I bet if you could find a eager HD salesperson you could see a 3612. They have the same SKU as the 2424 so they can't tell from an inventory check on the compuker. Have them show you the boxes. The model number is printed on the side.
Also, verify in writing HD's return policy and just buy one, then you actually get to see it work not just sit there and look pretty. :eek: :eek: :eek:
I've had my 2424 for two years now and never caught a finger in the webbing. The holes are nice for holding my push stick and speed square. I fitted the top with a nice plywood cover for when the saw is not in use and it doubles as a work surface. I wouldn't trade the saw's wings for anything.