SawStop JSS-MCA Jobsite Saw with Mobile Cart Review

Great Mobile Table Saw for Contractors
SawStop JSS-MCA Jobsite Saw with Mobile Cart Review

Product Name: SawStop JSS-MCA Jobsite Saw with Mobile Cart

Product Description: SawStop Table Saw

Price: $$$$

Currency: US

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  • 7.0/10
    Rating - 7.0/10
7.0/10

Summary

The SawStop JSS-MCA Jobsite Saw with Mobile Cart is not the best table saw out there, but it’s one of the best at this price range. If you’re looking for a mobile table saw with an efficient use of power which is simple to move from job site to job site without breaking the bank, then this model is highly-recommended.

Table saws are easily one of the most aggressive types of saws out there, but this doesn’t mean they must be biggest and baddest. Sometimes, it takes a smaller model to get the job done which is what SawStop did when they introduced portable table saws. Offering the perfect balance of power, portability, durability, and at a price you can afford is what this next review focuses on.

The SawStop JSS-MCA Jobsite Saw with Mobile Cart brings with it innovative power technology in a portable form. This jobsite table saw comes complete on a mobile cart outfitted with wheels which makes it easier to move from jobsite to jobsite. Contractors and woodworkers alike have come to appreciate the heavy-duty construction with more of a practical use with more of an extended functionality.

Highly-Portable with a Collapsible Cart

The SawStop JSS-MCA Jobsite Saw is highly portable with an affixed mobile cart. This cart offers a collapsible design which makes it easy to store and transport from location to location. Outfitted with large caster wheels which can move through terrain such as dirt with ease makes it adaptable to working outdoors. The saw itself weighs under 130-pounds, but the cart itself makes it feel even lighter.

For portable model, you wouldn’t expect to find a large working area, but this model does. With a rip capacity of 25.5-inches, it offers more capabilities than other portable table saws in this class. Coming in at under $1,400, you’ll be hard-pressed to find one with this much speed and power.

Simple Blade Adjustments

The SawStop Jobsite Saw with Mobile Cart has a wheel which offers simple blade adjustments. With just one turn of the wheel, you can easily raise and lower the blade customizing your cut to the depth of your workpiece. Out of the box, the blade adjustment is nearly perfect with only slight alignment changes that need to be made.

With a strong T-Style Fence which features ErgoLock making it easier to slide and lock the fence into place. Great accuracy has been noted with the fence which gives you pinpoint results with any cut. There are some issues with the fence to consider as some users have reported flexibility during the cut as the fence only locks in the front and not in the back.

Specs and Features

  • Dimensions: 26-1/4″ L x 28-3/4″ W x 45″ H
  • Weight: 130-pounds
  • T-Style Fence with ErgoLock
  • 25.5-inch rip capacity
  • One-turn raising and lowering

Pros

  • Cart collapses for easy transport
  • Great tech support and customer service
  • Dependable fence despite not being gear driven
  • Simple to setup out of the box
  • Easy fence adjustments with great accuracy
  • Quick blade changes
  • Innovative EroLock system

Cons

  • Low-quality miter gauge
  • Incidental brake activations noted
  • Fence only locks on the front causing too much flexibility
  • Low-quality stock blade
  • Difficult to understand the LED lighting codes

Verdict

The SawStop JSS-MCA Jobsite Saw with Mobile Cart is not the best table saw out there, but it’s one of the best at this price range. If you’re looking for a mobile table saw with an efficient use of power which is simple to move from job site to job site without breaking the bank, then this model is highly-recommended.

There are some negatives to consider as noted above, but the pros make it a great choice for contractors.

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