How did I do on my Jointer purchase

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Forum topic by CovenantCreations posted 09-04-2010 05:22 AM 997 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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09-04-2010 05:22 AM

Just bought a Powermatic Model 50 jointer/planer off ebay for $205. It looks well built with a little rust on it. I think with a little touching up it will make a nice addition to my shop as I was in desperate need of a jointer. So, How do you think I did on this purchase? Here’s the ebay LINK

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#1 posted 09-04-2010 11:05 AM

It looks to be in pretty good shape….congrats, you did well!

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

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#2 posted 09-04-2010 11:28 AM

It looks like a lot of machine for the money. Well done indeed.

-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business.

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#3 posted 09-04-2010 03:16 PM

Thanks, I think it will do well.

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#4 posted 09-04-2010 07:33 PM

Great deal!

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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#5 posted 09-05-2010 01:44 AM

nice machine with a quality fence. you will have years of good service from it.

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#6 posted 09-05-2010 02:09 PM

You win.. this time :)
Enjoy the deal, I love a good deal, even when someone else gets it

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#7 posted 09-05-2010 02:15 PM

I’d say you did pretty good if you’re not going to have a lot of freight on it.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#8 posted 09-05-2010 02:54 PM

SHould be less than a tank of gas in my truck there and back to pick it up, so that won’t be bad.

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