Comparison: Bosch 4100 vs. Bosch GTS1031 Portable Table Saws

Whether you work at home or you are a licensed professional, deciding between table saws can be a difficult decision to make. There are many great saws on the market to choose from, and most people have favorite brands. Two of the top saws that are popular among professionals are the Bosch 4100 and the Bosch GT1031. First up, is the Bosch 4100. This saw has a square lock rip fence for safety and superiority. It is engineered for quality cuts. In addition, the precision is improved. It includes a single point bevel movement. The Bosch 4100 also has an enhanced miter system that includes t-slots. The sub-base helps the tool life by being able to handle abuse that is taken from the job site. It is extremely durable and can take what the job site has to give.

Bosch 4100 table saw

The Bosch 4100 table saw

The Bosch GTS1031 table saw

The Bosch GTS1031 table saw

The Bosch 4100 does not have any one-star reviews. However, it does have many positive reviews about its performance and quality. One consumer reported that he was used to purchasing saws that are about double the price of this specific saw. He was extremely pleased to see that this saw was half the price and worked in the same manner and quality. He also stated that the safety mechanisms on this saw were high quality, just as if he had spent double the money.

On the other hand, the Bosch GTS1031 has reviews that prove to be just as good as the Bosch 4100. The Bosch GTS1031 has the design specified for portability due to the one-hand carry handle and the compact nature of the design. It also has a durable all-steel base. It is designed to be extremely durable on jobsites. This saw has a square lock rip fence. The self-aligning design provides accurate cutting performance quality. It has on-tool storage for user friendliness.

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Unlike the Bosch 4100, the Bosch GTS1031 does have negative reviews. One of the negative reviews had amazing things to say throughout the entire review until the end. Unfortunately, at the end of the article he proclaims one serious issue that the Bosch GTS1031 had while he was using it on a job site. After two hours of use, which is a normal time span for saws to be in use, the saw jammed. The professional then experienced a very scary situation. It caused one of the parts to hit into the blade which bent the part and bent the blade. It lost some teeth and the loyal consumer. The consequences could have been really tragic for this consumer. He is remaining a Bosch customer; however, he does go on to explain that he will no longer be using this saw in particular.

Read more reviews for the Bosch 4100 table saw

In general, the Bosch 4100 seems to be the better saw. Although the GTS1031 has positive reviews, the one negative review stated a very serious consequence of using the GTS1031. The 4100 has no one-star reviews. Looking at that, you can see that this saw is superior in terms of safety, quality, and the features offer a better overall performance.