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Forum topic by ShipWreck posted 04-24-2012 09:09 PM 1257 views 0 times favorited 11 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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ShipWreck

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04-24-2012 09:09 PM

I scored this off Ebay with a winning bid of $36.00 + $11.00 shipping. It looked super clean when I saw it online, but was shocked to see how well preserved it is when it arrived today. I played with it for a few minutes on a clean 2X4. The blade adjusting wheel has only a 1/4 turn of slop. The lateral adjuster has zero slop. I dont have enough knowledge yet to tell if it is all original, if not….... whoever refinished it is world class. The wife was a little jealous seeing that a $47.00 plane looks and works as good as her Veritas plane I bought her a couple months ago. She wants to bring it to her guild meeting tonight.


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KenBry

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#1 posted 04-24-2012 10:32 PM

Your the guy who won that from me? DARN YOU!.... J/K Nice buy

-- Ken, USAF MSgt, Ret.

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rodman40

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#2 posted 04-24-2012 11:06 PM

Great buy, nice shape too

-- Rodman

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 04-25-2012 02:00 AM

That’s a pretty one congrats.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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CharlieM1958

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#4 posted 04-25-2012 02:08 AM

Whether it’s original or restored, it’s a beauty, and a steal at that price.

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

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redryder

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#5 posted 04-25-2012 05:41 AM

That’s stupid…............. $11.00 for shipping…............

-- mike...............

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wanlong diamond tools

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#6 posted 04-25-2012 06:00 AM

Wanlong Diamond Tools Co.,Ltd was established in 1993,specialized in manufacturing stone diamond tools. Wanlong has wide range of diamond cutting tools and abrasives with diversified specifications to cutting and grinding of stones, pottery porcelain and other construction materials. wanLong is well renowned for its supreme quality characterized sharpness, durability and stability in diamond segments, circular blades, diamond wires, polishers for continuous polishing machine and diamond flexible pads branded “WANLONG”, which are popularly accepted in CHINESE domestic market as well as substantially sold over to Europe, U.S.A, South Asia and Mid-east countries.

<url>Wanlong Diamond Tools</url> Co.,Ltd has been in a constant pursuit of such enterprise spirit as QUALITY FIRST & CUSTOMERS ORIENTED, redoubling our efforts for further improvements along with innovations in a purpose to furnish our customers with good service and create a brilliant future together.

-- Wanlong Diamond Tools

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Fred Hargis

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#7 posted 04-25-2012 11:07 AM

Nice plane…but WTH is Wanlong Diamond Tools doing here?

-- Our village hasn't lost it's idiot, he was elected to congress.

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racerglen

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#8 posted 04-25-2012 11:21 AM

Fred, I think we’s been spammed..
ShipWreck, that’s one beautiful plane, and ditto the shaving !

-- Glen, B.C. Canada

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 04-25-2012 11:38 AM

A wonderful acquisition. It’s beautiful for sure.

helluvawreck
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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SnowyRiver

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#10 posted 04-25-2012 01:51 PM

Great get…a beautiful plane.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Milo

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#11 posted 04-25-2012 03:27 PM

Yes, I think everyone agrees…

You officially suck. ;)

Now, if you’ll excuse me, I have to figure out a way not to be so green…

-- Beer, Beer, Thank God for Beer. It's my way of keeping my mind fresh and clear...

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