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Duffman

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09-17-2015 03:01 PM

Well guys, following up the outstanding deal I got on the Powermatic 66 (5HP, 1ph), which I am in about $900 deep, I managed to score another big item.

I was able to secure a Shop Fox 8in Jointer.

A man in my church had decided to pick up woodworking and then found out that he had developed a wood dust allergy. As I understand it, the jointer had all of about 10 minutes of use on it, which was from the day he got it home, then it sat for about 5 years. He offered it to me for the price of simply re-trimming two of the bedrooms in his house. The trim is currently painted pine and he would like to change it out to match the cherry that is through the rest of the house. He also was kind enough to throw in a DeWalt 735x planer with the stand to sweeten the deal a little more! Jackpot!!!

-- I'm not addicted to buying tools or wood... I can stop any time I want!


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chrisstef

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#1 posted 09-17-2015 03:02 PM

Yup. Its official. YOU SUCK.

-- Its not a crack, its a casting imperfection.

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 09-17-2015 03:12 PM

Your Powermatic is the same as mine.great tool, great bargain, enjoy!

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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SirIrb

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#3 posted 09-17-2015 03:21 PM

66 lust.

-- Don't blame me, I voted for no one.

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Duffman

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#4 posted 09-17-2015 03:21 PM

@a1Jim – I’ve got it all tuned in and I am capable of making cuts so clean now with that saw that I have to look close to determine which side is jointed and which side has been ripped on the table saw! it really is incredible. I really think that the only reason I would change out saws now is if I decide that I’d like to change out to a SawStop.

-- I'm not addicted to buying tools or wood... I can stop any time I want!

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BurlyBob

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#5 posted 09-17-2015 03:49 PM

Yeah, you absolutely, totally suck. That’s my fantasy saw. Some guy’s have all the luck. Congrats!

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ChefHDAN

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#6 posted 09-17-2015 03:52 PM

8” Jointer and oh yeah here’s a FREE DW735

Yep, you earned it YOU SUCK

But also paint my a$$ green as I’m jealous as hell but always happy to hear when a lover of WW’ing SCORES cool tools to keep on keepin’ on… Congrats! you go right ahead & Gloat!

-- I've decided 1 mistake is really 2 opportunities to learn.. learn how to fix it... and learn how to not repeat it

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TheTurtleCarpenter

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#7 posted 09-17-2015 04:04 PM

You are officially deemed the winner of the upcoming Greased Pig catching Contest !

-- "Tying shoelaces was way harder than learning to Whistle",,,,,member MWTCA area K. Kentucky

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Yonak

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#8 posted 09-17-2015 04:06 PM

Sweet. I hope you do a good job for him. I’m sure you will.

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DavidTTU

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#9 posted 09-17-2015 04:17 PM

Awesome Gloat. Congrats on such a great find.

-- -David -- Lubbock, TX

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TheFridge

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#10 posted 09-17-2015 04:36 PM

You filthy bastard. Nice scores.

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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Kaleb the Swede

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#11 posted 09-17-2015 04:52 PM

Well round up the posse guys, someone needs a beating. You suck. Great score

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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#12 posted 09-17-2015 06:32 PM

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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Steve

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#13 posted 01-09-2016 04:40 AM

Very nice!

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FirehouseWoodworking

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#14 posted 01-09-2016 05:30 AM

-- Dave; Lansing, Kansas

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