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Blog entry by Beginningwoodworker posted 02-04-2009 04:56 AM 1407 reads 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 3: Painting almost complete. Part 4 of Unisaw rebuilt project! series Part 5: Font Rail install! »

I found a good deal on motor a friend is upgradeing to a 3HP Motor in his Unisaw so I offer to buy his 1-1/2 HP Rockwell Unisaw Motor for 150 bucks plus shipping cost.

Will have more pictures once it arive and is install.



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Woodwrecker

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#1 posted 02-04-2009 05:43 AM

That saw is going to be great when you get it going.
Think of all the cool projects you are going to be making with it.
Can’t wait to see it all done!

-- Eric, central Florida

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lew

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#2 posted 02-04-2009 06:26 AM

CJ,

Looks like a good deal because it has the mounting brackets and will fit onto your saw with minimal hassle. Do you have the correct voltage/amps to run it?

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Napaman

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#3 posted 02-04-2009 06:52 AM

wow…one piece at a time…I am rooting for you!!!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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Beginningwoodworker

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#4 posted 02-04-2009 01:16 PM

Yes I do lew!

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Timber4fun

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#5 posted 02-04-2009 03:21 PM

Fire it up and let it rip. Should be a great saw.

-- Tim from Iowa City, IA

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Dwain

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#6 posted 02-04-2009 06:41 PM

That is great news! I want to see some more pics of the saw. I am excited to see your progress!

-- When you earnestly believe you can compensate for a lack of skill by doubling your efforts, there is no end to what you CAN'T do

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Thos. Angle

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#7 posted 02-04-2009 07:47 PM

go, man, go!!!

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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Beginningwoodworker

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#8 posted 02-05-2009 03:39 AM

Thank guys!

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Zuki

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#9 posted 02-05-2009 03:56 AM

Just saw your blog BWW. Cool colour . . . almost like those custom Powermatic paint jobs.

Are you gonna add some flames to make it extra cool? :-D

Where did you pick up the saw?

-- BLOG - http://www.colorfulcanary.com/search/label/Zuki

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Beginningwoodworker

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#10 posted 02-05-2009 05:26 AM

It was a gift! I am not sure about the flames.

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