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On 9/19/2011 7:25 PM, Dave wrote:
On Mon, 19 Sep 2011 10:52:23 -0500, Leonlcb11211@swbelldotnet
If I owned Saw Stop I'd be worried! Some of you likely already saw
this...for those that didn't this is a device that is re-settable and
can be installed on a table saw, a band saw etc. I understand that with
the Saw Stop, onc it's activated, you have to replace the cartridge and
it's not cheap.

Why would you be worried about owning a Saw Stop? Yes you have to
replace the cartridge and blade, $200 but how often do you actually
touch the blade now? And if you do have to replace the blade and
cartridge it is better than the alternative event that it prevented.

I believe he was talking about Steven Gass, the inventor who owns the
Sawstop company. A new technology like this could possibly put Saw
Stop out of business.

Given that, Saw Stop is a bit more established and offers far more than
the technology. You get a great saw in addition to the technology. I
think Saw Stop might get some competition but not much. Whirl wind is
going to appeal to those that don't want to buy a new saw, those that
don't are not buying the Saw Stop now. IMHO the Saw Stop offers far
more than the Whirlwind even if it is put on a new saw.