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Model #JS481LG

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4.8 Amp Corded Variable Speed Orbital Jig Saw

  • T-shank connection for optimum holding power
  • Includes: (1) Wood Cutting Blade
  • Backed by the RYOBI 3-Year Manufacturer's Warranty
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Product Overview

RYOBI introduces the 4.8 Amp Corded Variable Speed Orbital Jig Saw. The Variable Speed Orbital Jig Saw delivers more value and performance with more power and features than ever before. Orbital action is controlled by the speed match dial, just set it to the cut quality or speed preferred and get to work. This saw has an integrated dust blower to keep debris away from the cutline. The LED light helps illuminate dark work areas to get the job done no matter the time of day. A 6 ft. long power cord and the improved GRIPZONE overmold helps provide a comfortable grip on all touch points. Backed by the RYOBI 3-Year Manufacturer's Warranty, this jig saw includes a wood cutting blade and an operator's manual.
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  • 4-position speed match orbital action indicates the setting for the material being cut
  • Powerful 4.8 Amp motor handles a wide variety of cutting materials and applications
  • Variable-speed dial matches motor speed to application
  • High intensity LED illuminates work area for increased visibility
  • Improved GRIPZONE overmold for optimum grip and user comfort
  • Lock-on button allows continuous operation and reduces user fatigue
  • Toolless base adjustment that bevels at 45° left and right
  • Toolless blade change for faster and easier blade changes
  • Uses T-Shank blades for optimum holding power
  • 3-year manufacturer's warranty
  • Includes: (1) JS481LG Jig Saw, (1) wood cutting blade, and operator’s manual






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Cordless/ CordedCordedCordedCordlessCordless
Power Tool FeaturesAdjustable Shoe,Keyless Blade Change,No Tool Blade Change,Variable SpeedKeyless Blade Change,No Tool Blade Change,Variable SpeedAdjustable Shoe,Keyless Blade Change,No Tool Blade Change,Scrolling Action,Variable SpeedAdjustable Shoe,Keyless Blade Change,No Tool Blade Change,Variable Speed
Cuts ThroughMetal,WoodWood
Included AccessoriesDust BlowerBlades,Dust BlowerTool OnlyBlades
Motor Type BrushedBrushless
Voltage (v) 12v18v
Number of Total Batteries Included 00
Battery Amp Hours No BatteryNo Battery
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Specifications

Dimensions

Assembled Depth (in.)
11.02 in
Assembled Height (in.)
9.25 in
Assembled Width (in.)
3.07 in
Product Depth (in.)
3.1
Product Height (in.)
9.3
Product Width (in.)
11

Details

Amperage (amps)
4.8
Bevel Capacity
45
Color Family
Green
Condition
New
Construction Material
Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)
Cord Length (ft.)
6
Corded Tool Type
Jig Saw
Cordless/ Corded
Corded
Cuts Through
Wood
Included Accessories
Blades,Dust Blower
Length Of Stroke
.75
Power Source
Electric
Power Tool Features
Keyless Blade Change,No Tool Blade Change,Variable Speed
Product Weight (lb.)
4.8
Returnable
180-Day
Strokes per Minute
2600
Tools Product Type
Power Tool

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
3 Year Warranty

Questions & Answers

43Questions33Answers

Is there a blade that you can use for cutting plastic?

Asked by Dewey September 9, 2020
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Hi Dewey, Thanks for your question on the RYOBI 4.8 Amp Corded Variable Speed Orbital Jig Saw JS481LG. Yes any blade for plastic will work. For starters you could try the DIABLO DJT102BF5 3-5/8 in. x 13 TPI Plexiglass Bi-Metal Jigsaw Blade. I hope this helps and we appreciate your interest in RYOBI! - Eve

How to change blades

Asked by Eagle August 29, 2020
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Hi Eagle. Thanks for your interest in the RYOBI 4.8 Amp Corded Variable Speed Orbital Jig Saw JS481LG. To install blade: Unplug the saw. Rotate orbital adjustment knob to position 3. Rotate the rapid change blade clamp so that the slot in the blade clamp is aligned with the slot in the blade support roller. Holding the blade clamp in place, insert the saw blade as far as possible into the slot in the blade clamp body and blade support roller. Check to make sure the back of the saw blade is centered in the slot of the blade support roller and blade clamp. Release the blade clamp. Make sure the blade is securely in place. Check that the blade is inserted fully and completely secured. Blade will lock into position when correctly installed. Thanks for asking. - Eve

Does this jig saw cut PVC 3/4”?

