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  • How long have you had the same saw with no problems

    I'm just curious. How long have you had the same saw with no problems at all/ I've had an eclipse for 9 yrs. and not one problem. I've had a few saws over the yrs but this one is a dream and well worth the money. Just hope I have'nt jinxed myself. lol dogs

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    I bought my DeWalt 788 in June of 1998, and aside from a little tightening of stuff, it's been a trusty tool...
    Love my 788...
    788 receipt large.jpg
    Jim

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    • #3
      My Hegner has been in service since 1998 with no problems.

      Rhys

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      • #4
        I've had my 16 inch dremel for about 8 years. Would love one of those fancy new Ex's but budget won't budge.
        Keith

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        • #5
          I have a EX-30 for about 12years and only had a mior problem afer that.
          (a clamp screw)

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          • #6
            I've had my dewalt since 2001 just upgraded to an ex21. The 788 is still a backup saw.
            "Still Montana Mike"

            "Don't worry about old age--it doesn't last that long."
            Mike's Wood-n-Things LLC

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            • #7
              I have had my RBI Hawk G4 26 since April of 2005. I have put over 2151 hours on it with no issues. I have an hour meter on it that tracks when the saw is running. That equates to about 6 hours per week.
              That 6 hours does not count the thread and clamp time.
              Last edited by Rolf; 05-13-2012, 06:52 PM.
              Rolf
              RBI G4 26 Hawk, EX 16 with Pegas clamps, Nova 1624 DVR XP
              Philosophy "I don't know that I can't, therefore I can"
              Proud Member of the Long Island Woodworkers Club
              And the Long Island Scrollsaw Association

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              • #8
                I have 10 years and well over a 1,000 hours on a Dewalt Type 2.
                Scott
                Creator of fine designer sawdust.

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                • #9
                  I've had my Delta 40-560 since 1995 and no problems with it.

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                  • #10
                    I have my Hegner 18v for over 25 years and did not have problems with it in all of the years I own it. It is a great machine and work horse.

                    Mike

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                    • #11
                      No problems with my Delta P-20 in 8 years.
                      Mick, - Delta P-20

                      A smile is a small curve that straightens everything out.

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                      • #12
                        I recieved my Hawk 220 in 2002 as a bday gift from the hubby. The first motor was faulty. They replaced it that week and I haven't had any issues since.
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                        • #13
                          I have had my 26 inch RBI Hawk since 1995 with no issues at all.

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by Rolf View Post
                            I have had my RBI Hawk G4 26 since April of 2005. I have put over 2151 hours on it with no issues. I have an hour meter on it that tracks when the saw is running. That equates to about 6 hours per week.
                            That 6 hours does not count the thread and clamp time.
                            I haven't had any serious issues wth my Delta P20 it is 10 years old, and no issues

                            with my Hegner 22v 4 years old.

                            If all scroll saws come equiped with an hour meter that would tell the true story

                            of their reliability providing they were properly maintained.
                            Stoney aka Al

                            This gettin old stuff ain't for sissies!

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                            • #15
                              i was asking because I know soneone who has an EX30 and may selll it. i guess I should have just asked about those but it was instersting to see hear about the saws. Thanks, dogs

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