Bosch Professional GST 160 CE Jigsaw

 
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Test report: Bosch Professional GST 160 CE Jigsaw

A new jigsaw was needed. After several comparisons I decided to buy a model from Bosch. In the following experience report you can find out why it has become the Bosch Professional GST 160 CE Jigsaw and what experiences I have made with the tool.  

Purchase grounds for the Bosch Jigsaw

Powerful should be the new jigsaw, also the processing should be right. It was important to me when buying a dust extraction, in order to be as good and clean work as possible. Of course, an attention was also paid to the purchase price, which should not be too high. The Bosch Professional GST 160 CE Jigsaw has best met these factors. At the Bosch Jigsaw I was convinced by the power of the engine, the extensive adjustment possibilities, the blow-off function and, of course, the dust extraction. The purchase price was also attractive for the Bosch Jigsaw so that it became the Bosch Professional GST 160 CE Jigsaw.  

Technical information about the jigsaw

The Bosch Professional GST 160 CE jigsaw is very well presented, among others, made of plastic and stainless steel. The Bosch Jigsaw is equipped with a strong electric motor. The electric motor requires 230 V for operation. It comes at an output of 800 watts. The stroke rate for the Bosch jigsaw is 800 to 3000 in the minute, the lifting height is 26 mm. The cutting depth of the Bosch Professional GST 160 CE jigsaw depends on what you would like to saw with the jigsaw. Thus, the cutting depth of 160 mm is greatest for wood. With the jigsaw you can also saw aluminum with a cutting depth of 20 mm and steel with a depth of 10 mm. The Bosch jigsaw is equipped with a special system for changing the saw blade, later on. The Bosch Jigsaw has a blow-off function which can be switched on and off. The Bosch Professional GST 160 CE Jigsaw is color-coded in a blue color design. The Bosch Jigsaw comes with a weight of 2.2 kg.  

Dust extraction at the Bosch Professional GST 160 CE Jigsaw

In order to be as clean as possible, the Bosch Professional GST 160 CE Jigsaw is equipped with a dust extractor. The dust extraction system consists of an adapter that can be connected to all common suction systems. Due to the arrangement of the dust extraction in the Bosch Professional GST 160 CE jigsaw, this does not interfere with the use.  

Supplied with accessories for the Jigsaw from Bosch

If you buy the Bosch Professional GST 160 CE Jigsaw, you get not only the powerful jigsaw, but also accessories. These accessories include, among others, three sawblades for wood, aluminum and steel. The Bosch Professional GST 160 CE Jigsaw is also included in the scope of delivery as a chip break protection and a dust extraction set.  

Handling the Bosch Professional GST 160 CE Jigsaw

The handling of the Bosch Professional GST 160 CE jigsaw is very simple. The shape and weight of the Bosch Jigsaw is particularly important when it comes to handling the jigsaw. With a weight of 2.2 kg, the jigsaw from Bosch is very light, it is therefore well in the hand. Especially if you want to work a longer time with the Bosch Jigsaw, this is a great advantage. The Bosch Professional GST 160 CE Jigsaw is also convincing in terms of setting possibilities, so the pendulum stroke can be adjusted with the jigsaw. This allows you to select exactly when you want to work with the jigsaw times coarsely, but also times fine work. Due to the equipment of the jigsaw with a double roller, the risk of the saw blade bending is considerably reduced with the Bosch jigsaw. In addition, the dual rollers in the Bosch Professional GST 160 CE jigsaw also ensure a very good cutting precision. It is also worth mentioning the simple change of the saw blades at the Bosch jigsaw. This makes it possible to change with the existing system without the need for tools and without any effort. In order to keep a good eye on the cutting area of the jigsaw, the Jigsaw from Bosch is equipped with an LED light. In addition, a blow-off function always ensures that the cut area is free from dust. With the additional dust extraction you can work with the Bosch Professional GST 160 CE jigsaw very clean.

Conclusion

Conclusion guy A very good workmanship and a strong electric motor, these are features of the Bosch Professional GST 160 CE Jigsaw. Other features include the depth of cut, adjustment options and functions such as dust extraction and LED lighting. Overall, the Bosch Jigsaw is very handy, thanks to its shape and light weight. The Bosch Professional GST 160 CE Jigsaw is also worth mentioning the purchase price, which convinced me. Overall working with the Bosch Jigsaw is a lot of fun, so I can recommend it.

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