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    I'm a woodworker and a history buff - anyone have any knowledge of the history of RBI Scroll Saws made by R. B. Industries and the specific models they have made since they started in 1982? Any tid-bits would help.

    Lynn

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    I know they were recently bought out. Maybe a good place to start would be with the new owners.

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      Bought a RBI Hawk about 2000..

      I bought an RBI Hawk about 2000...they were in Harrisonville , Mo. , then shortly after went out or sold out the business....not sure where they went or who they are now.......need to find some parts.....mine still works excellent , but I have two scroll saws one uses pinned blades the RBI doesn't , would like to get the adapters to put pinned blades on the RBI , saves buying different inventory etc.....It's an excellent saw , but I use the Chicago for smaller work and go to the RBI when I cut larger pieces....the RBI has problems with the size #2 and scroll blades without the pinned end.....

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