I have a 40-50 year old Delta table saw joiner combination.
It must weight around 400 lbs.
I was wanting to see how I might be able to get a suggested value for
It has a new motor that is about 7 years old and run on I guess a
unique 220 plug. The motor runs both the table saw and joiner at the
Any ideas or areas to look would be greatly appreciated.
I suspect from www.owwm.com that it was built 1954. I haven't run the
numbers yet but plan to. Anyway, it was shipped from Florida and has
quite a bit of surface rust on it. It there a preferred way to
condition it and restore it? Since a lot of people on this site seem
to be performing restoration. Is there any reason why I would want to
just buy a new one and limit my losses on this old piece of history.
So other than the benefits of a tilting arbor anything else?
I am assuming that any piece of equipment will require a rebuild
anyway under just wear and tear.
email@example.com (Gregon2Whls) wrote in message
Also on the OWWM is a *start up* article and if memory
serves me it's by the same fine fellow that wrote up the
Delta serial number article.
Some do and are and some just like owning machinery. Hey,
kinda like the wreck.
There are eleventy million reasons to own a new saw. There
are eleventy million reasons to own an old saw. You are the
one that has to make the decision.
That is a major reason.
Eventually. I would go into my speech on depreciation right
about now but it's all been said before and a search of Al
Gore's Google would bring up a number of articles. I will
warn you, should you decide to hang out with the OWWM it's
more than likely that you'll fall in with a pretty good
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