OWWM Rule No. 5 struck again.

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Forum topic by bigblockyeti posted 07-05-2016 09:42 PM 904 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-05-2016 09:42 PM

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OWWM Rule No. 5: In the time between finding a machine and asking others if you should buy it someone else will come to the proper conclusion. I hesitated, only 5 minutes or so, but that was long enough, I lost this:

The seller did right though, let me know I was second in line by 2 minutes and when the first guy showed up, he bought it. He said it didn’t run and he needed space in his garage, I suspect it would have been a very simple fix. Oh well, you snooze, you loose.

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#1 posted 07-05-2016 11:09 PM

I know how you feel. larry

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#2 posted 07-06-2016 12:30 AM

IMHE, whenever something like that happened to me, something better came along shortly afterward. Keep your eyes peeled and hopefully, you will have a similar experience.

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#3 posted 07-06-2016 12:38 AM

Look for Estate sales too. That’s how I got my Ridgid 15” Floor Standing Drill Press for $125. Different tool, I know, but the savings speaks for itself.

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#4 posted 07-06-2016 01:08 PM

Ahhh yes. Disappointment. It sux, dont it? :-)


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#5 posted 07-08-2016 07:50 PM

Yep. The early bird gets the worm

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