Delta 10" Contactor Tablesaw #36-650C

Average reader rating
4.5
out of 5
Brand:
Delta
Model:
36-650C
Price:
$500

Description

Heavy-duty contractor's table saw with external motor & durable aluminum fence.

New model available from Delta: #36-980

*1.5 HP induction motor is powerful enough to handle tough operations.
*Cast-iron table with wings measures a generous 40" x 27", with integrated mobile base for added convenience.
*Independent height and bevel controls let you adjust the blade with great precision.

Reader Reviews

Contractors saw

Review Summary

This appears to be a newer version of the Delta Contractors saw that I owned many years ago. In fact it was my first table saw. That actually was a great saw and I really enjoyed using it, and only sold it to upgrade to a cabinet saw. If I had had the room back then I would have kept it. This is a good saw and if you can get it for a good price then go for it.
It's probably a one and a half horse power motor, which is plenty big enough to cut normal size wood that a building contractor would cut. $500.00 dollars would be to much to pay though so I'd try and get it for less if you don't already own it.

Detailed Ratings

4.5
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

5

Ease of Use

4

Value

4

With a Few Modifications, This is a great Tablesaw

Review Summary

I bought an earlier model of the Delta Contractor's Saw back about twenty years ago. It was my first real tablesaw after I got fed up with trying to use the tablesaw setup on my Shopsmith Mark V. The saw as shipped performed well, but I didn't like the tubular bar rip fence. So I added a motor enclosure, formica-topped extension and outfeed tables, and a 42" Biesemeyer rip fence.
The right extension and outfeed tables are removable, so the saw (with the roller wheels) is still easily moved around the shop. I never considered it portable enough to use as a jobsite saw, but with the modifications it works almost as well as a cabinet saw.

Detailed Ratings

4.5
out of 5

Performance

4

Features

4

Ease of Use

5

Value

5

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