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Forum topic by firefighterontheside posted 02-24-2017 01:09 AM 1069 views 1 time favorited 36 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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firefighterontheside

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02-24-2017 01:09 AM

Edited…..I got the saw. Im not gonna keep it, but I’m gonna takes some parts to upgrade my current saw. Then I’ll still have a complete saw to resell.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.


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#1 posted 02-24-2017 01:50 AM

300$ max

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#2 posted 02-24-2017 01:51 AM

Normally, I’d say it’s worth $100-$200… but the Unifence is a nice score, as is the mobile base and extension table(s), so around $300 would be my top end as well.

Cheers,
Brad

-- Brad in FL - In Dog I trust... everything else is questionable

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#3 posted 02-24-2017 02:11 AM

If I get it, I may just keep the blade and sell the saw. Thanks fellas.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#4 posted 02-24-2017 02:19 AM

$900 when it was new, circa 2000. $450 now to anyone who knows what they are looking at.

American made, true 1.5hp, unifence, cast iron wing, machined pulley, 30” rip, mobile base, outfeed. Nice saw.

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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firefighterontheside

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#5 posted 02-24-2017 02:49 AM

That’s good to hear Rick. I’m winning with 30 min left. Current bid $220. If I get it, I’ll have to decide if I like my grizzly better or not.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#6 posted 02-24-2017 03:05 AM

That saw also has one of those magical motors that actually increase horsepower when run on 240v… It’s 1.5hp on 120, and 2hp on 240. $220 would be a pretty good price if it holds.

Cheers,
Brad

-- Brad in FL - In Dog I trust... everything else is questionable

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firefighterontheside

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#7 posted 02-24-2017 03:09 AM

Um, yep. I’d love to have a magic saw.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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knotscott

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#8 posted 02-24-2017 03:33 AM

With the cast iron wings, mobile base, extension table, Unifence, and a WWII, I’d think it’d be worth in the $400-$450 range. It’s in nice shape and appears to be complete.

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onoitsmatt

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#9 posted 02-24-2017 03:36 AM

Been keeping an eye on the thread. Did you win it?

-- Matt - Phoenix, AZ

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firefighterontheside

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#10 posted 02-24-2017 03:36 AM

Good Scott, because I just bought it for $220 plus fees. Basically I paid 250. Guess I’m gonna have to remove outfeed, and the extension wing to transport on a trailer. Do you think it may be better to have than the G0575 that I have with shop fox alums classic?

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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MrUnix

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#11 posted 02-24-2017 03:37 AM

Good deal! Don’t forget to bring along two sheets of plywood so you don’t mess up the guys yard :)

Cheers,
Brad

-- Brad in FL - In Dog I trust... everything else is questionable

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firefighterontheside

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#12 posted 02-24-2017 03:39 AM

Yeah, what a joke. LOL. I guess I will. Don’t wanna mess up the grass.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#13 posted 02-24-2017 03:43 AM

You’re going to love the Unifence!

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firefighterontheside

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#14 posted 02-24-2017 03:50 AM

I like my shop fox, but I could see liking the unifence better.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#15 posted 02-24-2017 04:01 AM

Put it this way, I’ve owned the same saw for over 15 years and if it blew up tomorrow if buy another just like it. I’d rather have a Unisaw but it’s not feasible for me.

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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