new saw for xmas

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Review by csifishguy posted 12-27-2009 07:19 PM 5429 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is what my wife got me for xmas, I guess I was a good boy this year. I have not seen a table saw built so heavy and nice as this since I was in High School woodshop in 1978. Wow and it cuts straight right out of the box. I have not used the router table yet I still need to buy a router. I would highly recomend this saw to anyone who wants a great saw at a great price.

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#1 posted 12-27-2009 08:08 PM

And a Merry Christmas to all!

-- Even a broken clock is right twice a day, unless, it moves at half speed like ....-As the Saw Turns

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#2 posted 12-28-2009 12:51 AM

I have that same saw. You’re going to love it!


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#3 posted 12-28-2009 04:45 AM

I have a 1023SLWX and I am very happy. The router wing is great. I built a fence on the table saw fence that works great. Merry Christmas! I did swap out the belts for notched V-belts and it’s a lot smoother on starup. Shut down still shudders just a little for me.

-- some day I hope to have enough clamps to need a clamp cart!

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#4 posted 12-28-2009 02:46 PM

Nice saw! :)

I own grizzlys G0605X1, haven’t had the chance to quick post a review on it yet. But when I do, lots of good things to say about it!! You’ll be very impressed with grizzlys higher end table saws such as the one above. :)

-- "I don't cut wood. I machine it!" G.M. The wood machinest

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#5 posted 12-29-2009 03:09 AM

I have the same saw and love it as I know you will. The only thing is that I ordered the 7 ft rails a couple of months ago to increase the capacity for a cabinet job I have been doing. Great saw!

-- --Jack D - Southeast Missouri --

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#6 posted 12-29-2009 05:14 AM

Congrats! That is a beauty!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#7 posted 12-30-2009 04:54 AM

Very nice!

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#8 posted 12-30-2009 05:06 AM

congrats on the new saw


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#9 posted 12-30-2009 03:55 PM

Congratulations! On Grizzly products in general there appears to be no middle ground. Some people have great experiences with them and love them (including me) and others hate them.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#10 posted 01-02-2010 02:44 AM

Congrats on the saw you will love it. I’ve had the 1023slx for over 5 years and not an ounce of trouble. I also have their 17”HD BS, Horizontal boring machine, and 12” jointer. All very good products! Enjoy the toy!

-- Sooner or later Liberals run out of other people's money.

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#11 posted 01-09-2010 03:14 PM

Congrats on your new saw! I’ve got a very similar Shop Fox, and am really happy with it.

Did you know there’s an aftermarket riving knife that’ll fit your saw called the Bolt On Ripping Knife (BORK)? A fellow woodworker named Bob Ross ( developed it. I’ve had one installed since right after I got the saw in August of 2008….once setup it works really well.

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

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