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Forum topic by Ajs73 posted 11-05-2015 11:09 AM 1134 views 0 times favorited 19 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-05-2015 11:09 AM

Just got in from today’s heavy machinery
auction with a Old Unisaw. Wasn’t even interested
but wasn’t gonna let it go for $15 so I bid $20 &
got it. Have know idea what I’m gonna do with it. It’s 3 phase, right tilt. I’ll post pics in comments
Hi all, just wanted to share. I picked up a Powermatic PM64
with Biesmeyer fence on CL for $150.
It’s a right tilt 1 1/2 hp but as often as
I change angles I should be fine with
that. Should be a good upgrade over
my Craftsman 113.

auction for $30. Don’t have any idea what to
make with it so any ideas are appreciated.

at my house can appreciate new tools or
“a piece of wood” as my wife says.

Thanks for any input or comments. Nobody

-- Andy, Alliance,Ohio

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#1 posted 11-05-2015 11:12 AM

Don’t know how the text got scrambled
a bit but beam is cherry 6”x6” x104” Any project ideas ?

-- Andy, Alliance,Ohio

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#2 posted 11-05-2015 11:33 AM

The table saw is very nice.

-- Bert

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#3 posted 11-05-2015 11:55 AM

Cherry 6×6? Very nice! I have no ideas, but that’s something I wouldn’t have passed on, either.

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive --

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#4 posted 11-05-2015 07:47 PM

Nice scores! I picked up a PM63 with the Vega fence on CL for the same price a while back. Best CL purchase I ever made.

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!

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#5 posted 11-06-2015 04:07 PM

Thanks for the replies.
Don’t know what to do with
this 6×6. I guess even if I
sell it shouldn’t be hard
to get my money back. Here’s a picture of a
few other thing I picked
up at same auction for a
whole $12

-- Andy, Alliance,Ohio

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#6 posted 11-06-2015 04:10 PM

Interesting how the clamps have a cam lock, Congrats!

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#7 posted 11-06-2015 05:11 PM

OK You Suck .
I have an older Rockwell saw with a Right Tilt as well and the only issue I have heard about them is if you do a 45 miter on one side of a board and then want to a do a 45 miter on the other the tip of the miter can go under the fence since it is on the bottom of the board and cause issues with the next 45 cut. I just move the fence to the other side and then the tip of the 45 miter is on top and can’t go under the fence.

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#8 posted 11-06-2015 06:35 PM

Nice score. Now you can sell you 113 for $150 and break even.

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#9 posted 11-06-2015 08:37 PM

You suck…

-- Tom - Measure twice cut once. Then measure again. Curse. Fudge.

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#10 posted 11-06-2015 08:52 PM


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

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#11 posted 11-07-2015 09:23 PM

8” Rockwell jointer beside it went
for $35.

Scrap price is wortth the effort

-- Andy, Alliance,Ohio

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#12 posted 11-07-2015 09:55 PM

Awesome deals!

-- Happiness is like wetting your pants...everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warmth....

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#13 posted 11-07-2015 10:35 PM

1968 uni. Baby puke green…of course. and begin the rebuild. Great score. You suck in ways that would bring out the ban-hammer if I listed them.

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

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#14 posted 11-07-2015 10:39 PM

1968 uni. Baby puke green…of course.

It’s a 1972 model according to the serial number page in the VM Wiki.


-- Brad in FL - To be old and wise, you must first be young and stupid

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#15 posted 11-08-2015 12:44 AM

Thanks guys, it might be grey under the green.
Green seems to be a hack job. Haven’t got
to look into it to much but pictures make it look
rougher than it is. For sure need an overhaul
but everything seems to move quite well. Not
sure what to do. Haven’t got to even use my
new pm64 much. How would the 2 compare
If both were in descent shape ?

-- Andy, Alliance,Ohio

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