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Forum topic by Sparks500 posted 04-24-2019 08:19 PM 581 views 0 times favorited 17 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Sparks500

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04-24-2019 08:19 PM

Found this great buy on our local OfferUp. It’s all cast iron!

https://offerup.co/CyRFWUmL9V

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fivecodys

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#1 posted 04-24-2019 08:33 PM

Well…....?
Did you “Offer” to take it?

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#2 posted 04-24-2019 08:44 PM

My shop is in the basement…....

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#3 posted 04-24-2019 10:33 PM

another question do you have 3 phase power?

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#4 posted 04-24-2019 10:42 PM

You’ll never see another for that price. I bet it’s gone by morning

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#5 posted 04-24-2019 11:31 PM

Wish I was in that area. I’d pick it up in a heartbeat!!!

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#6 posted 04-25-2019 02:12 AM

That is a monster of a machine weighing in at over a half ton… Unfortunately, IMO, it is way limited for a machine of that class. Even though it has a 1” arbor and runs 12” blades, it can only cut up to 2-3/8” deep, and can only handle up to a 3/4” dado stack. I never could figure out why they did that, compared to the capabilities of the other 12” machines that were on the market at the time.

Cheers,
Brad

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#7 posted 04-25-2019 02:34 AM



That is a monster of a machine weighing in at over a half ton… Unfortunately, IMO, it is way limited for a machine of that class. Even though it has a 1” arbor and runs 12” blades, it can only cut up to 2-3/8” deep, and can only handle up to a 3/4” dado stack. I never could figure out why they did that, compared to the capabilities of the other 12” machines that were on the market at the time.

Cheers,
Brad

- MrUnix

Generally shops that would have that machine would have other tablesaws or other kind of cutting machines dedicated for other tasks. They wouldn’t be changing blades for rip cuts to crosscuts and then to dado blades.

I really don’t think they were designed as a multipurpose saw for casual or even serious hobbyist.

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#8 posted 04-25-2019 02:53 AM

Generally shops that would have that machine would have other tablesaws or other kind of cutting machines dedicated for other tasks. They wouldn’t be changing blades for rip cuts to crosscuts and then to dado blades.
- AZWoody

Which is why I find it unusual that they built such a monster machine, only to limit it to tasks that can easily be performed (actually out-performed) by lesser machines. Why buy an expensive Semi-truck if it can’t even do what a 1/2 ton pickup can do?

Cheers,
Brad

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#9 posted 04-25-2019 02:59 AM


Generally shops that would have that machine would have other tablesaws or other kind of cutting machines dedicated for other tasks. They wouldn t be changing blades for rip cuts to crosscuts and then to dado blades.
- AZWoody

Which is why I find it unusual that they built such a monster machine, only to limit it to tasks that can easily be performed (actually out-performed) by lesser machines. Why buy an expensive Semi-truck if it can t even do what a 1/2 ton pickup can do?

Cheers,
Brad

- MrUnix

Durability.

Those things were meant to cut millions of linear feet. Many times with a power feed and not miss a beat. Even a unisaw wouldn’t handle that amount of producion. That’s why Delta has their Invicta line which is more inline with the Olivers and Tannewitz table saws.

These are factory production machines for not just furniture but sawmills, etc.

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#10 posted 04-25-2019 03:07 AM

Still, if i were in that area, I would sure be tempted to go see it for only $220. Unfortunately, (or fortunately) Romeoville, IL is a bit far from central Texas :(

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#11 posted 04-26-2019 05:39 PM

Id buy that in a second.. would go well with my oliver mortiser

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Sparks500

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#12 posted 04-26-2019 06:02 PM

I’m just 20 minutes from there. If any of you want to try to arrange to get it, I’ll do whatever I can to help. I love old arn, and like to see these things find good homes…

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#13 posted 04-26-2019 06:06 PM

It a tilting table saw too, which is really old school…

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#14 posted 04-26-2019 06:23 PM

Looks to be in good condition. I question how old? Looks pristine, but 1980 vintage. Heck I got socks that old.

I had never heard of “offer up” I went looking close to home, and there is a ton of tools, and most of them are for more than retail, and some look really used.

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#15 posted 04-26-2019 06:31 PM

It a tilting table saw too, which is really old school…
- Sparks500

Negative… tilting arbor… table remains stationary and the whole shebang underneath the table tilts.

Cheers,
Brad

-- Brad in FL - In Dog I trust... everything else is questionable

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