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Re: Whatever Happened to the Radial-Arm Saw?

I bought my Rockwell Delta radial arm saw in 1963 while I was a student in college. It has moved with me from Ohio to Wisconsin to Michigan and I use it daily and on nearly every project. Several years ago, I bought a nice Milwaukee sliding compound miter saw to use on projects at my daughter's or son's house and became quite concerned about safety and frankly, I just didn't know how to use it. My RAS holds a prominent position in my shop and I only use my table saw to rip wood. Crosscuts, dados and many other cuts are performed on the RAS. I wouldn't give it up or anything and if it went down on me, I would buy another one.