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Blog entry by Brett posted 02-07-2012 03:29 AM 1155 reads 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My boss at work decided to get rid of this saw friday. He gave it to a friend of mine, who was going to scrap it, and told me about it. I almost hit the floor when he said he was going to scrap it. He asked me if I wanted it, I said ahhh yahhh! This is a startrite 24-t-10 – 24” throat and 10” height of cut. It was set up for three phase so I had to change out the motor and switch. The tires were also shot so I purchased some urethane ones, found some at peachtree woodworking on clearence. Not a bad saw for a $300 investment.

-- Brett --- HOLY MOLY!



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Dallas

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#1 posted 02-07-2012 03:33 AM

Brett, let me be the first to say…. YOU SUCK!

But, nevertheless, a great acquisition!

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 02-07-2012 03:35 AM

Wow that’s a monster ,good find.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Brett

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#3 posted 02-07-2012 03:48 AM

My wife tells me the same thing Dallas! haha! This thing is huge, think it weighed somewhere around 400lbs!

-- Brett --- HOLY MOLY!

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tomd

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#4 posted 02-07-2012 03:53 AM

Wow, that is a great find. Good luck with it.

-- Tom D

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#5 posted 02-07-2012 04:47 AM

I would do the same thing, old is not bad.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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Bearpie

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#6 posted 02-07-2012 05:11 AM

Good save, old is usually better than new!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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559dustdesigns

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#7 posted 02-07-2012 08:25 AM

What a score.

-- Aaron - central California "If you haven't got the time to do it right, when will you find the time to do it over?"

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xwingace

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#8 posted 02-07-2012 07:02 PM

You lucky son-of-a…
Awesome score!

-- I'm not as good as I once was, but I'm as good once as I ever was.

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Bertha

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#9 posted 02-07-2012 07:37 PM

Awesome saw! I’m very curious about your motor swap. I need to do the same thing on my saw. I’d like to get a big 240V Baldor but I’m not terribly experienced in motor works.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#10 posted 02-07-2012 07:57 PM

congrat´s you aspire to be this weeks sucker :-)
nice work with the rehab

Dennis

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Nighthawk

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#11 posted 02-07-2012 11:20 PM

dang…

-- Rome wasn't built in a day... but I wasn't on that job? ... http://www.wackywoodworks.co.nz

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