In one of our reports, we compared the Ryobi P524 with the P5231. The P524’s brushless motor is its advantage over the P5231, but it lacks the Bladesaver feature which the P5231 has.
Here, the P524 is up against another Ryobi jig saw, the P523. What’s their difference? Read along to find out.
Comparison Chart: Ryobi P523 vs P524
Here’s a comparison chart to get started.
|Model||Check Price » Ryobi P523||Check Price » Ryobi P524|
|No-Load SPM||700-3,100 /min. (SPM)||800-3,350 /min. (SPM)|
|Weight||4.9 lbs.||4.0 lbs.|
|Switch Trigger/Lock-On Button||✅||✅|
|Variable Speed Dial||✅||✅|
Based on the chart above, here’s a list of these jig saws’ key differences.
The Ryobi P524‘s brushless motor is its advantage over the P523. Tools with a brushless motor, overall, are more powerful, durable, and efficient.
The Bladesaver feature is the Ryobi P523‘s advantage over the P524. With this feature, you can adjust the tool’s cutting depth to maximize the usage of your blades, thereby making them last longer.
The Ryobi P524 has a higher SPM rating, which helps you accomplish your cutting tasks faster.