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    I had the 7 1/4 inch version of this saw from new...

    I had the 7 1/4 inch version of this saw from new and found it very solid and reliable but fairly heavy. Disposed of it recently & was still in good order.
    Used it with a diamond blade for a long...
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    Glue Gun

    I have Bosch green trigger one from Bunnings and it is fine.

    8 year old grand daughter uses it a lot.
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    This thread was started to seek some clarity on...

    This thread was started to seek some clarity on availability of the Bosch Blue GST 160 BCE (bow or D handle) and Bosch GST 160 CE (barrel grip) jigsaw. Also which supplier would have them available....
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    Agree generally with this. I have the Triton one...

    Agree generally with this.
    I have the Triton one I bought last year. The Tormek jigs work well with it and will probably do so for all above.
    The wheel on the Triton was a bit out of round an...
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    An update - the following was received from Bosch...

    An update - the following was received from Bosch on 3 December
    "Thank you for your email.

    We currently have the GST 150 CE and BCE. We do not have any information yet if the GST 160 will be...
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    Looks great, and good price too. Hitachi has been...

    Looks great, and good price too. Hitachi has been good for me.
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    I agree with the sentiment in the previous two...

    I agree with the sentiment in the previous two posts on the variable quality of stuff on the market at present. Thanks for those.
    As I have tools from Makita, Hitachi, Bosch, Metabo and some of the...
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    Thanks for all the thouhtful insight. There is...

    Thanks for all the thouhtful insight.
    There is unfortunately this trend for consolidation of the hardware market to the big players as the small suburban and town hardware stores can't compete.
    I...
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    [QUOTE=Midnight Man;2115739]This is heresay, not...

    [QUOTE=Midnight Man;2115739]This is heresay, not confirmed fact, and I am not sure where I heard it at this moment.

    My understanding is Bosch have pulled out of all distribution arrangements with...
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    Bosch Blue - Jigsaw

    My 40+ year old B&D jigsaw is off to a well earned retirement and I have been investigation an alternative.
    After considerable deliberation the preferred one is a Bosch GST 140, there are fall back...
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    Yes, I agree. It will be interesting. Wood...

    Yes, I agree. It will be interesting.
    Wood Dust seemed to be very successful. I hope they post something soon.
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    Thanks, I have been checking this occasionally. ...

    Thanks, I have been checking this occasionally. However it is still not showing anything specific for the days. For example, floor plan and exhibitors.
    I suppose some businesses have held back to...
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    I must be missing something. Can't find anything...

    I must be missing something.
    Can't find anything on this show except how to buy tickets and it is only two and a bit weeks away.
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