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Offline john k

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Craftsman saw
« on: May 04, 2018, 09:13:23 PM »
Picked up this old Craftsman saw at a thrift shop.   Original case with a few attachments.   Was able to plug it in before leaving,  runs smooth and no ozone smell.  Don't think I got hurt, besides I could a better one than what I have.  Good deal or not?
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Offline Bill Houghton

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Re: Craftsman saw
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2018, 02:21:24 PM »
The bushings on which the spindle runs on those are widely separated, so it's quite stable - a good thing.

Still, the old saber/sabre saws are limited; I've owned several over the years, and they're limited to soft or thin woods.  But if you've improved on your current saw, that's got to be a good thing.

Offline Ken W.

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Re: Craftsman saw
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2018, 03:15:51 PM »
I have one that's in that same vintage that is still running strong. I like it.

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Re: Craftsman saw
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2018, 04:10:10 PM »
Hello, John. That saw would have followed me home, too!!. Does it say Auto-Scroller anywhere ? Regards, Lou
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Offline john k

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Re: Craftsman saw
« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2018, 09:25:38 PM »
Have not seen anything like that,  have not yet gone through the accessories yet.   
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Offline JessEm

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Re: Craftsman saw
« Reply #5 on: May 29, 2018, 09:50:50 PM »
I love the art deco look of those old Craftsman jigsaws!
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