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  • ken gh

    Hi to you all,
    i have been looking around your scroll saw magazine and i am really pleased with what i see, i am a retired woodworker and have used scroll saws along time ago iam getting back into the hobby and looking forward to buying a new machine the one i have at present would sooner go for a dance around my small workshop than cut a piece of timber. If any one would be pleased to drop me a line with a recomendation as to the brand name and model i would be pleased to receive it.

    hope to hear from you soon cheers ken,

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    • #3
      Hi Ken

      Welcome to the group. As far as saws go it comes down to what features you prefer, and the amount you want to spend. I have a Dewalt 788 and have not had any problems yet, when the problems start I will probably go with an Excalibur Ex-21. Hegner, Hawk and Eclipse are also good saws but they can put a real hurting on your wallet.

      Check out Craigslist in your area you might run across a good deal on a used one.

      By any chance is your dancing saw a Craftsman?
      Tim

      In God we trust, all others must pay cash!

      I don't want no bargains, they always cost me more money.

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      • #4
        Welcome to the forum. I am Tony,aka,Toneman from Paris, Texas. I have only been scrolling a few months, so, I cannot give expert advice on your saw purchase. I bought an Excalibur 21 from Ray at Seyco in Rockwall, Texas and so far am very well pleased wirh saw and service.

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