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STEB135 Jigsaw

Metabo - STEB135 Jigsaw

This jigsaw from Metabo has narrow side clearance and a long cord

$160.00 (As of 9/1/2006)

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Overview

Editor's Review: A Better Breed of Jigsaws

review date: September 1, 2006

The Metabo STEB135 operates smoothly. It has narrow side clearance and a long cord, and the line of sight to its blade was the best of the jigsaws we tested. However, its cuts to laminate were disappointing because it tended to chip the laminate surface. Couple that with a cantankerous blade-changing arrangement, and it's clear that there are better saws for the money.

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Editor Test Results:

Overall Rating B
Feel B+
Cutting C
Blade Change B

More In-Depth Information

A Better Breed of Jigsaws Online Membership RequiredMaking precise cuts and keeping sightlines clear are must-have qualities. We tested 12 top models and picked the leader of the pack.

Manufacturer Specifications

Manufacturer Metabo
Manufacturer's Web Site www.metabousa.com
Manufacturer's Phone Number 800-638-2264
Weight N/A
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Speed N/A
Special Features N/A