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Offline john k

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Old Skilsaw
« on: May 02, 2018, 11:03:12 PM »
As I am getting near the end of my porch rebuild,  just wrapped up the cord on this to put it away.   Got it a few years ago at a yard sale.   Checked the oil in the gear box, inspected the brushes, and it has worked flawlessly for two big projects.   I don't think I got hurt for $10?

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Re: Old Skilsaw
« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2018, 11:45:05 PM »
Those are beasts. thumbsup2 for $10 you could at least pop for a decent blade.... lolx



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Re: Old Skilsaw
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2018, 03:00:04 PM »
I have one like it. The last carpenters here used it and wanted to keep it.
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Re: Old Skilsaw
« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2018, 08:07:03 PM »
Things a monster!

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Re: Old Skilsaw
« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2018, 09:37:07 PM »
I have 2 of them. 1 red handle I keep a carbide tooth blade on and a black handle one I keep a plywood blade on and a case that it stays in.

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Re: Old Skilsaw
« Reply #5 on: May 04, 2018, 02:43:19 AM »
Worm drive, do yourself a favor and get a new blade $10 then you have a $125 saw for $20. that plywood blade is no good for 2x4s and the like!

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Re: Old Skilsaw
« Reply #6 on: May 04, 2018, 10:47:46 AM »
I have one looks just like it. Those old ones are some kind of somethin!
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Re: Old Skilsaw
« Reply #7 on: May 05, 2018, 12:27:05 AM »
That blade was on it when it came in.   Put a new $18 blade on it,  something about that motor rotation makes it want to go straight every time.

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Re: Old Skilsaw
« Reply #8 on: May 05, 2018, 01:01:32 PM »
I usually buy new blades at the HD around Christmas time. They usually have a display with buy one blade for $10 and get a fee one in the 2-pack.

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Re: Old Skilsaw
« Reply #9 on: May 06, 2018, 12:35:19 PM »
I have an older Skilsaw around here somewhere. Not as old as the OP's, and not worm drive.

I think it's 70's vintage - a 7 1/4" bladed pukey orange body circular model. Replaced all 4 of the bushings it it and it works great! Can't knock the older power tools that's for sure.

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Re: Old Skilsaw
« Reply #10 on: May 06, 2018, 10:26:25 PM »
I have an older Skilsaw around here somewhere. Not as old as the OP's, and not worm drive.

I think it's 70's vintage - a 7 1/4" bladed pukey orange body circular model. Replaced all 4 of the bushings it it and it works great! Can't knock the older power tools that's for sure.

Orange body will make it B & D.
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Re: Old Skilsaw
« Reply #11 on: May 06, 2018, 11:51:56 PM »
I have an older Skilsaw around here somewhere. Not as old as the OP's, and not worm drive.

I think it's 70's vintage - a 7 1/4" bladed pukey orange body circular model. Replaced all 4 of the bushings it it and it works great! Can't knock the older power tools that's for sure.

Orange body will make it B & D.

Hmmm. Looks like a Skil number.

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Re: Old Skilsaw
« Reply #12 on: May 07, 2018, 10:30:58 AM »
Skil, very surprising. I don't recall seeing Skil in that color in the 70's, but the image tells the tale!
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Re: Old Skilsaw
« Reply #13 on: May 07, 2018, 11:03:47 AM »
It's a great little saw. I'd pick up another if I could find it in reasonable shape.

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Re: Old Skilsaw
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