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06-23-2012 11:08 PM

Topic tags/keywords: mortiser mortising machine steel city chicago bench-top mortiser bench-top mortising machine tenoning jig tenon jig

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#1 posted 06-24-2012 01:38 AM

I live near South Bend – if you ever find yourself over in the NW Indiana/SW Michigan area, I would be interested in meeting you somewhere to buy this. North side of Chicago is too far for me to go for a mortising machine, though!

Eric

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#2 posted 06-24-2012 02:06 AM

Dang…. That’s nice.. Too bad you are in C-town… I know a couple of guys in Houston that would gladly snatch that off your hands…

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#3 posted 06-24-2012 02:21 AM

wish you were in Louisiana thats a 300.00 bill on amazon

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#4 posted 06-24-2012 02:26 AM

I have that same mortiser, its a good tool!

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#5 posted 06-24-2012 02:58 AM

Thanks all… I wouldn’t mind shipping it but I know it would be prohibitively expensive, probably doubling the price and then you may as well get a new one.

Eddie, I would ask more but I just want to get it out of my shop. I don’t do mortises enough to justify having it, and I could really use the space.

Yes Beginningwoodworker. Only issue I had with it was the handle slipping, I fixed that. I guess the idea was that you could re-adjust the handle midway through a plunge, but I like the handle to stay put. You need a shorter name. :)

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#6 posted 06-24-2012 03:23 AM

TedW,
I’m serious, if you can get it as far as Portage or Gary area, I can meet you. I’ll even up your asking price a bit to cover your gas. A mortiser has been on my short list of tools-to-buy for a while, and they just don’t turn up used around here very much.

I’m a stay-at-home dad for two little boys, so a two-hour round trip is doable; four-hour not so much.

If you’re not interested in making that drive, I don’t blame you. (Last time I drove through Chicago my wife got busted by a red-light camera. $100, and according to the video she entered the intersection .4s after it changed to red.) But, let me know if we can work something out.

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#7 posted 06-24-2012 03:47 AM

ayryq (if that’s your real name :)

I wouldn’t mind the drive. In fact I would bring it all the way to south bend if I could, as I have lots of family there. But I don’t have transportation.

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#8 posted 06-24-2012 04:05 AM

Ill bite. Where do you hit it with the hammer?
To many knobs and thingie’s.
Good luck on your sell Ted, I wish you the best.

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#9 posted 06-24-2012 04:07 AM

Thanks, TedW. I hope you find a buyer locally. It’s a good tool and a good price.

With no transportation, you’re not just missing out on $100 red-light-camera tickets. There’s also license fees, registration fees, insurance fees… of course I bet I have an easier time hauling lumber!

Eric

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#10 posted 06-24-2012 04:11 AM

I have that same mortiser… good machine. I’ve had it for a couple months now. Very happy with it. Hope you sell it soon.

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#11 posted 06-24-2012 04:17 AM

“Eric”.. of course… duh! I’ve been breathing a lot of fumes and saw dust today, so I’m a little slower than usual. :)

Thanks Dave & Phil.. almost makes me want to start mortising stuff.

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#12 posted 06-24-2012 04:34 AM

I’ve had that machine for better than a year, love it! Somebody snatch that up!!!!

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#13 posted 06-24-2012 05:25 AM

Yeah.. what Smitty says :D

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#14 posted 06-24-2012 05:27 AM

Dave.. I think that hammer thingy you’re referring to is a mallet. (hammer.. sheesh! charlatans…)

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#15 posted 06-24-2012 05:40 AM

You are a funny guy. Never change…..

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