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Forum topic by AKSteve posted 11-14-2012 05:54 PM 1915 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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AKSteve

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11-14-2012 05:54 PM

found this on Craigslist, anyone know anything about this table saw? looks like it is well built but I can’t find any info on it.

http://anchorage.craigslist.org/tls/3402645145.html

-- Steve - Wasilla, Alaska


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#1 posted 11-14-2012 05:58 PM

It’s much like an old Jet, and several other older Taiwanese contractor saws. Fence isn’t great, but if it runs, it’s got some potential. The parts are worth more than $100 IMO. I’d be willing to make an offer.

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#2 posted 11-14-2012 06:09 PM

Thanks I am going to take a peek at it later on today and see how it runs.

-- Steve - Wasilla, Alaska

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#3 posted 11-14-2012 06:25 PM

The fence looks just like the fence I had on an old Boice-Crane table saw 25 years ago. If it’s a BC, even if the motor doesn’t work, it’s worth $100. Put a better fence on it. The motor should be at least 1.5hp or bigger.

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#4 posted 11-14-2012 06:57 PM

I know you shot get a tetanus booster before touching it…

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#5 posted 11-14-2012 07:13 PM

Looks like the old montgomery ward saw pop had out in his barn.

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#6 posted 11-14-2012 07:49 PM

Aside from the base it looks identical to the Rockwell contractor saw. Same stamped wings, same Jetlock fence etc.
It’s better IMO than a new benchtop, but not a hybrid.

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#7 posted 11-14-2012 08:07 PM

Looks like a knock off Delta contractor saw. I’m not familiar with it.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#8 posted 11-14-2012 08:21 PM

I don’t know if those are being imported anymore, but
they were imported to the states for many years and
badged, eg, Dayton.

http://www.lonestaronline.com/listings/details/index.cfm?itemnum=958419556

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#9 posted 11-14-2012 08:35 PM

It’s probably based on the old Rockwell design.




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