Dremel 1830 120-Volt 18-Inch Scroll Saw
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22 of 23 found the following review helpful:
Best buy for the buck and best warranty Feb 11, 2008
By R. Young
I did alot of research and comparison to all the brands and hands down this was the best buy for the buck. It performs great,easy to change blades,tension lever up front and easy to adjust. Noise level is acceptable, the Dewalt maybe up one here, but your paying over twice as much. If doing over would buy the same dremel again.
I mounted solid to a bench and laid a thin rubber mat under it and bolted down secure and has no excessice viberation.If I could change anything on the machine it would be to have a 20" or 22" throat. Don't let peoples comments of hard to change blades, noisey, viberates, loud, cheap...all Bogus. Its a Great Machine! Love it. Robert
11 of 11 found the following review helpful:
Dremel Scrollsaw 1830 Jun 09, 2008
By S. L. Block
Wow! Is this a good saw? It fast and accurate. It's easy to use and it rotates 90 degrees for long cuts. The saw blade holder/changer is simple and effective. It's quick as I always have to do interior cuts. It says it's 18" deep but it is really 20... Great saw!
6 of 6 found the following review helpful:
Good Value Scroll Saw Jan 02, 2008
By Dan Mccarthy
I bought this saw with the 20% discount. There is some vibration but with a rubber sanding mat underneath it, it performs very well. What do you want for under $200. If your a professional who will use this saw everyday, buy the dewalt scroll saw and go away. For the home DIY, this saw is decent quality at a decent price.
3 of 3 found the following review helpful:
Great tool Apr 06, 2009
By Mike T Rose
This is a great tool. Bought it for $129 at H.D.
Contrary to negative reviews, it is smooth, reliable and solid. I have had it for a year, with heavy use, no problems.
10 of 14 found the following review helpful:
Disappointed Nov 25, 2007
By R. Root
Interested in trying Intarsia I decided to start small. For the price I knew I was not purchasing a world class scroll saw but was hoping for something better than entry level.
Cutting 1/2" bass for ornaments, with "name" blades was problematic.
Blade changing is at best clumsy, frustrating! Any attempts to do fretwork with this saw would cause one to give up and go to knitting.
If I could I would return it but since it is not broken I am destined to keep it.
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