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Versatile Throat Plate Pierre SD

Zero-clearance throat plates are one of the best accessories you can put on your tablesaw. With a slot that tightly fits the blade, you get less tear-out and no trapped offcuts, with both standard blades and dado sets. Buying a whole stack of throat plates for every width of dado cut can really add up, though.

The Home Depot
(605)361-7439
2523 S Louise Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-9:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Lowe's of Sioux Falls, SD
605-759-9000
4601 W. 26th Street Sioux Falls, SD, 57106
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Kratovils True Value
(605) 685-6266
3rd & Main St
Martin, SD
 
Dakota Farm And Ranch Sup
(605) 765-9400
30960 Us Highway 212
Gettysburg, SD
 
STAN HOUSTON EQUIPMENT CO INC/Sioux
(605) 336-3727
501 SOUTH MARION ROAD SIOUX FALLS, SD, 57106
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Fastenal- Huron
605-352-0034
355 Market St W Huron, SD, 57350
Huron, SD
 
Avon True Value
(605) 286-3200
126 North Main
Avon, SD
 
Fastenal- Brookings
605-697-6631
1321 Main Avenue South Brookings, SD, 57006
Brookings, SD
 
Carhart Lumber Co
(605) 368-9008
46979 Monty Street
Tea, SD
 
Stan Houston Equipment- Rapid City
605-348-1155
1210 Deadwood Ave Rapid City, SD, 57702
Rapid City, SD
 

Versatile Throat Plate

Versatile Throat Plate


Zero-clearance throat plates are one of the best accessories you can put on your tablesaw. With a slot that tightly fits the blade, you get less tear-out and no trapped offcuts, with both standard blades and dado sets. Buying a whole stack of throat plates for every width of dado cut can really add up, though. Sure, you can make your own, but that takes precious shop time. With the Tru-Cut Insert System ($80) you'll never have to make or buy another zero-clearance throat plate again. It's got replaceable inserts; when you switch blades, you leave the throat plate in the saw and simply swap one insert for another. The throat plate is aluminum and the inserts are phenolic plastic. There are screws for leveling both the throat plate and the insert. Spring-loaded plungers keep the throat plate from wiggling around in the opening. There's a notch in the rear of this throat plate for your saw's splitter. Most commercial zero-clearance throat plates don't have this notch, which is a real shortcoming. Splitters really do prevent accidents and should always be used when practical. The Tru-Cut throat plate comes in different sizes, and is currently made to fit some Delta, Jet, Powermatic and DeWalt saws.

Source
Art Betterley Enterprises, (800) 871-7516, Tru-Cut Blade Insert System, $80, Replacement inserts, $18 for 2, $30 for 4.


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