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Blog entry by BigTiny posted 12-17-2011 12:44 PM 1169 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

As if my poor work area wasn’t crowded too much already, today I bought myself an older but low time and very well maintained radial arm saw. It’s a sears, about 15 or so years old, and once we tried it out, the seller removed the blade as a backup for his table saw as the price was too good to include it, and anyway it was a gift from his dad.

The reason I’m so happy about more overcrowding in my little shop?

It was only forty bucks!

Pardon me, but I’ve been walking on air so much I’ve dusted the ceiling with my hair. :)

Paul

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!



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canadianchips

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#1 posted 12-17-2011 02:27 PM

Good find. I had a Sears 10” Radial Arm 25 years ago. Take the time to build a good table on each side.I liked the one I had very much (Looked dangerous, if used properly it was okay) I Sold it when I moved out East.
Cutting Power for $40., can’t complain about that.

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#2 posted 12-17-2011 04:51 PM

Great find, Tiny.

Lee

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lanwater

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#3 posted 12-17-2011 06:26 PM

Good deal!

$40 is a steal. I am pretty sure space will be found.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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redryder

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#4 posted 12-17-2011 07:25 PM

40 bucks ?? The guilt must be killing you…...........

-- mike...............

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racerglen

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#5 posted 12-18-2011 01:55 AM

Shmarty pants..

It’s a GLOAT Tiny !

-- Glen, Vernon B.C. Canada

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BigTiny

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#6 posted 12-18-2011 08:09 AM

As I said, the make is Sears.

No idea about anything else as it is still in the car. My wife ended up in hospital yesterday and I haven’t had time to even think about anything else since.

Paul

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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IrreverentJack

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#7 posted 12-18-2011 06:48 PM

Tiny, Check to see if your new saw falls under the Craftsman Radial Arm Saw Recall. They’ll send you some updated parts (maybe a new table) or $100 to disable it. -Jack

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