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Old 03-28-2009, 11:35 AM   #1
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I am looking at get a Bosch Model 1590EVSK for cabientmaking and trim carpenry I am wondering is it a good model!
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Old 03-28-2009, 12:03 PM   #2
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It is a great jigsaw. Very smooth.

I would stack mine up there with my neighbors' Festool.

The only problem is that it's not compatible with the Collins Coping Foot. However, I like the 1582 or 84 dedicated to that.

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Old 03-28-2009, 12:12 PM   #3
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Bosch is awesome. I just picked up the 1591(barrel grip) and that jigsaw is outstanding. It has superb blade control, lots of power and is built like a tank. Definetly top qaulity in every respect.

I would not hesitate to purchase one asap. I use my for all trim work, cabinets and the like..
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I am looking at get a Bosch Model 1590EVSK for cabientmaking and trim carpenry I am wondering is it a good model!
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if i were in the market id buy the newer version. but i,ll tell you the older version is built to last, i use it all the time and for everything, great saw.

chk ebay they are probably half price there
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Old 03-28-2009, 03:00 PM   #6
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Buy it!!! It's a dream to cut with.
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Bosch makes a great jig saw. Been using them for 2 decades. Wouldn't use anything else.
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It's the best. Repair parts are cheap too, if you break the base plate.

(Don't ask me how I know this. )
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It's the best out there IMO. Very smooth and the guides keep the blade action very tight. The fine woodcutting blades can cut the eyelashes off of a mosquito in the wee hours of the morning.
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Isnt it understood as universally being the best one out there?
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The best, had my 2 for over 15 years.
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When I was shopping for a jigsaw several years ago, the Bosch was the best in every tool review I read. I couldn't afford it, so I bought the D-handle Makita (the higher grade one), since it came in second. Apparently the Bosch is very good. I like mine, but it was a screaming deal ($190, reg. price was over $250). That was a sweet birthday present from my lovely wife.

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Absolutely the best jig saws, used my 1590 EVSK on kitchen cabinet install yesterday. Smooth... one tool I look forward to using. Bosch blades are great too, especially their progressive versions!

If I had to do it over, I'd go with the barrel grip, 1591, or the older 1984 model. I prefer that lower 'center of gravity' feel.
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Ive got one of the ones you described

Best model on the market as far as Im concerned
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Best jig saw I have used, It blows the dust away from the blade as you cut and make's it a breeze to follow your line. Easy blade change also. Well bulit.
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i am looking at get a bosch model 1590evsk for cabientmaking and trim carpenry i am wondering is it a good model!
great saw,but i hear festool is a little smoother.
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great saw,but i hear festool is a little smoother.

and 3 times the price...
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Old 04-11-2009, 09:16 PM   #19
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Well guys I bought a Freud FJ85 Jig Saw Its made in Spain and is 6 amp.
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I bought one this weeks thanks to the incite of you folks. The thing is sweet, I particularly like the little dust blower...thanks

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