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T.C.

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Small table saw ?
« on: May 04, 2020, 10:57:03 AM »
Has anyone here bought and used one of these table saw's from China ?Amazon has them in stock and I was thinking of buying one.

https://www.amazon.com/Portable-Stepless-Adjustable-Lifting-Handmade/dp/B0842NSRFC/ref=pd_rhf_ee_p_img_4?_encoding=UTF8&refRID=VZX5GQV5VMP4HSS7NMV9&th=1

Any input or advise would be appreciated.Thanks for looking T.C.

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Re: Small table saw ?
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2020, 11:35:46 AM »
I've seen similar items at Harbor Freight.  A couple of concerns:  (1) table is really small.  (2) probably under-powered.  (3) can you get additional/replacement saw blades? 

I'd recommend saving up and buying the Micro-Mark or Proxxon tilt arbor saw.  Get the Micro-mark sliding table for it, it makes for better and easier cross cuts.  The tilt feature is something I rarely use, but when I do use it, it's a lifesaver!  Of course, the Byrne saw is the top of the line.  https://www.byrnesmodelmachines.com

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Re: Small table saw ?
« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2020, 12:13:11 PM »
Thanks for the reply Dave
I wasn't looking to spend that kind of money and I realize ya get what ya pay for.
I have bought the HF model and it's junk, this seems to be a lot different than the HF stuff?
Yes they have blade available and it's only a few inches smaller than the Micro Mark .
At 130.00 I may give it a try, if nothing else I will repower it with a good sewing mc motor.
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Re: Small table saw ?
« Reply #3 on: October 02, 2020, 10:24:18 AM »
I bought one of the mini table saws from Harbor Freight because I needed a part off of it to fix my old Jarmac table saw. The Harbor Freight mini saw is junk. The one in the link doesn't look to good to me.
I've been looking at all the different mini saws and the one from Micro Mark seems to be the best deal. There are other ones that I like but they cost a whole lot more. I've been using my Jarmac saw for over 20 years. I replaced the motor with one that has a little more power that I got from Granger. Since they don't make the saw anymore it has become difficult to find new blades. I may have to get a new saw in the near future.

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Re: Small table saw ?
« Reply #4 on: October 24, 2020, 07:59:51 PM »
Hey all - I know I'm a little late to this party, but I figured I'd post for posterity (and those just finding this thread, like me).

I bought a mini hobby table saw from Amazon (this one: https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B07CHLQYXN/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1) for $109.

It's really good. Very well made, doesn't feel cheap at all. I'm vey surprised by its power, too. The 795 motor inside has good reputation, so it does the job very well. It came with two different blades, a fence and guard.

I think the latest model (see via that link) even has a height adjustable blade!

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