SHOP FOX W1835 Track Saw Review

Lightweight Track Saw that Gives You Precise Plunge and Straight Cuts
SHOP FOX W1835 Track Saw Review

Product Name: SHOP FOX W1835 Track Saw

Product Description: Shop Fox Track Saw

Price: $$$

Currency: US

Availability: InStock

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  • 9.7/10
    Rating - 9.7/10
9.7/10

Summary

Being light weight, the SHOP FOX W1835 Track Saw is portable yet houses a powerful motor of which can provide 5500 RPM. Overall, it is a high performing tool which also took care of the user’s safety. It is a tested and verified item and is a highly-recommended saw by the professionals.

Shop fox is a relatively new yet a reliable brand in the field of electronic tools. The manufactured electronics have been designed and crafted using premium quality components. Hence the items can deliver years of performance without frequent repairs or replacements. The SHOP FOX W1835 Track Saw is a great option for jobsite and industrial uses.

It meets the needs of various professional technicians i.e. craftsmen, furniture remodelers, woodworkers etc.it may prove a handy addition to any workshop and can provide versatile performance along with the use of some other tools. Detailed discussion is as follows.

Plunge/ straight cuts

The plunge cuts from the SHOP FOX Track Saw are carried out by positioning the saw blade directly upon the work material. The blade begins the cutting operation as soon as it is lowered on to the area. This type of cut is best when one needs to chop off a piece without disturbing the perimeter of the material.

This potentially eliminates the dangers associated with blade pinching and resulting kickbacks. A cut indicator arrow is provided to display where the plunge cut will start and where will it terminate in full extension of the blade.

Additional features

The SHOP FOX W1835 Track Saw has been invested with a variety of additional features as well. It has a bevel gauge along with a lock to perform precision level bevel cuts up to an angle of 45 degrees. A 1 ½ inches adjustable dust collection port is also integrated which keeps the tool cleaner and delivers accurate results.

Also, there are primary and secondary level handles for additional; stability and control while cutting. To reduce the risks of cutting with sharper blades, additions have been made of a continuous cutting depth limiter and a spring-loaded riving knife.

Specs and features

  • Item Weight:12.8 pounds
  • Product Dimensions: 10.6 x 13.4 x 9.5 inches
  • Item model number: W1835
  • Power Source: corded-electric
  • Voltage: 120 volts
  • Amperage Capacity: 9 A
  • Cord Length: 6 Feet
  • Number of Handles: 2
  • Blade Edge: Carbide Tips
  • Speed: 5500 RPM
  • Special Features: Portable
  • Included Components: attachments

Pros

  • Power: 120-Volt, 9A, 1.1 kW, 5500 RPM
  • Blade rim speed; 9070 feet per minute
  • Blade size; 160mm diameter and 20mm arbor
  • Features 1-1/2-inch dust port for collection to a shop vacuum or dust collection system
  • Portable and delivers highly accurate results

Cons

  • Requires a few modifications for some applications

Verdict

Within this price range, saws of better brands are also available. However, this one can serve as a useful addition to the workshop. With a few modifications, it is ready to provide performance for versatile applications. Since it is corded, one does not need to worry about the battery replacements or frequent recharge.

Being light weight, the SHOP FOX W1835 Track Saw is portable yet houses a powerful motor of which can provide 5500 RPM. Overall, it is a high performing tool which also took care of the user’s safety. It is a tested and verified item and is a highly-recommended saw by the professionals.

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