Have you considered Japanese saws. They cut real nice & can be had brand new for a fair price. You may even find the learning curve shorter than old used American saws. When the blade gets dull you just change it out for a new one.
You may even enjoy cutting dovetails with one.
"Forget the flat stuff slap something on the spinny thing and lets go, we're burning daylight" Bart Leetch
"If it ain't round you may be a knuckle dragger""Turners drag their nuckles too, they just do it at a higher RPM"Bart