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Forum topic by Viktor posted 655 days ago 708 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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I was looking for a saw to cut thin balsa strips for crafts and came across this.

Would this Protool P-GCP1000-1 handle the job, or do I need something more substantial?

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#1 posted 655 days ago

Wow that’s a biggun!

-- "(...) The archer ceases to be conscious of himself as the one who is engaged in hitting the bull's-eye which confronts him(...)"

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#2 posted 655 days ago

Or you can use this one to cut railroad ties.

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#3 posted 655 days ago

if only cutting balsa strips, then I’d suggest this

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#4 posted 655 days ago

Proxxon has a small table saw especially suited for cutting wood for models, but even this is too much saw for balsa. The single edge razor blade is still the best tool. Harbor Freight has a small circular saw that might interest you.

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#5 posted 654 days ago

I think ya need the ProTool.
Terrorize the neighborhood every time ya fire it up. Who can’t live with brown-outs?


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#6 posted 654 days ago

Bill, I could start a handyman business. You know, knock on the neighbor’s door holding that thing, ask if they want to install some trim etc.

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