Tools ... #1: New (Used) sander ... What a Deal !!!

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Blog entry by RavinHeart posted 10-01-2009 08:32 PM 1163 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I recently picked up a 16/32 drum sander.

I found it on craigs list … it works great.

All I had to do was put new paper on the drum …

Best part of all it was $35 …

Now I just have to rearrange the shop a little to find it a spot

It was luck … I was out there looking at a jointer for a friend and clicked on the wrong link … I figured the guy forogt a zero at the end (still would have been an ok price) ... I went and looked at it and he siad it was $35 … so … I had to buy it …

-- RavinHeart - Wisconsin

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Damian Penney

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#1 posted 10-01-2009 09:14 PM


-- I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

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#2 posted 10-01-2009 09:37 PM

Why can’t I ever find things like that.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 10-02-2009 12:39 AM

I have to agree with Mike. I look at Craigslist everyday and can’t seem to discover any buys like this!

Great score!!

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

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#4 posted 10-02-2009 04:34 AM

great find. ok, you get the award today. here it comes… suck. no wait, a working 16/32 drum sander for $35… really suck.

-- God is great, wood is good. Let us thank Him for wood......and old hand tools.

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#5 posted 10-02-2009 11:39 PM

The shipping on mine was more than $35.00.

Congrats and good luck with it.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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#6 posted 10-04-2009 07:14 AM

Great find.

Can you post a picture?


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

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