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DeWalt Model GE 16” Radial Arm Saw - $500 (Brighton)

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condition: good
make / manufacturer: DeWalt
model name / number: GE
DeWalt Model GE 16” Radial Arm Saw, manufactured in 1948.
This saw was in it’s final stages of restoration when life got too busy.

The good: I purchased this from a window and door shop in Ohio. The owner of the shop purchased the say in the 1970’s and used it very little over the years. The ways in the arm are in amazing shape, dare I say perfect. Usually in saws of this vintage, the ways get worn near the column from “short stroking” the blade. There is no slop anywhere along it’s travel.
As part of the restoration I replaced the bearings in the sliding carriage and in the motor with quality sealed bearings. All motions are super smooth, including the raising and lowering of the arm height. I took the saw down to bare metal before repainting. The color probably isn’t perfect/historic match. I used Rustoleum machine grey, brushed on stand and everything but the motor. The motor was sprayed…probably looks better than new.
5HP 3Phase. Comes with a nice carbide tipped blade and factor blade guard.

The bad: The logos were removed when painting, but I still have them. You can see them setting on the stand in one of the photos. Speaking of stand, you’ll need to build a new sacrificial top.
In the course of restoration, I clipped the original wiring. I have new wire (not pictured) of the appropriate size and gage. I also have the cast strain relieve which mounts to the arm (not pictured) as well as a wiring diagram and pdf version of the users manual. I have the factory switch. It’s functional and looks pretty good but a piece of the plastic around the start button cracked off.

I have a few vides showing how smooth the travel and blade move. A video of the heigh adjustment too (you can move it with one finger!) I also have a few pre-restoration photos I can provide the new owner.

Since this is at my residence, I have no loading dock. The saw is mounted on a skid of sorts and I move it around with a pallet jack. When I purchased it I rented a U-Haul trailer WITH the tall gate/ramp. I have sever pieces of black pipe and a come-a-long to glide it up the ramp. I’m happy to assist with loading. After we do, you’ll be confident unloading. This thing weighs about 600lbs, so unless you are bringing a bunch of strong dudes, don’t plan on putting it in the back of a pickup.
Selling Northfield Shaper (1959), Rockwell-Delta 12/14 Table Saw (late 60’s) and a Delta 20” Planer (1990’s).
Please email me with any questions. Email me your phone number if you want me to send the videos referenced above. Serious inquires please. $500 FIRM.

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