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Forum topic by Mark828 posted 05-04-2013 06:03 PM 722 views 0 times favorited 15 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-04-2013 06:03 PM

Topic tags/keywords: plane planer

Made my normals rounds this morning, first place i drove up on made me double take when I saw a big chunk of yellow sitting in the driveway. Ive been looking for a DW735 for sometime now and when he said it was $250 i was even more excited. Its an older model from about 5 years ago with the straight cutting head instead of the spiral, he also said he used it only a few times but we all know what that means. Ended up talking him down to 200 and he threw in the Stanley number 7 which i was pretty pumped about.

Just thought I would share my excitement with you all, and hoping It doesn’t quit on me tomorrow. Gonna clean her up and put some new blades on it and see how it does.

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#1 posted 05-04-2013 06:09 PM

Wow!! This is proof that the yard sale way of life works!! Nice grab!

-- Einstein: "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." I'm Poopiekat!!

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#2 posted 05-04-2013 06:10 PM

Good score !!

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#3 posted 05-04-2013 06:12 PM

looks like you scored
and that #7 looks real nice

nice find

we don’t have yards around here
we have fields

all you find is old broken cars and lazy cows

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#4 posted 05-04-2013 07:40 PM

Thief you ought to change your name to Ali-stair Baba after me and the one with forty buddies.LOL. Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#5 posted 05-04-2013 09:44 PM

great score,enjoy your new toys…

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#6 posted 05-04-2013 09:46 PM


-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 05-04-2013 09:49 PM

Very good find

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#8 posted 05-04-2013 10:01 PM 735 is over 5 y/o and stills hums along like the first time I used it. Hundreds of b/f and no problems.
Great score

-- Life is good.

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#9 posted 05-04-2013 11:49 PM

Great get…and cant beat the price.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#10 posted 05-05-2013 01:48 AM

No ones said it so i will. You suck. ;)

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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#11 posted 05-05-2013 03:12 AM

chrisstef +1 (laughing)

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#12 posted 05-05-2013 03:37 AM

po unbalanced fella that sold those!


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#13 posted 05-05-2013 03:59 AM

ran a few boards through it these evening, works like a charm. Doesn’t help that the shop is all dismantled due to the move so I can’t really put her to work. oh the torture….

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#14 posted 05-05-2013 04:11 AM

You lucky dog.

-- Tom D

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#15 posted 05-05-2013 05:46 AM

If you can’t sleep tonight, take him some more money tomorrow to clear your conscience ;-))

-- 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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