You don't get this type of quality anymore.

  • Advertise with us

« back to Power Tools, Hardware and Accessories forum

Forum topic by Alexandre posted 07-31-2012 10:55 PM 1155 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View Alexandre's profile


1417 posts in 2364 days

07-31-2012 10:55 PM

Topic tags/keywords: circular saw
You cannot get a circular saw^^ with that quality anymore….
Look at that base, compared to nowdays circular saw bases…

-- My terrible signature...

5 replies so far

View Jim Jakosh's profile

Jim Jakosh

21520 posts in 3279 days

#1 posted 07-31-2012 11:14 PM

That is a beefy machine. It is a Thor Power Tool. They were in my home town of Aurora, Ill. My brother in law and his dad worked there for many years.
I’ll bet that is heavy to lift!

Did you buy it??????


-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

View Alexandre's profile


1417 posts in 2364 days

#2 posted 07-31-2012 11:15 PM

Imagine shipping to Canada!

-- My terrible signature...

View MrUnix's profile


7004 posts in 2372 days

#3 posted 07-31-2012 11:20 PM

$65 isn’t a bad price either.. I’ve often thought of selling off my vintage circular saw, but the thing just works too good and is built like a tank. Like you say, you can’t get this kind of quality any more:


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

View Loren's profile


10477 posts in 3821 days

#4 posted 08-01-2012 12:47 AM

Looks like the paper reads, “Working weight – 38 lbs.”

That’s one reason they don’t make them like that anymore.

View Alexandre's profile


1417 posts in 2364 days

#5 posted 08-01-2012 12:53 AM

Yeah…. But its better than nowdays “Stamped” steel circular saws…
I’m sure that “Stamped” steel the steel that comes from sardine cans or something.

-- My terrible signature...

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