Awhile back, when I was still shopping around for a saw, I was interested in at least having a look at the new models of Craftsman saws .... listed in their catalog as available on May 1st. I wouldn't buy any Craftsman saw normally (absolute junk) but these looked interesting because they seemed more like enclosed cabinet style saws and the top of the trio had a Biesemeyer (sp?) fence. I wondered if possibly Craftsman was taking a new direction in the quality of its equipment. Well Yesterday I finally saw the the lower and midrange models just after they'd finsished assembling and putting them on the sales floor (maybe today the Biesemeyer-equipped model might be there as well.) Just letting all of you know in case you wish to have a look. I didn't have time for a detailed inspection, but after one quick look I was very grateful for the overal quality of my TS3650. The fence on both models were all over the place and were just so cheesy looking... big, clunky and basically non-functioning... pure Craftsman garbage... nothing new. I can't imagine spending $649 and ending up with such a pile of garbage to use. Craftsman is just unreal. I wouldn't buy anything less than Craftsman hand tools, but their power tools can really blow... if their power tools had the same reputation as thier hand tools life would be so much easier... but instead the folks at Craftsmen are just targeting the naive masses and producing nothing of any lasting value... not any more at least. What an insult to my wallet! My neighbor has an old Craftman table saw from the early '60's and it still performs admirably... but it's a whole 'nother animal compared with what they sell today. Anyway, they might be in your stores now or soon in case you wish to inspect the next time you're in Sears.
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