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Forum topic by TheWoodNerd posted 07-09-2010 08:42 PM 930 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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TheWoodNerd

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07-09-2010 08:42 PM

This morning it was a 24” explosion-proof exhaust fan for $35. This afternoon, I went to check out a Delta 40-560 scroll saw and stand. The lady wanted $50 for it. When I arrived, I found that it was a little rough. I started explaining that it shouldn’t be all rusty, I’d have to replace the air bellows, the arm was a bit sticky. She just sighed and said “look, I have no use for it. My son left it here, I was going to just throw it out but my daughter said I should at least try to sell it. She put it on the internet. Would you give me $5 for it?”

I think I’ll need to replace the bladeholder. I know I need a new bellows (about $10). But it seems to run good and as you can see the cast iron table is cleaning up very nicely with some TopSaver. I’m pretty happy …

-- The Wood Nerd -- http://www.workshopaholic.net


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Raftermonkey

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#1 posted 07-09-2010 09:02 PM

Some people have all the luck, haha. Good score

-- -Zeke- "I hate to rush off, but I gotta go see a man about a log"

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dbhost

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#2 posted 07-09-2010 09:09 PM

You seem to be getting ally the luck today. Nice score.

-- My workshop blog can be found at http://daves-workshop.blogspot.com

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#3 posted 07-09-2010 10:57 PM

We have a lot of rusty Craftsman table saws for $50 to 100 here in water world :-))

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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