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Blog entry by BassHunter posted 11-29-2012 05:54 PM 2942 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Exciting day today – the new saw has arrived.

Got the heat warming up the shop – gonna head out soon to start putting her together.

Very excited and blessed to have such a nice new tool to use. I agonized for quite a while whether to go for this or not, but now that it is done and here, looking forward to using this for many years to come. Will teach my boys how to use it as safely as possible and give it to one of them some day.

Basshunter

-- If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice...



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chrisstef

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#1 posted 11-29-2012 06:00 PM

Congrats Basshunter.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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#2 posted 11-29-2012 06:32 PM

Very cool, but there’s a downside I see. Christmas can only be a disappointment after already getting something that great.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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#3 posted 11-29-2012 08:06 PM

congrats on the new purchase. get it set up and put some turtle wax on that new body.

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#4 posted 11-29-2012 08:28 PM

Congrats it should be a saw that will last for years to come.
I would check any wax you put on your saw and make sure it does not contain silicone ,that will contaminate any finishes you try to apply to your work.

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#5 posted 12-05-2012 03:40 PM

Thanks guys!

Everything is set up – this is such a huge improvement over the old tilting table saw. Working on making my own dust hose arm and we’ll be in business.

I found the motor was tripping the circuit at start-up (intermittently). Customer service was very helpful and overnighted a starting capacitor right away. No regrets on this saw so far!

Basshunter

-- If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice...

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