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Old 02-24-2006, 11:37 PM
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Old 02-24-2006, 11:44 PM
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Thats a pretty nifty looking outfit there.
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Old 03-10-2006, 10:39 AM
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A contrary opinion. I found this saw to be useless within ten minutes after I opened the box. It does not have the torque to cut a junk quality piece of 1/4" plywood. Advertised to have a maximum depth of 3/4", I found it did not reach all the way through a soft block of 3/4" balsa. It will be returned real soon.
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I bought a Ryobi band saw a couple of years ago at Home Depot. It isn't very strong either, but it does okay for light stuff. I also purchased a Craftsman jig saw, it does allot better than the band saw. They both were only about $100.00.
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Old 03-10-2006, 03:25 PM
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I have this saw and enjoy it vey much.
It is limited and it doesn't come with a fence.
But for $50 I'll keep it and keep enjoying it until something better comes along.
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Old 03-10-2006, 08:52 PM
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I bought blade to cut some aluminum landing gear with my small table top table saw. What I discovered is that the blade worked great to cut plywood, basswood, and any thing I needed a smooth accurate cut. The blade is called a Metal Star and the trick with this thing is that there is no offset to the teeth, so there is a very smooth cut. I think I bought the blade when I bought the saw five or six years ago so the name may now be different but if you look for a metal cutting, tungsten tipped blade with no offset, give it a try.
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Old 03-11-2006, 08:15 AM
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"When you buy the best, you only cry once":

http://www.byrnesmodelmachines.com/t...m=1229MM554102

There is, of course, a small difference in cost...
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Old 03-11-2006, 03:10 PM
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Sam,
If a 900% increase is small increase, what does it need to be to be a real increase? :-)
Nice looking machine-I envy you if you have one!
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Old 03-11-2006, 05:41 PM
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Kw,

Hey, what's 900% between modelers?!?! No, I wish I had one; it's just something I'd seen while web surfing. Sure looks nice, though... Heck, everything on that site looked nice.
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Old 03-11-2006, 10:04 PM
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I have that saw and love it....and it gets used all the time. I'm a happy camper Bought mine at Harbor Fright for <$40.
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MicroMark has a nice looking saw for a hefty $345. See http://www.ares-server.com/Ares/Ares...oduct&ID=80463
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