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Forum topic by AM420 posted 05-18-2017 01:21 PM 384 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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AM420

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05-18-2017 01:21 PM

I have an opportunity to get a good deal on a barely used Dewalt Jigsaw, but I noticed the model number is slightly different than the the one currently sold in stores that has a “B” on the end. I’m concerned that it may be due to some defect on the old model that was corrected and given a modified model number to know the difference, but I can’t find anything online that tells the difference between the two.

If anyone knows the reason for the difference or model numbers, or can vouch for the quality of the DCS331 (not B) I would appreciate it!


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#1 posted 05-18-2017 01:33 PM

if I’m not mistaken …the B on the end of model # for DeWalt means bare tool ….although I could be wrong …...GOOD LUCK :<))

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#2 posted 05-18-2017 01:53 PM

GR8HUNTER is correct, with DeWalt the B at the end of the model indicates a bare tool with no battery or charger. When you buy a kit that includes those, the kit model # includes the tool model #, a letter that designates which battery and the number after the letter is how many batteries.

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#3 posted 05-18-2017 04:32 PM

Great, thanks for the replies. I’m going to pick up that jigsaw.

My tool pile is slowly growing.

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