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Forum topic by zigsrig posted 10-05-2015 03:05 PM 415 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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zigsrig

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10-05-2015 03:05 PM

Topic tags/keywords: dewalt dw733 tool planer

Hi, I ran across a Dewalt DW733 at a local shop. It’s priced at $250 and the only thing I can see that’s wrong is it’s missing the handle on top, which I can replace for about $15. No clue whether it works and the return policy is a little iffy. Any ideas whether this would be a good purchase?

Thanks,

Zig


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#1 posted 10-05-2015 03:44 PM

Is this another one of those “humor” posts? If they won’t demo it for you, don’t bother.

-- My mother said that anyone learning to cook needed a large dog to eat the mistakes. As a sculptor of wood I have always tried to keep a fireplace. (Norman Ridenour)

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#2 posted 10-05-2015 07:46 PM

A new DW734 at Lowe’s is $399. Half of $400 is $200. Demo it, if it works then offer him $185. I don’t pay a premium for used power tools (unless they are collectible). It will never fetch $250 if you resell it.

-- Nicholas

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#3 posted 10-05-2015 08:07 PM



A new DW734 at Lowe s is $399. Half of $400 is $200. Demo it, if it works then offer him $185. I don t pay a premium for used power tools (unless they are collectible). It will never fetch $250 if you resell it.

- nicksmurf111

if im not mistaken that 734 also has 3 knives.
i wouldnt purchase a power tool such as a jointer,ts, or planer if i couldnt see and hear it working. not just running,but working.

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#4 posted 10-05-2015 08:10 PM


if im not mistaken that 734 also has 3 knives.

Yeah, I have no clue how they progress through the models. Never-the-less, don’t pay more than 1/2 of the retail price for it, if it’s working.

-- Nicholas

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