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05-09-2012 11:05 PM

Topic tags/keywords: tablesaw

I just came back home the owner of a 7 years old /3HP very clean Delta Unisaw.
I paid $500.00 for it.
In addition I got a recent Bosh 2 1/2HP plunge router for $50.00 .
A Bosh made in Switzerland ( a good one ) recent jigsaw for $50.00
and about 200 Jorgensen screw type clamp of assorted size for $20, and a free 6” dado set.

The saw runs excellent.
Question: what have done for dust collection in these saws?
Thanks

-- Bert


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#1 posted 05-09-2012 11:13 PM

Congratulations! It looks like you hit the mother lode of good deals.

-- Art

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#2 posted 05-09-2012 11:17 PM

Pictures are required at this point! Congrats.

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#3 posted 05-09-2012 11:18 PM

Congrats Bert- was that the Unisaw you were looking at before or another one?

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#4 posted 05-09-2012 11:22 PM

Very nice deal you made. 200 clamps? Wow.

If your saw lacks a shroud around the blade for dust
collection, you may need to make one if there isn’t
an OEM available. There’s a thread on another site
about making them.

http://www.sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?142688-Under-table-Blade-dust-shroud-for-1970-Unisaw

Alternatively, make a sort of square funnel with a 4”
dust port on the middle and mount it inside the saw
so the dust that falls into the cabinet gets steered
into the dust hose.

-- http://lawoodworking.com

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#5 posted 05-09-2012 11:23 PM

Sorry , 20 clamps

-- Bert

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#6 posted 05-09-2012 11:27 PM

CATO , another one, the one I was lloking at go sold and really it was too large for my shop.
This afternoon I talked to a guy about buying his 52” Powermatic, I could have get it for $1200.00 but again it would have taken too much room in my shop. Today it was no less than 5 Unisaw for sale in Salt lake city.

Loren, thank you for the link

-- Bert

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#7 posted 05-09-2012 11:29 PM

Still, quite a score.

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#8 posted 05-09-2012 11:43 PM

Well, It’s about time! LOL

-- If the old masters had power tools, they would have used them. So get off your damn High Horse.

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#9 posted 05-10-2012 12:00 AM

Congrats Bert…you know what they say though !!

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#10 posted 05-10-2012 12:24 AM

Wait .. what was that … i thought i heard someone say …. YOU SUCK! (ahh now its an offical gloat ;) ).

-- "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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#11 posted 05-10-2012 12:26 AM

Thanks guys

-- Bert

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#12 posted 05-10-2012 12:32 AM

Bert, Those Jorgensen clamps are nearly worthless also they are extremely dangerous. I think you beter send them to me for proper disposal!

Like the others said… Pit-Churs!

Oh, and Ewe Suck!

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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#13 posted 05-10-2012 12:54 AM

Jorgensen clamps: I never used those before in my life.
What do you do with them?
One has a price tag for $23.00 on it.

-- Bert

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#14 posted 05-10-2012 01:22 AM

Was this deal made in a back alley? LOL. Oh yeah, I think the $23.00 ones were recalled, send em to me and I’ll make sure they get fixed up for you.

-- - Martin

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#15 posted 05-10-2012 01:41 AM

He shoots, he scores! Nice, but we definitely want to see some pics!!!!

-- Happiness is like wetting your pants...everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warmth....

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