Best jigsaw for around £50


Postby inch high » Fri Feb 15, 2008 9:13 am

Wasnt really sure where to post this one.

I need a new jigsaw, I've seen a Makita 4329 (240V 450W) at Screwfix for £55.

Are there any others I should consider?

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Postby chris_on_tour2002 » Sun Feb 17, 2008 4:13 pm

if you spend $55 on a jigsaw, you'll get £55 worth of jigsaw. spend less you'll get less, spend more get more. makita is an expensive brand but they do make good tools. i'd pay that price for such a tool. for alternatives look at bosch. some own-brand power tools from places like B&Q have really come on recently and you can get some bargains if you know what you want.
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Postby droylsden18 » Tue Feb 19, 2008 8:01 pm

ryobi are a good make and reosonably priced had a few of there tools and found them quite reliable
if you can stretch then makita or dewalt are more hardwearing
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Postby NimbusII » Sun Mar 02, 2008 7:28 am

I have a a hitachi a wickes and a makita jigsaw.. .The hitachi is by far the better tool with the wickes second and makita 3rd.. just my choice.
Most of the time I cut 1" solid oak with them...
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