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trevor87
01-30-2007, 12:46 PM
http://www.blackanddecker.com/ProductGuide/Product-Details.aspx?ProductID=8197

Saw this same model at wal-mart. didnt have a price marked and wasnt there long enough to check. But if it was cheap does anyone think it would be worth it just to build boxes? yes fyi i know not to buy tools from walmart lol

jmanpc
01-30-2007, 12:47 PM
Black and Decker is the Sony of power tools :fyi:

But if it cuts wood, use it...

lilmaniac2
01-30-2007, 12:47 PM
i spent like 250 bucks at sears and got one that has a guide big enuf to cut 40 inches :)

trevor87
01-30-2007, 12:50 PM
i know nothing about table saws and seeing one at walmart made me wonder if it was worth it or not i got some extra bday money so may see wat it costs, hey its walmart u can always take it back :) lol

trevor87
01-30-2007, 06:20 PM
well my mom might pay for it and buy it so we will see wat happens if i get it ill post a review

W8 a minute
01-30-2007, 06:53 PM
I see good, cast iron tablesaws for cheap on Craigslist all the time. I would look there first. Even Ebay will have some good deals because they are too heavy to ship and they only sell local.

Honestly, those portable table saws are a lot like car audio speakers: There are only a few companies that actually MAKE them but hundreds that put their name on them. The problem is that there are only a couple of companies that make GOOD ones and you don't know who made that one.

baseballer1100
01-30-2007, 07:03 PM
I wouldnt buy it.

ChadS99SVT
01-30-2007, 07:03 PM
I am sure it will cut wood just fine. Problem I see is on larger cuts and larger pieces of wood. It will get tricky. But hey it's better than nothing.

ultimate157
01-30-2007, 08:34 PM
Honestly, I wouldn't buy it. It seems rather small and cheap. Big cuts would be a pain. It looks like the top is 24x36

azbass
01-30-2007, 08:38 PM
no.

PV Audio
01-30-2007, 08:55 PM
Black and Decker is the Sony of power tools :fyi:

But if it cuts wood, use it...
:uhoh:

I wouldn't trade my BnD orbital sander for anything else. It's my favorite tool, and has never let me down.