Were Unisaws made in 1999 (36-953) made in the US?

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Forum topic by Nate1 posted 03-06-2014 07:47 PM 1304 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-06-2014 07:47 PM

Were Unisaws made in 1999 (36-953) made in the US? Or were they just assembled in the US?

Looking to buy one and want to be sure I understand what I am paying for.

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#1 posted 03-06-2014 08:03 PM

I have a 36-955 (2001) and it was built and assembled in the USA.

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#2 posted 03-06-2014 08:52 PM

Yes, I’m pretty certain they were because even their contractor saws of the time were still being made in the US.

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#3 posted 03-06-2014 09:12 PM

AFAIK, the Unisaw has always been made in the US. In 1999, they merged with porter cable and moved to a 425,000 s.f. facility in Jackson Tenn. Some other Delta tools were made overseas, but not the Unisaw.


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#4 posted 03-06-2014 09:26 PM

I love the unisaw they don’t sell them here in the UK or in Eropean Union at all as they can take a dado head outlawed here for commercial useage. However ! I have a friend who imported so far two of them From the good old USA one for himself ,and another on request of a friend of his.I myself love bigger more industrial machinery .And now I have been spoiled for about the last fifteen years and two saws since any wood saw cabinet of course would need to have a sliding table attached.This is a big help to me with my parkinsons problem as it keeps me generally but definitely when crosscutting well away from the blade and off to the side of the saw . Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#5 posted 03-07-2014 10:24 AM

Thank you everyone!

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#6 posted 03-07-2014 12:10 PM

It is really difficult to make this sort of determination anymore. Truth in advertising is a thing of the past. What does it really mean to be “Made in the USA”.

Assembled in the USA using parts that come from “who knows where” is not the same. Precision can be destroyed during an assembly but it cannot be created there.

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