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Default The Quarter Test

MaxD wrote:
On 5/5/2013 9:05 AM, Leon wrote:
On 5/5/2013 10:02 AM, Ray wrote:
On Sun, 5 May 2013 00:40:00 -0700, "CW"

"Leon" wrote in message

On Thu, 2 May 2013 18:41:54 -0700, "CW"
My old craftsman would do that, right out of the box. Smoothest
saw I ever

1/8 horsepower and 6 rpm?

Before he turned it on. :-)
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Full speed, full size saw. Direct drive INDUCTION motor.

I have a newer Ridgid. I tried penny, nickle, dime, and quarter.
They all stayed up. The quarter wobbled a little due to the breeze
the saw blade created. Is this a hard test to pass?

With no wobble, yes it is hard to pass. Give us a video!

I laid a whole handful of change on my table saw; started it up and
the coins jiggled a little but stayed right there on the saw. ;-)

I've done this "test" on my old Craftsman table saw, years ago, and produced
the same results. I've never been impressed by the coin thing.