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Forum topic by waho6o9 posted 02-19-2012 09:40 PM 994 views 0 times favorited 11 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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#1 posted 02-19-2012 09:49 PM

FYI: Your link brings me to: “Google create an account page”!

I know nothing of planes, just wanted you to know about the link!

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#2 posted 02-19-2012 09:52 PM

Wahoo… you didn’t send the link to what you asked about, you sent a link to your email. Go to the site where your link comes from then copy and repost, please.

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#3 posted 02-19-2012 09:55 PM

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#4 posted 02-19-2012 09:59 PM

That lot for $200? I would think definitely

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#5 posted 02-19-2012 09:59 PM

Can’t really see the planes well from this small picture, but if they’re all Bailey’s, I’d imagine they’d all be worth about 200 cumulatively. If some are Bedrocks, you’re golden. Also, can’t tell the sizes from this picture. Are you looking to purchase these from someone?

EDIT: Now the picture is a lot bigger! Do you know the sizes?

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#6 posted 02-19-2012 10:05 PM

Sorry about the posting problems.

Thanks doncutlip, I’m seriously considering purchasing them

BrandonW I don’t know the sizes but I might have a look at them.

Appreciate the advice.

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#7 posted 02-19-2012 10:05 PM

Hard to say based on this picture. Looks like 3 are the same size, if the wood is good on all of them, probably worth $200, but these are 6 more modern stanley planes. Not sure about the victor? I dont think they are a steal, in my opinion.

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#8 posted 02-19-2012 10:11 PM

Looks like 5 newer Bailey smoothers, a newer Bailey jack, and a Victor (value-priced) #6-ish fore. All newer via the kidney-shaped hole in the lever cap. On the surface, I’d suggest $200 is about $60 too high or so… My .02

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#9 posted 02-19-2012 10:24 PM

Thank you for the comments and opinions, I appreciate them all.

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#10 posted 02-19-2012 10:36 PM

yea, I’m with Smitty on this. From the picture it looks like they are all late models. The 5 on the left are worth $20-$25. If that’s a 4-1/2 in the middle maybe a little more for that. The victor maybe $30-$35. I can’t tell if the last is is a Stanley, but still $40-$50 tops.

They would make great users with a little work, but $200 is at the top of the scale for sure.

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#11 posted 02-20-2012 02:02 AM

Depends on their availability where you are and if they are worth it to you. It would cost you a lot more to buy new or pay shipping for lots of different vendors to get one at a time. Just from what I can see from the front, looks like a #3, #4 #5 maybe a #7 victor, possilbly a #4-1/2. What looks to be a #6 size as well. $30 a piece doesn’t sound like a really bad price but not a fantastic bargain as well. The price would be fair where I am.

It is just a bit intimidating to see them all lined up on the price in one chunk rather than picking up one at a time. If I were looking to tool up with metal planes, I wouldn’t think twice if they are in good shape.

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