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Forum topic by Peteyb posted 07-08-2012 12:42 PM 798 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Peteyb

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07-08-2012 12:42 PM

I found this jointer on Craigslist but think he is asking to much as I found you could buy this for about $300. What you think. http://bham.craigslist.org/tls/3124088784.html


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#1 posted 07-08-2012 01:00 PM

If it’s really only used a few times that doesn’t seem like a bad deal to me assuming it doesn’t have problems.

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#2 posted 07-08-2012 01:26 PM

I like my grizzly equipment and this jointer for $300 doesn’t seem like a bad price

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#3 posted 07-08-2012 01:32 PM

Yeah but he is asking $375 for it and I found reviews for it saying they were buying them brand new for $300.

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#4 posted 07-08-2012 01:45 PM

Cash talks. I had the same jointer and while it was good I quickly out grew it. If you have the room look for an 8” jointer. They are all over the place and at decent prices. If you are set on a 6” the Grizz was a good little jointer. I sold mine for $250. Used machinery usually starts at 50-60% of retail prices. I would take cash, wave it under their nose and see what happens. If they dont accept it, move on and find another one.

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