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Roger

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03-11-2016 10:46 PM

While suppin this coffee with ya’ll, plain and simple is this question: Give me your opinions… be it good or bad, on this table saw:

http://www.grizzly.com/products/10-Hybrid-Table-Saw-with-Riving-Knife-Polar-Bear-Series/G0715P.

I appreciate any and all responses. Thnx

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


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#1 posted 03-11-2016 10:53 PM

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#2 posted 03-11-2016 11:08 PM

Hey Roger,
I’ve got a Grizzly tablesaw, the green cabinet saw, don’t recall the model number. It’s the next step up from this one and I really like it. It’ll cut anything and the fence is great. No riving knives so I can’t comment on that.

-- Marty, https://www.MyChipCarving.com, 866-444-6996

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Roger

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#3 posted 03-11-2016 11:09 PM

Wow cop! Thnx for that link with the links. Appreciate it

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

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#4 posted 03-11-2016 11:13 PM

Thnx Marty

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

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lew

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#5 posted 03-11-2016 11:16 PM

Sure is nicer than mine!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#6 posted 03-12-2016 12:12 AM

Hi Roger, My first concern with this model would be their specification of 16A at 110V. If you are planning on using 110 Volts, you’re going to need a dedicated power source that is capable of more than the standard 15A, or you will be tripping your wall breaker far too often (experience talking, but with a Sears tablesaw). So if you do have to add a dedicated outlet, I would suggest considering a 220V line, and avoid having to go through the additional expense of the conversion mentioned at the end of the “Features”.
Another comment, based on my Sears, is that mine has similar rails for the fence. But, when I need to move my fence to the far right, and I apply the lock, the rails flex inwards (towards each-other), so it was necessary to add a bar between the rails to maintain the correct spacing and prevent the fence from being able to slip during a cut.
Other than these small issues, I’d say that it looks like a decent piece of equipment.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#7 posted 03-12-2016 12:20 AM

I have the green Grizzly – probably the same as Marty. The fence only clamps to the front rail, so I wouldn’t worry about any flex. I haven’t had any issues with mine.

It is pre-wired to 220V. If you converted it to 110V and were on a 15A circuit, you could trip the breaker if you loaded it up. Might even trip it on startup – I don’t know. Safe bet would be a 20A circuit if set up for 110V.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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Roger

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#8 posted 03-12-2016 12:25 AM

Thnx ya’ll. Grizz and Steve: yes, I’ll be ordering the 220. I have a dedicated outlet, a 20 amp circut that I will share with my jointer. I will never run both the jointer and the table saw at the same time.

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

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#9 posted 03-12-2016 12:26 AM

I knew I’d get some input/output with all ya’ll. Thnx a bunch

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

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#10 posted 03-12-2016 02:08 AM

Looks like a GOOD, Solid, Table saw…

I don’t think I’d spend $28 for a Zero Clearance Insert… I’d make’em for sure… A roll-a-round Base would be nice…

Yes, the 220 would be better than fighting 115 circuit breaker popping problem, etc.

You’re basically getting it with FREE FREIGHT… Good deal… Grizzly has GOOD products!

I think you would be happy with it.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#11 posted 03-12-2016 02:10 AM

I looked at that one, and wound up buying this one:

http://www.grizzly.com/products/10-Hybrid-Table-Saw/G0771

you might want to compare the value factor. I believe the fence on the 715 is better, but I didn’t see the price difference in the fence since I will be installing an Incra adjustment mechanism to mine in the future.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://geraldlhunsucker.com/

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Roger

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#12 posted 03-12-2016 02:11 AM

Thnx Joe. Yes, definitely the 220, and making zero clearence inserts will do it. That type of charge is what I’ll call robbery. That’s just crazy.

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

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Roger

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#13 posted 03-12-2016 02:12 AM

Hey Jerry. Thnx for chimin in. Yes, I have been looking at that one also. I do like the Beisemeyer style fence. I put one on my old Craftsman, and that improved that old saw 100 fold. If I get a new saw, I might just transfer my Beismeyer to the new one

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

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#14 posted 03-12-2016 02:29 AM

The most important aspect of this saw is that it has a riving knife. I have a very nice Jet cabinet saw without the riving knife but added a splitter. The splitter is almost as good but does not move with the blade like a riving knife.

I would NEVER consider a new saw without – period. As for Grizzly quality? I think they have improved over the years. My father in law has an older Grizzly…. like from over 20 years ago and it is basically junk. Terrible construction and machining. However, I have a 15 planer that is excellent and I know of others that are very happy with newer Grizzly products. I think it’s a good bet the saw will work well.

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#15 posted 03-12-2016 05:16 AM

I have an old 220 5HP Delta Unisaw. Nothing slows it down. If I were buying new I’d go with a Sawstop and not look back at the price. Compared to fingers, saws are cheap.

-- Big Al in IN

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