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Forum topic by sbrader posted 10-11-2015 10:49 PM 913 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-11-2015 10:49 PM

A friend is selling her late husband’s tools. She has an old Delta 37-255 Jointer. It is in great shape, including the knives. Any idea of how much to offer her? I can’t find anything. I want to be fair to her.

-- Scottie McScottie


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#1 posted 10-11-2015 10:53 PM

150$ at most for like new. 6” jointers are a dime a dozen.

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#2 posted 10-12-2015 12:56 AM

It was
discontinued in 1985 and it retailed for $550 at that time.

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#3 posted 10-12-2015 02:52 PM

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#4 posted 10-12-2015 06:19 PM

Thanks for the suggestions. I tried CL, but many of the folks either think they are going to get rich selling old stuff in bad shape, or have stuff a lot newer than this one. I’ll probably offer her $125 – $150 and see where it goes.

Scott

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#5 posted 10-13-2015 03:10 PM

I offered her $150. I figured it’s better to err on the side of being generous when working with a widowed friend than to try to dicker the price down. I’m happy and she’s happy. That’s the best way to walk away from a deal.

-- Scottie McScottie

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