Rockwell BladeRunner X2 – The Great DIY Table Saw
Rockwell Manufacturing Company traces its roots to Delta Company which started in 1919 in Milwaukee Wisconsin. In 1945, it became Rockwell. After changing ownership from different companies this company is nowadays parented by Chang Type Industrial Co, Ltd. (a Chinese company). Although this company has been changing ownership from time to time its products have got quality and durability. This BladeRunner x2 with Wall Mount by Rockwell has got some attractive and worthy features.
Multifunctional: This Rockwell BladeRunner x2 is multifunctional as it can cut through wood, metal, plastic, aluminum and ceramic tiles. A useful and remarkable machine for an experienced craftsman interested to work on not only wood but other materials also.
Portable: Being lightweight, only weighing 13.2 pounds, this Rockwell blade runner is easy to transport. You can work on it in your house when needed; carry it to your work site.
Stainless Steel Table Top: Bearing a stainless steel table top, this BladeRunner x2 promises a durable long life to its users. It also offers low friction in comparison to any tabletop materials.
Dust Collection: When any material is cut, a lot of dust is seen in and around the runner. The dust gets collected in a dust port which can easily be connected to any shop vacuum.
Versatile Cutting: The varied motor control and quick blade changing mechanism enable versatile cutting on different materials. Any T-shank jigsaw blade can be used, when the material is changed, the blade gets easily changed. The tools and accessories included with this Rockwell BladeRunner x2 can also provide circular cut (RW9261). Moreover, picture frame cutting can also be done (RW9262).
Cutting Depth: For different materials, this Rockwell BladeRunner x2 has different cutting depth capacities. For wood, it can cut up to 1-1/2 inches, for PVC up to 1-1/4 inches, in case of aluminum; its cutting capacity is 3/8-inch, for steel up to 1/8 inch, for ceramic tile up to 3-8 inch.
Wall Mountable: This Rockwell BladeRunner x2 does not need any heavy work benches or tools of different kinds. Rather, it is very convenient in use. A wall mount is included in its packaging, with its help this BladeRunner x2 can be mounted on any wall. It can also be used on any flat benchtop surface.
Overall Review and Verdict:
This Rockwell BladeRunner x2 can be used by those people who need to work on more materials including wood. It is easy to set up, convenient in use, blades can be easily found and cut a lot of material types. Many hobbyists can make the best use of their free time and make beautiful and useful things using their skills on this BladeRunner x2.
The all-new BladeRunner X2 now provides better capacity and control over the original BladeRunner. Go ahead and start cutting, the BladeRunner X2 will make a variety of cuts that you would need multiple other tools to do.
- Stainless steel table top
- Dust collection port
- Versatile cutting
- Different cutting depths
- Wall mountable
- This table does not tilt, so it cannot provide bevel cuts.
- The blade keeps getting pushed to one side in circular cutting.
- It needs better blade support.