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    Well. for better or worse I bought a new Delta 40-690 scroll saw yesterday. It was a little spendy for my budget. But I'm hoping it was worth the money. I just wasn't having any luck finding something on Craigs List.
    Got it all assembled last night. I haven't cut anything with it yet but did turn it on. Compared to my Ryobi it was amazing how quiet and vibration free it was. I'm still a little clumsy when it comes to installing the blade in the clamps. It's a different system than what Ryobi has. I'll also have to find some kind of stool. The stand it came with makes it higher. I won't be able to sit in front of it with a folding chair like I did my Ryobi.

    Dan

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    Congratulations on the new saw.
    Keep us posted on your progress.

    It's all fun
    Terry
    Craftsman 18"
    Delta 46-460 lathe
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