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Old 07-16-2013, 06:22 PM
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Originally Posted by herler View Post
No, man.

It is almost going to take me more time in terms of labor hours just to type out this message than that Homelite is worth, you can find them and units like it on sale for $70 to $100 all day long, even if you had to wait 6 months for a sale to come around they are just not worth fixing, two hours labor and one part you're up into could have just brought a brand new one.

Now I'm out of here before I waste any more time with those cheap units that are best off thrown in the garbage when they fail.
I think you might be a bit mistaken my saw isn't one if the new crappy ones. Its a mid-late sixties saw, like this one:
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