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Forum topic by dustycajun posted 03-22-2015 03:52 PM 565 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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dustycajun

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03-22-2015 03:52 PM

Hi i am looking at a delta 33 890 ras seems to be in good condition. Person wants 400 is that a fair prife has no stand is a bench model

-- klcrd


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#1 posted 03-22-2015 04:00 PM

That’s a 12” turret head RAS that can cross cut 4×4 with ease.. also has replaceable track rods which is a nice feature. It’s not a bench top model in the typical sense that term is used, and sounds like it’s missing it’s stand, so you will either need to make one or figure out a way to incorporate it into your bench. Should have a 2HP motor IIRC. $400 might be a good price but it’s hard to say without getting up close and personal with it :)

Cheers,
Brad

-- Brad in FL - To be old and wise, you must first be young and stupid

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#2 posted 03-22-2015 04:03 PM

Thanks for the reply. He has it installed on a bench. Being 12 inch can a dado still be used

-- klcrd

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#3 posted 03-22-2015 04:09 PM

Being 12 inch can a dado still be used

Absolutely. Same as with a 10” but you have more capacity… and the turret head is much nicer for doing miters than a conventional RAS.

Cheers,
Brad

-- Brad in FL - To be old and wise, you must first be young and stupid

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#4 posted 03-22-2015 04:10 PM

It is all about condition. If it works and is reasonably clean, sounds like a good price. I have a 1976 Craftsman RAS that I bought new (back when Craftsman RAS’s were pretty solidly built). I swear by mine for crosscuts. I originally used it for all cuts—ripping, crosscuts, miters, bevels, but have a table saw and a CMS now. A RAS is hard to beat for crosscutting large boards, and also cutting dadoes across a long board, such as the side of a bookcase.

-- Lee

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#5 posted 03-22-2015 04:27 PM

What rpm and what size motor pulley do you think I need

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#6 posted 03-22-2015 04:36 PM

What rpm and what size motor pulley do you think I need

?? For what ??

Cheers,
Brad

PS: I believe this question was posted in the wrong thread.. but you never know sometimes!!

-- Brad in FL - To be old and wise, you must first be young and stupid

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#7 posted 03-23-2015 07:13 PM

You are so correct. my mistake

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