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Forum topic by Planeman40 posted 07-29-2011 03:49 PM 2246 views 0 times favorited 37 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Planeman40

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07-29-2011 03:49 PM

At 9:00 this morning I received a telephone call from the president of Hammer Woodworking Machines USA to tell me I have won the $3,000 Austrian-made European-style Hammer K3 sliding-table table saw (http://www.hammerusa.com/us-us/products/table-saws/table-saw-k3-winner-31x31-details.html). The saw is due to be delivered in two weeks.

I have Lumberjocks to thank for this as I read about the drawing in a post by “hellofawreck”.

Eat your heart out guys!

Planeman

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


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#1 posted 07-29-2011 03:51 PM

Congratulations. I entered as well because of the same post. Glad one of our own won.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#2 posted 07-29-2011 03:55 PM

post some pics when you get it so we can all drool and secretly hate you :)

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#3 posted 07-29-2011 04:00 PM

I second the pics, but it’s no secret, I hate you.

Of course, I don’t know you so it will be tough to hate you for long. Enjoy!

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew

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#4 posted 07-29-2011 04:11 PM

I’m officially jealous ;^)

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#5 posted 07-29-2011 04:14 PM

I hope you sent Helluvawreck a bottle of whiskey for helping you win ;-)

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#6 posted 07-29-2011 04:20 PM

Congrats on your new table saw.

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#7 posted 07-29-2011 04:23 PM

Well congratulations! You’ll have to post back with updates once you receive it, assemble it, and start using it.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#8 posted 07-29-2011 04:27 PM

I’m not jealous or disappointed. I don’t ever win anything anyways. Somebody had to win it and it might as well have been you planeman. Congratulations on winning the saw and I hope it works out well for you.

-- 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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#9 posted 07-29-2011 04:45 PM

Congrats. Nothing like a wonderful surprise like that.

-- Tim, Michigan

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#10 posted 07-29-2011 04:46 PM

Congrats !!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#11 posted 07-29-2011 05:01 PM

Congrats man…. Enjoy the new saw while we drool over it.

-- Have thy tools ready. God will find thee work.

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#12 posted 07-29-2011 05:12 PM

Congrats!!

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

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#13 posted 07-29-2011 05:49 PM

Dammit, that was MY saw. Oh well, I didn’t have room for it anyway.

Congrats! Ditto on wanting to see the photos when you get it.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#14 posted 07-29-2011 06:00 PM

congrats,glad someone on here won it.

-- may not always be right,but,never in doubt.

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#15 posted 07-29-2011 06:02 PM

An update:

I thought I was going to get the $3,000 saw. I just received an e-mail from the president of Hammer Woodworking Machinery USA that I am mistaken. I will be receiving the $4,000 saw with all of the extensions and goodies! It just keeps getting better and better guys! This is the one: http://www.hammerusa.com/us-us/products/table-saws/table-saw-k3-winner-48x48-compare.html

Now the question is . . . where am I going to put this monster? Knock out a wall? Build an addition to the house? Lease a small warehouse?

I have already invited some friends over for a put-it-together party when it arrives in a couple of weeks. I will take photos and give a report here on Lumberjocks of the assembly and what I think of the saw.

Planeman

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

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