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Hi, I need a table saw, I'm looking at a budget of about 150-200, based in the UK.

Anyone offer any advice on good units for this kinda price?
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I am sure our UK members will weigh in on this soon.

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You will have to buy used for that price, Do you have the equivalent to Craigslist there? Some good buys can be had on those lists.

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I'd save a bit more and get a good used one if you plan on doing anything closer than horse-shoes and hand grenades.

All the current "affordable" models I've looked at are strikingly lacking. I've spent years cutting on industrial saws that with the right trays and fences would produce amazing results.
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Lee, 200 pounds is about $300 here and it is just about (or maybe just is) impossible to buy a new saw that is functional for that price. As suggested you may be be better off to buy used. A friend wanted to upgrade his old Rockwell 10" which in its day was a tophttp://www.ereplacementparts.com/makita-3601b-router-parts-c-97_122_4164.html quality hobbyist saw and I was looking to upgrade my backup saw. He sold it to me for C$100. You could try a store that sells new equipment and they may be trying to sell a trade in. Be prepared to dicker.
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Speaking of table saws, my brother sent me this review of the DeWalt 7480 table saw, listed as 2015's best table saw for < $500.00.

Best Table Saw Under $500 | Best Table Saw Reviews 2015

Does anyone have this saw and if so, what are your thoughts on it? I've got a little extra programming money coming in and am thinking about buying it. Bless my wife, when I try to buy things she tells me "not to buy any 'cheap crap' and spend money on something that's going to last".


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saw this elsewhere...

"Dear Valued Customer,

According to our records, you own a Grizzly G0771 10" Hybrid Table Saw.

We recently discovered that the motor pulley on this saw has an over-sized bore, which may prevent the pulley from securing properly to the motor shaft.

During saw operation, an improperly secured motor pulley and its machine key can come off the motor shaft and be thrown with great speed by the rotational force of the motor. If this happens, there is a small chance that the machine key can be ejected through the table opening and strike the operator or bystanders.

PLEASE IMMEDIATELY STOP USING THIS TABLE SAW! Do not use it again until the motor pulley is replaced.

We will soon send you a new motor pulley with step-by-step replacement instructions at no charge to you. Using the included instruction sheet, the motor pulley replacement procedure is easy and can be accomplished in less than 15 minutes-without needing specialized tools or mechanical skills.

We apologize for this inconvenience, but preventing possible injury to yourself or others is our top priority. If you have any questions about this notice, please contact us immediately.

Thanks,

Grizzly Industrial, Inc.
(800) 523-4777
[email protected] "

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