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Blog entry by kosta posted 08-24-2009 10:26 PM 1028 reads 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Yo whats up everybody I just bought a skil 10 in 15 amp table saw from lowes and it will probably be at my house by friday. It comes with a stand and I will do a table saw setup video when I get it. I compared this one to the ryobi and what really stood out was 2 things it has more power and it also has a dust port. This week I have spent about 5 hours total cleaning up the shop and I made a dust port for my miter saw basically what I did was I put a small piece of wood on the back part of the saw on the left side I dont know why they left the left side open. Its like having a door on the drivers side of your car but not on the passenger side it doesnt make sense. Then I put a small 1×2 in the back and I put a pvc fitting on the dust port. I can hook either of my shop vac to the saw with the same fitting. So what im getting at is that dust collection is very important. And I HATE having to vacuum the floors if I dont have to.

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#1 posted 08-24-2009 10:29 PM


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#2 posted 08-24-2009 10:31 PM

I’m with you on the clean up. don’t do more than you have to.

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#3 posted 08-24-2009 10:37 PM

thanks yea I hate having to do more work if I dont have to

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#4 posted 08-24-2009 11:09 PM

It’s always fun to get a new toy—-tool. Congratulations. I’m sure you will put it to good use.


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#5 posted 08-24-2009 11:39 PM

hell yea

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#6 posted 08-25-2009 12:00 AM

Congratulations on the new saw. It always generates an adrenaline rush when we add a new tool to the shop.

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#7 posted 08-25-2009 12:01 AM

Congrats on the new saw. A lot of folks have those Skil table saws. A lot of really good work comes out of shops anchored by those things…

FWIW, the Ryobi he would be talking about is the BTS-10S, a 13 amp direct drive saw. The BTS-21 is a 15 amp jobsite saw with a dust port. (I owned one).

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#8 posted 08-25-2009 01:33 AM

Looking forward to what you have to say about the new saw. I was always curious about that particular model.

-- Ken, Florida,

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#9 posted 08-25-2009 02:09 AM

I was talking about the 15 amp ryobi But I will post a review on it I was hoping to use my bench as an outfeed table but its too tall and I cant turn it sideways so im gonna have to build a out feed table

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#10 posted 08-25-2009 03:04 AM

New tools are cool! Have fun.

-- Marc

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#11 posted 08-25-2009 04:56 PM

They are until you hurt your self

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