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Forum topic by Manny_E posted 12-16-2014 08:34 PM 836 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-16-2014 08:34 PM

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If you were to buy a Hybrid TS;

what will that be and why (experience)?

-- Manny-E


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#1 posted 12-16-2014 10:10 PM

Price range, and any restrictions?

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#2 posted 12-17-2014 02:38 AM



Price range, and any restrictions?

- knotscott

Good questions:
- Budget $600
- Small shop
- woodworking hobbyist
- easy to upgrade w/ off-the-shelve add-on

i can’t think of anything else

-- Manny-E

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#3 posted 12-17-2014 09:00 AM

Here is a link to a sale at Woodcraft for a Steel City saw.
Cabinet mounted trunions, Full cast iron top, T-square type fence. Good reviews.
This saw, I believe, is an updated version of the saw that used to be the Ridgid 4511. The one that had the granite top.
The main diferences are that this saw has a riving knife and the cast iron top of course.

http://www.woodcraft.com/Product/853581/Steel-City-10-Contractor-Saw-with-Cast-Iron-Top-Model-35990CS.aspx

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#4 posted 12-18-2014 01:24 PM

I would skip the hybrids and buy a good used cabinet saw. About the same size, better built machines.

-- Jim from Kansas

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