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Forum topic by GlennInTx posted 05-14-2013 09:56 AM 5875 views 1 time favorited 37 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-14-2013 09:56 AM

I’m tossing this out to L/J to see if I’ve missed something. I have finally filled the jar with enough pennies to get a new Table Saw. I’ve done some research and it seems that the Grizzly G0715P is a good saw for the money. I’d like to know 1) if someone has this saw and can give me their opinion and 2) I’m open to suggestions about other Table Saws at the same price-point. Thanks in advance for any comments/opinions.

-- Glenn In TX

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Roger Clark aka Rex

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#1 posted 05-14-2013 10:09 AM

Glenn, I have heard that it is a pretty good saw. I have other Grizzly products, planer, jointer, 18” bandsaw, drum sander, plus other small tools. All I can say is that each has been a great tool, the service second to none, and good value too.
I would love to have that saw and it is the one I would select if I was in the market for one.

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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#2 posted 05-14-2013 10:31 AM

+1 Rex... I own a Grizzly bandsaw, jointer, air filtration unit, and a table saw (not 715P though). The products are a good value for the money and I have nothing to complain about. I have read that some people experienced blade alignment issues with the G0715P, but Grizzly customer service is top notch in my experience. So for the occasional dud that all brands of tools have off the assembly line, Grizzly is one that has outstanding customer service and tech support

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#3 posted 05-14-2013 10:31 AM

Check out the Steel City 35926
It’s $799, but has cabinet mounted trunions. I have the 35990G which you could also consider if you’re ok with a hybrid saw instead of cabinet.

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#4 posted 05-14-2013 11:35 AM

If you’re set on a hybrid, I would get one with cabinet mounted trunions as mentioned above.

The 715P looks like a nice hybrid, but it’s really just a contractor saw with an enclosed base.

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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#5 posted 05-14-2013 01:57 PM

+1 on steel city. they are also available through HD online, which, with a little coaxing, will honor the sale price and includes free ship to store and deferred billing with HD consumer CC. it can also be returned to the store if you don’t like it. and SC tools have a 5 year guaranty.

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

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#6 posted 05-14-2013 02:20 PM

My son has a G0715P that’s he very happy with, so far no issues at all, and I recently sold a Ridgid R4511 granite top hybrid that I thought was a very good, smooth saw. Just needed a little more power for all the 2 1/2” white oak and other hardwoods that I rip in chair making. The saw that’s best for you depends not only on what you can afford, but also on the kind of projects you do. If most of you’re work is with 1 inch stock, a contractor’s or hybrid should do just fine. Also using the correct thin kerf blade for the type of cut you’re making will improve the performance of the 2HP and under saws.

-- Jim from Doniphan

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#7 posted 05-14-2013 02:29 PM

I don’t own a Grizzly table saw but I own 5 other types of their equipment and have been very happy with them.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#8 posted 05-14-2013 02:35 PM

I have a G0715P and love it. It’s been a really great saw and has done everything I have asked of it. I reviewed it about a year ago.

You will hear mention of the blade alignment issues, but those don’t pop up too often anymore. Hopefully the issue has been fixed at the factory. Also, anyone who did have the issue was able to get it resolved through Grizzly, so if you did get unlucky you could still get things worked out.

If you have any specific questions about the G0715P I would be happy to help.

-- Rex

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#9 posted 05-14-2013 02:41 PM

+1 KDC68, I got my first Grizzly table saw a month ago. It is not a 715p but a G0661 contractor/hybrid style same as KDC68’s. It is only $80 more and I could not find reviews of any alignment issues and it has a 36” rip. It is also supposed to have a heavier trunnion design but still table mounted. The motor does not hang out the back like an old style contractor saw so with the right closing up and dust collection it can be pretty good in terms of dust control.

I experienced Grizzly CS first hand last week as I broke a part and got a new one in a week no questions asked. I am currently looking at their 14” bandsaws for the next purchase.

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#10 posted 05-14-2013 03:10 PM

I looked at the 0715p but ended up getting the 0713 (1 3/4 hp version of the 0661). I am very happy with it thus far. Like Splinter said it has a heavier trunnion design even though they are table mounted.

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#11 posted 05-14-2013 03:21 PM

Most folks seem to find the Grizzly cabinet style saws
to be a lot of saw for the money, if you’re set
on buying new equipment.

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#12 posted 05-14-2013 03:37 PM

No matter what saw you end up with, and I think that Grizzly will not disappoint you, you will need to put the right saw blades on it do not use the one that they give you unless you are just rough cutting something for mamas garden you will not like the finish you get. And also remember that a properly setup TS even if it is a low end one will make good cuts and not disappoint you. So save yourself some time in the long run and make sure that everything is straight and square to begin with, your frustration factor will be much lower.

-- I've never been disappointed buying quality but I have been disappointed buying good enough.

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#13 posted 05-14-2013 04:03 PM

Thanks for all the great comments – I’m researching other suggestions given and look forward to unveiling my final decision.

-- Glenn In TX

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#14 posted 05-14-2013 09:48 PM

Glenn, I bought the G0713 about one month ago. It was easy to set up and the dust collection is good. The trunnions and other hardware are top notch, and the fence sytem is very good! I have no regrets in my purchase! Grizzly makes good stuff and it is worth every penny that I paid over the R4512 that I returned to HD. Good luck with your decision process.

-- Brenda T., Bodega Bay, CA.

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#15 posted 05-14-2013 10:21 PM

I bought a Grizzly 1023RLW and have been very satisfied with it. Loving the router table extension wing. Works perfect since I am working in a one car garage.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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