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DEWALT Circular Saw Fence (DW3278) DEWALT Circular Saw Fence (DW3278)

DEWALT Circular Saw Fence (DW3278)

DEWALT Circular Saw Fence (DW3278) DEWALT Circular Saw Fence (DW3278)
$ 12.79

Score By Feature

Based on 2,271 ratings
Sturdiness
8.90
Value for money
8.51
Easy to use
8.08
Accuracy
8.08

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Product Description

For use with circular saw models DWE575, DWE575SB, DWE364, DWS535, DW384 and DEWALT circular saw models included in this kit.
It produces precise results in a smooth manner
Easily fastened to fence and allows you to define how far the blade should be from the fence
The components can be attached to shoes easily by inserting the nuts through the slots in the front and tightening them
A long-lasting, rugged design crafted entirely from metal
It is important to note There are some models of DEWALT circular saws that this item is not compatible with.

Questions & Answers

Is this compatible with the Dewalt DWE575SB?

You should be able to fit it. There is a dwe575 version. The sb has to do with the safety brake, I hope. Although I do not have a safety brake on my saw, the base plates are the same on all 575 saws. A message from Gary J.

Do you know the width and thickness of the long portion of dw3278?

I measured it at 5/8" x 1/8", and it turned out to be the right size The working length is 10 1/4" and the overall length is

What are the compatibilities between this and the Flexvolt ?

You will be able to use it with the following Item DCS 577 and Item DCS 578.

What is the fit of this with the dewalt DW369 The saw is an older model. ?

Five eighths of an inch wide and one eighth of an inch thick, the guide measures. The saw is most likely to fit the DW369 model. Ensure the accuracy of your measurements.

Selected User Reviews For DEWALT Circular Saw Fence (DW3278)

Fits Dewalt circular saw 20V Max, but not other circular saws
3/5

However, I bought it so I could use it with the DCS391B saw, but it won't fit. Its attachment bar is 16mm, which is larger than the diameter of the attachment opening on the DCS391B. Although it appears to be a basic accessory, I was disappointed that it wasn't Furthermore, it frustrates me that Dewalt only offers one rip fence on the market and describes it in vague terms as a fit for most of their saws, but the product description does not specify all the applications in which it works or fails to work. The only information I received from customer support was the model number of a Black and White product Part number 381091 of a Decker rip fence Most negative reviews say that it does not come with a locking nut or retaining spring based on reviews of that one. I would like to exchange this for the B&W. I can do it if I return this with the hardware and buy the B&W One, I will have to buy the fence, the nut and the Furthermore, it looks like only third party sellers are selling that item, so I'll have a hard time getting it immediately. That must have been a pain in the a**.

Rebecca HUMPHRIES
Rebecca HUMPHRIES
| Aug 14, 2020
Who do you think you are these days, DeWalt? This is the short version You aren't that far away from the Kreg circular saw jig, at around $40, if you think about what it actually costs to get what you need
3/5

I'm going to do it that way. After I buy all the necessary tools made up for in the combo kit, I feel like I should have simply bought them individually and not in the combo kit. DeWalt, from whom I expected better, has a bit misled and taken me for a ride these past few days. The fact-finding has become a headache, and I'd rather use my time to work on my project. Anyway, let's get to the fence. The 396992-R is what you'll need for your saw whether this is the right rip fence for you or not. The two numbers are 058287-02 and 058287-0542 Item does not include the tightening screw or spring, as it is an odd item. As someone who purchased a Dewalt combo kit, and has the DCS393 (or the DCS391) 6 1/2 saw as part of the kit, you will require something else. The part numbers for this are 396992-396994 The 058287-02 number is in the occurrence list. The 381091-00 and the 391091-00 I think it totaled about $25. 00. The kit is listed as a replacement part - This is not in a kit like this. This makes me think they should have been included, and there's no reasonable reason not to. Even though it goes about 5 1/2 inches, it's a bit of an insult to injury after going through all the hassle of doing it. Having said that, it was my mistake however, I did not wish to detract from the item given that I was unable to use I know what you're thinking, come on DeWalt, make a universal rip guide, I know what the problem is. The following reasons are why I rate this three stars, as there's no excuse not to have more interoperability in your tools except for cutting corners to maximize It's a shame another star drops to its untimely demise since, unbelievably, none of these parts are included! For example, you have to buy a knob and spring to attach the rip fence to the table.

