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RIDGID 4512
If considering purchasing the RIDGID 4512 and thinking to yourself you’d be right, and that this table saw seems somewhat familiar. It is quite comparable to the great Craftsman Prime & 21833 10; Contractor table saw. This tool represents incredible value for money

Size as well as Weight

The Ridgid 4512 is just another heavyweight contractor table saw that weighs in at a substantial 267 lbs. Hefty tools generally mean less shaking and more equilibrium. So if you don’t need to move the table saw from jobsite to jobsite then this might well be an excellent thing for you. The same wheeled foundation which may be seen on the Craftsman 21833 is additionally incorporated by the Ridgid 4512. I must say I enjoy this design that is intelligent. Using a foot lever the table saw could be lifted onto its wheels to be readily went about your workshop. If space is at a premium in your workshop or garage, this is great.

X 27 the cast iron table top is Prime & 20 ″ and with the pressed steel extension wings that Prime measure 27&; x 14 5/8 each make up a ; Prime really substantial 49& x ; ldquo 27 &. You can rip Prime; to the right of the blade and 15″ to the left & a maximum width of 30. The height of the table is a little over 37”

Blades & Dado’s

The RIDGID 4512 is provided with Prime & a 10;, 40 tooth carbide tipped mix blade. As with all table saws the blade provided is Ok for rough cutting, by investing in an adequate tool blade better suited to your requirements, but you’ll find a difference in the caliber of cuts. The tool has ; Prime a regular 5/8& arbor thus will accept any ; Prime normal 10& tool blade.

The RIDGID 4512 may also accept ;, a dado blade up to 13/16&Prime broad safely cut 1 1/2 inches rabbets and dado’s may and

Security

The RIDGID 4512 features a typical blade guard system that is pretty, It is made up of plastic blade guard, riving knife and anti-kickback pawls. The riving knife got two locations. The position that is superior is to be combined with anti kickback pawls and the blade guard for through the low position and also cuts where the riving knife s and can allow you to make non through cuts and dado’ is beneath the very top of the blade. The blade guard system may be added and removed without using tools. The riving knife could even be placed without using tools.

The Tool comes along with a plastic push stick that mounts to the right or left side of the tool.

 

Fence and Miter.

The RIDGID 4512 comes along with an aluminium fencing that runs on aluminum railings attached at both rear and the front of tool. The fence locks on both the front and rear railing and runs readily on the railing. It’s risk-free with no locks and flex sq to the blade. In the event you’re not fortunate enough to really have a tool where the fence is somewhat out of alignment, follow the stages in the directions to fix and you ought to not have a difficulty. Issues do occasionally appear whenever you get a brand new tool, but more frequently than not they all really can be solved with a bit of fixing.

The tool also comes along with a miter gauge that is very good. The miter slots on the cast iron table is a standard 3/4&Prime, x 3/8&Prime, t fashion slot giving you the choice of either utilizing the miter gauge provided, or among the numerous outstanding after marketplace miter gauges you’d favor. Motor. The RIDGID 4512 includes an extremely strong 13 amp belt driven. If this is what you have in your workshop, the motor is prewired for 110 volts, but could be rewired for 220. You may simply need to follow the stages in the instruction guide to do that.

Decision.

RIDGID have given us a great table. It’s aimed totally in the weekend/semi pro woodworker who does not have budget or the space to warrant hybrid vehicle tool or a full blown cupboard, but still needs a quality, great sized, cast iron table saw without spending a lot of money. The belt driven induction motor will yield you a simple, silent and strong tool that can readily manage whatever you decide to cut on it. I actually enjoy the wheeled base so the tool can quickly be moved around your workshop, a simple press of the foot lever deploys the wheels.

 

Technical Details

Part Number 9462840
Item model number R4512
Color Orange
Power Source Mechanical
Item Package Quantity 1
Included Components bare-tool
Batteries Included? No
Batteries Required? No