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Old 02-25-2008, 07:49 PM   #1
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For you older guys, I was cleaning my shop and found my old Rockwell 315 from 1970. I spent my whole paycheck (about $120) buying this saw and my boss put me in with the layout guy because he figured if I would spend that much on a saw, I was serious about being a carpenter. All aluminum with the table that drops straight down, splayed washer to hold the blade. I remember this saw as cutting straight if you knew how to use it. Which I didn't at the time. Just thought I'd share that, I think I will clean it up and try it out again.
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Old 02-25-2008, 08:08 PM   #2
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My Rockwell 9" miter saw ('77? '78?)
still goes to work on a regular basis!
Wish I knew where to get new blades
for it. Bought 5 or 6 tables for it,
2 belts... still purrs along!

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wow those tools are older than me
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wow those tools are older than me
Gee, thanks for the reminder.
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My brother-in-law borrowed my 9'' rockwell many years ago and I keep reminding him I want it back. I'm not really sure way cause it was wore out than and an antique now , but maybe cause it was my first MITRE saw and my dad bought it for me ,or maybe cause the sob never returns **** or thats not F--- up .
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I let a friend borrow my Rockwell 315 Circular Saw back in the 70's & he dropped it off a roof & bent the foot. What that sucker would fetch off of Ebay right now!
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The cord placement is real smart. I don't know of any other saw that had a height adjustment like Rockwell's either?
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My saw need the screw peg for the brushes, a cleanup and its good to go.
I thought I paid $120 for it, I saw on another website that a guy claims he paid $300 for it in 1970? Great saw----------

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The cord placement is real smart. I don't know of any other saw that had a height adjustment like Rockwell's either?
Steve
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and handle are plastic.
They are really awkward and uncomfortable,
"anti-ergonomic"
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25 years now, and it just won't die.
I save her for "special occasions"...
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cbu,.....

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