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I own a Sawstop table saw. It comes with riving knife, anti-kick back mechanism, blade guard, dust collection, and an emergency brake.
Ryobi was well aware they could add similar features to their saws, and chose not to. Much is being made of the folks at Sawstop being "sleazy" and "greedy"; the same can be said of manufacturers of tablesaws without this necessary safety equipment, who don't add it in order to keep their saws at the lowest possible price point. Ryobi and the others have been selling defective saws from the time the technology first became available, and they failed to install it. Eventually, the emergency brake mechanism will be compusory, same as seatbelts, airbags, and bicycle helmets here in Alberta.
Good on ya, Sawstop!
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