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Offline notenoughcash

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Bosch GTS 635-216
« on: November 02, 2021, 06:31 AM »
what is this saw like in use?  i have handled it in an axminster store and liked the ergo's but didnt make any sawdust.

is it powerful enough and so on?
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Offline Dane

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Re: Bosch GTS 635-216
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2021, 10:24 AM »
I’ve had one for a few years.  I’ve also owned the TS55 and the TS75.  It feels more powerful than the TS55, and I would say the ergonomics, dust collection accuracy are all on par with the TS55.  The real bonus being you get to use the Mafell style rail.

Offline Dane

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Re: Bosch GTS 635-216
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2021, 10:26 AM »
Sorry- disregard, I realize you are talking about the table saw, not the track saw.

Offline afish

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Re: Bosch GTS 635-216
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2021, 03:43 PM »
I own that tablesaw,  Not sure if its the same model # since Im in the states and its probably a good 10 years old.  Not sure if they have made any updates in that time but its been a great saw for me.  I have it on the gravity stand which makes moving and storing it very nice.  With a sharp blade it will handle anything a contractor saw should with no complaining.  Will it replace a cabinet saw? no, but its not really designed to.  If mine broke today I would rebuy it tomorrow without question.  Granted, I dont use it very often since I do have a unisaw and CNC but for mobile work its great.  Hope that helps.