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Forum topic by Chris208 posted 04-23-2012 04:26 AM 1499 views 0 times favorited 11 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-23-2012 04:26 AM

Not the world’s greatest saw, but I Got it on Craigslist for $95.

Central Machinery 14” bandsaw. Nearly new and in excellent condition.

Seemed like a pretty smoking deal to me. Couldn’t even bring myself to haggle with the seller.

No upgrades. Just the stock saw.

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#1 posted 04-23-2012 04:35 AM

I got one of those, nice saw.

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.

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#2 posted 04-23-2012 06:39 AM

Not bad for $95, the current model is selling for $359.99 at HF.

-- "It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so." - Mark Twain

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#3 posted 04-23-2012 07:15 AM

AAHHH I am so jealous! I just bought one! LOL I got it for $250 with sale and 25% coupon on easter. Don’t forget to call them and order the riser kit! You have to call their parts line and give them the model number. It comes with everything. Riser, guard, guide even a blade. It cost around… wait for it… $95!! :)

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#4 posted 04-23-2012 07:17 AM

Sorry double post delete please

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#5 posted 04-23-2012 09:16 AM

Great deal. I love CL. Most of my major purchases have come from there.

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#6 posted 04-23-2012 09:55 AM

Great get…congrats !

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#7 posted 04-23-2012 11:15 AM

Nice steal. Those bandsaws work as good as alot of high end machines.

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#8 posted 04-23-2012 11:51 AM

Nice. I’ve had one for 20-25 years. Its served me well. At $95, you did well.

-- - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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#9 posted 04-23-2012 01:18 PM

Band saws rock, great score Chris208!

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#10 posted 04-23-2012 02:53 PM

“Couldn’t even bring myself to haggle with the seller”...Good on you for not doing that.

I look at posts here or on OWWM and people gloat about seeing a machine already listed at a bottom feeder price and haggling it down even lower. If I think a seller has a fair price and I want something bad enough I won’t insult them. Have fun with your new baby.

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#11 posted 04-23-2012 03:28 PM

Phhhft. MY local craigslist usually tends to have old crappy stuff at about 95% retail pricing or above.

-- Woodworking shouldn't cost a fortune:

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