Powermatic 1792002K PM2000 10-Inch Left Tilt 3 Horsepower Cabinet Saw 30-Inch Accu-Fence Review

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Powermatic 1792002K PM2000 10-Inch Left Tilt 3 Horsepower Cabinet Saw 30-Inch Accu-Fence Review

Product Name: Powermatic 1792002K PM2000 10-Inch Left Tilt 3 Horsepower Cabinet Saw 30-Inch Accu-Fence

Product Description: Powermatic Table Saw

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  • 8.4/10
    Rating - 8.4/10
8.4/10

Summary

The verdict on the Powermatic 1792002K PM2000 10-Inch Left Tilt 3 Horsepower Cabinet Saw 30-Inch Accu-Fence is good, but not all good. There are some minor issues surrounding the factory settings out of the box and the caster system, but overall, their easily overlooked when considering everything it gives you.

Powermatic has become well-known for their wide array of power tools and continually introduce high-end features. Some of what we’ve come to appreciate in their power tools are Poly-V Belt Drive transmissions, cast iron construction, safe blade change technology, and much more. Their lineup of Powermatic table saws offer more of the same which have helped them become a mainstay in shops around the world.

The Powermatic 1792002K PM2000 10-Inch Left Tilt 3 Horsepower Cabinet Saw 30-Inch Accu-Fence offers the same great features found in other table saws, but this model is everything but the same. Powermatic introduced a rugged, powerful, safe, and extremely efficient cabinet saw which offers plenty of room to store all your accessories.

Backed by an Industry Leading 5-Year Warranty

Powermatic backs their products, and isn’t afraid to put a warranty where their mouth is. Backed by an industry leading 5-year manufacturer warranty, you can rest assured your investment will be secure for years to come. Protecting the vital parts from unforeseen instances which often cause costly repairs and down-time, you won’t have that problem with the Powermatic 10-Inch Left Tilt 3 Horsepower Cabinet Saw.

Powermatic’s able to do with their use of superior construction which all starts with cast-iron. Outfitting the cabinet saw with cast iron, worm gear drive, high-end bearings, and a conical-shaped, they spared no expense. The rugged design does much more than add durability as it offers a much smoother operation where users have said is virtually vibration-free.

Extremely Accurate with Safe, Rapid Blade Changes

The Powermatic 1792002K PM2000 10-Inch Left Tilt 3 Horsepower Cabinet Saw features a Poly-V Belt Drive transmission. This is a significant upgrade in transmissions found in other models which means consistent power with accuracy which powers the 5/8-inch diameter arbor. The tranny also minimizes slipping which is often the case found in lower-end cabinet saws.

The table itself offers a large platform which measures 30.5 x 22.0 inches which extends to a full 42-inches long with the extension table. The caster system itself is a welcomed addition which allows you to move the table, but some users have voice their opinion that it’s not the easiest system to work. Moving the casters up and down are difficult, and definitely takes some time getting used to.

Specs and Features

  • Weight: 675-pounds
  • Dimensions: 30.5 x 22.0-inches
  • 3-HP motor
  • Up to 13/16-inch wide dado
  • Left Tilt Operation
  • Built-in retractable casters
  • 5/8-inch diameter arbor
  • 30-inch Accu-Fence System
  • 13-inch extension fence
  • 5-year manufacturer warranty

Pros

  • Excellent dust collection system
  • Vibration free cutting
  • Efficient use of power makes for effortless cutting
  • Can be molded with caster wheels
  • Extremely quiet compared to most
  • Good safety with the arbor lock system
  • Accurate sliding fence that’s easy to adjust
  • Improved dust collection over the former model

Cons

  • Factory setting will need to be tweaked out of the box
  • Not required, but recommended to install a 230-volt subpanel to run cooler
  • Difficult to raise and lower using the caster system

Verdict

The verdict on the Powermatic 1792002K PM2000 10-Inch Left Tilt 3 Horsepower Cabinet Saw 30-Inch Accu-Fence is good, but not all good. There are some minor issues surrounding the factory settings out of the box and the caster system, but overall, their easily overlooked when considering everything it gives you.

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