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11-09-2011 03:00 AM

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So I found a used table saw and I want your input on if I should buy it or not. The saw is only $400 and doesn’t come with the out feed table mobile base or any blades. I have no issue with that either since I have blades already. The saw is from 2007 and it is the Grizzly G1023 SLX. Should I buy this or wait for something else to become available? The seller is buying a new Sawstop and that is why he is looking to sell.

Thanks for the help!

-- look Ma! I still got all eleven of my fingers! -

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#1 posted 11-09-2011 03:06 AM

400 bucks … id be on that like white on rice on a paper plate in a snow storm.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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#2 posted 11-09-2011 03:31 AM

Buy it, I have a new saw and would buy it for a second saw for that price.

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#3 posted 11-09-2011 03:33 AM

As far as something better coming along…. I don’t think you will find anything. The thing looks brand new.

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#4 posted 11-09-2011 03:33 AM

a real bargain go for it

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 11-09-2011 03:36 AM

Go for it, before someone else does.

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#6 posted 11-09-2011 03:37 AM

jump on it

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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#7 posted 11-09-2011 03:40 AM

I would buy this saw also , It sells brand new over 1200.

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#8 posted 11-09-2011 03:46 AM

yes yes and yes. oh my god why arent you buying this already!?@?

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#9 posted 11-09-2011 03:54 AM

hmmm… Where is that saw anyways…

Run, don’t walk and buy it!

-- - Martin

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#10 posted 11-09-2011 04:46 AM

Yeah… figured that you would all say that… Now to find someone with a truck and scrape together the money that I really don’t have lol

-- look Ma! I still got all eleven of my fingers! -

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#11 posted 11-09-2011 05:20 AM

Mike, dont worry about whether or not to buy a like new cabinet saw for 1/3 retail value, more then likely the new owner has already made arrangements to pick the saw up tomorrow or the next day. Well u may as well call because after all there is a tiny chance that I could be wrong.

In my area that saw at that price in that condition probably would not last long at all.

-- Jerry Nettrour, San Antonio,

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#12 posted 11-09-2011 05:38 AM

Heck yes I would be on that like a fat kid on cake.

-- Chief Petty Officer USN(RET) 1991-2011

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#13 posted 11-09-2011 05:49 AM

You better grab that baby, only $400.00 it aint gonna get any better.

-- Lumberdog.. Michigan

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#14 posted 11-09-2011 06:15 AM

The guy is going to be out of town for the week so I am sure that it will be fine. I just am waiting on some info from Grizzly on the serial number. It is just to see if there were any tech reports on the unit.

-- look Ma! I still got all eleven of my fingers! -

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#15 posted 11-09-2011 02:47 PM

If yoyu don’t have all the manuals, you might be able to download them off the Grizzly website or request that they mail them- might be a charge for mailing. Wish I could find a bargain like that! Nice find!!!!

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