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DW744S Portable Tablesaw

DeWalt - DW744S Portable Tablesaw

This portable tablesaw from DeWalt has a solid stand that locks into the saw

$500.00 (As of 7/1/2005)

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Editor's Review: Testing the Best Portable Tablesaws

review date: July 1, 2005

This portable tablesaw has a solid stand that locks into the saw. The stand has slots for tabs on the saw to slip into. However, setting the saw into the stand takes some practice because it's hard to see the stand while holding the saw. Despite the elegant side-support system, full-size panel cutting is awkward to get started because, compared to a sliding-table extension, the support arm attached to the fence is a smaller target for the corner of a large plywood sheet. The fence itself is sophisticated and accurate, but its rack-and-pinion mechanism is hard to adjust if it's whacked out of alignment. The DeWalt DW744S was the lightest saw we tested.

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Editor Test Results:

Overall Rating N/A
Table Flatness N/A
Blade to Miter Slot Parallel N/A
Arbor Runout N/A
Noise Rating 91 db.
Portability 2.25 out of 5
Adjustments 3.75 out of 5

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Manufacturer Specifications

Manufacturer DeWalt
Manufacturer's Web Site www.dewalt.com
Manufacturer's Phone Number 800-433-9258
Weight 53 lb.
Dimensions 26-1/2 in. by 19-1/4 in.
Max Rip Capacity 24-1/2 in.
Dust Collection Dust port
Fence Type Telescoping
Table Size 26-1/2 in. by 19-1/4 in.
Blade Size 10 in.
Blade Tilt Miter angle: 30 degrees left and right; Bevel angle: 0 to 45 degrees left
Horsepower 2-1/2
Amps 15
Accessories Miter gauge
Weight of Stand 13-1/2 lb.