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Forum topic by THOMRIDER posted 06-05-2013 03:08 AM 1414 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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THOMRIDER

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06-05-2013 03:08 AM

Guy wants $150 for a in the box new Vega pro 40 fence upgrade.

any opinions as to this being a good deal.

i would be putting it on a 1987 craftsman tablesaw.

thanks for your input in advance.

-- Its all about the jigs


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Cole Tallerman

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#1 posted 06-05-2013 03:17 AM

Jump on it! if your looking for a fence upgrade, the vega is now the cheapest (since the t2 went missing). Ive also heard that it bolts right on to oldish craftsman saws.

I would jump on that in a second!

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jbartle

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#2 posted 06-05-2013 04:29 AM

I paid twice that for my 50 inch and would again. Awesome fence. I bolted to an old craftsman also.

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MT_Stringer

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#3 posted 06-05-2013 04:38 AM

Here’s one installed on my old craftsman. It worked great.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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rustynails

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#4 posted 06-05-2013 10:14 AM

Great fence and a good deal. I used to have one on a saw I had. I really liked mine.

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THOMRIDER

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#5 posted 06-05-2013 10:26 AM

Thanks for the pics and the input I will try and pick it up tonight

-- Its all about the jigs

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Woodmaster1

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#6 posted 06-05-2013 10:35 AM

Got to go along with the everyone. I put it on my craftsman saw and it worked great.

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hotbyte

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#7 posted 06-05-2013 10:49 AM

The T2 I put on my 80’s Craftsman made a world of difference. I’m bet the Vega will do same for you.

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#8 posted 06-05-2013 05:04 PM

I just won one on Ebay for $169. New in box, packaging slightly damaged. Waiting for it to arrive so I can fit it to my saw!

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THOMRIDER

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#9 posted 06-08-2013 08:33 PM

GOT IT. Well I picked it up today.
Brand new in the box with the instructions and pieces.

Thanks for the advice folks.

I plan on making a YouTube video of the installation since no one has made one.

Stay tuned.

-- Its all about the jigs

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