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Forum topic by 1978 posted 08-20-2011 10:52 PM 1004 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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08-20-2011 10:52 PM

Stopped by an auction today and it almost turned out to be a bust. There was a total of about 15 people there, good for me if they had tools. The only tools that was there was two flats of odd and end screwdrivers and wrenches. The “big stuff” was a 6 HP air compressor that was a 220 (that knock me out, no 220 in the workshop) and then there was this:

This is a Penn State Industries 1 HP Heavy Duty Dust Collector.

Came with all that you see:
Collector (retail $299)
Sweeper attachment (retail $67.99)
Lathe attachment (retail $64.59)
Grand total retail $431.58

I walked away with it for $75.

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#1 posted 08-21-2011 12:02 AM

Nice score!

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

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#2 posted 08-21-2011 12:49 AM

congrat´s :-)

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#3 posted 08-21-2011 01:17 AM

I got a Delta DC off craigslist for $30 a few months back. Only a 3/4hp rig, but works great for my limited needs. I thought I got the best DC deal in history until I saw your gloat. That was one great find.

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#4 posted 08-21-2011 01:33 AM

Awesome find!! I’m just a little envious, and happy for you!

-- BobG, Lowell, Arkansas--------My goal in life is to be the kind of person my dog thinks I am! Make more saw dust!!

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#5 posted 08-21-2011 03:26 PM

In looking at the picture isn’t it a little over kill for a living room? :)

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#6 posted 08-21-2011 09:50 PM

Nice auction find at an excellent price!

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