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Table Saws - List your make and model

by MichaelAgate
posted 07-06-2012 11:58 AM

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#101 posted 07-10-2012 07:23 AM

4 year old PM66 bought brand new for 1500 bucks what a steal….....

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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#102 posted 07-12-2012 02:38 AM

Format 4 Kappa 40 10 foot slider.

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#103 posted 07-13-2012 10:43 AM

I have the Ridgid R4212. Was looking at the Grizzly G0715. Happy I bought the Ridgid. Does it all in spades.

-- he Bear Necessities

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#104 posted 07-13-2012 11:06 AM

I have a delta 10” contractors saw with a biesmeyer fence. My dream saw was a 14” table saw and i have now found it. I found a rockwell delta 34-395 so now it is trying to restore the saw and sell the 10” saw to make some room.


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#105 posted 07-13-2012 11:27 AM

3 HP 1987 Delta Unisaw I bought new then and have run miles of material through without a hitch. I upgraded with a Biesemeyer fence and saw cabinets and outfeed table a couple of years ago which enhanced it immensely.

My first table saw was a skill saw fastened to the bottom of a piece of plywood and a t-square fence back in 1970 and then a rusty old Craftsman tilt top saw that I cleaned up and used for many years and gave away when I was able to get the Unisaw.

I would probably buy the top of the line Saw-stop if I were to replace this saw.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#106 posted 07-13-2012 11:40 AM

I have a Shopsmith Mark V Model 520 with a home built outfeed table.

-- Making Sawdust Safely

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#107 posted 07-13-2012 12:08 PM

Ridgid 4512 (replaced a Crafstman 90’s vintage Emerson model last year, mostly because I wanted to build some more jigs and upgrade the fence on the craftsman)

When I looked at fences and the time and effort of building some new jigs, I chose to just get a new saw. Have been really happy with how it performs, but did lose it for a month for a new motor & pully. Don’t have alignment issues noted or maybe I just don’t build that closely. Other reason I upgraded was because I wanted to start building some nicer pieces.

Key for me is mobility as I have one side of a large two car garage for a shop that I share with a golf cart.

-- -Paul, South Carolina Structural Engineer by trade, Crappy Woodworker by choice

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#108 posted 07-13-2012 07:15 PM

Current Saw
Jet Table Saw
JPS-10: 10” ProShop 1-3/4HP 30” Cast Wings Stock Number: 708482K

Dream Saw
Delta 36L352
3 HP Unisaw with 52 Inch Biesemeyer Fence


PM2000, 3HP 1PH Table Saw, with 50” AccuFence and WorkBench

-- Ken, USAF MSgt, Ret.

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#109 posted 07-13-2012 10:09 PM

I have a 2005 Ridgid TS3650.

As far as a dream saw is concerned I don’t have one. This saw does everything I need it to do just as well as the higher horsepower cabinet saws that I use at work.

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#110 posted 07-13-2012 10:16 PM

I have a 1980’s Unisaw with a 1-1/2hp Rockwell Motor that was given to me.

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#111 posted 07-13-2012 10:46 PM

I have a Delta 36-L336 Unisaw with the 3HP motor and 36 inch fence. I’ve owned it for about 3 years and could not wish for a better table saw. It is powerful and precise and I still get a kick out of hearing the “Thunk whoooosh!” sound when it starts. I am also proud of the fact that it is made in America.

-- Stuart

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#112 posted 07-14-2012 12:46 AM

Spee-D-Kut. It’s an old cast iron thing with a 1 horse motor, and looks roughly like the newer junk contractor portable saws in terms of size…but isn’t junk at all. It has a dead-flat table and does what I need. I bought it from Loren.

Hey Loren, you still have that linotype cutter?!? I wish I had room for that critter, I’d’ve bought that for sure!

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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#113 posted 07-14-2012 02:54 AM

Steel city 35605 3hp Hybred w/ a 50” SC Bies clone.

