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MichaelAgate

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736 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: table saws

I thought it would be nice to see what everyone is using in their shop for a Table Saw. Then share with everyone what your dream saw would be. I will start

My son and I have a Craftex CT146 (Same as the Ridgid 3650) Our Dream saw would be the Craftex CX201

-- Michael and Matthew


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chrisstef

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#1 posted 736 days ago

I just recently acquired a Grizzly G1023. I dream small so for right now, this is the one.

-- "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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Howie

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#2 posted 736 days ago

I have a 3650 and a General50-200r

-- Life is good.

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BootsTripp

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#3 posted 736 days ago

My perpetual hunt for my first table saw is still underway. I think I’ve narrowed it down to:
Practical and most likely – Ridgid R4512
If I splurge a little – Grizzly G1023RL OR G0690
Dream saw – Sawstop PCS (won’t happen)

-- The Dude abides

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Jeff in Huntersville

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#4 posted 736 days ago

Ridgid 3650.

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lumberjoe

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#5 posted 736 days ago

Current saw – Ridgid R4512
Dream saw – DELTA 36-L352 (Unisaw) or JET JTAS-10XL50-1DX (Deluxe Xacta Saw PLUS)

-- www.etsy.com/shop/KandJWoodCrafts

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ShaneA

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#6 posted 736 days ago

Ridgid 3650.

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Roger

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#7 posted 736 days ago

An old Craftsman model from the ‘50’s with a Biesemeyer fence of coarse. :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Bobmedic

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#8 posted 736 days ago

Ridgid R4512 dream saw Saw Stop 5hp

-- Save lives, ease suffering, reduce morbidity and mortality, stomp out pestilence and disease, postpone the inevitable, and fake compassion. The Paramedics Creed

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Cato

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#9 posted 736 days ago

Ridgid R4511, currently parked in the corner

and the Jet Xacta Deluxe that I upgraded to in March.

I realized I kept kinda looking and looking for 2 years at this saw and finally decided that was enough. I must want it so I got it. Been very pleased with it.

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NiteWalker

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#10 posted 736 days ago

Delta 36-980.

It works well, but it’s had some abuse over the years, so it needs some work done.

What I really want is one of the steel city cabinet saws that run on 110 power. The main reason is the cabinet mounted trunions.

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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knotscott

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#11 posted 736 days ago

Shop Fox W1677 3hp cabinet saw. I’ve added a BORK riving knife and .Jet Xacta II fence w/router fence attachment.

Dream saw would have been a General 650, but there’s no need and no justification for it.

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

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RussellAP

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#12 posted 736 days ago

Ridgid R4512

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.

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cpd011

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#13 posted 736 days ago

1947 Unisaw upgraded to a T2 fence. It was my grandpa’s. Just finished restoring it. I love it. Gave my Ridgid 3650 (awesome saw) to my dad.

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TheDane

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#14 posted 736 days ago

SawStop PCS-175 … just acquired in May for the new shop ( http://lumberjocks.com/TheDane/blog/30273 ).

I bought the SawStop for the safety feature (10 and 12 year old grandsons will be in the shop with me), and was pleasantly surprised to find I had purchased a first class piece of engineerting as well.

It replaced a 6 year old Jet 708100 (Workshop Tablesaw).

—Gerry

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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Brrman

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#15 posted 736 days ago

Started off with a Delta TS350 about 6 years ago.
I still have the 350 but my main saw is now a 1980 Unisaw with Incra fence.

-- "Being a perfectionist does not make one perfect..."

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