Bosch JS470EB 7.0 Amp Barrel-Grip Jigsaw

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Bosch JS470EB 7.0 Amp Barrel-Grip Jigsaw

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The Bosch JS470EB Barrel-Grip Jig Saw features a powerful motor and sophisticated electronic circuitry. Installers, carpenters and cabinet makers will appreciate its 7.0-amp muscle. It comes with a counterbalancing mechanism for low vibration. The barrel-grip jig saw has a variable-speed dial that sets the operating speed. The saw also has a large die-cast aluminum footplate with no-mar plastic overshoe, a dust blower for max cut-line visibility and a toolless blade-change system.
Precision and muscle - The Bosch JS470EB jig saw has a 7.0-amp rating, providing professional-level precision and power. The motor delivers no-load ranges from 500 up to 3,100 strokes per minute – with a stroke length of 1 In. The tool has the cutting capability in wood up to 5-7/8 In. and up to 7/8 In. in aluminum.
Durable and comfortable - This tool features an aluminum gearbox with an insulated cover. It also has a large die-cast aluminum footplate that includes a steel insert and on-board bevel wrench, for bevel cuts to 45°. It has an ergonomic body with an upfront soft-grip handle for comfort. The saw's plunger mechanism is designed for low-vibration.
Features:
  • Tool-less blade change system allows for fast blade insertion and ejection featuring a lever that eliminates the need to touch a hot blade
  • Most secure Jigsaw clamping system
  • Ambidextrous lock-on button for steady long cuts and user comfort and control
  • Variable-speed dial sets maximum speed while the accelerator trigger controls operating speed
  • Large, sturdy die-cast foot with steel insert and on-board bevel wrench
  • Exclusive multi-directional blade clamp provides superior grip of T-shank blades
  • Precision machined plunging system and low-vibration design for enhanced accuracy and extremely smooth operation
  • Constant response circuitry maintains desired speed for consistent performance and precision
  • Four orbital-action settings, different blade strokes for smooth to aggressive cuts
  • Adjustable dust blower keeps cutting line clear
  • Ergonomic barrel-grip handle with soft-grip areas for a solid, comfortable grip
What’s Included:
  • 7.0 Amp Barrel-Grip Jigsaw - JS470EB
  • Non-Marring Overshoe
  • Anti-Splinter Insert
  • Blade
  • Bevel Wrench
  • Carrying Case
Power Source
Corded
Amperage
7
UL Safety
Yes
Stroke Length
1 in
CSA Safety
Yes
Wifi compatibility
No
Dust Blower
Yes
Case Included
Yes
Bevel Capacity
+/- 45 Degrees
Keyless/keyed Blade Change
Keyless Blade Change
Case Type
Hard
Bluetooth Compatibility
No
Strokes per minute
500 - 3100
Voltage
120V
Motor Type
Brushed
Variable Speed
Yes
Cord Length
8 in
ETL Safety
No
Length
7 in.
Width
2.5 in.
Height
7 in.
Weight
5.9 lbs.
Warranty Term
1 Year

Reviews :

4.6 / 5.0
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Yes (14)
Pros
Powerful (14)
Easy To Use (13)
Cons
Heavy (1)
Collins coping foot
Bought new jig saw to be used with Collins coping foot attachment. Had to modify finger guard to fit under coping foot. Hard to bend finger guard.

Other than the modification seems to work fine.
February 24, 2020
Originally posted at
Quality Saw
This is my first barrel grip jig saw. I hope this feature allows me better control for coping crown molding.
The saw is well built, runs smooth, I'm sure it will give me years of use.
December 8, 2019
Originally posted at
Best Jig Saw I've ever owned
I knew my jig saw was on it's way out so I did a lot of homework before purchasing. I read all the tool reviews and they all had varying thoughts so I went and looked to see what the tradesmen were using and was blown away 5 of 6 had this Bosch Jig Saw. When I spoke to them they said you can feel the precision of the build of the tool and you won't be disappointed. That sealed it for me and I went right out and bought it and I'm so glad I did.
September 19, 2019
Originally posted at
Jigsaws/Sabersaws
Bosch has always made the best jigsaws around... They still do! Particularly like the barrel grip model...more control
June 28, 2019
Originally posted at
Very powerful & almost vibration free.
Being 80 years young, it was too heavy for me & the switch required my two hands to put on & off. Being a Bosch devotee, having owned some in the past, it was very disappointing that I returned it. I only gave it 3 stars because of this.
May 23, 2019
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Amazing jigsaw
I had originally bought a Milwaukee jigsaw (at around the same price point), because it had received a better review. It served me well, but after two years, it failed in a number of ways. Rather than getting it fixed and waiting two weeks for repairs (I use my jigsaw a lot), I decided to buy a Bosch. Even though the Milwaukee was good, this one is far better. Using it is awesome. From day one of use, I've had no doubts. I wasn't sure I'd like the barrel body (the Milwaukee had a D handle), but after only a few weeks I doubt I'd go back. It'll be interesting to see how this one is in two years, but I suspect it will still be going strong. It just feels solid and well made. Either way, when it's time to replace it, I'll probably end up with another Bosch.
January 15, 2019
A little disappointed
This barrel model was a replacement of an older top handle Bosch saw which I've used for years. The much easier blade change was the primary reason for the purchase, and I had thought the barrel design might be easier to use. The blade change device is fantastic, but I've found the barrel design harder to use. It's also louder (more amps? and the body (which is where you obviously hold it) gets very warm (hot) with any extended use. In hindsight, I'd go for the top handle if I had to do it over again.
November 20, 2018
Originally posted at
Great Saw
I have purchased 4 of these saws, one for myself and others for gifts. I am 85 and still sawing. This is the best jig saw I have ever owned. Easy blade change, very versatile & accurate and powerful.
November 8, 2018
Just what I Needed
When I received this saw I thought it was too heavy. But it has turned out to be very easy to control. I cut intricate patterns for my art and I am very pleased with the results.
November 3, 2018
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low vibration
This is a quality tool with more than adequate power for the advanced DIY'er. I particularly like the low vibration. However, it may be less controllable for those with smaller hands as the barrel grip is quite wide.
August 16, 2017
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Does this come with a hard or soft case?
Taylor on Feb 3, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The JS470EB includes a hard plastic case
Js470. Any advantage of the D handle versus Barrel grip? The $25.00 price cut does not show at checkout, any suggestions?
chevy on Dec 5, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Biggest advantage is in keeping the tool's foot plate flat, and by having your hand closer to the blade/motor, you have better control and more tactile feedback.

Lack of handle also makes tool somewhat more nimble, and lack of big ole' handle could let you get the tool in tight spots where the "D" couldnt go!!

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