Tool Gloat Too

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Blog entry by Woodfix posted 04-16-2011 10:50 AM 1790 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well there I was, on the job, and I notice this Cabinet saw sitting in the doorway of this business, right next to the footpath. Had a bit of rust on the cast iron table but otherwise looked alright. So I grabbed a business card and rang them back a few days later. The reason for calling back is that they may have been influenced by my work gear, as I am a Government Inspector.
So I ring up, “hi I saw the cabinet saw in the doorway and was wondering what is happening with it”.
“Yeah, we want to get rid of it”.
“How much”?
“Done. Oh does it go”.
“Yeah, its not very old”.

Picked it up two days later. I think I did pretty well and this is going to improve the WW out of sight.

It is missing nothing, except for the pipe that connects the guard to the extraction.



This exact saw sells new for about $1200. Woo hoo
Don’t ask, and you will never receive.

-- I would rather have the most memories, than the most money.

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#1 posted 04-16-2011 11:09 AM

congrat´s with the score :-)
but don´t wait for that rivingknife buy or make one yourself before you make any cut

take care

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#2 posted 04-16-2011 12:27 PM

Now you are talking mate…

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#3 posted 04-16-2011 03:14 PM

Wauu, you are a luky guy.
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#4 posted 04-16-2011 03:44 PM

Looks like a good score. The right place at the right time is always good.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#5 posted 04-16-2011 04:08 PM

Congrats to you, nice score,,,,,

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#6 posted 04-16-2011 05:47 PM

Well done

-- Glen

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#7 posted 04-16-2011 11:05 PM

I’ll give you #251 for it! (grin)

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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#8 posted 04-19-2011 10:41 PM

Well done!!

-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I

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#9 posted 04-19-2011 10:48 PM

Nice gloat!

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