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Old 11-26-2006, 11:06 AM   #1
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I need help with choosing DH's christmas.

I'm in a real pickle trying to decide what to get him. It's only 2 things that I have to decide on.
He is a jack of all trades and uses his power tools for building. His miter saw is a regular Riobi saw. He has wanted a Ridgid 12" compound miter saw with the sliding arm and laser. But, he needs a new grill, the burner is broke on his old one and it's not real open for bigger meat as it has 2 extra shelves, so, getting a new burner won't make a lot of difference for him as far as cooking on it. Both the grill and the saw are the same price, so, that isn't a factor either. Now, WHICH ONE DO I GET HIM!????????





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Old 11-26-2006, 11:09 AM   #2
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I couldn't get the links to work, but I am gonna have to go with the grill.
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Old 11-26-2006, 11:12 AM   #3
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I brought the images in. I didn't do the links right.
I knew before I put it in here that most of you would say grill, LOL
I am leaning more towards the grill, as he has a saw, just not as good as the Ridgid.
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Old 11-26-2006, 11:40 AM   #4
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that grill is sexy, the saw, not so much
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Old 11-26-2006, 11:46 AM   #5
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I'd definitely go with the grill. 'Cause both of you can enjoy it.

As for tools, I know Buck much prefers to select his himself. However, your DH may have already told you EXACTLY what kind of saw he wants. Still, I'd get the grill.
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Old 11-26-2006, 11:48 AM   #6
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that would be easy for me. DH would get the saw, I think he has used his grill maybe twice this summer to grill a hot dog as he irrigates. The rest of the time my s-i-l does any grilling I need for sundays...
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Old 11-26-2006, 12:04 PM   #7
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LOL, the grill is winning.

DH has a saw, the only thing is that it's a standard 10" and when he cuts large pieces of wood, such as posts, he has to cut one side, turn it over and cut the other side for it to go through. Same with things wider than a 2x4. He does quite a few decks and things like that in the summer, but, if he had the grill, I would get more grilled dinners. LOL. Plus, he enjoys cooking outside and is wanting to build an outdoor kitchen, like on "License to Grill".
So, my dilemna is, easier workload for him or easier and better cooking.....
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Grill gets my vote.
You can both use and enjoy it.
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Old 11-26-2006, 02:20 PM   #9
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When is his birthday? If his birthday is before "grilling season" (I know, you can grill all year round but most do it in the warmer months), give him the saw now and the grill for his birthday. On the other hand, if he grills all year round, the grill would be a good choice.

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Old 11-26-2006, 04:43 PM   #10
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I thought of that one too, Barbara, but, it's in August!! :o(
Kinda messes up both gifts. I think the grill is going to be the gift this year. Maybe I can get him the saw for our Anniversary in February.
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