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Forum topic by richardwootton posted 377 days ago 725 views 0 times favorited 14 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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377 days ago

Well I finally bit the bullet and bought a new, to me, table saw. I saw a listing on CL for a Ridgid 3650 for 200 bucks. I went a couple of days later to check it out and it was in damn near pristine condition. Everything was there and the seller also threw in a dado and zero clearance insert, and a crosscut sled. I’m ridiculously excited about my new saw, even if it did take three of us to get it out of the back of my truck!

-- Richard, Hot Springs, Ar -- Galoot In Training

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#1 posted 377 days ago

Sweet deal…congrats! Spend some of the money you saved on a new blade. Enjoy!

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

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#2 posted 377 days ago

Great haul. Now, spend some time reinforcing the base,lift mechanism, where the bolts fit the base.
You’ll have a good saw if ya kinda spend some time with the stuff that’ll firm everything up to make it solid.
Good saw, just sorta weak in the base system.
We just went thru that at the plant.


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#3 posted 377 days ago

Congrats!! I had one of those until I fell into a deal on a Uni. Nice saw. Like Scott suggested, take some of the money you saved and get yourself a GOOD blade. You won’t regret it.

-- Dave, Colonie, NY

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#4 posted 377 days ago

congrats on the new saw.thanks for sharing.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#5 posted 377 days ago

Solid deal, enjoy.

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#6 posted 377 days ago

Nice saw Richard, I had one and it did a very good job. I found that a 50 tooth thin kerf combination blade would cut anything I needed cutting. That space on the right side is ideal for a router table. Enjoy.

-- Jim from Doniphan

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#7 posted 377 days ago

Gloat worthy for sure,

-- "Actions speak louder than words but not nearly as often." - Mark Twain

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#8 posted 377 days ago

Those are good saws.

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#9 posted 377 days ago

Congrats, from another Arkansas wood worker.

-- What if the Hokey Pokey really is what its all about?

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#10 posted 377 days ago

Wow congratulations! I bought mine for 300 a few weeks ago and I thought I got a good deal! Haha You’ll definitely be happy with it. Everyone says they will last forever. Have fun!

-- "Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone." -- Pablo Picasso

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#11 posted 376 days ago

Nice find. You’re lucky it was still there a few days later. At that price I’m surprised it wasn’t gone the same day.

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#12 posted 376 days ago

You lucky duck. I’da snagged that one too. Stay safe and have fun.

-- In the end, when your life flashes before your eyes, will you like what you see?

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#13 posted 376 days ago

great deal for $200. did it come with the splitter/blade guard assembly? very important when working with dimensional material.

-- there's a solution to every just have to be willing to find it.

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#14 posted 376 days ago

Super deal .enjoy!!!

-- Custom furniture

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