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Offline abates

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Frommia 635 table saw: information needed
« on: January 18, 2019, 09:15 AM »
Hi all, looking at a Frommia 635 table saw.  Used to have a slider but is missing.  I don't need the slider part.  Mostly I was wondering if anyone had information on the company or the saw?  It looks like a nice saw and the price is right for it.  Dust collection?  Arbor size?  Mostly cast iron or sheet metal?  Were these good saws?  Any help will be appreciated.

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Offline TinyShop

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Re: Frommia 635 table saw: information needed
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2019, 10:01 AM »

A thread worth translating in which the manufacturer basically warns someone in your same position against acquiring a used machine - apparently, there is zero support available for same:
« Last Edit: January 18, 2019, 10:06 AM by TinyShop »
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Offline Job and Knock

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Re: Frommia 635 table saw: information needed
« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2019, 04:37 PM »
if it's any help Frommia was/is a manufacturer of mid-market static machinery aimed at small to medium sized joiners shops. your 635 is very old - 1960s or 70s - so there will be no manuals or spares or support for it. If you are mechanically and electrically adept and know what to look for in terms of acceptable wear and tear, damage, etc that shouldn't be a problem. If you need the user's handbook before you an look at a machine I'd suggest steering clear of all old machinery. It will only bring you pain
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