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WhoMe

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1001 days ago

I am not sure if the seller really doesn’t know what they are selling or what.
WAY too rusty #5 and #6 Stanleys and missing parts for $100? I think I will pass on this one.

Anaheim CL listing

BUT, I am thinking $25 or less for the pair based on the photo. Less or not at all if the picture is any indication as to their state of decay.

-- I'm not clumsy.. It's just the floor hates me, the tables and chairs are bullies and the wall gets in the way.. - Mike -


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sikrap

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#1 posted 1001 days ago

Personally, I think $25 is very generous for those two

-- Dave, Colonie, NY

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crank49

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#2 posted 1001 days ago

But the listing is in The Peoples Republic of California. Everything costs more out there.

-- Michael :-{| “If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed.” ― A H

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paratrooper34

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#3 posted 1001 days ago

Those things are way too gone. I would consider it if he was giving them away and brought them to me. Keep searching, you can do much better than those.

-- Mike

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blackcherry

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#4 posted 1001 days ago

crank49 too funny…lmao

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Don W

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#5 posted 1000 days ago

$25 is too much. The cap, cap iron and blade for the #6 is going to cost you another $50-$100. $15 tops for the 2.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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WhoMe

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#6 posted 1000 days ago

Sorry folks, I guess I gave the impression that I would bid on those. I actually was not going to do that.
And even though crank49 is right, everything is more expensive here, I could get probably 2-3 planes for that $100 of CL or eBay that would take almost no restoration.
I just thought it funny that that seller was asking so much for a couple of doorstops at best.

-- I'm not clumsy.. It's just the floor hates me, the tables and chairs are bullies and the wall gets in the way.. - Mike -

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thedude50

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#7 posted 1000 days ago

i have several planes for sale are you looking i can show you some if your a serious buyer

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