scroll saw

Im looking to buy a scroll saw for some patterns I am looking to cut out, mostly toys, and ornaments and things like that. As ive never bought one before what should I look for and can you recommend any? Can a good one be bought for under 200$ or do I need to spend more?
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hi just looking at the posts here in the last few months the opinion seems to be the $500 delwalt is the cheapest good one. there seems to be a division of crap 0-130 and a division of junk 131-200 then good 500 then very good 1000. . Now I have read some articles in the magazines that say that machines in the 150 range work ok I haven't seen any. do some googleing in the group a lot has been posted just in the last few months.
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If you are really limited in budget, search Craig's list and ebay. Just about every week in our town, someone posts a used scrollsaw for $40-60. I'm not a scrollsaw expert, but you could put a rubber pad underneath it and bolt it to a workbench to help reduce vibration (the main complaint about cheaper saws).
If you enjoy it, you can save up for a premium saw.
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