Jet 708495K JPS-10TS, 10-inch Proshop Tablesaw with 52-inch Fence Review

Not the Best Jet Power Tool Out there, but It'll Do
Jet 708495K JPS-10TS, 10-inch Proshop Tablesaw with 52-inch Fence Review

Product Name: Jet 708495K JPS-10TS, 10-inch Proshop Tablesaw with 52-inch Fence

Product Description: JET Table Saw

Price: $$$$

Currency: US

Availability: InStock

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  • 6.2/10
    Rating - 6.2/10
6.2/10

Summary

The Jet 708495K JPS-10TS, 10-inch Proshop Tablesaw with 52-inch Fence has some really good qualities, but it’s definitely not the best model out there. When looking at the size, durability and out of the box setup it’s superb, but other areas such as the dust collection, fence, and versatility to use other blades it’s severely lacking.

Jet is one of the highest performers in power tools as they offer a brand that speaks for itself. The quality that goes into Jet power tools is hard to replicate which is something that many try, but few have achieved the same success. Jet table saws are more of the same as they offer features and everything the consummate professional would come to expect.

The Jet 708495K JPS-10TS, 10-inch Proshop Tablesaw with 52-inch Fence is yet another high-quality power tool that offers everything we’ve come to expect from Jet. The rugged, durable, and beast of a table saw offers up a large 52-inch fence and strong cast iron construction which adds years onto its lifespan. For a close look at one of Jet’s most reliable table saws, continue reading the complete review.

Great Design Making it Highly Functional

One of the first things we look for in power tools is the overall design. This tells us much more than how a tool looks as the functionality of the tool itself does much more for us then one actually stops to consider. When looking at the functionality of the Jet 10-inch Proshop Tablesaw with 52-inch Fence, it’s easily one of the best. The compact design which is best suited for contractor site and weighing under 350-pounds it’s easier to move than most.

Everything is within reach while offering a great platform for ripping material. Out of the box, the Jet 708495K JPS-10TS  Proshop Tablesaw there’s minimal if any adjustments that have to be made to the fence and other areas. With 2 distinct sizes including a 30-inch model and 52-inch fence model to choose from, you’re certain to find one for you.

Large 52-Inch Fence Enough to Cut Full-Sized Plywood

The Jet 708495K JPS-10TS 10-inch Proshop Tablesaw comes complete with a large 52-inch fence which is a significant step-up from the 30-inch model. This gives you plenty of room which equates to 52-inches of ripping which is more than enough to cut through a full-sized sheet of plywood. If you have the space, step-up to the 52-inch model because it’s always better to have too much, then not enough.

Most owners reported minimal adjustments are needed to the fence during setup. All in all, setup is easy as the enclosed instructions are simple to follow, offers great illustrations, and can even be completed with just one person. One consumer reported a slight warp in the fence, but this is only one out of how many.

Specs and Features

  • Weight: 349-pounds
  • Product dimensions: 82 x 35 x 39 inches
  • Motor: 1.75-HP
  • Speed: 4000 RPM no load
  • Quick release blade guard and riving knife
  • Cast iron table
  • Cast iron wings
  • Transparent blade guard
  • T-style miter gauge slot
  • Low profile riving knife
  • Rip capacity of 30-inch or 52-inch

Pros

  • Greater cutting capacity with the 52-inch model
  • Durable, solid, heavy construction
  • Great accuracy with the fence
  • Little to no adjustment needed out of the box
  • Well-packaged from manufacturer to door

Cons

  • Cast iron rusts until seasoned
  • Cannot use a thin kerf blades with the out riving knife
  • Rip fence is awkward to use
  • Fence can be inadvertently lifted completely off with under force
  • Miter gauge drags on the fence causing scratches and wear
  • Poor dust collection system
  • Not enough power to cut 2x material or hardwood such as oak

Verdict

The Jet 708495K JPS-10TS, 10-inch Proshop Tablesaw with 52-inch Fence has some really good qualities, but it’s definitely not the best model out there. When looking at the size, durability and out of the box setup it’s superb, but other areas such as the dust collection, fence, and versatility to use other blades it’s severely lacking.

If you’re in the market for a new table saw, this may not be it.

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