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Forum topic by gmussell posted 01-25-2012 10:25 PM 3956 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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gmussell

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01-25-2012 10:25 PM

I am still searching the for a table saw, I found this on craigslist, I emailed him and this is the info he sent me. I’ve read some reviews on steel city, but I’m not sure if they are about this saw. Any info would be helpful.

thanks

George

http://denver.craigslist.org/tls/2804231418.html

1.75 HP
model # 35600
serial L3007
120/240V 60-Hz Ac
15/7.5 Amp
3450 RPM

This saw is a requires 110 outlet
We bought the saw in 09 but was only in operation for a few months and since then has ben stored in our cabinet shop.


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#1 posted 01-25-2012 11:09 PM

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#2 posted 01-26-2012 02:17 AM

That would be about a $1100 to $1400 saw today, but being due to its age it will not have a decent blade guard and no riving knife. As far as everything else, that is probably a fine saw.

Why haven’t you gone to pick it up?

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mcase

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#3 posted 01-26-2012 02:46 AM

gmrussel:

They go for a bout grand BRAND NEW!

http://www.toolking.com/steel-city-35915-10-inch-cabinet-table-saw

BUT – Before you buy a steel city think about this arbor problem reported on LJ three years ago and still not corrected:

http://lumberjocks.com/Speednork/blog/7624

http://lumberjocks.com/topics/30350

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#4 posted 01-26-2012 03:46 AM

AFAIK, the 35600 was very similar to the popular Craftsman 22124 that was made by Steel City/Orion….nice saw, great fence, cabinet mounted trunnions, good track record. I believe these were made in the 2004-2006 range before the arbor problem that was mentioned… different saw, so that should be a non issue here. $600 is a reasonable deal IMO.

See Frostyjo's review of the 22124 here.

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#5 posted 01-26-2012 04:09 AM

George,
I have the 3 HP 35905, bought it in 2008. The only issue I had with it was it had two rear rails, SC shipped me another fence within a week from CA. I am very happy with this saw, really like the riving knife and it keeps its setting when I need to bevel (setting it back to 90 degrees-unlike the contractor saw I used to own). It’s a pretty solid saw much better in many ways than the Delta Contractor I had for several years. I paid about $1300 for the SC and it had a Forrest WWII blade thrown in (promotional). My saw looks pretty similar to the one you have pictured. I have not had any arbor issues at all and have used a full dado stack pretty often. I have a JET lathe and jointer, as well as a Grizzly Bandsaw and it’s just as well built as any of those machines. I would think 600.00 is pretty fair if it hasn’t been abused as I saw it might have been used in a cabinet shop. Hope this helps you,
Kevin

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gmussell

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#6 posted 01-26-2012 04:58 AM

THanks for the great replies. Unfortunatly, living in Eastern Colorado, it is a long way away. I emailed him back and said I would be there on Sunday, if its not sold. lets hope.

George

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