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Plain

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06-27-2016 05:52 PM

Just placed an order for a 3HP 36” fence Sawstop on Amazon for 2.5 grand. That is about $700 price drop. I wander if the recent Sawstop rebates and this price drop is an indication of a new model coming out.


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BulldogLouisiana

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#1 posted 06-27-2016 06:12 PM

I nearly grabbed that saw this morning. Didn’t recognize the vendor, so I decided not too. The saw is still $3100 shipped from the other sellers. If you do end up getting the right model and its new…you got a fantastic deal.

-- There are 10 types of people in the world. Those who understand binary and those who don't.

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#2 posted 06-27-2016 06:42 PM

I paid $2899 for the 3hp 36” T glide fence saw on May 1st from Woodcraft. Got the over arm dust collection attachment as a limited time incentive, I believe a $250 value (could be wrong, going from memory). I was told that’s as low as they go and that the dust collector or mechanical base incentive only happens once a year. If you got that saw for $2500 then kudos to you, that’s a great price.

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#3 posted 06-27-2016 06:54 PM

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#4 posted 06-27-2016 06:54 PM

The SawStop PCS 3HP ships from and sold by Amazon for $2,688.53 right now. I’m sure you can get an authorized vendor to match that price to save on tax.

This is tempting but i’m holding out for the ICS, I think.

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#5 posted 06-27-2016 07:05 PM

I did not buy it from that seller. Too risky. There was a bit more expensive, $2600+ from Amazon itself with prime shipping. I see it is gone now though.
Now I do need to find a way to cramp a 220V breker into a remaining single free slot in the breaker panel. Might require a subpanel.

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Plain

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#6 posted 06-27-2016 07:11 PM


The SawStop PCS 3HP ships from and sold by Amazon for $2,688.53 right now. I m sure you can get an authorized vendor to match that price to save on tax.
- noone

Amazon.com is an authorized vendor.
You can save on tax but would have to pay $250 for shipping. And technically if you did not pay tax on an online purchase you have to report it with your income taxes at the end of the year and still pay it, otherwise it is a tax fraud.

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#7 posted 06-27-2016 07:11 PM

I bought one too (I posted the deal here last night)

The interesting thing is that there showed 19 available direct from Amazon for $2699 plus tax.

Amazon’s price went back up to $3119 a few minutes ago.

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#8 posted 06-27-2016 07:12 PM

WOW. That was quick. I didn’t even have enough time to even think it over.

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#9 posted 06-27-2016 07:18 PM


I did not buy it from that seller. Too risky. There was a bit more expensive, $2600+ from Amazon itself with prime shipping. I see it is gone now though.
Now I do need to find a way to cramp a 220V breker into a remaining single free slot in the breaker panel. Might require a subpanel.

- Plain

I bought from the risky seller :)

You will need two adjacent slots in your breaker box to get 220v. The easiest way is to buy a single slot tandem breaker and consolidate two others to get the extra slot.

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Plain

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#10 posted 06-27-2016 07:20 PM

I think I know what happened. Some unauthorized dude had a Sawstop to sell so he listed it on amazon ( much like ebay) for $2500. Amazon’s robot saw the price drop and automatically lowered it for their merchandise to stay competitive. Once the $2500 single item sold the robot does not see the competitor and raises the price back to $3120 !

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Plain

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#11 posted 06-27-2016 07:23 PM

I bought from the risky seller :)

You will need two slots in your breaker box to get 220v. The easiest way is to buy a single slot tandem breaker and consolidate two others to get an extra slot.
- Rentvent

So you own me a beer ;-)
Thanks for the advise but someone before me already used that approach and doubled every slot in the panel. One of those someone was the solar company.

I will probably have to add a subpanel and relocate of the circuits from the main to the subpanel

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#12 posted 06-27-2016 07:32 PM



I think I know what happened. Some unauthorized dude had a Sawstop to sell so he listed it on amazon ( much like ebay) for $2500. Amazon s robot saw the price drop and automatically lowered it for their merchandise to stay competitive. Once the $2500 single item sold the robot does not see the competitor and raises the price back to $3200 !

- Plain

That’s what I’m thinking too. The Amazon bot lowered the price to compete with the $2500 one.

There’s scammers listing used SS for $500 all the time.

I read the reviews for the seller and one reviewer did mention that their parcel weighed over 300# and was delivered by freight truck. we shall see….

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#13 posted 06-27-2016 07:34 PM

Hopefully everything works out for you, especially since that price drop is Amazon’s Oops.
If that was a SS price drop, it would be deflected at every SS dealer across the US.
You will love the saw, I have a 3hp PCS and it is always a pleasure to use every time I turn it on.
Absolutely, NO regrets on my purchase.

-- I'm not clumsy.. It's just the floor hates me, the tables and chairs are bullies, the wall gets in the way AAANNNDDD table saws BITE my fingers!!!.. - Mike -

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#14 posted 06-27-2016 07:38 PM

Well here’s to hoping some unauthorized seller lists an ICS 3HP for 600 less.

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#15 posted 06-27-2016 07:50 PM

How about $1450 on a used 52-inch model:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B005HPWE5W/ref=dp_olp_used?ie=UTF8&condition=used

It has to be a pricing error or a scam… it just can’t be real.

-- Allen, Colorado

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