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Look at that! #2: I was supposed to pick up my Delta bandsaw today but that's not gonna happen

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Blog entry by Bothus posted 10-17-2009 03:12 PM 1407 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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So yesterday I called the guy I bought the bandsaw from to confirm the time for me to pick it up today.

It’s about a 3 hour round trip for me. He answered the phone and I asked the question and I hear a long pause like he forgot I was coming…

Turns out he is going to deliver it at 8AM this morning because he’s coming out here to pick up some other tool. Cool.

Hey maybe I can take the bandsaw to work so I work on it after hours? Nah, I’d feel like I was cheating the Unisaw.

Bothus

-- Jerry Boshear, Professional Kitchen Designer, amature woodworker.



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Rustic

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#1 posted 10-17-2009 03:22 PM

great news for you

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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huff

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#2 posted 10-17-2009 04:27 PM

Now it’s like waiting for Christmas. You know it’s coming, just can’t wait for it to get here!. LoL. Ya gonna make us a bandsaw box for your first project with your new bandsaw? I hope you enjoy your Delta as much as I’ve enjoyed mine.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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#3 posted 10-17-2009 06:39 PM

Well——- like the guy said “it don’t get any better than that”. Bought and delivered—- sweet!!

Enjoy that saw, Bothus. You got a good one to play with. I’ve sure like mine all these years.

-- At my age, an "all--nighter" is not having to get up and pee...!!!

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#4 posted 10-18-2009 05:09 AM

It’s almost here

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#5 posted 10-18-2009 11:47 AM

”Hey maybe I can take the bandsaw to work…”

haha, know how you feel. last tuesday I ordered my new camera (worth about 2 grand) and the guy at the shop said it should be in friday. so there I was so exited about getting it for the weekend and I call him and he says it wont be here till monday or tuesday. DAMN.

-- BRODY. NSW AUSTRALIA -arguments with turnings are rarely productive-

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