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#1 posted 01-24-2021 10:41 PM

Why are you replacing the 555?

The larger table and throat capacity over the 555 are certainly an upgrade.
Grizzly’s 513/514 lineup is the master of the slippery slope—If it works, I’d aim for the brake and hi-low frence. I don’t think these are make/break options—but nice if in your budget.
I know some people have some success with resawing with these saws, but I think the 636 is the grizzly offering intended to compete directly with the streel-framed european saws.

I haven’t tracked the 513/514 saws for a while – have they been getting any updates since the last few rounds of laguna/rikon offerings?


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