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Forum topic by JCantin posted 10-24-2013 12:45 PM 1575 views 0 times favorited 15 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-24-2013 12:45 PM

Must be a story behind this right?

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#1 posted 10-24-2013 12:57 PM

Can’t be a good radio alarm or a good saw.

-- Perfection is the difference between too much and not enough.

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#2 posted 10-24-2013 01:14 PM

Sounds like a cool feature if you can listen to music while cutting wood at the same time. Maybe if you change blades it will change the station.

-- Drew -- "I cut it twice and it's still too short!"- Rock-n H Woodshop - Moore, OK

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#3 posted 10-24-2013 01:21 PM

This speaks to just how nuanced the Boston accent can be. (CL)assic.

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#4 posted 10-24-2013 01:55 PM

That’s a kick! Exactly what my twin boys called it. We thought they were the only ones to call it that.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#5 posted 10-24-2013 02:12 PM

My favorite part is the fact that it says right on the side RADIAL SAW in the picture but they still put Radio…awesome

-- Nick, "Choking to death on bacon is like getting murdered by your lover." - JG

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#6 posted 10-24-2013 02:32 PM

I wonder if it gets better reception cutting at 45%.

-- If I cut it too short I can scab a piece on, but if it's too long what do I do?

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#7 posted 10-24-2013 02:39 PM

Don’t try to hit the snooze button!

-- Jay Gargiulo, Naples, FL "Once you understand the way broadly, you can see it in all things."- Miyamoto Musashi

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#8 posted 10-24-2013 03:28 PM

There was a recent posting on our local Craig’s List for a “Squirrel Saw” for sale. I had to check it out. There was a picture of an ancient scroll saw. I replied to inquire about the squirrel saw and was told by the wife, who placed the ad, that her husband had told her to list the saw and she misunderstood what he said. Got a good laugh from that one! It was an interesting old saw too!

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#9 posted 10-24-2013 03:38 PM

I see them called table saws all the time, because they have a table…

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#10 posted 10-24-2013 03:41 PM

That reminds me of the time I sent one of my workers to the store to get some pine shelving. He calls back and says, “Charles, they ain’t got no tine shavings.” It doesn’t surprise me; I once sent the same guy to the hardware store to get a building stretcher. It was 45 minutes before he called back that time.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#11 posted 10-24-2013 04:08 PM

Got my attention because that’s exactly what our oldest son used to call mine. (I still use the same old saw)

-- "Measure twice, cut once, count fingers"

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#12 posted 10-24-2013 04:19 PM

Well, to tell one on myself, when I was in 8th grade health class, back in the days of one room schools, (well almost) I had to write a paper on rheumatic fever. I called it romantic fever. The teach shared it with the class. Took me a long time to live that down.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#13 posted 10-24-2013 04:22 PM

I used to see these ads all the time in free print classifieds
that took the ads over the phone. I still see them in
the Pennysaver.


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#14 posted 10-24-2013 05:46 PM

Darn… If cell phones cause cancer what about Radio Arm Saws?

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#15 posted 10-24-2013 06:00 PM

Ya gotta love that auto-correct feature.

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