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Forum topic by weldoman posted 02-24-2013 01:11 AM 1663 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-24-2013 01:11 AM

Been in the market for a plunge base for my pc690 router. While surfing CL came across a guy who was getting out of WW and clearing out his tools and had some pc stuff for sale so I jumped in my truck and headed over.

When I got there I was overwhelmed by all the stuff he had packed in this small shop, Drill presses, lathes, clamps, routers, planes, jigs, books, sanders, saws ,more stuff than I could focus on, and totally unorganized.

I told him I was interested in some of the router stuff and he said all of the router stuff goes together for $300.

I paced back and forth thinking how I planned on spending about $50., and just 2 weeks earlier I bought a TS on CL. I told him I’d take it and left without looking too hard at anything else. I’m turning into a tool monger.

Here’s what I came home with:Image and video hosting by TinyPic

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-- missouri, dave

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#1 posted 02-24-2013 01:22 AM

Looks like a score to me, some of that stuff gets spendy.

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#2 posted 02-24-2013 01:59 AM

Forget ‘gets spendy’ – already ‘is spendy’. Well done, weldoman.

-- Captain Bruce, Washington State

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#3 posted 02-24-2013 02:10 AM

that’s close to gloat territory

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#4 posted 02-24-2013 02:18 AM

Well done!

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"

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#5 posted 02-24-2013 03:46 AM

The Rockler table and lift looks like more the $300 worth. How long did you pace back and forth? ;-) I’m sure your sacrifices to make a financial recovery are worth it!

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

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#6 posted 02-24-2013 11:42 AM

Trouble is, I didn’t need a router table( but the lift is slick) or 2 more pc 690s,( propably be nice when I’m making doors) all I ” needed” was the plunge base. I need to check myself into the clinic.

Topa, I know I paced a good 15 -20 secs., cold sweat and all.

-- missouri, dave

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#7 posted 02-24-2013 05:05 PM

Very jealous of that router lift.

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

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#8 posted 02-24-2013 05:24 PM

I’m sure you can sell off what you don’t want and make a profit.

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#9 posted 02-24-2013 08:44 PM


Yup, you’ve got it bad. Too help alleviate your suffering, I’m willing to sacrafice and offer you a place to keep these items in my shop so you’re not continually tormented by them.

Just ship them to HerbC, Panama City, FL (shipping prepaid, of course). You can send the tracking number on to me by private message.

Be Careful!


-- Herb, Florida - Here's why I close most messages with "Be Careful!"

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