I had to break down and buy the dewalt 744 bench top table saw and stand
combo. Paid about $510 at the local lumber stealership. Not a great deal
by a long shot.
This saw rocks! I used to have an old sears saw that I said I would never
part with. It finally parted with me. The dewalt is a much better saw.
And wayyy heavier too. This thing weighs about 70 pounds (compared to about
35 lbs for the craftsman). But hey, it cuts down on the vibration right?
The fence is awesome.
The miter fence is fine.
It cut through 5/4 Oak (cross cut and rip) with absolutely no problem.
This gets me to the blade I bought for it (the saw also comes with a combo
blade). The new series 40 50 tooth thin kerf combination blade is excellent
imho. Not as good as the forrest mind you but definately a good blade for
$54. Actually, a great blade for the price. I also use the freud combo
blade. The dewalt is a better blade imo.
Sooooo, I guess the verdict for these two dewalt products is two thumbs up.
From the fwiw dept.