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Blog entry by terrilynne posted 10-22-2012 04:39 PM 5758 reads 1 time favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

That’s right guys, a 20” RBI Hawk !!! Made in the good ole USA !! I found this on craigslist for $100. I couldn’t get there fast enough. I even got the magnifier light and lots of extra blades. Apparently the man I bought it from bought it intending to make wooden toys and decided scrolling wasn’t his thing, and just wanted it out of the garage. Lucky for me !! Well I need to get back out to the shed and make up for lost time without a saw. It’s great to be back. Terri Lynne

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!



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jim C

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#1 posted 10-22-2012 04:45 PM

Great find Terri

Use it a lot and have fun.

-- When I was a boy, I was told "anyone can be President", now I'm beginning to believe it!

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patron

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#2 posted 10-22-2012 05:10 PM

looks like a great saw

will be nice to see your work again
been wondering about you

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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bobasaurus

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#3 posted 10-22-2012 05:18 PM

Looks nice. I think you should raise the table to match your height, though, or get a stool… bending over like that will get old fast. Have fun scrolling :) .

-- Allen, Colorado

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terrilynne

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#4 posted 10-22-2012 05:34 PM

I need to get Mike to build a platform for it and raise the back up a little too. It’s easier to see your work when it’s on a tilt. I just couldn’t wait !

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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Pdub

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#5 posted 10-22-2012 05:56 PM

Congrats! I have the 26” version and love it. That’s a heck of a deal, the light is worth half of what you paid. Now you know, we all expect to see some projects posted soon! LOL

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#6 posted 10-22-2012 06:30 PM

Congrats on the find!!!!

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Howie

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#7 posted 10-22-2012 06:48 PM

That was worth buying even if all you do is chop firewood! Great score.

-- Life is good.

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Woodenwizard

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#8 posted 10-22-2012 06:53 PM

WOW! Great find. I have two saws but would have bought it any way.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#9 posted 10-22-2012 07:22 PM

WOW! Great find. Hawk made a great saw. I too have the 26” model and really like it.

Lee

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shipwright

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#10 posted 10-23-2012 12:28 AM

Great score Terri, and I hope you get the platform soon….. but maybe you should hire the job out to a carpenter.
You can’t rush a real artist.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#11 posted 10-23-2012 03:54 AM

Great deal! Let’s see some projects!

-- Aim high. Ride easy. Trust God. Neale Donald Walsch

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#12 posted 10-23-2012 04:00 AM

Enjoy Terri

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#13 posted 10-23-2012 12:46 PM

Sounds pretty wonderful. I’d add some “riser-blocks”, or something on those legs to give your back some relief. :) Just an idea

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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GlenGuarino

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#14 posted 10-23-2012 01:50 PM

Nice deal, have fun with it.

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#15 posted 10-23-2012 02:44 PM

Nice find ! look forward to seeing some of your work

-- David ; "BE SAFE BE HAPPY" Brockport , NY

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