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Charles Jackson III
03-05-2007, 1:13 PM
I call Rousseau today and they there stand will my fit benchtop table saw, I am wondering is this a wise move to take? It give more ripping capacity and a better fence? here is the link http://www.amazon.com/Rousseau-2600D-PortaMax-Jr-Stand/dp/B0000224RS/ref=sr_1_1/102-2822461-4288117?ie=UTF8&s=hi&qid=1173117571&sr=8-1 (http://www.amazon.com/Rousseau-2600D-PortaMax-Jr-Stand/dp/B0000224RS/ref=sr_1_1/102-2822461-4288117?ie=UTF8&s=hi&qid=1173117571&sr=8-1)

http://www.amazon.com/Rousseau-2700XL-Makita-Hitachi-DeWalt/dp/B0000224S3/ref=pd_sbs_hi_1/102-2822461-4288117 (http://www.amazon.com/Rousseau-2700XL-Makita-Hitachi-DeWalt/dp/B0000224S3/ref=pd_sbs_hi_1/102-2822461-4288117)

joe Badoe
03-05-2007, 4:22 PM
The Rousseau works well.

glenn bradley
03-05-2007, 4:39 PM
The price of the floor standing stand would buy a decent used contractor saw. The smaller stand (fence support?) would keep you small if that is the requirement.

Jim Becker
03-05-2007, 6:08 PM
I owned one before I bought my second saw. The product is well-made and provides a quality fence and work surface. It's really designed for contractors to use on the job site as an alternative to a heavier "contractors' style saw" and makes a direct drive "benchtop" saw a lot more functional. That said, it really adds to the cost for a hobbiest woodworker that might be better saved to upgrade to a more capable saw...especially considering it costs as much or more than many of the benchtop saws it's designed to serve.

Charles Jackson III
03-05-2007, 6:28 PM
Right now I wont to add a 14'' grizzly bandsaw, so that might replace the benchtop I dont know I would have to see.