The Model 301 did the job, but it had 2 prolems as far as I was concerned
- The guide rail is sprung, rather than hinged. This turns out to be a major pest.
- The bed is too short to cut A1 mountboard along it’s length
Of these having my fingers eaten by the sprung guide rail was top of my reasons to change. Didn’t lose more than the VAT when I sold the old compact on E-Bay they seem to keep their value well, and I’m very pleased with the upgrade.
Both versions come with the same very useful how-to DVD to get one going