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Forum topic by AlmostRetired posted 02-08-2018 10:25 AM 281 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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AlmostRetired

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02-08-2018 10:25 AM

Morning all,

Lookin at some Jigsaws and have narrowed the field to the Bosch line. I am comparing the JSS470 and JS572 series. Aside from the 7.0 vs 7.2 amps the only big differences I can find, beside the $100 price difference, are….

The JS470 has an extra 3/8 of an inch in cutting depth and includes all of the accessories of the other.

The JS572 is a good percentage larger, and is somehow lighter, than the other.

https://www.boschtools.com/ca/en/boschtools-ocs/product_comparison/?ccatId=23530&productIds=34519&productIds=128347

What are your thoughts LJ’ers?

Thanks
Roger


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cabmaker

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#1 posted 02-08-2018 11:48 AM

without reading the info i ll offer this:

Barrel grips are nice

the additional 3/8 cutting depth would rarely be meaningful to me

physical weight does have meaning ,,,,more winding likely and also aids in smoother operation

Enjoy !

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