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Forum topic by Jason Watts posted 08-10-2015 03:12 PM 568 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Jason Watts

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08-10-2015 03:12 PM

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My friend wants to get rid of his grandpa’s old table saw and was asking for some advice on value. He currently has it listed on Facebook for $50. Thoughts?

-- - In Christ


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timbertailor

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#1 posted 08-10-2015 03:35 PM

The motor is worth that much but it is an old design that barely qualifies as a contractors saw. It is still useful and I wish you luck in selling it. In some respects it is very desirable because they just do not make them like they used to but because it is not a table saw, it still is not worth too much.

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MrUnix

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#2 posted 08-10-2015 03:41 PM

They should not have any problem selling it for $50. It looks complete, which in itself is pretty rare, with the original fence, miter gauge and cast iron extension wings. Anyone looking for a good restoration candidate would be all over it.

Cheers,
Brad

PS: It would probably sell quicker if listed on CL

-- Brad in FL - To be old and wise, you must first be young and stupid

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canadianchips

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#3 posted 08-10-2015 03:52 PM

If I lived closer I would buy it for $50.
The extensions alone are worth that. Motor, fence and miter guage.
Like Brad says: Anyone who restore old tools will buy it.

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

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BorkBob

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#4 posted 08-11-2015 03:48 PM

If those extension wings are full depth (27”), they will sell for at least $40 each + shipping on ebay.

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aksarben1010

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#5 posted 08-11-2015 08:26 PM

Nice clean saw, I bet it hardly has any use. I would love that saw for $50, set it up in the corner as a single tasker.

Scott

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