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Forum topic by Alexandre posted 07-31-2012 10:55 PM 799 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Alexandre

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07-31-2012 10:55 PM

Topic tags/keywords: circular saw

http://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/tls/3175124059.html
You cannot get a circular saw^^ with that quality anymore….
Look at that base, compared to nowdays circular saw bases…

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Jim Jakosh

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#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

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Alexandre

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

No….....
Imagine shipping to Canada!

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#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:

Cheers,
Brad

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#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.

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#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.

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