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#114 posted 07-28-2012 12:31 PM

Upgraded in March 2012 from a R4511 to a Jet Deluxe Xacta 3hp with 30 in fence.

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#115 posted 07-28-2012 06:55 PM

Delta Unisaw 36-812. Can’t think of any one I’d rather have.

-- -Curt, Milwaukee, WI

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#116 posted 07-28-2012 09:51 PM

@AtomJack I do still have the linotype saw – I’ve found a place
for it and am keeping it for now. There is another linotype saw
I found for sale in Los Angeles though, a Hammond with a sliding table,
if you’re interested.

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#117 posted 07-28-2012 10:37 PM

I just noticed that somehow my text for my reply got mangled. Probably spell check on my phone… I meant to say Ryobi BT3100-1. I have it fully loaded with a Shark Guard, Wide Table, belly pan dust colleciton, a vast array of throat plates, router table extension etc…

My dream saw would be a SawStop 3HP PCS with the 52” rip fence a bench dog router wing extension, and a sliding miter table…

I know Ryobi gets no respect, and for the most part, I can agree, but the BT3×00 series saws are pretty unique… I am very happy with this machine, but would like a little more mass and the brake feature of the Saw Stop… I am not willing to do without the riving knife though. I have had a saw with a splitter previously, and the riving knife, especially the way the Shark Guard and Shark Knife are set up, have saved my skin more than once…

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#118 posted 07-28-2012 11:25 PM

Grizzly G0715p. I also love mine.


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#119 posted 07-28-2012 11:55 PM

At Work: -SawStop ICS 5HP 52” rails. -Unisaw 1991 right tilt, 3HP 52” Unifence

At Home
-Unisaw 1944 1HP RI Bullet motor. Stock fence retired, replaced by 52” Beisemeyer.

-- Without the wood, it's just working

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#120 posted 07-29-2012 12:06 AM

Grizz. 1023 … early model .. circa 1994

-- - dabbling in sarcasm is foolish … if you’re not proficient at it, you end up looking stupid … ... ...

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#121 posted 07-29-2012 12:12 AM

Have a ShopSmith Model V from 1978. Just upgraded to a Grizzly 0691 last year and that’ll do me the rest of my life. Want a MLCS router table extension for the left side w/power lifter and Porter cable 890/690 router for it. Have Craftsman Super Router of the 70’s and a Freud Plunge FV2200, but neither will work with most lifters.

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343

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#122 posted 07-30-2012 03:07 AM

1.75 hp sawstop contractor saw

Dream saw: 7.5 hp Martin 16” sliding table saw

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#123 posted 07-30-2012 03:31 AM

I have used a Craftsman contractor saw for 30 years. I recently acquired a 2001 Delta Unisaw with a Uni-Fence
(5 hp). I got this at a local auction. I haven’t gotten it in place and running yet but I am looking forward to using it.

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#124 posted 07-30-2012 04:05 AM

Delta Unisaw Model 36-953 3HP. 7years no problems.

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#125 posted 07-30-2012 04:29 AM

Sawstop PCS 175
dream saw would be to upgrade to the 5hp version…

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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#126 posted 07-30-2012 05:41 PM

Ridgid 3650 bought of CL less then a week ago. Already put several hours worth of work through it.

also have a Dewalt DW744XRS jobsite saw

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#127 posted 07-30-2012 09:46 PM

I have a Craftsman “Professional”, not sure of the model, but it is a “Hybrid” saw. Looks very similar to some of the Delta Unisaws I have seen, and has a Biesmeyer fence. I love it, extremely accurate and only requires 110 so no fancy power required which is great for a small shop. Bought it new about 7 or 8 years ago for less than 1000.00. I does lack the power of a larger HP machine obviously due to the 110 V motor but that could be easily upgraded.

Dream saw? Better than what I have and the shop and power to run it, and if I say I am an illegal alien it will all be paid for. Oh yea, someone to pay the electric bills too.

