When is a good time to retire a saw? I absolutely love my 2054, but parts are getting harder to come by. It has lots of life left in it but a break in something insignificant could render it useless for some time until a replacement part is found. This was the first saw I ever bought back in high school and it is near and dear to me. Do I put it on the shelf and use it from time to time, or do I run it until it won't run anymore? It doesn't need to be run (I have a few extras , but I just love that damn thing.