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job site ready, setups easily, dust extraction connection
Purchased this this saw to replace a dying Makita 2703 table saw. The GTS1031 comes pre assembled and ready to go. All critical alignments with the fence are within acceptable tolerance for the do...Read complete review
Purchased this this saw to replace a dying Makita 2703 table saw. The GTS1031 comes pre assembled and ready to go. All critical alignments with the fence are within acceptable tolerance for the do it yourself class. I took the time to adjust the riving knife, fence, 90 degree setting and 45 Degree stops. After that I cut through laminated particle board with the supplied rip blade and found clean results. Let me say I was impressed. I did install a new 60 tooth Freud and made an adapter to connect to a Rigid Vac along with buying the zero clearance insert. Cuts with a vacuum are almost dustless. Great for installations where dust control are needed. Easy to set up with optional stand, moderate strength to carry from truck to site. onboard miter gauge too inaccurate for precision cuts. Really needs the soft start on motor, blades wobble 1/8 or more on start up. surface coating scratches easily. overall well though out. Much better that the Dewalt for smooth cuts in thick stock, Dewalt motor mount allows lift and vibration on blade, Bosch doesn't. Cuts 18" wide. Riving knife is a great asset for thicker stock. Very safe saw to operate, stand is sturdy on long cuts for 1 man operation. out feed rollers a must on 4x8 sheet goods. would buy this saw for my grandmother
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The fence is weak, not parallel with the table, the blade change is difficult. Slot for dust collection chute is narrow for blade, nut & washer removal. Plastic coating on table...Read complete review
The fence is weak, not parallel with the table, the blade change is difficult. Slot for dust collection chute is narrow for blade, nut & washer removal. Plastic coating on table top is easily dissolved with lacquer thinner. When turning power on the blade sometimes wobbles so much that widens the cut through the zero clearance throat. Using a Freud D1040X ATB General Purpose 40 tooth blade. Great design overall. I expected better quality from Bosch
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Great Stow Away Saw
from Los Angeles, CA, United States
Comments about Bosch Tools 10" Worksite Table Saw:
This table saw has been so perfect for me because I can easily store it when I don't need it and it keeps all its tools and accessories self contained. The surface extension comes in handy all the time. Great quality.u
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Love this saw
from South Dakota, United States
I bought this saw 2 years ago and it's is my go to saw now it rips material just as good as my bigger Bosch saw. The only downfall of this saw is rip capacity it only goes to 18" if it went to 24 it would be a 5 star rating. It is light and very portable it is very rare when I roll my bigger saw out of the trailer
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Just puchased this saw over the weekend. Quick to set up out of the box, everything good and square with no tweaking required. Ripped nice cuts smoothly and effortlessly. Little loud, but that was expected from other reviews. Was also anticipated with small portable saw anyway.
from Union, WA, United States
The Bosch GTS 1031 Jobsite Saw is a very well engineered product. One of the most impressive features is how all of the components i.e. saw fence, etc. fit under the saw for storage. The saw has plenty of power to do most jobs and has a very efficient dust collecting outlet. I first used me saw to dado some parts and it did and outstanding job. The dado did not float and all of the cuts (there were several) were the same. The riving knife, anti-kickback device, and the blade guard are all great safety features. The model GTA500 Saw Stand is a great accessory.
A Very Powerful Saw
from Cameron, WI, United States
I needed a smaller more portable saw for projects that I did not want to haul around a larger table saw . I will admit ... " At first I was concerned that the smaller sized saw may not pack the power that I would need from my full sized table saw ". NOPE !!! - I was so very wrong - this saw ( even though it's smaller ) packs all the power you need - I have fed this saw 4"x6" Kiln Dried Red Oak and it didn't even flinch . A great tool to have !
GTS1031 - Great Saw
from Goodyear, AZ, United States
I was in the market for a compact table saw that I could pack away underneath my workbench in my garage and be able to use it for projects around the house. The saw is very easy to set up when needed and easy to put away. I recommend the stand especially if you don't have a bench to put the saw on. The saw itself is well designed, the Fence is outstanding! The only negative I can say about the saw is the Miter has a very short "throw" on it meaning by the time you put it in the track of the table you are restricted to boards that are less than 6 - 8" wide. The motor is strong and cuts easily through wood.
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from Golden, CO, United States
I have had the GTS1031 for about six months now, and it has never failed to perform flawlessly. Miter cuts, rip cuts, crosscuts all super smooth and easy. Fits perfect in my work van and is very lightweight. Over the years I have found Bosch to be of the utmost quality. I am so glad I have this saw for my woodworking business. I absolutely love it.
Terrific and powerful (for it's size) saw;
from Bradenton FL
I've been running this saw on and off for over a year. It's an amazing saw considering it's size. Very powerful for both ripping and cross cuts with a pretty good dust removal system. The only drawback I see is the fence. Would have gladly paid more for a "rack and pinion" system. Aligning prior to a cut is often frustrating as it tends to straighten out when locking so it's not a positive slide. I'm learning to "deal with it" and check after each move. Other than that, it's a pleasure to use.
Great saw, very happy with it
from Hampshire, IL, United States
i have had this saw for awhile and love it. perfect for my garage shop. only issue i have is the fence in not perpendicular to the table top. not to sure how to fix that though.
from Park City UT
Have been looking at this saw for awhile, and finally was tired of hauling and setting up my dinosaur Bosch 4000 series with the Rousseau stand. Had seen several of the smaller saws showing up on jobsites more often. Especially with the cabinet installers. Debating between the yellow one and the Bosch, I chose the Bosch based on my experience with their older model that I had used for years. I have been using it daily now since 5/14 on the job. So here are the things I like about it; it's light weight and with the stand it's easily set up and ready to go. With a set of collapsible saw horses and a piece of plywood you have an extension table. So far it has handled everything I have thrown at it. The way everything tucks away when it's time to go and storing it in my truck is great. It takes up a little less than half the room that my 4000 did which is great. Now the things I don't like about it; although its fence is accurate, it's not as easy to work with as my 4000 or the yellow one's (always wondered why Bosch has not come up with a system that operates as well as theirs). It is not a soft start, but have gotten used to the 0-3500 rpm in a nano second. Now the throat plate insert for the blade, wow I didn't know they made metal that thin. It is really flimsy and will bend easy. Have to be careful whenever I have to change blades. That's the best you can do Bosch. Overall I am satisfied with the saw and would recommend the saw to others. Did I mention the portability of the saw.
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