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CharlieM1958

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06-05-2013 04:01 PM

Am I missing something? Apart from the broken handles, this looks to me like an excellent deal on some fixer-uppers. The only reason I’m not bidding is that I’m pretty full on the project list right now. Still, if nobody bids, I’m gonna jump in.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/vintage-wood-planes-/130918879904?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item1e7b5f92a0

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


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

Don’t think you are missing anything, Charlie, though how those qualify as fishing equipment is a puzzle. Maybe someone has figured out how to turn a hand plane into a fish scaler?!?

I’ve got enough projects right now, as well, so will not be bidding. It’s really tempting, however, just to flip them.

-- In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Thomas Jefferson

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#2 posted 06-05-2013 04:17 PM

Auction is too generically titled and put in the wrong category. You should jump on that. That 607 alone is normally well into triple digits.

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rrdesigns

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#3 posted 06-05-2013 04:18 PM

I’m in. Thanks for the lead.

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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#4 posted 06-05-2013 04:31 PM

Bugger doesn’t ship to Canada, Booooo….
I’m making a couple of totes now, they’ll probably be the first and last 2 I ever do!!!

-- 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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CharlieM1958

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#5 posted 06-05-2013 04:45 PM

Hmmm…. I never even noticed the fishing angle. I did my usual search for “wood planes” and there they were.

Good luck, Beth!

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

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#6 posted 06-05-2013 05:13 PM

Some Hillbilly angler will be using those for the coup de gras.

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#7 posted 06-05-2013 05:13 PM

They’d make great sinkers!

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

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#8 posted 06-05-2013 05:24 PM

I’m in now as well. This looks great, thanks for the heads up Charlie!

-- Steve

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#9 posted 06-05-2013 06:53 PM

Guess I better start searching for threads on how to repair tote horns! Thanks for the heads up. You need to contact the seller and ask for a hefty commission

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#10 posted 06-05-2013 08:47 PM

that escalated quickly…

-- Steve

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#11 posted 06-05-2013 08:48 PM

Wow, that was almost enough for me convert from my “Sargent” groupee status… ;-)

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#12 posted 06-05-2013 08:55 PM

not to bad for fresh water fishing gear.

-- http://timetestedtools.net - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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#13 posted 06-05-2013 09:01 PM

All gone.

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

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#14 posted 06-05-2013 09:03 PM

Charlie, how many planes do you have? I’m guessing hundreds . . .

-- Mother Nature talks, I try to listen

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#15 posted 06-05-2013 09:56 PM

I kinda’ like the 9’ pontoon boat myself. Can’t get to Nevada this week though . . .

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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