Marlee Coleman
Marlee Coleman
| Jan 16, 2021
Even the DeWalt Customer Service suggests doing this for the cordless saw
3/5

You're all idiots! If you already have a cordless saw, you should not buy this! THE DCS931 Cordless Saw DOES NOT WORK with this cable. The cost to me was Then you have $00 to figure out what you need to do. When I contacted DeWalt customer service online, they suggested the exact same Rip Guide as well. It's pretty bad when it's their own Customer Service who recommends the wrong part!.

Memphis PRITCHARD
Memphis PRITCHARD
| Jul 27, 2020
XR saws including the newer models work great with this model
5/5

I have a new DeWalt 7 and it works perfectly. This circular saw has a blade diameter of 25" (20V XR). As I recall, my old model had a smaller neck and was not capable of using the same rip-off XR saws including the newer models work great with this model.

Lucille Burch
Lucille Burch
| Oct 26, 2020
We use DeWalt Rip Fence DW3278 because it is of high quality and The DeWalt Rip Fence DW3278 fits my DeWalt 20V XR Brushless Circular Saw # DCS570P1 perfectly
5/5


It comes with a round headed stop screw & amp a 6 in. tall fence post. In a small plastic bag is a spring. A quick and easy way to tighten and loosen Take a break. This shaft of good quality fits snugly, doesn't wobble in the front or back, and is heavy and durable. Turn the page. This one needs to be replaced in the event that I bend it on the job by accident. The review here or any of my other reviews is not compensated.

Zuri PRITCHARD
Zuri PRITCHARD
| Feb 04, 2021
Guide for the Flexvolt cordless saw 575
4/5

This guide does sort of work with the cordless saw. Fits in the slots and is held in place by the hold-downs The down bolt fits, but there is a little movement in the guide after finger tightening the bolt. The scales on the guide are accurate and allow continuous functionality from either side of the saw. I suspect this guide would work better with corded DeWalt saws. Additionally, I believe DeWalt ought to include rip fencing with its expensive saws since it is likely to be needed by most users. The 575 Flexvolt saw performs surprisingly well in ripping PT material, even with just a tiny bit of play in the guide. I leave the bolt in the saw, finger tight, knowing that there is less chance for it to be lost inside the saw than in.

Shiloh Castaneda
Shiloh Castaneda
| Feb 01, 2021
All in all, it was not bad
4/5

My wife and I started by buying me a very nice DeWalt 7-in-one power tool As part of my Christmas present last year, I received a 14" circular saw, and I required the right size rip guide that would fit it. There are no differences in the guides that are used by DeWalt saws, so that was nice. As of now, I have used this a few times and am putting together my thoughts on this rip guide. Basically it is made from heavy metal stock, so it is not flimsy and will be able to hold up a lot of abuse. In addition, the metal is galvanized, so I assume it is steel. However, the good thing about this is that it doesn't corrode over time. In addition, the measurements listed on the main post are pretty accurate too, as long as you know how to use the correct marks on the table of the saw based on which side of the blade needs to be accurate. Usually, I only have to make minor adjustments after doing a small test, measurement, and adjust it in the future. In addition to some other brands, there are also several saws that use the same dimensions for their main posts, so I am sure this will work for those brands as well. As far as the saw blade is concerned, I believe it is similar to Porter Cable however, I am not sure if the threaded knob that holds it in is the same, but most of them come with it anyway (except for my DeWalt). Taking the Bad with the Good It's only a small issue with the mounting screw that's bothering me. It is kind of difficult to finger tighten this knob due to its very small diameter. The straps do not have to be very tight to hold it in place, but when they are too loose, it can be a bit annoying. It does not have very good grippy edges either, so that further adds to the issue. It would have been better if the handle had a larger diameter or a wing nut design. The majority of the time, it works for my needs and I haven't looked elsewhere. Nevertheless, I am quite satisfied with this unit, a must have for those with circular saws.

Enzo Harvey
Enzo Harvey
| May 11, 2021

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