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Forum topic by Sanders posted 07-13-2009 05:01 AM 2726 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-13-2009 05:01 AM

iImay have the opportunity to purchase a used delta unisaw for $300. The saw is 22 years old, single phase, 3 hp motor, 52 inch rip capacity, delta aluminum fence system. This saw has been used in a cabinet shop for the past 20 yrs. The current owner has replaced the arbor bearing and a starter in the motor. I would like to know some of your guys thoughts.


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#1 posted 07-13-2009 05:08 AM

If it is clean and looks good. And he has done the things he said…sounds like a bargin. I would have bought it for that. Before I bought my new Grizzly…most of the used Uni-saws I found went for about $900

-- Don S.E. OK

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#2 posted 07-13-2009 05:14 AM

Thanks Don
how do you like the new grizzly?

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#3 posted 07-13-2009 05:21 AM

Sanders…..I love it. I had a used unisaw that I bought at a auction. It had been “Rebulit” HAH !!!! it had been refitted with a 110 volt motor and was wore out from top to bottom….but I bought it at a online auction…so it served me right.

I really wanted a old unisaw or powermatic….(Just like older tools) but everyone I found…seemed like they wanted almost a grand for it…..figured if I was going to pay that much for a used one…might as well buy a new one. And I have been VERY happy with the G0690 Grizzly so far.

But If I had found your deal before I bought a new one….it would be sitting in my shop right now and you would still be looking, lol.

Let us know how it turns out and if you get it.

-- Don S.E. OK

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#4 posted 07-13-2009 05:42 AM

sounds like a bargain Sanders

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#5 posted 07-13-2009 05:09 PM

The unisaw is a great and durable saw. Until my old shop was destroyed in 2005 I had an old 1947 unisaw and it worked great. I bought it used in 1973 for $250. I wisssh I still had it.

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#6 posted 07-17-2009 12:42 PM

I would jump on it Sanders, I have a restore Unisaw with a 1-1/2 hp motor and its a great saw. Check out my blog.

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