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Forum topic by Scarecrow posted 07-22-2010 05:41 AM 1357 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Scarecrow

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07-22-2010 05:41 AM

hey all I want a sawstop anyone have any ideas of how I can get a good used one…..im in tennessee….

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#1 posted 07-22-2010 04:53 PM

Wait and hope. The brand is still new and rare enough that it is uncommon to find on Craigslist or auction sites. Combine that with the issue that it is very expensive and unlikely to be in a hobbyist shop means that you’d have to find a production environment that is going out of business.

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#2 posted 07-22-2010 05:02 PM

I fear you have to wait a long time before you find a good used one.

Most used tools were originally purchased by someone who thought they would like to try woodworking and later found out it was not for them or the original owner has died or became unable to use the tool anymore. Those candidates for selling used tools probably don’t have sawstops.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#3 posted 07-22-2010 05:14 PM

I agree most Saw Stop owners are not going to let go of their saws. I think if you want one a new one is the best option.

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#4 posted 08-23-2010 06:15 AM

About 2years ago, I actually ran across a craigslist listing for an industrial Sawstop. So you may run into one, but as everyone says, if you come across one, it would be a real find.

Dalec

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