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Forum topic by astevens posted 10-26-2018 02:10 PM 410 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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astevens

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10-26-2018 02:10 PM

I found an oliver 232 D table saw for $900 without fence and miter gauges. Assuming all is in working order do you think this is a fair price? 3hp 3 phase.
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#1 posted 10-26-2018 02:28 PM

Look over some of the dedicated sites for info, but if you plan on using it you will need some form of a fence and if you don’t all ready have it, a source of 3ph power. These all add to the final cost, sometimes significantly.

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#2 posted 10-26-2018 04:54 PM

It is probably overpriced if you consider you will need a source of 3ph power, fence and miter gage. Off course you could get a phase inverter ($$$) or replace the motor with a single phase one, ($$$). Oliver is a great machine, but unless you have 3ph power, this is not a bargain.

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#3 posted 10-26-2018 05:05 PM

You may want to check out this video. Based on what I saw, it is not a good saw for home use. It takes 12/14” blades and check out that terrific fence system. Unless you can find that fence and a miter gage on E-bay and have 3ph power, I wouldn’t buy it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNKZg0fR3zg

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