Festool - PSB 300 Top-Handle Jigsaw - Fine Homebuilding Tool Review
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PSB 300 Top-Handle Jigsaw

Festool - PSB 300 Top-Handle Jigsaw

Festool's PSB 300 jigsaw has built-in suction ports in the inside front corners of the baseplate and offers a more than 13 ft. long cord

$250.00 (As of 7/14/2011)

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Editor's Review: Tool Test: Top-Handle Jigsaws

review date: July 14, 2011

The Festool is compact, powerful, well balanced, and solidly built. The lightest jigsaw, it is small like the Makita and is able to fit into tighter spaces than the others. The included zeroclearance splinter guard works well without completely blocking the sightline. The trigger-lock button is easy to use with one hand— almost too easy, in fact. I kept accidentally pushing it in during normal use. This tool has the longest cord—more than 13 ft.—and comes in a beefy case with molded storage for the saw and a range of blades and accessories. The saw’s vacuum capabilities are extraordinary. The suction ports are at the inside front corners of the baseplate, so dust is picked up in front of the blade, where it counts the most.

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Editor Test Results:

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Feel N/A
Cutting N/A
Blade change N/A

Manufacturer Specifications

Manufacturer Festool
Manufacturer's Web Site www.festoolusa.com
Manufacturer's Phone Number 888-337-8600
Weight 5.3 lb.
Dimensions N/A
Amps 6 amps
Volts N/A
Speed Soft-start trigger
Special Features Dust extraction ports

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