Tool Amperage?

Perhaps this is over thinking but what amperage should the tools be? I've been looking around and I saw an orbital jigsaw used in good condition but it was only 3.7 amps, which seems low compared to most I've seen. Thanks!

mikeasaurus2 months ago

The amperage relates to how much load the tool can handle. You'll know if your tool is underpowered if it bogs down while you're working with it. If that happens, just slow down your work.

Sometimes it's not necessary to buy super powerful tools (it really depends on what you're doing), but if you're always reaching for an underpowered tool it's probably time to invest in more powerful gear.