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Forum topic by cave62 posted 10-14-2013 09:57 PM 573 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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cave62

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10-14-2013 09:57 PM

Hi everyone, I’m new to the forum and just starting the new hobby of woodworking, I have a lot of things to buy. I just bought a couple of miter saws and was wondering which one to keep the Hitachi 12rsh or the Dewalt 718 I think I’m leaning towards the Dewalt. I would love to hear from anyone that has experience with either or both. I also bought a couple of table saws first I bought a rockwell 34-466 unisaw from the research I’ve done I believe it’s from 1975 S#HE6122. After I bought the unisaw I came across a General 350 it looked to be in great shape so I bought it for $700 although it doesn’t have a fence. I’m having a hard time dating the general it has a S#G 20583. Any suggestions on a fence I want it to be a good one without spending a great deal.


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#1 posted 10-14-2013 10:25 PM

kinda jumpin’ into the hobby with both feet, what with buying multiple items of the same tool.

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

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#2 posted 10-14-2013 10:40 PM

Both of the miter saws are returnable, they were both on sale last week.

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#3 posted 10-14-2013 11:53 PM

I like some hitachi hand power tools, but for miter I prefer Dewalt.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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