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Forum topic by willie posted 05-04-2012 07:29 PM 1663 views 0 times favorited 19 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-04-2012 07:29 PM

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Saw an ad in the local paper for a garage sale that had woodworking tools. Couldn’t pass it up. So YESTERDAY I went. The sale was TODAY, so I went again. It was well worth the trip. The prices on everything were low and most of it was good quality. I found an early Bedrock 605 1/2C for $8.00, and a Stanley #95 for $3.00. There was also some Pony spring clamps and a flush cut saw, all like new. I spent a grand total of $16.00 and walked away feeling like I just hit the lottery. After putting those treasures in my Jeep I went back to make sure I didn’t miss anything but there was nothing else I needed or didn’t already have. This was one of the first garage sales I went to this year and I hope this is a sign og how my luck will go this year. Here’ some pictures.

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#1 posted 05-04-2012 07:35 PM

Somebody’s ticked off father or grandfather is haunting them right now :) Nice find. I think you qualify for today’s Daily 3 “You Suck!” award… Too bad they don’t have a site pin for that.

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#2 posted 05-04-2012 08:06 PM

Don’t let DonW know!!!! Shhhhhhh!!!!!

I would say the Bedrock ” You Suck” #2

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#3 posted 05-04-2012 08:14 PM

oh wow, you suck big time!!

Nice find. That 605 1/2 is worth at least double that $16 :-)

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#4 posted 05-06-2012 04:28 PM


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#5 posted 05-06-2012 04:33 PM


u da man CJWillie, congratulations

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#6 posted 05-06-2012 04:49 PM

I would consider that a steal of epic proportion! Sweet.

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#7 posted 05-06-2012 04:56 PM

A simple “YOU SUCK” is not good enough for this steal. You’ll have to give me more time to come up with something appropriate.

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

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#9 posted 05-06-2012 05:16 PM

Major suck.

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#10 posted 05-06-2012 05:28 PM

It appears you have achieved a high level of suckitude. Nice stuff.

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#11 posted 05-06-2012 09:11 PM

this need to be posted here willie

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#12 posted 05-06-2012 09:22 PM


-- Custom furniture

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#13 posted 05-06-2012 09:32 PM

OOOOOhhhhhh, you suck, you really, really, suck, OOOOOOOhhhhhh…....


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#14 posted 05-07-2012 12:12 AM


-- Happiness is like wetting your pants...everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warmth....

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#15 posted 05-07-2012 12:32 AM

very jealous

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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