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post #1 of 3 Old 02-08-2012, 08:09 PM Thread Starter
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Jet/Craftsman TS motor swap?

Hi all, There is a Jet JTS-10JF table saw with a precision fence (don't know if that is Jet's name for the fence?) for 100 bucks near me, I haven't gone to see it yet, but I'm thinking I might take a look to replace my Craftsman.
The only thing is it doesn't have a motor. I'm wondering if it's a big deal or even possible without great cost to change my motor over to it.

Would it be worthwhile to bother with or should I let it pass?

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post #2 of 3 Old 02-08-2012, 08:28 PM
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100 bucks without a motor? That raises a few questions. What did the guy do to kil it? Did he abuse the rest of the saw - which you conveniently can't check since there's no motor? I guess you can take a good look at your motor, measure the mount and all, and then go look at the empty space where his motor should be and see if it fits together.

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Hi joe,

I forgot the CL link. It is a local resale type place for charity. I hadn't thought of why the motor is gone in the first place. Looking at the ad again it seems to be missing the guard as well.

http://orlando.craigslist.org/tls/2837464577.html

I think I'll let it go, not that it matters. I slipped up and mentioned it to my wife and she said no lol.

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