Category Archives: A04: Safer Saws Claims

Safer Saws-Nreina34

Manufacturers Finger-saving SawStop has been around for a decade, but tool companies aren’t interested 1a.)  In an article written by Jeff Blagdon it states,  But despite SawStop effectiveness, the big tool companies still haven’t added it to their products. Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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Safer Saws- amongothers13

1- Customers- A list of Complaints 1a) “A false trip mandates replacement of the brake mechanism which is an expensive piece (~$59)” Consumers would have to pay another $60 if the blade does stop before hitting flesh. This is an … Continue reading

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Safer Saws-Dohertyk9

3. Power Tool Product Reviewers https://www.protoolreviews.com/news/bosch-tools-sawstop-lawsuit/3806/ 3A. “However, the manufacturing costs, coupled with licensing fees, make this an almost ridiculous prospect.” 3B. The author of this article, Clint DeBoer, claims that it is ridiculous to expect a company to employ … Continue reading

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Safer Saws- Myrtle View

Steve Gass A. ” It [Saw Stop] will detect that [finger] in less than a thousandth in a second.” B. Steve Gass claims that his power tool is able to stop itself from injuring a person because of its fast … Continue reading

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Safer Saws- LBirch

4A. Ten people every day – according the CPSC’s own data – have their fingers amputated in power saw accidents. 10 a day!  I’ve wanted to push the CPSC for a mandatory standard ever since hearing a story on NPR in May … Continue reading

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Safer Saws – picklerick

A. Stephen Gass once stated, in an interview with Asa Christiana, “Obviously not everyone is going to spend $1000 or more on a table saw. But the question becomes can you put SawStop-like technology on smaller saws as well and … Continue reading

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Safer Saws- Ugandanknuckles

6A. An unnamed writer for the Schmidt Law Firm wrote, “Table saws cause more than 40,000 injuries every year. Approximately 10% of those injuries, or 4,000, result in amputations every year. Fingers, hands, and arms are the most common parts … Continue reading

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