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08-13-2011 06:30 AM

Topic tags/keywords: bandsaw drill press jointer plane sander tablesaw

I guess this is someone closing there shop.

Powermatic Table saw – $2399 –
Powermatic Shaper 5hp – $2699 –
Powermatic Bandsaw 14” – $699 –
Powermatic Dual Drum Sander – $2699 –
Powermatic Table Mortiser – $899 –
Powermatic Planner 5hp – $2999 –
Powermatic 8” Jointer 2hp – $1400 –

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#1 posted 08-13-2011 02:34 PM

I’m not sure how much the prices have gone up on Powermatic equipment since I bought mine but I made a package deal with a local commercial dealer that caters to cabinet shops and manufacturing plants and I got a wonderful deal and delivery to my home was free. To be honest, these prices seem a little high for used machinery but I haven’t kept up with prices so I may be out of touch since I’m not in the market for any right now. Another good place to get some good prices on used Powermatic is from industrial equipment auctions. Manufacturers are dropping like flies right now.

-- 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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#2 posted 08-13-2011 04:05 PM

I’d offer him $9000 or $10,000 for the lot of them and see what happens. I’d do that right after winning the lottery, or course. :)

-- jay,

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#3 posted 08-13-2011 04:57 PM

How much you wanna bet when you show up to pick up the equipment, the seller’s in a cast of some sort. There are some monster tools in there. Some of them seem a tad expensive, like Wreck mentions.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#4 posted 08-13-2011 05:50 PM

Those prices are very high. Look at Amazon reviews of some of those
newer Powermatics and you’ll see some very sour reviews on the

Those machines are priced about double realistic selling prices for the
lot… unfortunately for the seller, who probably bough on credit and
discovered woodworking wasn’t ready to be kind to him.

Somebody’s got a Powermatic 6” jointer for $100 in Los Angeles for
$100. I’d email the guy and offer $140 or something to get his
attention and jump to the front of the line… if I wanted it.

here’s the listing:

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#5 posted 08-14-2011 09:55 PM

Those prices are not to far off from brand new. I think he’ll be sitting on those awhile unless he’s willing to deal.

-- Gary; Marysville, MI...Involve your children in your projects as much as possible, the return is priceless.

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