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Blog entry by dustbunny posted 1606 days ago 1133 reads 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wahoo !!
All the watching and waiting has finally paid off.
This is what I found on Craigslist search in Massachuesetts-


This is the actual machine-


The Grizzly Price: $1,495.00
The Craigslist Price: $ 850.00

I think this is an awesome deal, it is a well cared for unit, though he said he has used it quite a bit. He replaced it with a Performax 22-44 drum sander as it is a bit more delicate in it’s working, he makes guitars.

I am picking it up Sunday…..I can’t wait !!

No need to build one now : ) SWEET !!


-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~

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#1 posted 1606 days ago

Very nice!!

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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#2 posted 1606 days ago

ahhh!!!! I am so jealous. The craigslist in the montreal area looks like people are trying to MAKE money on their resells….

I’ve abandoned it, and look at a french site that seems to be populated by folks with a reasonable outlook.

Great score.

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#3 posted 1606 days ago

Lisa: Nice score.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#4 posted 1606 days ago

this is great lisa ,

now you can really go for it ,

and get these wonderful projects out quicker !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#5 posted 1606 days ago

great deal! i never find any deals on craigs i always find stuff quicker on ebay then get into bidding wars with everyone and most of the stuff others pay full price it’s crazy. Well i guess some people have all the luck! ;)

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#6 posted 1606 days ago

Great score!

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#7 posted 1606 days ago

A drum sander will definitely change your woodworking experience, particularly with the belt feed. I am excited for you.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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#8 posted 1605 days ago

Great eyes Lisa!
Congratulations on your find.

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#9 posted 1605 days ago

Nice score, Lisa. I watch CL every day and have yet to come across a find such as you have. Enjoy the new sander.

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

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#10 posted 1605 days ago

Nice find Lisa, chalk another one up for Craigslist.

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#11 posted 1605 days ago

what a score !
this will make sanding fun and not such a chore

-- self proclaimed copycat

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#12 posted 1604 days ago


-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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