1950's DeWalt MMB 23 RAS #1: Its here!

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Blog entry by Beginningwoodworker posted 02-15-2011 04:21 AM 5388 reads 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I got a change to pick up the DeWalt RAS I been talking about from a woodworker in Atlanta. Got a change to tour his shop! :) Its a diamond in the rough its runs great problemly needs new bearings, some cleaning, new power cord and maybe a new paint job.

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#1 posted 02-15-2011 04:23 AM

Pay and $100 dollars for it.

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#2 posted 02-15-2011 04:33 AM

Great looking saw.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#3 posted 02-15-2011 04:52 AM

Great Score, CJ!!

We had one of these in our shop when I was in high school!


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#4 posted 02-15-2011 05:15 AM

I want one!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#5 posted 02-15-2011 05:40 AM

You’re gonna’ love it, Charles !

Let me know if I can help you with anything !

-- -- Neil

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#6 posted 02-15-2011 09:37 AM

Nice score :)

-- Proverbs Ch:3 vs 5,6,7 Trust in the lord with all thine heart and lean not unto your own understanding but in all your ways aknowledge him and he shall direct your path [email protected]

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#7 posted 02-15-2011 04:09 PM

great find. I like the metal knobs.

looks like you will be building a table.

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#8 posted 02-15-2011 04:32 PM

Yes I will!

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#9 posted 02-15-2011 06:30 PM

Nice get.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#10 posted 02-15-2011 10:16 PM

Moving along nicely in the tool department…good buy…

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#11 posted 02-16-2011 01:28 AM

Yes I am! :)

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#12 posted 02-16-2011 03:11 AM

I see a paint job in need of a saw. Good luck with it!

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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#13 posted 02-16-2011 04:52 AM


-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#14 posted 06-05-2011 05:26 AM

Great score buddy, it’ll clean up nice.

-- Shop's too small :( ... hey the decks pretty big :)!!!

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