Rip Fence fro table saw

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Forum topic by mty posted 01-28-2010 11:03 PM 1699 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-28-2010 11:03 PM

Hi, I´m interested in buy an aftermarket rip fence for my table saw, but I want to know if somone have experience with Vegapro or Shopfox, I want to take a decision, thanks

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#1 posted 01-28-2010 11:13 PM

Shop Fox makes 3 models…the Original, the Classic, and the Aluma Classic. Which are you looking at?

I’ve owned the SF Classic and the Vega, and could live with either. The Vega has a great microadjuster, the Classic is very robust. Both nice fences.

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#2 posted 01-28-2010 11:19 PM

The Delta T2 fence is worth a look. It gives you a great fence for the money (it costs under $200).

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#3 posted 01-30-2010 08:32 AM

Also check out INCRA. It’s a beautiful fence

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#4 posted 01-30-2010 09:34 PM

I used the Vega for a number of years on an older Delta cabinet saw (contractor saw with enclosed base 1.5HP motor)-recommend it very highly. Especially liked their accessories like the anti-kickback tires and spring steel hold down-increases safety when ripping.
Would buy it again in a heartbeat if I needed a new TS fence.

-- Gerry

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#5 posted 02-02-2010 01:20 AM

I replaced my original 1953 Delta unisaw fence with a Beisenmeyer. It is such a joy to use and I appreciate it every time I use it. Bought it on ebay for less than $300 and would do it again if I had to. There are probably cheaper alternatives but I am not disappointed.

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#6 posted 02-02-2010 01:30 AM

QUOTE: Also check out INCRA. It’s a beautiful fence

Agree 100%, It’s worth every penny. Calibrate your “Zero” setting and you never have to measure again. Just set the fence to the cut width and lock it down. Very accurate, very sturdy.

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#7 posted 02-02-2010 03:49 AM

Biesemeyer is the only way to go in my opinion

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