Asked by Papo July 26, 2020
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Hey, Papo. Thank you for your interest in the RYOBI 4.8 Amp Corded Variable Speed Orbital Jig Saw JS481LG. Absolutely! This saw is great for plastics! -Jess

Can I use this to cut circle around vinyl wood plank flooring

Asked by Shay May 18, 2020
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Yes, use a fine tooth metal blade for the best results

what is the weight of this irwm

Asked by nancy May 13, 2020
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Hi Nancy! This Jigsaw weighs 4.8 pounds.

can i cut a laminate countertop without chirping or damaging the edges? what kind of blades? than...

Asked by ryan March 6, 2020
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You might with a fine tooth blade but the majority of articles recommend a skill saw and putting tape down on the finish side to prevent chipping. If you use a skillnsay, get a fine tooth blade like you would cut plywood with

Can I use the DEWALT DW3742C 14-Piece T-Shank Jig Saw Blade Set with this Ryobi Saw?

Asked by ALD December 13, 2019
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Hi ALD, That should not be an issue to use any T shank jig saw blade. Thanks for asking. Greg

Can work with 220 v power

Asked by Nourdine July 6, 2019
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NO!!!!

I have a JS480L model. The saw blade broke off at the top and is stuck where you insert the bla...

Asked by VICTOR May 15, 2019
3
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Try a magnet it might work as long as blade was metal

what is the base of the Ryobi jig saw made of

Asked by ro March 19, 2019
2
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Hi RO, This jig saw has a stamped steal base. Thanks for asking. Greg

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Cheap not inexpensive
When you clamp the base into place it presses the bottom of the saw open and it becomes uneven. The saw then cuts at an angle. There is no such thing as inexpensive Ryobi tool, it will always cost you a lot of time and money. In my experience all Ryobi tools are cheap. Returned it rather than dealing with Ryobi’s ineffective warranty.
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Saw worked good, it did seem a tad bit under powered even when cutting simple 3/4 plywood. I did ...
Saw worked good, it did seem a tad bit under powered even when cutting simple 3/4 plywood. I did only use the blade it came with though. I am going to purchase better blades and hopefully I will see a difference. Out the box was fairly easy, the quick change blade is nice as well.
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The roller wheel that supports the blade pin broke as soon as I put it to a real test... I replac...
The roller wheel that supports the blade pin broke as soon as I put it to a real test... I replaced it with a small screw, lock washer & nut... solid now!
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Feels good in the hand. Adjustable speeds and settings are super nice and works on the fly. Just...
Feels good in the hand. Adjustable speeds and settings are super nice and works on the fly. Just don’t really care how the deck lock is. Can’t tell if it’s dead 90 or off a little. Other then that. It’s great. Will definitely work for my everyday life not everyday use. Did the floors in my house using only the jig saw.
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I really like the light on it and the variable speeds .
I really like the light on it and the variable speeds .
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Is amazing
Is amazing
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pay the extra $20 and get the bigger one
This small one has a horrible base plate because the screws ended up rubbing against the wood I was cutting and messed it up. Also the “feet” at the front are hard to balance if you are cutting close to an edge. I also bought a saw guide that fit in it and the guide was useless if the cut was under 3” or over 10"
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Blade lock is crooked so cuts crooked
First time I used it for a last minute project and it kept cutting to the left in a curve, even with a guide. Ended up just eyeballing it and making minor corrections and needing to stop and start. Will be returning it tomorrow since it is incapable of cutting a straight line. Think it may be due to the lock pin being set a little too far so the blade faces at a slight angle.
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I bought this jig saw not too long ago and have used it for just about every project. Very reliab...
I bought this jig saw not too long ago and have used it for just about every project. Very reliable. A must have tool.
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DON'T BUY IT !
I just get one of this to cut a laminated counter and so disappointed. don't have enough power. it's not even worth it.
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