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Great Tool Buys #1: Super Tool Buy!

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Blog entry by BRAY posted 02-01-2010 06:50 AM 869 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Last Monday, while searching for a biscuit jointer I decided to visit a local pawn shop. There it was, a Dewalt DW682K. It had been used once, maybe twice. It had a $75 price sticker on it. After seeing them selling for around $200, I decided to buy it. I’m glad I did; it works great.

-- BRAY



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a1Jim

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#1 posted 02-01-2010 06:53 AM

Super bargain

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 02-01-2010 01:51 PM

Nice score. I have used one of these for several years and it still works just as well today as it did when I first bought it.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#3 posted 02-01-2010 02:13 PM

Good buy. Around here the pawn shops put off pawn tools for sale at about the retail price. I’ve never found as good a buy as that in a pawn shop.

Lee

-- No piece is cut too short. It was meant for a smaller project.

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#4 posted 02-01-2010 03:29 PM

Great snag! I need to start checking out the pawn shops….lol

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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alexbarlage

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#5 posted 02-01-2010 03:42 PM

So thats where they took my biscuit jointer…

-- The trouble with doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates how difficult it was.

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gagewestern

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#6 posted 02-01-2010 05:54 PM

some pawn shops are good places to get tools if you know to check it out compleaty . but i always ask if that is the best they can do on the price .

-- gagewestern

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