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Husqvarna 240

September 24 2017 at 11:46 PM
Jonah  (Login jonahin96)

I'm a beginner carver and I'm looking for an all around good saw. Do you guys think that the husqvarna 240 would be a good option?

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(Login jay.kay)


September 25 2017, 10:14 AM 

consumer saws, pro-sumer saws, pro saws
You get what you pay for.

If you are planning to put a 1/4 pitch carving bar on the saw your choices are limited to those saws that can be adapted.
The 240 is a "disposable" consumer saw. Repairing is often more than the original cost.

The 240 can be adapted for carving.


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Tom G
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November 6 2017, 7:28 PM 

If you want to start out with a Husky, I run these, pay a couple extra bucks and get the 543xp with the 12" dime tip. You'll be much happier than buying a cheaper under powered saw that may break down more often. When you start out with a quality tool, it makes it much easier to learn. Your confidence will develop faster so you won't be quite as frustrated happy.gif

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