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Project by woodb1 posted 1853 days ago 1758 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

God blessed me with this 14” bandsaw. I seen it on craigslist for 50.00. I couldn’t believe how good it was. The man was a older man so he took very good care of it . He bought it new in 1989. He said it hadn’t been used in 5 years. All I had to do is make a few adjustments. and it run like a top. I’m so blessed,i can’t believe it.





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DaleM

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#1 posted 1853 days ago

I think I could have gotten 14 of these for what I paid for mine. This of course is a once in a lifetime deal, so I guess it would have taken me 14 lifetimes too. Great find.

-- Dale Manning, Carthage, NY

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Keith Shipp

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#2 posted 1853 days ago

Call this one the deal of the decade. I picked up a 14 inch jet last year with a riser block for 225.00 at an estate sale and I thought I was stealing it. You certainly got a great deal.

-- Keith, Bolingbrook, Illinois. The way I figure it I only have the rest of my life to get good at this...

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gjd

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#3 posted 1853 days ago

Now that I see it, I’m even more envious! What a deal.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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mtnwild

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#4 posted 1853 days ago

One of the top tools in my shop. Don’t know what I’d do without it. Mine is going on it’s third motor. Great score! I got mine for fifty dollars, twenty five years ago. I found a Delta.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 1853 days ago

congrats on your saw.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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kolwdwrkr

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#6 posted 1853 days ago

Way to go man. That is a good deal! Now whatcha gonna make?

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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cylis007

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#7 posted 1853 days ago

WOW! You did get a good deal.

-- A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. There will be sleeping enough in the grave. ~Benjamin Franklin

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Christopher

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#8 posted 1853 days ago

Score!

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rosewood

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#9 posted 1853 days ago

I was wondering, when i can get such a deal ??????
i have many exotic wood that make every ones envy, now i can feel such a feeling to you Woodb1.
great deal, realy.

Cheers,
Rosewood.

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#10 posted 1853 days ago

A great steal, or maybe a home run!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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jockmike2

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#11 posted 1853 days ago

Man I keep looking on craigslist and I never find deals like this. You really got lucky. Nice saw.

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

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Dudley

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#12 posted 1852 days ago

Nice catch woodb1. Now ya need to do some rearranging in the garage so ya can use it. LOL

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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aurora

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#13 posted 1846 days ago

i’ll give you $60 bucks for it, but that’s my last offer !! Seriously a great deal, that’ll only improve by the enjoyment that you get from making your own creations with your new tool.

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Don K.

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#14 posted 1846 days ago

What a great deal, I thought I had made a great deal when I bought my old Rockwell for $200.

-- Don S.E. OK

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Grumpy

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#15 posted 1844 days ago

That is one great buy.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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