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Forum topic by dmisita posted 05-17-2016 05:55 PM 2680 views 0 times favorited 10 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-17-2016 05:55 PM

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Adding this because I couldn’t find it anywhere online. I just got my SawStop 3 HP PCS delivered today by freight shipment. I wanted to post pics of the size of the boxes.

The car in the background is a Lexus 400h. And, the box is a bit longer than the car door. It fits in the space between my two cars with a few inches to spare. (Granted one of my cars is a Mini). If people want, I can post actual dimensions later.

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#1 posted 05-17-2016 07:08 PM

You get a big you suck, I have to wait till next year for mine, I needed to upgrade my electrical, lighting, insulation and hopefully some sheetrock and a better bandsaw and drill press first, the run out on my Rigid was awful. But for now my Grizzly 1023 is plenty, I just like the added safety of not losing a finger no matter what the price tag even if it never happens.

-- Nick, “I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.” – Vincent Van Gogh

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#2 posted 05-17-2016 07:21 PM

Thats so awesome. You will love that saw. I’ve had my ICS for a few years now, and you find yourself smiling all the time. Please post build pics

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

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#3 posted 05-17-2016 08:55 PM

Nice delivery :)

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#4 posted 05-17-2016 09:57 PM

That’s the way my PCS came. But also had about 200 cockroaches living inside. Glad I unboxed it in the driveway.

-- Clin

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#5 posted 05-17-2016 10:06 PM

Thanks for the heads up on the roaches!

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#6 posted 05-17-2016 10:19 PM

Wow that’s as big as my Lamborghini’s
J.k., congratulations.

-- Ken from Ontario, Canada

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#7 posted 05-25-2016 02:26 PM

So Dimisita, did you set it up and running? show us more, how do you like it so far?

-- Ken from Ontario, Canada

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#8 posted 05-25-2016 04:47 PM

Musta not been shipped by ABF, i.e., “crushed freight” delivery system. Congratulations, and you also suck > ;o)

-- When I was a kid I wanted to be older . . . . . this CRAP is not what I expected ! RIP 09/08/2018

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#9 posted 05-25-2016 06:29 PM

If this is what it feels like to suck … I’ll take that deal …

I set it up and constructed a crosscut sled for it. Lot’s of allen wrenching and throwing cast iron around. The hardest part of the setup is getting the extension wings in flush. Someone needs to create a better method for this! The wooden extension table for example has a specific leveling screw that allows you to lower and raise it with ease … You’d think the engineer who came up with that would look over his cubicle wall and suggest it to the cast iron guy …

My only disappointment so far was that the handles for the wheels were chipped up. The stainless steel veneer on one of them is peeling off and sharp. No problem, a quick call to the company and they’re sending out new ones.

Interestingly, parts for the saw are cheap! Not that I need any of them, but for example, the handles are $9 a pop. Compared to Lie-Nielsen who I paid $60 for their hotdog handle, it’s a downright bargain!!!! Even a new miter gauge is only about $40 …

As for the function: Excellent. The fence locks down true and tight. The action on the raising and lower of the arbor is smooth and easy. The arbor tilt is good.

It ripped through 8/4 hard maple without a sweat! Not that I should expect less from a 3HP saw, but I’m used to a contractor saw.

Overall 5/5!

@Jimbo – Not shipped by ABF. I think it was YRC freight. The top box was lightly crushed. Otherwise in good shape. The driver was polite and courteous, and he happily moved the saw into my garage for me on his palate fork. In fact, he seemed rather pleasantly surprised when I gave him a tip.

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#10 posted 05-25-2016 10:57 PM

If you get a chance you should read what some of the owners have gone through the expensive learning curve of using the saw, stuff like accidental tripping , learning when to override the system, etc.
Here’s the link:

-- Ken from Ontario, Canada

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