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Forum topic by conifur posted 02-03-2016 03:09 PM 741 views 0 times favorited 13 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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conifur

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02-03-2016 03:09 PM

http://milwaukee.craigslist.org/tls/5431216630.html

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#1 posted 02-03-2016 03:12 PM

looks like a beautiful Crescent. I ll take it. If I had the room….

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#2 posted 02-03-2016 03:38 PM

Well somebody is cleaning out an old pattern shop from the looks of that.

-- Trust me I'm an engineer.

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#3 posted 02-03-2016 04:07 PM

Why can’t sellers just take at least 10 minutes to try and make it look like something that someone just must come and buy? Sure the brand names help, but people are looking at the images….

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#4 posted 02-03-2016 07:36 PM

If you want a 20 inch jointer the appearance f that one won’t turn you off.

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#5 posted 02-03-2016 07:51 PM

Yeah, exactly dhazelton. If you’re selling a bulldozer, there’s no point in getting it detailed.

-- ian | "You can't stop what's coming. It ain't all waiting on you. That's vanity."

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#6 posted 02-03-2016 08:13 PM

L. Power and Co. Jointer made sometime around 1910-1920, and weighs in at about 1400 lbs or more! They do clean up nice, and with a 5HP motor, can easily be run on a VFD:

Cheers,
Brad

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#7 posted 02-03-2016 08:21 PM

Wish I lived closer…

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#8 posted 02-03-2016 08:43 PM

I think it’s probably too small for my needs. Not quite enough room to land a plane. :-)

Would be sweet if I had a big enough shop and time to do a decent restoration.

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#9 posted 02-04-2016 01:12 AM

I bet that things weighs well over 1400lbs, my Cresent 12” weighs 1375lbs. without a motor.

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#10 posted 02-04-2016 01:19 AM

I think I’ll hold out for a 24” model.

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

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conifur

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#11 posted 02-04-2016 01:43 AM

Ya that and the 36” BS I posted for sale a few days ago, the shop would be a tilting if on the same side!!! I will pass on it, the fence is a bit short.
Not too many 20 inch wide boards out there unless a glue up.

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#12 posted 02-04-2016 02:42 AM

The word small has a new meaning having seen that one! Nice but no room for that in the shop at this time. LOL

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#13 posted 02-04-2016 01:51 PM

How does the porkchop ALWAYS get separated from the machine?

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