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Forum topic by RussellAP posted 10-28-2012 03:08 AM 732 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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RussellAP

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10-28-2012 03:08 AM

I have a chance, a slim one, but still a chance to get three nice practically new delta tools. TS BS Joiner for $600.00

Here is the ad.

We are moving and need to clear a few things out I purchase these a few years back and never use them,they all are on rollers,plus like new, no dust,etc even shown as to their motors the vaccum set up has 2 boxes of hoses with attachment for the saws you can see them and leave a offer, if I don’t sell them all for the 600.00. I might contact you. Call Ken at * and leave a message. I will return your call. Thanks

He has some guy coming from out of town tomorrow, but if anything goes wrong with that deal, I’m next in line. and yes, I will be reselling these, maybe not the BS.

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.


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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 10-28-2012 01:02 PM

Definitely a bargain. You could probably get your $600 back on the TS and jointer, which would mean getting the band saw for free!

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

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RussellAP

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#2 posted 10-28-2012 01:07 PM

I’m not sure, but I think the DC is part of that deal. I hope he calls me back.

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.

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toolie

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#3 posted 10-28-2012 01:12 PM

i think it would be hard to sell the TS and jointer for $600 ($300 ea.). i’d put their value at between $200 and $250, especially the jointer. at $600, the 3 tools together are a very good and gloatable deal. if the DC were part of the deal, it’d pretty much be a home run. just my $.02 and here’s hoping the first guy passes.

-- there's a solution to every problem.......you just have to be willing to find it.

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RussellAP

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#4 posted 10-28-2012 01:16 PM

According to the guy, he hasn’t used them. I think he developed some illness just after he got them and can’t use them. He’s moving now which is why he’s selling.

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.

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CharlieM1958

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#5 posted 10-28-2012 01:35 PM

I’m guessing just from the photos with no idea of model numbers or retail values for brand new comparables. But, in general, if the tools really are in nearly-unused condition, I would think 75% of retail is a realistic CL price.

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

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RussellAP

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#6 posted 10-28-2012 01:43 PM

Charlie, These photo’s were taken in 2010. he says he hasn’t used them, or very little and they still look brand new. I’m thinking I can make about 400 and keep the band saw, which would make the whole thing a $1000 value for me.

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.

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cutworm

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#7 posted 10-28-2012 10:42 PM

Good luck. That’s a deal.

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"

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#8 posted 10-28-2012 11:05 PM

I’d offer up to $1,000 if they still look the same as the photos. The BS sold for $600 new, the jointer (looks like the run of the mill DJ15) probably $500, the TS maybe $600 (looks like the stamped steel side tables but also looks like external belt drive as opposed to direct drive universal).

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Fishinbo

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#9 posted 10-29-2012 07:35 PM

So, how did it go? I hope you can get them all.

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