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Bosch Compact Reciprocating Saw GSA18V-083B

Talk about a great addition to Bosch’s already great 18V lineup, the compact reciprocating saw is great.  As you can see this saw is more compact than the traditional reciprocating saws.  This makes it great as you can use this saw with one hand and have your other hand free to hold the piece3 of work you are cutting.  Also, you may notice this looks like some other compact saws on the market. Even though this is compact, don’t let that fool you as this is a beast and will keep up with anything you throw at it.  The tool...

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Bosch CRS180 Reciprocating Saw Review

We took a closer look at the Bosch reciprocating saw that came in the combo kit CLPK40-180 Tool Review: Bosch Reciprocating Saw Model Number: CRS180     Pros: Balance, Lock-Jaw Cons: Would like to see a bigger difference between two speed settings Specifications of the Bosch Saw 18 Volt Lithium Lock-Jaw 7.6lbs. 1-1/8″ Stroke Speed setting – 0-2,400 / 0-2,700 rpm Variable Speed Trigger The Nuts & Bolts Specifications Bosch makes some of the best power tools around.  All their tools are designed for the professional and made to be used and abused day in and day out.  Well, the Bosch reciprocating saw is no different.  Now just looking at some of the specs, you might not have noticed a whole lot of difference such as a variable speed trigger, 1-1/8″ stroke and a two speed setting that produces an rpm of 2,400 and 2,700.  But that is where the difference stops.  The first major difference that you can not see, but feel is the balance.  While this is pretty similar to other reciprocating saws on the market coming in at 7.6 lbs., the way Bosch distributes this weight is something you can feel.  Now we are not knocking the other major manufacturers as they have great balance also, but once you pick up the Bosch, you can feel how well the saw as a whole is built.  The weight...

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