Dave, look forward to the answers you find. I can't help you directly, but any information you gather will be utilized by me so in anticipation of good info, thanks for asking the question.
I have told my girls I would have a sawstop saw in my woodshop by the time their kids (my grandkids) are old enough to be in the shop working. Like you, the cabinet is pricey, and have wondered about the contractor model. Although, after the youngest's wedding this coming spring, if I don't buy any (well so many) guns, I could swing it in a couple of years. Sorry I am no help.
God and family, the rest is icing on the cake.
I'm so far behind, I think I'm in first place.
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