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03-15-2013 04:50 PM

Here's a 10% off Grizzly coupon for major powertools or whatever - 40 replies

What an interesting thread. I offered a 10% discount Grizzly coupon thinking that someone, likely with a $1,000 to $2,000 purchase could save $100 to $200 off their purchase and buy me lunch for $5 or $10 in return. A small gain for me and a large gain for them. A good deal, right? Its just money. But please read the responses below. Wha...

10-02-2012 05:17 PM

How effective are riving knives at preventing kickback? - 41 replies

Safety is important to me. Yet, unfortuantly, there is usually a dollar price tag associated with safety. I have not found many (none actually as yet) used table saws with riving knives (that ride up and down in a fixed relationship with the saw blade). I wanted to buy a used TS to get more bang for my buck and save some money. But I am ha...

09-25-2012 02:24 AM

Is this a 1940's Delta Table Saw? - 14 replies

A seller just sent me this photo of what he says is “a very old very heavy Delta Table Saw from the 1940’s, but with no model number on it. Is he right? Anyone know what this saw is? Thanks,Ed

09-24-2012 10:38 PM

What contractor cast iron table saws have belt driven motor inside the frame? - 11 replies

I have a very small shop (8×20) and do not have room for a large table saw. Nor do I need an expensive one. I have been watching Craigslist. I have found the Craftsman 113 model and Jet JWTS-10 model older saws at reasonable prices, but the motor outside the frame increases the footprint abolut 11” which I need to conserve. Their ...

09-20-2012 04:33 AM

How compare Ridgid TS2412 to Ryobi BT3000 Table saws - 12 replies

I’m looking at inexpensive used table saws. I do not have the room for a cabinet saw or even a large contractor saw. I do not need much rip capacity (24×12 is more than enough). I mainly want very good accuracy for smallish luthiery work. I do not have enough experience to compare these two saws which are available near me. Wha...

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