I've read it several times here...
Fed up of the contractor table saw... A trip to the tool store and
yep, a new 3HP cabinet saw.
I finally picked up the General (the one made in Canada) over the
Delta X5. They might be similar but when you look inside the General,
you don't need a diploma to understand it's a _machine_
in its own
league compared to the Delta.
Don't take me wrong, the Delta X5 is a great machine but there are a
few aluminum or white metal parts mixed with the other cast iron steel
parts in the mechanism. You get none of those in the General... Steel
and cast iron and that's it. Everything is beefier in the General.
The cast iron table top is shining like a mirror on the General, the
Delta is much left to desire.
It should be coming my way in about 3 weeks... Plenty of time to clean
up my shop, wire a new 230V plug and the most important challenge:
hide the real cost of this beast from SWMBO. If she ever knows, I'm