had broken into my garage and stolen about $1,250.00 worth of my power tools, including my new Jig saw. I will have to purchase another one soon so I can try it out. I will find a safer place to store it next time.
easy to use
from Sydney, NS, Canada
I bought this product 3 weeks ago and I love it. It handles very well and i love the ease which the motor revs up and slows down. a great tool at a great price!!!
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