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Forum topic by ScottKaye posted 01-28-2016 04:06 PM 748 views 0 times favorited 14 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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ScottKaye

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01-28-2016 04:06 PM

The Woodcraft near me is in the process of moving its location across town. They didn’t want to pack up all their old “classroom” tools so they had a sale of sorts on most of their machinery. I saw the local flier advertising the sale and didn’t think much of it. But when I got a second email with the remaining unsold items and “make us an offer”, a planer caught my eye. They had a Delta 22-785×15” planer listed for $900. They accepted my offer of $500 which I thought to be a fair price considering it had both roller tables, a decent mobile base (Jet I think) a set of carbide tipped blades in the machine and an extra set of hss blades sharpened and ready to go. The only thing that was missing was a head locking handle and the knife setting gauge both of which I found online and are on the way to my shop.

So not really a tool gloat, since I think it was a fair price. hence the but!

-- "Nothing happens until you build it"


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#1 posted 01-28-2016 04:13 PM

Nice Score Scott, !, but you need More practice on Gloating, maybe a little more Cow Bell

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

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#2 posted 01-28-2016 04:13 PM

So…you are not happy about the price? Seems like a square deal to me.

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#3 posted 01-28-2016 04:17 PM

But what? Your post makes it sound like there is some negative aspect to your new acquisition. Looks great.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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isotope

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#4 posted 01-28-2016 04:25 PM

But…... you lost your cow bell, so you can’t celebrate? I think you just about stole that thing.

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#5 posted 01-28-2016 04:29 PM

Where’s the but?

-- Chris - Would work, but I'm too busy reading about woodwork.

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ScottKaye

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#6 posted 01-28-2016 04:31 PM

I fully agree. Its a fair deal. not a GLOAT worthy deal.. imo.

-- "Nothing happens until you build it"

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#7 posted 01-28-2016 05:41 PM

I think it’s a great deal ! Except that it …
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-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#8 posted 01-28-2016 06:12 PM

Looks like a good deal to me…how many times was it used? It looks very unused!!! Good Score!!!
Mike

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#9 posted 01-28-2016 06:21 PM

Great price. That’s about what I’d expect to pay used for that machine, but yours comes with a warranty. Good buy!

-- Bailey F - Eastern Mass.

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#10 posted 01-28-2016 07:28 PM

Nah, no warranty.. It was part of the Woodcraft classroom arsenal for the past 10 years. Just well cared for

-- "Nothing happens until you build it"

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#11 posted 01-28-2016 07:38 PM

I think it calls for a “you suck”......:)

-- still trying to think of a clever signature......

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#12 posted 01-28-2016 09:12 PM


I think it calls for a “you suck”......:)

- TheWoodRaccoon

im thinking its “you suck with more cowbell” worthy.

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#13 posted 01-28-2016 09:16 PM

Looks like you got a great tool, happy happy.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#14 posted 01-29-2016 04:51 AM


I think it s a great deal ! Except that it …
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- JoeinGa

ROFLMAO

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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