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Forum topic by Dusty56 posted 07-22-2012 09:37 PM 1435 views 0 times favorited 21 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-22-2012 09:37 PM

Topic tags/keywords: resource tip drill-driver clamp drill press

I spent some time on Craigslist and ended up with some new toys at very reasonable prices.

Delta benchtop drill press with owners manual…chuck removed by me to find correct chuck key…the only thing missing from it.
PorterCable 18v saw and drill with charger and 2 batteries ,with carrying bag.
Freud 8” Super Dado , complete set in great shape.
Freud Brass router bushing guide set…complete.
2 Bessey 90 degree angle clamps
2 heavy duty bench dogs…not familiar with the brand , but will certainly work for my needs : )
Heavy Duty Rubbermaid tote with hinged lid…had been looking for something like this to keep all of my straps and ratchets and ropes and tarps in for my trailering needs.

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#1 posted 07-22-2012 09:40 PM

Nice score!!!
Gotta love CraigsList…...

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#2 posted 07-22-2012 09:43 PM

Fantastic I bought the same Dado set about 6 years ago the price tage is still on the case $199.99

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#3 posted 07-22-2012 09:48 PM

Dusty56 Scores!
Well done.

When will it be my turn? :)

-- I'll be a woodworker when I grow up. HHHOPKS

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#4 posted 07-22-2012 09:53 PM

He shoots, he scores…. touchdown…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#5 posted 07-22-2012 09:54 PM

It always feels good!

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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#6 posted 07-22-2012 09:56 PM

Sandhill , thanks for the price info ..I was just about to look it up : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#7 posted 07-22-2012 10:29 PM

You certainly ot some great deals or what ya paid. Way to go!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#8 posted 07-22-2012 10:39 PM

You are the king of Craig’s List, Len!
I’m sure you spent next to nothing for all this… you are worse than my mother who could squeeze a bargain ;-)

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#9 posted 07-22-2012 11:38 PM


-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#10 posted 07-23-2012 12:00 AM

Big time-cha ching !!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#11 posted 07-23-2012 12:21 AM

You get the prize today for shopper of the day! Enjoy your new tools Len.

-- Lorna, Cape Cod

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#12 posted 07-23-2012 02:59 AM

nice score, that drill press is going to make life much easier

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#13 posted 07-23-2012 03:32 AM

Len, That stuff looks new! The stuff on CL here is always either rusted beyond recognition or covered in chicken manure. Maybe I live in the wrong zip code. LOL

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#14 posted 07-24-2012 02:57 AM

I don’t even need most of that stuff and I’d still spend $150 on it all…good score

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

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#15 posted 07-24-2012 01:27 PM

Awesome! I love scouring Craigs list, Congrats on the Big Score!

-- Steve - Wasilla, Alaska

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