How much would you pay ?

  • Advertise with us

« back to Power Tools, Hardware and Accessories forum

Forum topic by Dusty56 posted 07-02-2012 11:41 PM 1127 views 0 times favorited 10 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View Dusty56's profile


11819 posts in 3652 days

07-02-2012 11:41 PM

Topic tags/keywords: question radial arm saw
8” Delta RAS…$400 FIRM ??? LOL

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

10 replies so far

View SASmith               's profile


1850 posts in 2951 days

#1 posted 07-02-2012 11:51 PM

I like how she links to a “similar” saw that is a 14” 3HP model.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

View Craftsman on the lake's profile

Craftsman on the lake

2781 posts in 3402 days

#2 posted 07-02-2012 11:51 PM

Not much. There are more RAS’s on craigslist than almost any other power tool. This is probably a good one but does anyone use these any more?

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

View William's profile


9949 posts in 2806 days

#3 posted 07-03-2012 12:06 AM

I know where a Craftsman sits right now, same size and power, for $35.


View MrUnix's profile


6586 posts in 2163 days

#4 posted 07-03-2012 12:13 AM

Radial arm saws all over down here for $200 or less (many under $100).. and I wouldn’t spend more than that on one. If you want more bang for your buck, find an older Craftsman RAS that is on the recall list (get the model number from the seller if not already provided).. buy the saw, fill out the form at the web site and get a brand new table, handle and guard for free in the mail a few weeks later.


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

View AHuxley's profile


652 posts in 3285 days

#5 posted 07-03-2012 12:38 AM

@William if it is a recall saw turn it in for the $100 bounty, they sned you the shipping box and everything. I have never bought one seperately but I have bought them when buying other machines/tools and make 60-70 bucks for my hour or less of time, I just do it to make the tools I do get seem cheaper.

View TopamaxSurvivor's profile


18246 posts in 3640 days

#6 posted 07-03-2012 12:48 AM

It will be firmly there for a long time ;-))

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

View SnowyRiver's profile


51457 posts in 3444 days

#7 posted 07-03-2012 12:52 AM

Wonder what year that was built. It looks like an antique by the blade cover.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

View Karson's profile


35111 posts in 4364 days

#8 posted 07-03-2012 01:11 AM

Someone should help the lady out in getting rid of her husbands equipment.

She shurly doesn’t know how to valuate it.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

View sandhill's profile


2128 posts in 3888 days

#9 posted 07-03-2012 01:36 AM

I agree with Karson someone needs to guide her.

View Loren's profile


10252 posts in 3612 days

#10 posted 07-03-2012 03:03 AM

Probably a 10”. Those Delta turret saws are good machines,
even the smaller ones. I have an older one and the sucker
is built like a tank.

I’d take a Delta turrent saw over any other small radial
arm saw except a Dewalt.

Still, the price is too high.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics