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Old 05-13-2013, 11:19 AM   #1
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Might any of you have any knowledge/thoughts about the Black & Decker BT2500 Table Saw?

I have an opportunity to pick one up for about $125 … but I wanted to run it by the experts first.
(mind you, I am strictly a DIY/Home Hobbiest level project/woodworker–not a professional or any intention of becoming one)







Thanks for any comments, insight and/or advice you can provide.





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Keep looking on CL. You can find better brands selling for same or less.

I have found at least where I live that I can buy Delta contractor saws for 100 or less. Much better saws.

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What would be the objection(s) to this particular saw, though?

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http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2002/...r-Table-Saws-/
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i saw that …. but then I also found some additional info concerning the recall – as follows:


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”Check the date code – If the date code is from 200128-CT through 200148-CT, then it must be repaired. Note: id the date code is followed by an “R” your saw has already been repaired. The date code is located on the front of the tool on the nameplate.”


So, I guess I would need to check the date code on the name plate of the saw – to see if it was made after the recall/repair
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