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CharlieM1958

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755 days ago

On my regular morning eBay search, I ran across this buy-it-now listing:

For less than $90 including shipping it seems like a pretty good deal. I was tempted myself…..

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


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Porchfish

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#1 posted 755 days ago

So many monkey wrenches so little time ! (:-{))

-- If it smells good, eat it ! The pig caught under the fence is the one doing all thesquealing

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 755 days ago

I’m thinking, if nothing else, someone with the patience could turn a profit buying those and re-listing them individually.

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

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Beginningwoodworker

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#3 posted 755 days ago

Nice collection, they will clean up nicely.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Moron

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#4 posted 755 days ago

My hoarding days have been put on hold, so tempting. 3rd hand plane in from the right looks interesting. As do the plumb bobs

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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bandit571

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#5 posted 755 days ago

I think I already have most of all of those, including the old Stiltsons. Maybe i should put together a set like that for sale?

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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HerbC

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#6 posted 755 days ago

Charlie,

Why are you tempting me?

My wife would kill me, but is sure looks like a good deal.

Nope, can’t do it…

Herb

-- Herb, Florida - Here's why I close most messages with "Be Careful!" http://lumberjocks.com/HerbC/blog/17090

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CharlieM1958

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#7 posted 755 days ago

Herb, that’s my problem. I’d have to smuggle them into the shop and keep them hidden to stay out of trouble. :-)

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

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HerbC

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#8 posted 755 days ago

That’s part of my problem. I don’t have a shop. I’ve got stuff all over the place (including a table saw in the back yard). I’m running out of place to stash stuff. I’d solve that problem by building a shop but I don’t think I could hide that from her < GRIN >

-- Herb, Florida - Here's why I close most messages with "Be Careful!" http://lumberjocks.com/HerbC/blog/17090

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a1Jim

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#9 posted 755 days ago

It seems like the shipping would be more than half of the cost. I’m not tempted I already have a ton of old tools I use to hang on the wall but ran out of space now their in boxes some where. I guess some one could buy it to have a lot of ammo for throwing monkey wrenches into the works :))

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#10 posted 755 days ago

That is why I banned myself from eBay! Too many good tool bargains and too many already.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Fishinbo

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#11 posted 755 days ago

One can never have enough tools. :)

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barecycles

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#12 posted 755 days ago

I showed this to my wife…she said those are just more tools I don’t need. I’m confused, they actually make tools I don’t need?!

-- Sweeping up sawdust in Texas

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