Vega U50 Rip Fence

WOOD magazine rating
Brand:
Vega Woodworking
Model:
Utility 50
Price:
$260

Description

* Front locking design.
* Tubular steel rail material fits any saw.
* 50" rip capacity (right of blade)
* Extruded aluminum face material
* Dimensions (Face): 36" x 2-1/2"

WOOD magazine review

Vega U50 Rip Fence

Review Summary

High points: Very smooth slide on its round steel rail, and leveling screws aid in setting the rail to the correct height. Lever-locking microadjuster is more intuitive and easier to use than ratcheting knobs on the Jet and HTC fences. Fence faces come predrilled for mounting accessories, and the back of the fence hooks on the rear rail to keep it from lifting off the table when using vertical feather boards.
Low points: When we moved the fence left of the blade, the out-of-parallel right fence face caused stock to pinch between the fence and blade. More points: Also available in a beefier commercial version.

Detailed Ratings

4.8
out of 5

Performance

4

Features

5

Ease of Use

5

Value

5

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