I spent $169 on this barrel type saw and it worked fine 'till the cast foot
Yesterday, I went searching the DeWalt site for replacement prarts to find
they said it was NOT AVAILABLE and there were NO SUBSTITUTES!
Ayone have a source?
Please don't infer a "tone" to my messages. It is the nature of e-mail to be
perfunctory "short and to the point." In the instant case, the medium is not
That may not necessarily be so. I had the same problem with a part for
a Dewalt sander. They called it obsolete. Then I did some checking
and found that they assign new model numbers to things that are
essentially the same, with some minor changes. I found a model number
of a sander that was almost identical to mine and looked up the part
number for the piece I needed. When it came it was the identical part
I needed. Give it a try, you may be surprised.
ServiceNet Question Saber Saw DW321
Response (Bob Capitani) 04/05/2006 04:08 PM
Thanks for the update.
Unfortunately, the shoe for the DW321 Type 1 is no longer available. I
did a search of our service centers nationwide and did not locate a single
DEWALT maintains replacement parts for 5 years after a product has
been discontinued. After that time period, once the stock has been depleted,
if there is not sufficient enough demand, the inventory is not restocked.
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Whoa! I still think of my DW621 as new. It was the first tool I
bought after I got into woodworking again Has it been discontinued for
5 years? There is hardly a mark on it and, if it is like my other good
tools, will still be working 30 years from now.
Hell, I can still get the carriage bearing for my Craftsman radial arm
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