DEWALT DWE7480XA Portable Table Saw Review 2017

DEWALT DWE7480XA Review

DEWALT DWE7480XA

Rarely are we able to describe a portable compact table saw as completely compact, however, that’s definitely the case with this particular product from DEWALT. Just one look at the product and you can tell that this is a product designed for portability. That’s sure to provide good news for anyone who is specifically looking for a table saw that they can pick up and take on the go with them and we definitely appreciate DEWALT’s detail here.

With all of that taken into consideration, we’ve gone on to take a closer look at the DEWALT DWE7480XA and what it offers customers in terms of table saw functionality. We’ll do so by taking a look at some of the product’s most prominent features, along with the pros and cons that you’ll want to carefully consider before buying this product.

DEWALT DWE7480XA 10-Inch Compact Job Site Table Saw with Guarding System and Stand Review

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DEWALT DWE7480XA Features

In terms of reasons why you should invest in this product, the DEWALT DWE7480XA offers a range of unique features that are designed to make your life easier and table wood cutting much more effective. We’ve taken a look at some of the product’s biggest features.

DEWALT DWE7480XA 10-INCH COMPACT JOB SITE TABLE SAW WITH GUARDING SYSTEM AND STAND REVIEW

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Compact Size – There’s no more appropriate place to start when it comes to the features of the DEWALT DWE7480XA than that aforementioned compact size of the product. You’ll find that many table saws claim to offer a compact form factor, but it’s often more the case that they’re not actually that compact.

With that taken into consideration, we can definitely confirm that this is a compact table saw. Just one look at the table saw and you can tell that it’s designed to be portable. What’s more, said portability is largely helped by the table saw’s folding stand. That stand is designed to fold away when you’re not using it and save you some space.

24” Rip Capacity – Just because this table saw is considerably more compact than other alternatives in our table saw reviews, that doesn’t mean it compromises in terms of flexibility. You should comfortably find that the included 24” of rip capacity that comes as part of this product cuts a variety of larger shelving and trim materials. That’s particularly good news if you plan on using your table saw to cut a variety of different materials and sizes of material. In all, we find that it offers tradesmen a good level of flexibility where needed.

24 inch Rip Capacity

24” Rip Capacity

Heavy Duty Stand – An often overlooked aspect when it comes to buying a table saw is the stand. You might not be aware of that fact, but a table saw needs a good sturdy stand to support it, if you want to use the table saw safely and effectively that is. With that in mind, you can’t go too far wrong with the heavy duty stand that’s included as part of this DEWALT table saw. Plus, just because this is a heavy duty stand, that doesn’t mean it will take up an awful lot of space, as aforementioned, it completely folds away.

DEWALT DWE7480XA pros:

  • Unlike many other “compact table saws” on the market, we can safely say that this table saw definitely is compact. That’s largely supported by the minimal form factor of the product, which is coupled with folding legs for increased portability.
  • Included guarding system shows pretty clearly that this is a product designed to provide safety. For beginners, table saws can be pretty complicated to use and there’s always that risk of injury. With that taken into consideration, the included safety features should give you that peace of mind you need here.
  • Also available as an option without a stand, meaning if you don’t need the stand offered by the table saw, you can choose to purchase it without. This should save you some money if you already have a stand. Still, we’d recommend investing in the heavy duty stand that is available for only a small amount more.

DEWALT DWE7480XA Cons:

  • If you’ve owned a DEWALT table saw in the past, you’ll likely be aware of the fact that they tend to include a number of accessories for use with your table saw. However, we found that those accessories hadn’t be included in this package.

What do other customers say about the product?

It certainly seems apparent that customers like the fact that you can purchase this particular table saw with or without that aforementioned stand. At the same time, they generally just love the overall quality of the product and the range of features and functions that it offers.

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Summary

In conclusion, it’s pretty fair to say that you’ve made a good choice if you opt for this table saw for DEWALT. That being said, there’s not an awful lot that sets the table saw out from other products in the manufacturer’s range.

4.6