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02-01-2014 01:50 AM

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Here’s a oldie but moldy ,you be the judge is it a treasure or a boat anchor ?

http://roseburg.craigslist.org/tls/4303535324.html

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture


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#1 posted 02-01-2014 01:56 AM

I’d have to fire it up and cut some maple before I’d say. Certainly looks dangerous enough with that belt out in the open.

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#2 posted 02-01-2014 02:04 AM

Might be something for the history books. Looks like some real steel for sure.

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#3 posted 02-01-2014 02:07 AM

Reminds me of my first craftsman table saw inherited from a carpenter neighbor. I did cut a lot of molding and made a few doors on it. I do like my third generation of saws. A grizzly cabinet saw.

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#4 posted 02-01-2014 03:24 AM

Quite a novelty if nothing else. That name plate alone has got to be worth something.

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#5 posted 02-01-2014 03:32 AM

That’s a real STEEL. The first one I ever used wasn’t too far away from that. I think it was a Hobart?

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#6 posted 02-01-2014 03:35 AM

definitely usable thought i would want to re mount that motor or add a belt guard. Im surprised it isnt attached to a steam engine

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#7 posted 02-01-2014 03:38 AM

I wouldn’t be surprised if it was connected to a belt that was run by a steam engine at some point.

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#8 posted 02-01-2014 03:38 AM

If you read the listing http://roseburg.craigslist.org/tls/4303535324.html (fixed the link ;=) ) It says..

I hate to part with the motor it was very expensive. So the $200.00 is for the saw only

So you aren’t getting a motor with it..

-- Eric - "I'm getting proficient with these hand jobbers. - BigRedKnothead"

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#9 posted 02-01-2014 03:41 AM

Sorry about the link it’s changed now.your right it does not include the motor.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#10 posted 02-01-2014 03:48 AM

Would be a real work horse after some modifications, but with out a motor, I don’t think it’s worth what he’s asking.

This one is a real conversation starter too. More affordable as well.

old school table saw – $80

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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#11 posted 02-01-2014 03:51 AM

That’s a really cool design.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#12 posted 02-01-2014 06:17 AM

Damn Roseburg is not that far away, and that saw would give me lots of traction on the passes coming back.
The book would be worth at least $25 or more, and the wiring would be something to show your favorite
electrician, but I am afraid of those tilting tables, so I will have to pass.

-- As ever, Gus-the 76 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#13 posted 02-01-2014 06:49 AM

For some work it would be useful, if one has the room. Those
sorts of saws are very accurate due to the fixed arbor and the
depth capacity allows cutting thicker timbers. Set up with
a sliding table, it could be useful dimension saw.

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#14 posted 02-01-2014 06:58 AM

One heck of a saw, I’d be curious to see how well it works. We had one on the farm when I was a kid that looked similair, but it was driven from the pto of our old Farmall.

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#15 posted 02-01-2014 09:57 AM

Wow. Never used one of these monsters. My first saw was a Craftsman radial arm – late 1970s model. Can you really get these oldies to stay aligned?

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