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TS2400-1 Portable Tablesaw

Ridgid - TS2400-1 Portable Tablesaw

This portable tablesaw from Ridgid has an excellent miter gauge and a great fence adjustment

$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 is a solid, all-around portable tablesaw. It has very good blade adjustment, an excellent miter gauge, and the best fence adjustment of any saw we tested. Its onboard storage also is top-notch. The stand is sturdy and folds and unfolds in two motions. Friction from its rubber feet make it a little difficult to slide in and out of a truck bed. The blade guard is easy to remove and install by turning a knob at the back of the saw. But the guard doesn't ride up and down with the blade, so it may be less effective at reducing kickback. Also, the table extends over the on/off switch, putting it out of view and hard to get to in a hurry. Because the sliding side-support lever lifts up, it's convenient, but unless you remember to slide the fence onto the extension table first, you'll smack the lever with the fence. The measuring scale is an unrolling tape measure that seems likely to break. This was by far the heaviest 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 95 db.
Portability 3.25 out of 5
Adjustments 4 out of 5

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Manufacturer Specifications

Manufacturer Ridgid
Manufacturer's Web Site www.ridgid.com
Manufacturer's Phone Number 800-474-3443
Weight 124-1/2 lb.
Dimensions 30-1/4 in. by 21 in.
Max Rip Capacity N/A
Dust Collection N/A
Fence Type N/A
Table Size 30-1/4 in. by 21 in.
Blade Size 10 in.
Blade Tilt N/A
Horsepower N/A
Amps 15
Accessories Miter gauge included

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