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Forum topic by pwrstretch posted 02-16-2015 07:18 PM 826 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-16-2015 07:18 PM

Hello, i would like to get some opinions if i am making the right decision, i currently have a older rockwell 12 inch contractors saw. I have been wanting to upgrade and was thinking one of the grizzly hybrid saws, a grizzly 1023s came up on Craigslist list. I am going to take a look at it. Is the 1023 the better option? it is cheaper than the grizzlies, but i would have to share the 220 dryer outlet.
Thanks for any input you can share.

-- mike, manteca,ca.

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#1 posted 02-16-2015 07:34 PM

An industrial style cabinet saw like the G1023S is a solid step up in class, and is considerably more robust. Do you know what fence is on it?

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#2 posted 02-16-2015 07:41 PM

Walk… NO RUN AWAY FROM ANYTHING with RIDGID stamped on it

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#3 posted 02-16-2015 11:32 PM

Yes ,it has the shop fox fence.

-- mike, manteca,ca.

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#4 posted 02-17-2015 01:42 AM

I had a 1023slx for 10 years and sold it for 800. Great saw and I would still be using it today, if I had not upgraded to the 5hp sawstop

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#5 posted 02-18-2015 12:41 AM

Just to update you, i went and looked at the 1023 and did not buy it the ad said lightly used but i think they meant abused.

-- mike, manteca,ca.

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