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Blog entry by Adam posted 01-04-2012 09:52 PM 4342 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Check out this massive pice of cast iron posted for sale in KIJIJI for $650.

From the add “Maybe 1950’s??? Made by Preston Woodworking Machinery. Self feeding for ripping dimensional lumber. Needs electrical motor work, sold as is, where is. We have a forklift to load if needed.”

http://stcatharines.kijiji.ca/c-buy-and-sell-tools-equipment-Preston-Rip-Saw-W0QQAdIdZ326563927

-- Adam, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada



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Jacob

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#1 posted 01-04-2012 10:45 PM

Looks like a piece of a warship, Haha, Whats it do?

-- -Jacob Turetsky, Industrial Designer

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Jacob

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#2 posted 01-04-2012 10:45 PM

Looks like a piece of a warship, Haha, Whats it do?

-- -Jacob Turetsky, Industrial Designer

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Bertha

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#3 posted 01-04-2012 11:01 PM

That thing’s an animal. Electrical work? That beast probably has a 7+hp 3ph in it. Not for me, but very, very cool.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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cabmaker

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#4 posted 01-04-2012 11:05 PM

Looks like a straghtline rip saw to me. Bertha my bet is that is a min. 10hp. If it does need a motor rebuilld one can count on 600-800 $.

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