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Forum topic by MrRon posted 07-16-2017 03:06 PM 323 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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MrRon

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07-16-2017 03:06 PM

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This link is for an auction near Pasadena, Tx. The school district is auctioning off machines from the schools shop classes. https://www.publicsurplus.com/sms/list/current?orgid=181290


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Planeman40

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#1 posted 07-16-2017 03:14 PM

Looks like somebody in Texas is going to be a happy wood and or metal worker! Sadly the bids at this point will become MUCH larger at the end.

-- Always remember: It is a mathematical certainty that half the people in this country are below average in intelligence!

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#2 posted 07-16-2017 03:40 PM

Many “school” machines have been abused beyond common sense; I would make sure I checked them out very carefully before even bidding.

Might have been from an excellently maintained shop too, you will only know after checking them out.

Good luck.

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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#3 posted 07-16-2017 04:33 PM

Those Newman planers are bomb-proof.
It might sell relatively cheap due to the
high weight and difficulty of moving it.

I was looking at one school auction near
me awhile back. The auction specified
that machines must be picked up on a
specific day and there would be no forklift
on site. I think for that reason some of
the machines went for lower prices.

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