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Old 08-19-2018, 10:15 PM   #21
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I've got half dozen pair of them. They don't like being overloaded though. I've got a few sets that need to be discarded & replaced because of splayed legs.
I repair them with a chunk of 1x2 and some short screws.


They never have them on sale anymore. Used to get them for $8 each all the time.

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I haven't had a pair yet that I didn't beat the living crap out of
I haven't had a pair that a helper hasn't beat the crap out of. I used to like to get the ones with the extending arms until 2 guys ran saws through them full depth and made that feature useless.

I picked these Stanley ones up from my lumberyard in a pinch a few months ago, I like them so far

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I repair them with a chunk of 1x2 and some short screws.


They never have them on sale anymore. Used to get them for $8 each all the time.

https://www.menards.com/main/mcom/to...1079764&ipos=8
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I use these as well. They last pretty long. I too screw a piece of wood. 5/4 to the top from underneath.
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We have a lot at work but my favorite is the Menards/ Masterforcs metal ones. Put a 2x4 in them and they are ample strong.
They are currently at our warehouse project and they are one of or catch all tables for stuff like paints and sand paper but I’ve seen them hold a hundred 2x4 as a cut table.
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Just saw these port a mates at the farm store this morning. Think I'm going to pick up a pair soon.

https://boratool.com/saw-horses

Metal, Folding, provision for a 2x4 on top. priced at $39 ea at the farm store.

Downside for you is the hollow metal legs have cheap plastic plugs that will likely disappear on day 1. You'll have to improvise something to make it safe for deck use.

If my Kreg folding work table is any indication, the Kreg saw horses will not last long riding around in a trailer or on a jobsite. Too many little plastic pieces.

I have Trojans also, love them. Whatever 2x you use needs to be free of twist though.

I counted up 20 pairs of various styles of saw horses in the shop last week.
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I'm with grizz! I like the Trojan tall pony's. A little more money, but worth it!
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Any good ones? I like to put a 2x on top of them.

I'm looking for lightweight as well.

I have my eye on these from Kreg.

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There great. Setup/ breakdown fast light and compact. Great fir me and my environment
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I have this pair from HD https://www.homedepot.com/p/DEWALT-3...1155/206463150 They fold up compact, and I made a base for my miter saw to use them end to end as a miter saw stand. I donít use a miter saw frequently enough to justify a dedicated stand.


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They don't. I use quite often on composite
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I was that close to pulling the trigger on these, but those metal feet are deal breakers for me. They would tear up a hot composite deck in no time. But they are exactly what I want. Maybe I could put wooden feet on them?


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Although I like the Trojan's for their simplicity, and the fact you can just use scrap lumber, their biggest downfall is the non adjustability. Someday I might build a pair that are adjustable as Griz suggests doing. Always seems like the ground is uneven to me??

I snagged a couple of these from HD for half price and although they are not perfect, they are the best I can find for "me" on the market today. There are holes on the top to screw 2x4's onto. Fully adjustable, and with rubber feet they won't damage a nice deck...like my own redwood deck! When breaking down sheet good I use them for a cutting table.

https://www.homedepot.com/p/TOUGHBUI...C700/205870356




I have these exact ones too.
I hate folding/unfolding them, but once they are open I quickly forget the hassle. They are ROCK SOLID and easily adjustable for level.
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[QUOTE=TheGrizz;7312282]I have this pair from HD https://www.homedepot.com/p/DEWALT-3...1155/206463150 They fold up compact, and I made a base for my miter saw to use them end to end as a miter saw stand. I donít use a miter saw frequently enough to justify a dedicated stand.

I have the same for the last year and wouldn't go back to anything else. Love the fact they clip together for portability.
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Just saw these port a mates at the farm store this morning. Think I'm going to pick up a pair soon.

https://boratool.com/saw-horses

Metal, Folding, provision for a 2x4 on top. priced at $39 ea at the farm store.

Downside for you is the hollow metal legs have cheap plastic plugs that will likely disappear on day 1. You'll have to improvise something to make it safe for deck use.
i've had that pair for several years and never had a problem with the feet. I'm looking for another pair, where did you see them for $ 39.99?
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We have a farm and ranch store around here called Bomgaars.
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i've had that pair for several years and never had a problem with the feet. I'm looking for another pair, where did you see them for $ 39.99?
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i've had that pair for several years and never had a problem with the feet. I'm looking for another pair, where did you see them for $ 39.99?
sorry im new to this, just saw that the post is from 2018
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sorry im new to this, just saw that the post is from 2018
Similar. $19.99 each.


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I repair them with a chunk of 1x2 and some short screws.


They never have them on sale anymore. Used to get them for $8 each all the time.

https://www.menards.com/main/mcom/to...1079764&ipos=8
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Those are the ones I use. I usually stick a pc of 3/4" plywood on them that's about 42" long. I've put quite a bit of weight on a pair of them, something like 300 bd ft of Poplar, but that's unusual for me. What I like the best about them is that you can have one set of legs fully extended and the other set not extended (fully) and keep the pair of horses in plane with each other to have a true flat working surface. Comes in very handy on an uneven floor when you need dead nuts flatness.
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i like my horses about 35-36 inches high . i made a bunch of foldup wood ones years ago and still have several sets . i do not like bending over .have found i like my mitersaw taller also .
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Have looked at the Rigid ones?

I picked a pair a year ago and I love them. Wood 2x4 top, replaceable. Aluminum legs independently adjustable. One squeeze collapses them and fold up easily, super light.
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I move my around alor, I may move my horses to three different sites in a day, so they make sense for me.

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