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Posted on Is a 5/8" arbor safe, or too weak?

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#1 posted 05-22-2014 09:28 PM

We used a PM table saw with a 5/8” arbor w/ a 3 HP motor for years to rip down long lengths of lumber in the cabinet shop. Now we’re using a SawStop with a 5 HP motor and a 5/8” arbor to rip down long lengths of lumber…

Never. Been. An. Issue.

Buy whichever one you want.

-- Jim, Georgia, USA

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