Brushless motors: WHEN
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Hi, first post on the forum for me.

Do you know when bosch will implement brushless motors in their chainsaw and jigsaw ?

Im planning on buing a new full set of tools witch can last me forever. I've already started with the bosh 18v-85c brushless impact drill and im fully satisfied so i wanted do proceed with a new chainsaw (always battery powered).

The problem is that brushless motors are more efficent (and powerfull) and thats important when you speak about high energy demanding tools witch run on batteries. I dont want to buy a tool witch is already a step behind the competitors (some have had brushless chainsaws for years i think) just to see "the good brushless version" come out soon.

Thank you for your answers.
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Hello avez610
I was at a tool fair recently and put this question (brushless motors) and new tool arrivals to him. He assured me there were new 18V tools in the pipeline saying it's somewhat of a focus for Bosch right now. No specifics though.
All encouraging stuff but, when nearly every other manufacturer at the fair has a whole host of new brushless, cordless tools already on display around them, they looked a bit lacking to be honest.
Now they have released the first in their ProCore battery range, the 7.0ah capable of delivering 90 amps, with a 4.0ah slim pack and 10-12ah endurance pack still to come, but there are no tools I know of as yet that can fully untilise this extra amperage. Their new angle grinder (GWS 18V-125 SC), I'm pretty sure, was only optimised for the 6.3ah Eneracer delivering 70-80 amps.
Now this could be a sign the rep was right, there's lots of new 18V tools arriving able to utilise this extra power - I hope so.
Maybe other manufacturers having been rushing tools to market and will come unstuck down the line whereas Bosch are biding their time. This excuse, even if true, will only work for so long though.
I'm happy with the Bosch tools I've got for the most part, brushed and brushless, corded and crodless. But it does feel this last year or so that Bosch are being superceded by their competitors quite noticeably. Customers looking to renew will move away if they don't pull their finger out. A few I know already have for some tools.
Come on Bosch, where's the brushless, ProCore optimised tools? Where's the new products and inovations? 2018 we were told at fairs last year. Nearly half way through now and very little going on.
BOB, get on to HQ and dig for a scoop eh?
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The 18v jigsaw is very good! No need for brushes there. Are you sure you're thinking about chainsaw? Bosch doesn't have that. The old circular saw with blade on left side is more powerful than the one on the right side, tho it only cuts to 52mm. Still a better circular saw with more powerful motor and higher rpm I think. In Norway these saws go cheap these days. Anyway, if you can it might be worth waiting. In Norway the new catalogue goes until August, so maybe Bosch will release something new after that.

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Sorry I disagree about the jigsaw I’m on my 3rd as the brushes aren’t replaceable , I use mine daily admittedly and it lasts me 2 years then it’s done ! 
I’ve had my latest repaired under warranty with a new motor but the motor just doesn’t last and also all the new brushless ones that are coming out have a lot more rpm then the bosch and it makes a big difference! Back to the motor in the jigsaw I just can’t belive they have made a brushed motor that can’t have the brushes replaced maybe on a DIY model but not a professional one surely !!
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"chainsaw" was a mistake, I think the autocorrect got me, I actually meant circular saw. Also, thank you all for the replays, hopefully the new products anticipations will be confirmed soon.
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Which model do you have? I have the one with handle on it (v-li b?) and it works great! I haven't checked to see if the brushes are replaceable. I think it has plenty of power and orbital mode
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That’s the one I have and no once the brushes are worn out it needs a new motor as they aren’t replaceable.