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Forum topic by Chris208 posted 852 days ago 977 views 0 times favorited 11 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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852 days ago

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 852 days ago

I got one of those, nice saw.

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#2 posted 852 days ago

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 852 days ago

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 852 days ago

Sorry double post delete please

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#5 posted 852 days ago

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

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#6 posted 852 days ago

Great get…congrats !

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#7 posted 852 days ago

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

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#8 posted 852 days ago

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

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#9 posted 852 days ago

Band saws rock, great score Chris208!

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#10 posted 852 days ago

“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 852 days ago

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

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