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Bosch JS5 5.7 Amp Jig Saw

by Bosch
12 customer reviews

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  • Power with variable speed dial - match power and speed to work piece and task
  • Light weight - low fatigue for long use projects
  • 4 Position Orbital Action - Smooth to aggressive cuts
  • Counterbalanced Drive System - minimizes vibration
  • Soft Grip Handle and Body - Adds comfort and control
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Product Description

Product Description

Includes 5.7 Amp Top Handle Orbital Jigsaw - JS5-RT, Anti-Splintering Insert - JA1002, Allen Wrench, Carrying Case - 2 610 922 842

From the Manufacturer

The New Bosch JS5 is a small compact professional jigsaw from Bosch. Key features are variable speed trigger with soft start, orbital action, keyless blade change, and comfort grip handle set this machine apart from it's competitors


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Technical Details
Part Number JS5-RT
Item Weight7.8 pounds
Product Dimensions12.6 x 10.2 x 5.6 inches
Item model numberJS5
Power Sourcecordless-electric
Voltage120 volts
Item Package Quantity1
Included Componentscase
  
Additional Information
ASINB000VZIG82
Best Sellers Rank #771,862 in Home Improvement (See top 100)
Shipping Weight7.8 pounds
Domestic Shipping Item can be shipped within U.S.
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Date First AvailableApril 1, 2004
  
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Bulb Voltage
120.00 Volts

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

12 of 12 people found the following review helpful By K. R. Crowe on September 11, 2008
I recently purchased this product to replace a 30 year old 2-speed Skil. I wanted a variable speed saw with orbital action without paying an arm and a leg. This is the only one I found that even comes close to filling the bill. The saw has heft, but is still lighter than most on the market. Plenty of power, just adjust the maximum speed you want with the dial and squeeze the trigger to go from 500 spm up that max. Motor is quiet and very smooth. Blade changing is a snap.

My only complaint is the tilting base. There a little sloppiness in the slot the tightening bolt goes through and the base can be inserted into the 90 degree alignment slot and still be off square with the blade. You need to take some care in aligning the base before securely tightening the bolt. That is the only reason I gave it 4 stars.

All in all, it seems to be a very well made saw. However, I did cut off the wire protector? thing in front of the blade as it blocks the view of the cutting path.
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Shawn on June 5, 2008
This thing is amazing- it has a ton of power with a lot of precision! The JS5 cut through all types of wood effortlessly, but was smooth and had little vibration. I like the placement of all the controls and really have no complaints thus far. My old jigsaw had a screw that held the blade in place, but this has a tool-less system that allows the blade to be changed with one hand in seconds.

From what I understand this is smaller and lighter than Bosch's 2 other, more expensive jigsaws. I felt like this model would give me better control since it is more compact, which was really a priority for me. The JS5 actually has more power than the 1587, which is approx $20 more, but I'm unsure as to whether or not the 1587 has any additional features. From what I could tell, it seems the 1587 comes with a hard case and some more accessories. The top of the line 1590 has some additional features and more power than the JS5, but since I'm not a pro I couldn't justify spending 50% more.

Compared to other quality jigsaws on the market this is priced competitively and everything I could want in a jigsaw! I upgraded from a $25 Skil jigsaw and this feels like a completely different tool!
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Roger G. on June 22, 2008
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This jigsaw runs like a sewing machine. It's plenty powerful and worth every penny. The box was missing the zero-clearance insert, but one call to Bosch service and they sent it in the mail. I was holding out for the 1590, but this one is so much of a leap over my previous saw (Black and Decker from 20 years ago) it's not even funny. The only thing I'd like to see different is some way to use non-bayonet (universal) shank blades, since I have a plexiglas cutting one that now won't fit the Bosch. Overall, an excellent saw.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Merle J. Hickey on November 23, 2008
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My old jig saw finally died so I bought the Bosch. This saw is a pleasure to operate. There is no vibration plus the blade dosen't wonder. Sawing a 2x4 is like cutting through butter. The guide post also is a great idea. I haven't used it to cut metal yet but I am sure it will do a great job.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on September 4, 2008
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I always taught a jig saw is a jig saw. Started getting into some home-improvement work. I had a black & decker jig saw that I was using but the cut wonders all over the place that I would ruin the wood I was working on. I got tired of it and paid someone to take it off my hands. After getting rid of the B&D. I purchase the Bosch JS5 online cause of an article I read highly recomended it. The price was right. After using it the first time. This Jig saw is like another experience from the Jig saw I been using. It cuts straight. It has enough power to cut the wood I'm working with. Have different type of blade I can use to cut wood or metal. The blade is very easy to change. I have'nt had experience using a professional model to see how it would compare to this one. But this Bosch is good enough for me.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By McElligot's Pool on May 9, 2010
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I bought this Bosch jig saw some months ago, replacing a Skil brand saw I'd had for a couple years. It came with a hard plastic carrying case.

The positive: Powerful. Nice variable speed control. Easy blade replacement. Nice handle - fits comfirtably in my hand. It scrolls well without jumping or chewing the wood. The saw even seems to cut straighter than the Skil it replaced.

The negative: I can't think of any!

I've taken several months to put this saw through the paces and have found it up to every job. It performs today as solidly as the day I bought it. I'll buy another Bosch if I ever wear this one out - though I'm not sure I ever will. In an age where a lot of power tools are treated like "consumables" that are expected to wear out in a couple years (or less), that's significant.

I have a couple other Bosch power tools and have found every one of then to be top notch. They may be a little more money (certainly the Bosch jig saw was more than the Skil jig saw it replaced), but as the old saw goes, "You get what you pay for." (OK, pathetic pun alert!)

Bottom line? Buy it and saw up a storm.
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