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General international TS - good brand?

by Bcemail
posted 02-09-2017 08:32 PM

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#1 posted 02-09-2017 11:05 PM

General was a good quality Canadian brand. General international is a subsidiary that sells cheap Chinese machinery. I don’t know anything about that particular saw.

-- Rick M,

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#2 posted 02-10-2017 11:20 AM

It sold for nearly $800 new. The GI 50-185m1 was an excellent Taiwanese left tilt contractor saw…roughly on par with the comparable Jet and PM64a of the day. Rated # contractor saw by Fine WWing. The General T-fence (Biese Home Fence) is excellent, it has a very rugged miter gauge, strong motor, and solid cast iron wings. Good setup and good blade selection will make it plenty capable. In good condition it could be well worth $400. $250 sounds very fair unless it’s trashed.

Here was mine back in 2003:

-- Happiness is like wetting your pants...everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warmth....

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