Ridgid R4511 Value

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Forum topic by agallant posted 01-04-2011 04:26 PM 1244 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-04-2011 04:26 PM

I have ordered a new saw and am wondering what I should ask for my old one. It is a Ridgid R4511. Great condition, only one little chip in the top.

What would you pay for one on the used market?

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#1 posted 01-04-2011 08:09 PM

Would help to know your (the saw’s) location.

It could be worth more if it was within an hour’s drive; or nothing if it’s on the other side of the country.

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#2 posted 01-04-2011 08:18 PM

I have a R4511.
I believe that around $500.00 would be fair value.
What are you buying?

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#3 posted 01-04-2011 08:21 PM

As I’m sure you know, they’re not making the 4511 anymore and it’s still a very good tool (I love mine). I would think you could sell it all day long for $300. You might get lucky and get more from the right buyer.

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#4 posted 01-04-2011 08:26 PM

I live in Raleigh, NC. I am replacing it with a 3HP Saw Stop.

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#5 posted 01-05-2011 02:43 AM

The general rule of thumb is roughly 50% of current resale of a comparable saw, with considerations for condition, age, extras, initial quality level, etc. The fact that many R4511’s got sold at a clearance price of ~ $300 is working against you. A new Steel City 35990C (cast iron top) with the same guts and fence is $600 shipped, and a 35990G (w/granite top) is $680 shipped. The current R4512, Craftsman 21833, and Porter Cable PCB270TS are ~ $500-$600. I’d think $350-$400 would be a reasonable asking price.

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