-- Upstate New York -- Do what you love and never work a day in your life.

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Don W

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#128 posted 07-30-2012 09:50 PM

Grizzley 1023L

-- Master hand plane hoarder. -

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#129 posted 07-30-2012 09:53 PM

Sawstop Industrial for my dream saw
Current: Bosch 4100-09

-- My terrible signature...

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#130 posted 07-30-2012 10:21 PM

Don W, Why the G1023L v.s. the G0691? I have the latter for a little over a year now and Wow, what an improvement over my 1978 Shop Smith that I’m still using for the Lathe, drill press and horizonial boring machine features.

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343

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#131 posted 07-31-2012 08:17 AM

A Craftsman 9” bench saw circa 1972. Still works perfectly. A dream saw would be a New Powermattic 62 for $40 delivered.

Until then, my Craftsman will be fine.


-- Steve in KY. 44 years so far with my lovely bride. Think I'll keep her.

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#132 posted 07-31-2012 10:40 AM

DaveBaker – It sounds like you have a 22124. I had one for 3-1/2 years and loved it.

-- Happiness is like wetting your pants...everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warmth....

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#133 posted 07-31-2012 01:39 PM

Rigid 3650 contractor. Great saw!

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#134 posted 07-18-2013 02:38 PM

old craftsman industrial i bought 15 yrs ago new.

-- High speed low drag!!!!

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#135 posted 07-18-2013 03:09 PM

Delta 5hp Unisaw.

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#136 posted 07-18-2013 03:14 PM

Delta X5 Unisaw – 3hp.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#137 posted 07-18-2013 03:46 PM

Current Tablesaw – Grizzly G0691

Dream Tablesaw – Took so long to buy the one I have that my dream is to just use it until I’m too old to do woodworking anymore.

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#138 posted 07-18-2013 04:06 PM

Used to have this Craftsman powered saw:

NOW I have this Grizzly G0690 with cast iron router extension. BTW, this IS my dream saw.:

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#139 posted 07-18-2013 04:14 PM

Ridgid R4511 (The one with the granite top)

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#140 posted 07-18-2013 06:09 PM

Jet Jtas 10-3 cabinet saw. Had it 25 years and it is still like brand new. They don’t make em any better.

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#141 posted 07-18-2013 06:48 PM

Ridgid 3650 and a Sears direct drive contractor saw.

My dream saw ? Well, the 3650 is large for my small shop, with the 60”+ rails and motor hanging off the back.

No particular saw, but it would be a cabinet saw that has a smaller footprint and good
dust collection.

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#142 posted 07-18-2013 07:58 PM

I currently have the Delta 36-L352 unisaw with the handwheels in front.
this is my dream saw.

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#143 posted 07-18-2013 09:12 PM

Grizzly 1023sl and it Roars FOMO wood just put new arbor bearings in, smooth as a babies buttocks, wanna go golfin anybody

-- Stevo, work in tha city woodshop in the country

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#144 posted 07-18-2013 09:20 PM

Grizzly G0661…

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#145 posted 07-18-2013 09:34 PM

10 year old Jet 3hp right tilt cabinet saw.

-- Paul, Las Vegas

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#146 posted 07-18-2013 09:43 PM

An old Shopsmith with OG fence.

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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#147 posted 07-28-2013 01:46 PM

Grizzly G0690 three HP. Awesome!

-- Mike

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#148 posted 07-28-2013 03:16 PM

Sawstop PCS

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#149 posted 07-28-2013 04:20 PM

Ridgid TS2424-1, bought it three years ago from a pawn shop. Previous owner apparently used it to hold hold his beer. I cleaned it up, replaced the crap blade, properly aligned the fence and upgraded the miter gauge.

-- "It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so." - Mark Twain

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#150 posted 07-28-2013 04:36 PM

Ryobi BT3000

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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