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athomas5009

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#1 posted 03-21-2014 02:09 PM

I’d say it’s a pretty good deal and a nice looking machine. I got mine for 150 but the paint was hit, it was filled with dirt and pitch and needed to be converted to single phase. After buying a new motor, going threw a couple wire wheeles, paint and a new switch I have about 350 total invested so in the end yours was 100 cheaper and ALOT less work. Kinda sucks about the cabinet but doesn’t effect operation. Plus you could build a nice one out of wood or swoop up the spare that was offered.

I love the lettering on the cutter gaurd that comes with your model. Mine was a series newer with the plan gaurd so I recreated the look of yours with decal letters and some clear coat over top.

Nice find and enjoy.

-- Sometimes you're flush and sometimes you're bust, and when you're up, it's never as good as it seems, and when you're down, you never think you'll be up again, but life goes on.


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