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Bosch recently introduced the model B4050 Sabre Plus In-Line Jigsaw — a streamlined cutter that can fit in spaces too tight for conventional reciprocating saws. This new jigsaw can reach into a wall cavity, narrow plumbing chase, or small cabinet to cut free a piece of blocking, BX cable, or pipe. It's lightweight (only 3.2 pounds), and has a large paddle switch that affords good control with one hand, even at an arm's length. While this saw is configured like a recip saw, it's sold expressly as a "jigsaw" primarily because it accepts any Bosch-shank jigsaw blade, rather than the larger recip-saw blades. I was curious how this hybrid tool compares with larger recip saws and with its