Black & Decker Smart Select 5.0A Orbital Jigsaw Review

By September 28, 2016Tools
Price: $82.99
1 new from $82.990 used
  • Smart Select technology automatically sets the jigsaw to optimize any cutting application
  • Variable speed dial provides seven speed settings (800 to 3,000 rpm)
  • Cuts wood, metal, and plastic, makes straight and curved cuts
  • Powerful 5 amp motor, tool-free blade changes
  • 2-year limited warranty, includes one blade
  • SmartSelect technology automatically sets the jigsaw to optimize any cutting application
Smart Select Technology : The Black & Decker features Smart Select Technology. This means that the device can automatically set the jigsaw to optimize any cutting application.
Accepts Different Blades : This jigsaw is easy to use and quite convenient because it accepts T shanks as well as U shank types of blades. You won’t have to go around searching for a specific blade in order to use this device.
Storage: Apart from this jigsaw featuring tool free blade change, you can also store blades onboard which saves storage space and lessens the chance of you misplacing the blades.
Accurate Angle Adjustments : This jigsaw also features the Accu-Bevel lever, which provides more accurate and quicker angle adjustments.
Angle Setting Adjustment : While adjusting the angle is easy, some reviewers have complained about this jigsaw’s angle setting feature. For them the setting for the adjustment of the base angle is makeshift and unfinished.

Francis K.

About Francis K.

Francis K. doesn’t stray too far from his toolshed. In fact, other than a brief stint at college, he’s been working on DIY projects or professional woodworking since he was a teenager. If it involves handiwork and a little elbow grease, he’s your guy.