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01-08-2018 03:11 AM

Topic tags/keywords: performax drum sander wanted

I’m not surprised it’s not often someone wants to part with one of these machines. I’m so irritated I barely missed a good opportunity not long ago. Would prefer travelling within the mid-lower Michigan area, but would go to Indiana/Ohio if meeting someone halfway would work. Might consider longer travel for a good deal. PM me with a price please and I’ll consider it. PayPal only. Thanks all!

-- Lane Custom Guitars and Basses


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#1 posted 01-20-2018 02:44 AM

Bump. I’m still hoping :-)

-- Lane Custom Guitars and Basses

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#2 posted 01-20-2018 04:04 AM

You check your Craigslist for Detroit? There’s one up for Supermax.

25-50 Supermax Drum Sander

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#3 posted 01-20-2018 04:53 AM



You check your Craigslist for Detroit? There s one up for Supermax.

25-50 Supermax Drum Sander

- Rayne


Thanks! That looks nice. Would like to come in sub 1k in price though

-- Lane Custom Guitars and Basses

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#4 posted 01-20-2018 06:10 AM

If you can get a supermax drum sander they are excellent. If you want new checkout Johnson’s Workbench in Charlotte. I bought a supermax 16-32 from them in December.

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#5 posted 01-20-2018 07:17 AM



If you can get a supermax drum sander they are excellent. If you want new checkout Johnson s Workbench in Charlotte. I bought a supermax 16-32 from them in December.

- Woodmaster1

Sounds interesting. I love that place! Mind me asking what their pricing is?

-- Lane Custom Guitars and Basses

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#6 posted 01-20-2018 12:20 PM

I paid the retail price of 1199. During the expo it was 999. I didn’t have the funds during the expo, I feel the savings on shipping made up for paying full price.

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#7 posted 01-22-2018 03:12 AM

Thanks for the suggestions folks! I did some more searching and rewearching and found a 30” Flatmaster for sale. I’m picking it up tomorrow. I’m thinking of finding a cheap power feeder for it. Anyone have something like that laying around they want to part with?

-- Lane Custom Guitars and Basses

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#8 posted 01-22-2018 04:32 PM

I have a performax 16-32 for sale in St Petersburg, Fl for $325. I guess its’s a little bit of a drive from you.

-- "Measure twice, cut once, count fingers"

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#9 posted 01-23-2018 02:45 PM


I have a performax 16-32 for sale in St Petersburg, Fl for $325. I guess its s a little bit of a drive from you.

- BilltheDiver

Oh man that’s the price I’ve been looking for! Wish it wasn’t a hassle to ship something this big.

Anyway here’s what I got from a guy last night. Haven’t put it through the paces yet but I’m impressed so far!

-- Lane Custom Guitars and Basses

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#10 posted 01-23-2018 03:16 PM

Is that a Flatmaster? I bought a kit and built a similar machine that works the same way from the same company. I now use the Jet 16-32 more but my kit version of this sander works very well. The problem with this configuration is you can’t control how much material is removed and from where very well. You can wind up with a board with sides that aren’t parallel with too many passes.

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#11 posted 01-23-2018 04:11 PM



Is that a Flatmaster? I bought a kit and built a similar machine that works the same way from the same company. I now use the Jet 16-32 more but my kit version of this sander works very well. The problem with this configuration is you can t control how much material is removed and from where very well. You can wind up with a board with sides that aren t parallel with too many passes.

- ArtMann

Hey Art. Yeah it is a Flatmaster. The 30” version with fences and holddown rollers. I will definitely have to pay attention to keeping things parallel. I like that it’s less likely to burn the wood and load the sandpaper. Probably won’t pursue a cantilevered sander now that I have this…small shop space. Unless someone wants to GIVE me a 16-32 sander!! ;-D

-- Lane Custom Guitars and Basses

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#12 posted 01-23-2018 05:37 PM

I was happy with my kit built until a guy advertised that he wanted to sell his almost new 16-32. I went over there and he was actually trying to raise the money to buy a jointer. I had a very nice Ridgid 6” jointer that I had recently replaced with a Jet combo machine. We swapped and I felt like a bandit.

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#13 posted 01-23-2018 05:41 PM



I was happy with my kit built until a guy advertised that he wanted to sell his almost new 16-32. I went over there and he was actually trying to raise the money to buy a jointer. I had a very nice Ridgid 6” jointer that I had recently replaced with a Jet combo machine. We swapped and I felt like a bandit.

- ArtMann

Nice deal! Any pros/cons to each sander?

-- Lane Custom Guitars and Basses

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