Category Archives: X Stop Saw

Saw Stop Revision- Aime Lonsdorf

1. “By agreeing not [to] employ such safer alternatives, the defendant and its competitors attempted to assure that those alternatives would not become ‘state of the art,’ thereby attempting to insulate themselves from liability for placing a defective product on … Continue reading

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Safer Saws Part 2 Rewrite- Eddie Jahn

1. Manufactures “A low percentage of the 30,000 annual (U.S.) table saw injuries are due to contact with the blade – most are from kickback.” This quote is taken from a website called Pro Tools Review.  http://www.protoolreviews.com/news/editorials/bosch-tools-sawstop-lawsuit This casual claim is … Continue reading

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Saw Stop 1 revised- Aime Lonsdorf

1. “By agreeing not [to] employ such safer alternatives, defendant and its competitors attempted to assure that those alternatives would not become ‘state of the art,’ thereby attempting to insulate themselves from liability for placing a defective product on the … Continue reading

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Safer Saws pt. 1 – Bill Brooks

Resubmitted as a post instead of a reply. Steve Gass, inventor of the Saw Stop system, was quoted in an interview with FineWoodWorking.com as saying “a person should not be cut more than 1/8th of an inch deep when contacting … Continue reading

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Safe Saws 2 — Cassie Hoffman

Manufacturers Constituent: Steve Gass Claim: “About 3,000 people take their fingers off —about ten a day.” Claim Type: Casual; Table saws cause about ten people a day to lose their fingers. View: The way in which Gass breaks down the … Continue reading

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Saw Stop Part 2 – Jesse Samaritano

1. Manufacturers – “During a braking event, carbide teeth could be thrown through the blade opening” This claim is categorical claim because the manufacturer is giving an example of what could go wrong with the SawStop technology. This is not a … Continue reading

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Safer Saws Part 2- Sam Sarlo

1. Manufacturers claimed that sawstop was not “proven” Steve Gass put his finger into the blade of a saw with sawstop. I’m not sure how the manufacturers think they can argue with that proof. This claim means that there is … Continue reading

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Safer Saws Part 2 – Ally Hodgson

1. Manufacturers: Claim: Manufacturers say the price of their saws would rise with SawStop which would eliminate lower priced bench-top saws and give SawStop an unfair advantage. *The part of the claim I focused on is bolded since more than one … Continue reading

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Safer Saws part 2 — Dale Hamstra

1. Manufacturer – “A low percentage of the 30,000 annual table saw injuries (in the U.S.) are due to contact with the blade” This would be an evaluation claim. Bosch is saying that very few of the annual table saw … Continue reading

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Safer Saws (2) ~ Tony Shilling

Manufacturers:  “The system can tell the difference between your hand and wood.  So, if you’re cutting wood and you accidentally run your hand into the blade, it will stop it so quickly you just get a little nick instead of … Continue reading

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