DIEHL SL-52 GLUE LINE CAPABLE STRAIGHT LINE RIP SAW $15,000
Shopping for a straight line rip saw can be difficult especially if you need it to be glue line capable. This saw is in amazing condition both mechanically and cosmetically and boasts large capacities and speeds. The fence can be set at 52″ to the right of the blade or you have 56″ of clearance to the right of the blade if you do not use the fence. The chain and track are just about as perfect as you can get unless you buy new. Chain face shows virtually no wear and the chain sits dead flat. Arbor has less than 1/1000″ run out. Oiler works properly at all points. Machine runs quiet, true, and smooth. Add to this that it is a very clean machine and you have a machine that is hard to find at this price point especially when talking about US built rip saws. 15 hp main motor/2 hp feed motor with speeds from 65-190′ per minute. Arbor diameter is 2″. The max blade diameter is 18″ which will yield a 4 1/4″ thickness capacity.