Many years ago they took 3 wheelers (ATC's) off the market because unqualified or unskilled people tried to ride them. They were safe. I rode one within it's limits and my limits. Making a rule to make tablesaws safer with saw stopping technology might amounts to doing the same thing. Such action may in fact save the money they speak about above, but it only serves those that are unskilled and unqualified to use tablesaws to start with. And they still end up with a 1/8" deep gash due to their new comfort level. Splitter blades, the new guards and paying attention give all the safety that is needed and they are inexpensive. How much would a cheap saw be if they added the saw stop technology? $400 to $1400??
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